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Legal Assistance

AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania

A nonprofit, public-interest law firm providing free legal assistance to people with HIV/AIDS and those affected by the epidemic.  Contact: 215-587-9377 More...

The Philadelphia-area crisis hotline number is 215-686-4420, and they are available 24/7. If you are out of the area, the National Crisis Hotline is 1-800-273-8255. More...

This 22-page handbook, which was written and produced by Mazzoni Center's education staff in conjunction with students in our Ally Safe Schools program, offers advice and inspiration for students, faculty, or parents interested in forming a Gay (or Queer) Straight Alliance in their local school.  Building a Fierce GSA is aimed at anyone who shares our commitment to working with and empowering youth. More...

A guide for supporting transgender students in K-12 schools. More...

A Support Guide for Parents, Family and Friends of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People, developed and published by PFLAG. More...

The holidays can often be a stressful time for LGBTQ people or their families, but there are many strategies that you can use to help reduce stress and enjoy a happy holiday this year.  Each year the staff of our Open Door Counseling & Behavioral Health program compiles a Holiday Survival Guide, filled with advice and suggestions for managing holiday stress, coping with loneliness, or finding new activities to make the season both meaningful and memorable.
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