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Community Support and Justice: LGBTQIA

This guide is a collection of King County resources for our diverse community, as well as a statement of support for all of our students.

About this Guide

Our communities have a great deal of support in King County, and knowing where to look for assistance and camaraderie in stressful times is important. Remember, we are stronger together!


Need Help?

24 Hour Crisis Line
Available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day
Toll Free: 1.866.4CRISIS or 1.800.427.4747
n Seattle/King County: 206.461.3222 / TTY: 206.461.3219

Suicide Prevention Hotline
Washington Suicide and Crisis Hotlines
1.800.SUICIDE or 1.800.275.TALK 

Suicide and Crisis Lifeline


Domestic Violence

Alcohol/Drug Help Line (24–hours daily)
206.722.3700 or 1.800.562.1240

Community Resources

  • Northwest Network Northwest Network provides over-the-phone emotional support, support groups, resource referrals, safety and support planning, and basic legal advocacy for survivors of violence in the LGBTQIA community.(206) 568-7777 

  • Advocate: online magazine focusing on the LGBTQI community 

  • Campus Pride: promoting safe college environments for LGBTQI students 

  • Gay City: Promotes wellness by providing health services and community building. Leading provider of HIV and STI testing in King County. 

  • Entre Hermanos: Entre Hermanos is a community grassroots organization that aims to "promote the health and well-being of the Latino Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and questioning community in a culturally appropriate environment through disease prevention, education, support services, advocacy and community building" -- they offer programs and services in HIV Prevention, People Living with HIV, Latina LBTQ program, transgender groups, advocacy and civic engagement.

  • Ingersoll Gender Center: Advocacy, education, and resource center for transgender, trans*, gendervarient, genderqueer people and those who support them. 

  • Lambert House: Safe place for youth 22 years or younger with programming to help develop leadership, social, and life skills.   

  • Team Seattle: promoting and expanding opportunities for lesbian and gay participation in all forms of organized sport. 

  • Unite Seattle:  Digital copies of the local magazine.

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