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Resources for LGBTQ Relationships

Hotlines

The Network / La Red Hotline:

1-617- 742-4911

For confidential support, information, and referrals to lesbian, bisexual, and transgender supportive resources

http://www.thenetworklared.org/

 
National Domestic Violence Hotline:

1-800-799-7233

www.ndvh.org 

For crisis intervention and referral

 
Information


FOR MEN:
Gay Men’s Domestic Violence Project

http://www.glbtqdvp.org/

FOR WOMEN:
The Network / La Red

http://www.thenetworklared.org/

 
Legal Resources

Women Against Abuse Legal Center:

215-686-7082

100 S Broad St. 5thFloor, M-F 9am-5pm

Legal representation, court advocacy, telephone counseling, referrals, victim’s compensation assistance

 
Counseling

Congreso de Latinos Unidos:

215-763-8870

www.congreso.net

For counseling & support for those affected by domestic violence

 
Lutheran Settlement House:

215-426-8610

www.lutheransettlement.org

Individual/group counseling & support for survivors of domestic violence

 
Mazzoni Center:

215-563-0652

www.mazzonicenter.org

Counseling and support groups for a variety of issues facing the LGBTQ community

 
Teens
The Attic Youth Center:

215-545-4331

www.atticyouthcenter.org

255 S 16th St.

Counseling, programs, & support for LGBTQ youth

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If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline:

1.866.723.3014

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