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Local & State Resources

  • Bisexual Peer Group

    • Meets on the third Saturday of each month from 5-7pm at the Jim Toy Community Center in Braun Court, Ann Arbor. For more information visit their Facebook page.

  • Fosturing Futures - Ann Arbor

    • ​Fostering Futures welcomes all families and individuals to the agency. We celebrate diverse backgrounds including people of all: races, ages, ethnic backgrounds, marital status, disabilities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, gender identity or gender expressions. Fostering Futures is a non-profit, child placing agency founded on a strong commitment to providing the best services to children and families in the foster care system. Fostering Futures will provide a safe haven for all that receive services or employment under the auspice of its name. Fostering Futures is based on the foundation of sound clinical practice and a goal to meet the therapeutic needs of children and their families with a systemic and psychotherapeutic approach to treatment. We are an adoption and foster care agency.

  • GLSEN - Southeast Michigan Chapter

    • The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.

  • Hands Across the Water

    • Recognized as a Leader in Supporting and Serving LGBTQ Youth and Families by the Human Rights Campaign, Hands Across the Water proudly provides non-discriminatory adoption and foster care services to families in Southeast Michigan. HATW follows a non-discrimination practice and does not establish our screening criteria based on race, creed, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or natural origin.

  • Jim Toy Community Center

    • The Jim Toy Community Center (JTCC) is a resource for the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and allied residents of Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and greater Washtenaw County. We envision an inclusive community where people of diverse sexual orientation and gender identity are visible and live together in equality, respect and happiness.

  • Lambda Music Network

    • This is a network of LGBT musicians. All levels and instruments (including the singing voice) are welcome. The purposes of the network are to enable musicians to network and form ensembles, both small and large, and to have at least one benefit concert per year for one of the fine organizations in our LGBT community, such as the LGBT Office, PFLAG, Triangle Foundation, etc. Please contact Brandy Sinco at 930.0646 or altotenor@aol.com.

  • Metro Detroit Softball League

    • We have about 400 people of all LGBT walks of life, including several people from the Ann Arbor-Ypsi area, that participate each year. We welcome all skill levels. We have former collegiate athletes as well as people who have never played before. Our schedule of events is posted with all of our events.

  • Out Loud Chorus

    • As a member of the Out Loud Chorus you will enjoy the wonderful world of music. We are an LGBT and friends choral group that has been performing for more than a decade. Our performances have entertained, educated and enlightened guests both locally, nationally and even in Canada. Do you want to have fun and sing? Join the Out Loud chorus and celebrate your passion for music. We are looking for singers, set designers, musicians, and behind-the-scenes volunteers. Give back to your community, share your talent... share your voice!

  • Parents Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) - Ann Arbor

    • PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons, their families and friends. 734 741-0659.

  • Post Adoption Resource Center- Judson Center

    • The Post Adoption Resource Center at Judson Center provides time-limited adoption sensitive case management and crisis intervention services, 24 hour telephone access for adoptive families looking for support services, information and referrals to appropriate community services, liaisons for adoptive families with community services, support groups for adoptive families and adopted children and educational seminars for adoptive families.

  • Pridezone - Presented by Ozone House Youth Drop-In Center

    • Pridezone is a Ypsilanti-based program that provides a safe space for LGBTQ identifying youth ages 13-20 to congregate, socialize, build community and access support services as needed. PrideZone is a social and support group for youth ages 13-20 who identify as LGBTQ+. It is a safe place to build community and have fun in an open, queer space. Meets Wednesdays 6:00-8:00pm at the Drop-in Center in Ypsilanti located at 102 N. Hamilton, Ypsilanti, MI (1 block from bus station).

  • Rainbow League

    • Rainbow League is a fun bowling league and provides a great opportunity for anybody to become acquainted with bowling. We bowl at Lodge Lanes every Weds., starting at 7:00pm.

  • Riot Youth - The Neutral Zone, Ann Arbor's Teen Center

    • Come hang out, have fun, and support teens that are part of the LGBTQIA+ community and their allies. Riot Youth is a safe and supportive space for teens to build community for teens to build community and connect through social activism. Queer Cafe happens weekly in our drop-in space and is open to all teens.

  • SafeHouse Center

    • A non-profit organization dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual assault in Washtenaw County, Michigan.

  • Stand With Trans

    • Since 2015 Stand with Trans has been dedicated to developing programs, educational events, and support groups to serve transgender youth. Our mission is to provide the tools needed by transgender youth so they will be empowered, supported and validated as they transition to their authentic life.

  • Transgender Michigan

    • Transgender Michigan’s primary mission is to provide advocacy, support and education while serving to create coalitions in the state of Michigan to unify and empower transgender and gender non-conformist communities.

  • Unified

    • A nationally recognized multi-service center creating positive change through regional impact, innovation and sustainability to promote HIV health and beyond. Using innovative approaches to help residents of Southeast Michigan living with or affected by HIV achieve optimal health through compassionate direct care, support services, prevention and education. A commitment to being an effective and powerful voice, providing leadership and advocacy for the communities we serve.

Michigan Resources and Organizations/Groups

National Resources and Organizations/Groups