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Central Kentucky LGBT Youth Resources: Internet Support Groups, Hotlines, & Health, Wellness & Medical Care (HIV/AIDS Care)

A resource guide for LGBTQ* youth of Central Kentucky

Internet Support Groups

Centerlink: The Community of LGBT Centers

Description: CenterLink was founded in 1994 as a member-based coalition to support the development of strong, sustainable LGBT community centers.  The organization plays an important role in supporting the growth of LGBT centers and addressing the challenges they face, by helping them to improve their organizational and service delivery capacity and increase access to public resources.


It Gets Better Project

Description: To communicate to LGBT youths around the world that it gets better and to inspire changes needed to make it better for LGBT youth by providing openly gay adults and mentors showing that they are not alone. Created to provide support against bullying and harassment LGBT youths face in their lives.


Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender National Youth Talk line



Mon-Sat 9:30pm-12am EST

Description: Provides phone and e-mail counseling for LGBTQ+ youth up to the age of 25. Also provides information on local resources available to youth.


Peer Listening Line (Ages 25 and Under)

(800) 399-PEER or (617) 267-2535

Hours: Monday – Saturday, 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Description: Fenway Health’s anonymous and confidential hotline, offering help, information, referrals, and support for LGBT individuals who are age 25 or under. Call for support related to safer sex, coming out, where to find gay-friendly establishments, HIV and AIDS, depression, suicide, anti-gay/lesbian harassment and violence, or any other issues you are facing.


The Trans Lifeline Hotline—


Description: Hotline staffed by transgender people, for transgender people. Trans Lifeline volunteers are ready to respond to whatever support needs members or the community may have. This is a FREE helpline run by volunteers.


The Trevor Project Administrative Offices


Hotline 866.488.7386

Contact—Alison Gill

Description: National organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ youth.


Health, Wellness & Medical Care (HIV/AIDS Care)

AIDS Volunteer of Lexington (AVOL)

225 Walton Ave. Ste. 110 Lexington, KY 40502,

(859) 225-3000

Description: AVOL is a 501 C 3 non-profit organization that provides services to those living with and affected by HIV/AIDS, as well as HIV prevention education & outreach to 72 counties in central, eastern, and southeastern Kentucky.


Family Health Centers

914 East Broadway

Louisville, KY 40204


Primary Care


KentuckyOne Health

2750 Battlefield Memorial Highway

Berea, KY 40403


Family Practice


National LGBT Health Education Center

The Fenway Institute

Ansin Building, 8th Floor

1340 Boylston Street

Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Description: The National LGBT Health Education Center provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.


University of Kentucky

University Health Service

830 S. Limestone

Lexington, KY 40536

United States


Description; Family Practice, Women’s Health


University of Kentucky

Family and Community Medicine

1295 Harrodsburg Road

Suite 125

Lexington, KY 40504

United States


Description: Family Practice