The Center serves as a haven for all welcoming and celebrating the diversity of our communities and strive to empower all to live their authentic lives. For more information visit https://thecenterlv.org or call 702-733-9800
The Southern Nevada Asian Pacific Islander Queer Society (SNAPIQS) serves all Asian, Pacific Islander, and Desi American of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions (SOGI/E or LGBT*) in the Southern Nevada region. Through social and cultural activities, education, mentorship, awareness, and advocacy, we aim to create an inclusive, affirming, and empowering community. For more information visit https://www.snapiqs.org or text “SNAPIQS” to (833) 447-0415
PFLAG is built on a foundation of loving families united with LGBTQ people and allies who support one another, educating ourselves and our communities to speak up as advocates until all hearts and minds respect, value, and affirm LGBTQ people. For more information visit https://pflag.org or call (702) 438-7838
The Golden Rainbow provides housing & direct financial assistance to men, women & children living with HIV/AIDS in Southern Nevada. For more information visit https://www.goldenrainbow.org or call 702-384-2899
The Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce of Nevada (GLCCNV)
This LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce is a U.S. not-for-profit advocacy group that aims to expand the economic opportunities and advancement of the LGBTQ+ business community. For more information visit https://www.glccnv.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Scholarships and Resources for LGBTQIA + Students
Visit https://www.publicservicedegrees.org/financial-aid/lgbtqia-students-scholarships-resources/ for more information
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Due to social stigma, discrimination and other challenges that individuals in the LGBTQ community face, there is an increased risk of mental health and substance abuse challenges. Addiction is a 365 day a year disease that affects many LGBTQ individuals. This is why we have created free resources that specifically aim to bring awareness of these issues and offer help:
- Our guide on Addiction and Abuse in the LGBTQ Community looks at data of drug use in LGBTQ populations, understanding transgender issues, why LGBTQ substance abuse rates are high and transgender treatment needs.
- Drug Use Statistics in the LGBTQ+ Community provides insightful and helpful infographics that further explain substance abuse in the LGBTQ+ community.
- Your Guide to LGBTQIAPK Addiction Treatment gives information on what LGBTQIAPK means, substance abuse & addiction statistics and LGBTQIAPK addiction treatment.
- Substance Abuse, Misuse and Addiction Center shows you the challenges the LGBTQ+ community faces, common co-occurring disorders among the LGBTQ+ community, drugs of choice within the LGBTQ+ community and treatmentc centers and how to get help.
American Addiction Centers also hosts free virtual support and online addiction meetingsthat many LGBTQ individuals use to help support their recovery.