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LGBTQ Resources & Support

* This listing should not be considered an endorsement or recommendation either by the Autism Society of Greater Phoenix or its Board of Directors. It is merely a collection of individuals/entities/resources that have been deemed helpful or recommended by consumers. Please notify us if any information needs to be updated.

A higher percentage of Autistic people identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) than the general population. Learn more about recent research  here and here

LGBTQ+ Arizona Resource Guide: This resource guide was put together by Arizona Coalition to End Sexual Violence’s Rainbow Collective, a collaborative committee of service providers and community members to make services more inclusive for the Arizona LGBTQ+ community. It has a comprehensive list of various services and supports.

Local Resources

The And Then Initiative, Inc.
Services: A community-based non-profit organization who’s goal is to support and promote activities directed at furthering the well-being, positive image, and human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community, its allies, and low to moderate income residents in Mohave County. 

Equality Arizona
Services:  Non-profit organization that works at every level of government, from the municipal to the federal, to ensure and safeguard the rights of LGBTQ+ communities in Arizona. Offers statewide support.
Phone number: (480) 401-2372
Address: P.O. Box 45030, Phoenix, AZ 85064 
Services:  GLSEN believes that every student has the right to a safe, supportive, and LGBTQ-inclusive K-12 education. We are a local chapter of a national network of educators and students working to make this right a reality.

Our research and experience has shown that there are four major ways that schools can cultivate a safe and supportive environment for all students, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression: Student GSAs, Supportive Educators, Comprehensive Policies, and Inclusive Curriculum. Offers statewide support.

Phone number:  (602) 705-9780
Address: P.O. Box 2386, Phoenix, AZ 85002

LGBTQ Awareness Group of AZ
Services: Provides support to the LGBTQ community through hosting support groups, as well as, operating a pride center.
We provide tools to improve self-esteem, self-acceptance, and provide a safe space.
Phone: (928) 715-6985  
Address: 1960 Hwy 95 Suite 5 Bullhead City, Arizona 86442

one-n- ten
Services: Dedicated to serving and assisting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. We provide youth with tools to improve self-esteem and self-acceptance.

Youth Center Address: 1101 N Central Avenue, Suite 104, Phoenix AZ 85004
Hours: Monday through Friday, 3:00pm-7:00pm
Phone: (602) 279-0894

Administrative Office Phone: (602) 400-2601

Phoenix Pride
Services: Established primarily for charitable, educational and social purposes. The main purpose of Phoenix Pride is to promote unity, visibility, and self-esteem among gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer persons; and to promote a positive image in the Valley of the Sun and throughout Arizona through community activities and services. Phoenix Pride is dedicated to the continuous development of programs and building community partnerships to benefit the Arizona LGBTQ+ community, along with its community of Allies. Phoenix Pride’s programming includes producing the 2 largest LGBTQ+ cultural celebrations in Arizona. 
Phone: 602-27-PRIDE (602-277-7433)
Address: P.O. Box 16847, Phoenix, AZ 85011-6847