These resources are provided by the community and are not affiliated with Lorain County Community College. 


Lorain County Resources

The Nord Center

Firelands Counseling Recovery Services: 440-984-3882

Psychiatric and Psychological Services: (440) 323-5121

Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG): Amherst Chapter, (440) 988-8215

Bellefaire JCB LGBTQ Teen Support Group: (440) 723-5491

Pathways Counseling and Growth Center

Genesis House – For LGBTQA+ Domestic Violence Survivors

Applewood Centers – For Youth in Crisis

call (440) 324-1300

Family Planning Services – Free and low-cost health care


Regional Resources

Plexus – LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce for Northeast Ohio

GLSEN – Support Gay-Straight Alliance groups (GSA’s) in schools

LGBT Center of Cleveland 

Cleveland Clinic Center for LGBT Care

TransCleveland – Promote trans-focused events and resources

Windsong – Empowering women through music

North Coast Men’s Chorus

Dare2Care – Anti-Bullying Campaign

The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio – Workshops and resources to increase inclusiveness throughout various community settings


State Resources

Equality Ohio – State level advocacy organization.

Trans Ohio – Serving the Ohio transgender and ally communities

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Ohio


National Resources

Angel Action

Movement Advancement Project – Think tank providing research for the equality movement

Human Rights Campaign 

Soul Force – Soul Force engages religious communities to raise up religious allies.

Transgender Law Center – Resources and legal assistance

National Center for Transgender Equality – Social justice organization

GSA Network – Supporting Gay Straight Alliance

The Trevor Project – A national suicide prevention organization

Refuge Restrooms – Find gender neutral facilities on your smartphone

My Kid is Gay – Resources for parents

InterACT – Advocates for Intersex Youth


Open and Affirming Worship and Fellowship

First United Methodist Church of Oberlin

First Congregational United Church of Christ of Elyria

First Church in Oberlin 

Oberlin Universalist Unitarian Fellowship Church 

Christ Episcopal Church of Oberlin

Peace Community Church of Oberlin

First United Methodist Church in Wellington