Links & Information

Why Pronouns Matter

​24 Hr Crisis Line: 341.993.2777; STL: 314.993.7080 

American Addiction Centers (

Drug Rehab
Osvaldo Nunez – Outreach Specialist

GLBT National Health Center

LGBT+ Drug and Alcohol Treatment Resources (The Recovery Village)

List of Free LGBTQIA+ Friendly Alcohol and Drug Rehab Centers Near You (Me) – All Treatment

Rebuilding Finances After Rehab

Safe Connections
24hr crisis Help line: 314.531-2003, 314-646-7500 or TTY 314-646-050 

St. Louis Anti-Violence Project 
Wolf Smith

Substance Abuse Prevention in the LGBT Community

Trevor Project

POZ Dating for Christians
Dating Service for those HIV positive

STL: 314-467-0445, IL: 618-912-1454

Civil Rights Enforcement Agency 
(314)622-3301 or TDD: 1(800)735-2966 

Specialized Care for Trans Vets 

VA St. Louis Health Care System 
Main: 314-652-4100, Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 

Veteran Care Coordinators 
Eligibility office: (314)652-4100 x54165 

Dr. Kasey Windnagel
​(314)652-4100 x63277 

Dr. Clara Wiegman
(314)652-4100 x63676

HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 
(800)669-9777 or (800)927-9275 (TTY), 

Blake Law Group P.C.
618-233-7900, 618.398.1000, Toll Free: 1.855.886.1529

The Family Equality Council

The Legacy Project

Black Pride

HRC   Human Rights Campaign

Metro Trans Umbrella Group MTUG

PFLAG – Edwardsville
P: 618.977.5078 E:

Pride St. Charles


Mandi Kowalski
Office: 314-862-4900, Cell: 618-593-0883 

SAGE   Services and Advocacy for Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Elders

Saint Louis LGBT History Project
Steven L. Brawley

Springfield, IL Pride

BOOM Magazine
Colin Lovett, Colin Murphy

G.L.A.A.D Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation

AIDS Service Organization – Bethany Place

  • Case Management
  • Prevention/Education Outreach
  • Transitional Housing
  • Rental Assistance
  • Needle Exchange Operation of the Metro East
  • Volunteer Services

Prevention Program P: 618.215.6874
Transitional Housing Program P: 618.215.6869
Case Management Program P: 618.215.6869
Rental Program P: 618.215.6870

821 West A ST
Belleville, IL 62220

Washington University Transgender Center

Alcoholism – LGBTQ Specified – RehabSpot

B.R.I.D.G.E.S. Program
Ramona Taylor
314-773-1399, 1.800.359.5695

Behavioral Health Response BHR
314-469-6644, 1.800.811.4760, TTY: 314.469.3638

Clinical Social Worker
Swansea, IL 62226
Patrick Frame, MSW, LCSW (He/Him/His)
Ph: 314.669.1249, Fax: 618.235.3843, E:

Licensed Psychologist
M. Lee Borrine, Ph.D.

Radzom Counseling
Edwardsville 618-248-2040, Maryville 618.272.2141

PTSD-Military, Living With, Risk Factors, Post Deployment Risks, Helping Veterans
Maryville University – St Louis, MO

Chris Scarberry, LPC

Liz Goldman, Ph.D. 

Mitzi Hedgecock, LCSW 
314-652-4100 x63966 

S.P.L.C.  Southern Poverty Law Center/Teaching Tolerance Program

The NGLTF   The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

Gender Spectrum

National Children’s Medical Center-Gender Center

Trans Parent

Trans Youth Family Allies TYFA

COLAGE   Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere

GLSEN   Gay Lesbian and Straight Education Network

GSA Network   Gay Straight Student Alliances

It Gets Better   Videotaped messages of hope for LGBTQ youth

Safe Schools Coalition