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This page contains only a small selection of the many resources and activity groups available in the greater Bay Area for LGBT people and issues. If you would like us to include a listing, please submit a request to with the resource name and weblink.

For resources outside of the Bay Area and in other states, check out the National Association of LGBT Community Centers.

Talk Lines, Information, Referral, Support

California HIV/AIDS Hotline: 1-800-367-AIDS (800-367-2437)

California Youth Crisis Line: 1-800-843-5200

LYRIC provides information and resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth.

LYRIC Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-PRIDE

The Trevor Project promotes acceptance for gay youth and assists with suicide prevention for these youth.

The Trevor Helpline: 1-866-4-U-Trevor (866-488-7386)

Domestic Violence and Hate Crimes Line: 415-333-HELP (415-333-4357)

Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network: 1-800-656-4673

Places of Worship in Marin

LGBT Friendly Places of Worship

North Bay Resources

Men-4-Men Community Group is an on-going, drop-in peer support group for gay-identified men, offered free of charge at the Center for Attitudinal Healing in Sausalito. Tuesdays, 5 – 7 PM. Experience a sense of community based on heart-felt connections in a safe and supportive environment. For more information, leave a message for Jason at 415-331-6161 x276 or call Intake at x106. All Center groups are free of charge.

Marin AIDS Project

  • Marin Life program and Bisexual Men offers monthly educational and social events. Call Brian at 415-457-2487 x115
  • Marin Life PLUS for HIV+ Gay and Bisexual Men. Call Alan at 415-457-2487 x118

Marin BACW features local events and a link to event listings for the entire Bay Area.

Novato Women’s Group is for women of all ages who live or work in Marin or Sonoma County. For more information email or call Mickey Anderson at 415-892-2482.

PFLAG North Bay Chapter

Positive Images, Santa Rosa provides a safe space for teens and young adults.

Bay Area Resources

The San Francisco Bay Times Resource page lists all kinds of LGBT organizations all over the Bay Area.

Bay Area Bisexual Network

COLAGE (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere)

Gaylesta. Therapy referral for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

National Center for Lesbian Rights

Our Family Coalition

Outlet supports and empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth ages 13-20 living on the Peninsula and South Bay (San Francisco Peninsula/Bay Area, CA).
Phone: 650-965-2020 ext. 22

Pacific Center for Human Growth

Planet Out

SAGA North Ski & Snowboard Club SAGA North is the San Francisco Bay Area’s non-profit ski & snowboard club promoting winter recreation activities for the gay & lesbian community. SAGA North offers inexpensive one-day-bus trips, weekend trips to Tahoe, extended trips to Aspen Gay Ski Week, Utah, Montana, and Switzerland. SAGA North organizes many outdoor summer activities (such as white water rafting, water skiing, hiking & camping) and also has social events throughout the year. Adult skiers of all abilities welcome. E-mail:

San Francisco LGBT Center Information, referral, programs, and much more in downtown San Francisco.

San Francisco LGBT Pride The official website for the San Francisco Pride Parade and Festival.

Jewish Family and Children’s Services LGBT Outreach

Stop AIDS Project

Transgender Law Project

Transgender San Francisco

State Resources

California Domestic Partners Registry

Equality California

Partners and Allies


National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

People for the American Way