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LGBTQ+ Resources

-We do not screen providers and therefore cannot make any guarantees as to their quality.
-We are not providing professional advice and are in no way liable for your experience with 
providers listed here. Use of resources, or any other information, is done at your own 
choice and risk.
-When applicable, confirm that the provider accepts your insurance or other method of payment 
before you access care.


Medina County
Out Support, Inc. PO Box 1728 Medina, OH 44258
Phone 330-461-5545 or lgbtqgroupmedinaohio@gmail.com
http://outsupport.org/
Support services for families and individuals, providing education and advocacy services
 
Hope Recovery Community 200 Highland Dr., Medina, OH
LGBTQ+ recovery services.  Pride Time meetings
Phone 330.952.0109 or https://hoperecoverycommunity.org
 
Cuyahoga County
LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland 6705 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102
Phone 216-651-5428
Trans* Wellness meetings Monday & Wednesday
HIV testing, NARCAN training, wellness activities, food pantry, SMART recovery, …
AA meetings Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
 
B. Riley House-2121 W. 117th Street Cleveland, Ohio 44111
Phone 216-417-4831
Halfway House, 3 Quarter House, IOP, Peer Support
 
Aware Recovery 6161 Oak Tree Blvd #200 Independence, Ohio
Phone 216-200-4415
LGBTQ+ trained treatment provider that comes to your home.
 
Colors+ 21430 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, Ohio 44126
Phone 330-529-5667
Individual counseling and a mental health group that meets. 
Also has various other LGBTQ+ activities. 
 
Sage Cleveland
Hotline 1-888-234-SAGE (Monday-Friday 4pm to 12am, Saturday 12pm-5pm)
Information 216-273-6651 or MBBartholomew@lgbtcleveland.org
Advocacy and services for LGBT elders.
 
LGBTQ Cleveland AA
LGBTQClevelandAA.com
Online open LGBT AA meetings
 
MetroHealth Pride Network various locations in Cuyahoga and Medina Counties
Appointments 216-957-4905
Healthcare services specifically provided to the LGBTQ+ community providing routine medical care, mental health care, and gender-related care.
 
Cleveland Clinic’s Center for LGBTQ+ Care 14601 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, OH
Phone 216-237-5500
Providing healthcare to the LGBTQ+ community through routine medical care, mental health care, and gender-related care.
 
 
Summit County
New PRIDE Highland Square Public Library
Support group for individuals who are going through the “coming out” process.
Meetings on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month at 6:30 pm
 
TransAlive United Church of Christ 2095 W. Market St., Akron, OH
Phone 330-240-1600 Jake and Erin Nash
Meetings 4th Tuesday of each month 6-8 pm
 
CANAPI (Community AIDS Network/ Akron Pride Initiative) 759 W. Market St., Akron 44303 Phone 330.252.1559 or www.Canapi.org
 
 
Wayne County
St. James Episcopal Church 122 E. North St., Wooster, OH
Phone 330-262-4476
LGBTQ+ friendly church with a transgender priest. 
Hosts monthly meetings for LGBTQ+ support group PRISM, the 1st Wednesday of each month
at 6:15 pm.
 
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Wayne County 3186 Burbank Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691
A congregation that welcomes members of the LGBTQ community.
This church is a certified Welcoming Congregation.
 
 
Recovery Assistance Hotline (Wayne and Holmes counties)
Access to a certified peer recovery coach
Phone 330-464-1423
 
 
Lorain County
Lorain County LGBTQ+ and Allies Task force   
Website: lgtbqloraincounty.com or http://facebook.com/lclgbtq
Phone 440-574-0393
 
Firelands Counseling Recovery Services – A part of the Firelands Regional Medical Center, FCRS is the branch of the organization providing counseling to individuals and has 10 offices located in seven counties: Erie, Huron, Lorain, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, and Wyandot.
They have counselors with experience working with LGBTQ individuals.
554 N. Leavitt Road, Amherst, OH 44001
Phone 440-984-3882
http://www.firelands.com/
 
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church - An open and affirming church.
300 3rd St., Elyria, Ohio 44035
http://www.saintandrew-elyria.org/
 
First United Methodist Church of Oberlin - an open and affirming church.
45 South Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074
http://www.oberlinfirstumc.org/
 
Genesis House - An organization providing temporary housing to survivors of domestic violence looking to improve their circumstances. 
http://genesishouseshelter.org/
 
The Multicultural Resource Center – Oberlin College
135 W. Lorain St., Oberlin, OH 44074
Phone 440-775-8802, email mrc@oberlin.edu
Has several subpopulation-specific peer support groups, including for people who are bisexual, transgender, religious, and one specifically for LGBTQ people of color.
https://new.oberlin.edu/office/multicultural-resource-center/resources/organizations/lgtbq.dot
 
Plum Creek Associates, Inc. –
5 South Main Street Suite 302, Oberlin, OH
Provides counseling for mental health issues to LGBTQ people. 
Edie Fuchsman, LISW specializes in LGBTQ issues and is known for aiding in gender transitioning, including recommendations for hormones and surgery.  
Phone 440-775-7171
http://www.plumcreekassociates.com/plum%20creek.htm
 
 
 
 
Online/National Resources
Gaychurch.org
Find an LGBTQ+ friendly church, Affirming Church Directory
 
Gay & Sober
Gayandsober.org
Directory of AA meetings and sober events for LGBTQ+ community
 
GLBT National Help Center
National hotline for peer support and resources
888-843-4564
 
BRAVO – Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization
Phone 866-86-BRAVO, text 614-333-1907, or email report@bravo-ohio.org
Live help hours 9am to 5pm
Violence survivor support, Education and Outreach, and LGBTQI legal office hours
 
Equitas Health 1105 Schrock Rd Suite 400, Columbus, OH 43229
Assists in finding health and social service providers who are committed to providing LGBTQ+ centered care.
https://equitashealth.com/    email: equitasinstitute@equitashealth.com
 
 
 
 
LGBTQ+ Resources
 
-We do not screen providers and therefore cannot make any guarantees as to their quality.
-We are not providing professional advice and are in no way liable for your experience with 
providers listed here. Use of resources, or any other information, is done at your own 
choice and risk.
-When applicable, confirm that the provider accepts your insurance or other method of payment 
before you access care.


Medina County
Out Support, Inc. PO Box 1728 Medina, OH 44258
Phone 330-461-5545 or lgbtqgroupmedinaohio@gmail.com
http://outsupport.org/
Support services for families and individuals, providing education and advocacy services
 
Hope Recovery Community 200 Highland Dr., Medina, OH
LGBTQ+ recovery services.  Pride Time meetings
Phone 330.952.0109 or https://hoperecoverycommunity.org
 
Cuyahoga County
LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland 6705 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102
Phone 216-651-5428
Trans* Wellness meetings Monday & Wednesday
HIV testing, NARCAN training, wellness activities, food pantry, SMART recovery, …
AA meetings Thursday 6:30-7:30pm
 
B. Riley House-2121 W. 117th Street Cleveland, Ohio 44111
Phone 216-417-4831
Halfway House, 3 Quarter House, IOP, Peer Support
 
Aware Recovery 6161 Oak Tree Blvd #200 Independence, Ohio
Phone 216-200-4415
LGBTQ+ trained treatment provider that comes to your home.
 
Colors+ 21430 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, Ohio 44126
Phone 330-529-5667
Individual counseling and a mental health group that meets. 
Also has various other LGBTQ+ activities. 
 
Sage Cleveland
Hotline 1-888-234-SAGE (Monday-Friday 4pm to 12am, Saturday 12pm-5pm)
Information 216-273-6651 or MBBartholomew@lgbtcleveland.org
Advocacy and services for LGBT elders.
 
LGBTQ Cleveland AA
LGBTQClevelandAA.com
Online open LGBT AA meetings
 
MetroHealth Pride Network various locations in Cuyahoga and Medina Counties
Appointments 216-957-4905
Healthcare services specifically provided to the LGBTQ+ community providing routine medical care, mental health care, and gender-related care.
 
Cleveland Clinic’s Center for LGBTQ+ Care 14601 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, OH
Phone 216-237-5500
Providing healthcare to the LGBTQ+ community through routine medical care, mental health care, and gender-related care.
 
 
Summit County
New PRIDE Highland Square Public Library
Support group for individuals who are going through the “coming out” process.
Meetings on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month at 6:30 pm
 
TransAlive United Church of Christ 2095 W. Market St., Akron, OH
Phone 330-240-1600 Jake and Erin Nash
Meetings 4th Tuesday of each month 6-8 pm
 
CANAPI (Community AIDS Network/ Akron Pride Initiative) 759 W. Market St., Akron 44303 Phone 330.252.1559 or www.Canapi.org
 
 
Wayne County
St. James Episcopal Church 122 E. North St., Wooster, OH
Phone 330-262-4476
LGBTQ+ friendly church with a transgender priest. 
Hosts monthly meetings for LGBTQ+ support group PRISM, the 1st Wednesday of each month
at 6:15 pm.
 
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Wayne County 3186 Burbank Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691
A congregation that welcomes members of the LGBTQ community.
This church is a certified Welcoming Congregation.
 
 
Recovery Assistance Hotline (Wayne and Holmes counties)
Access to a certified peer recovery coach
Phone 330-464-1423
 
 
Lorain County
Lorain County LGBTQ+ and Allies Task force   
Website: lgtbqloraincounty.com or http://facebook.com/lclgbtq
Phone 440-574-0393
 
Firelands Counseling Recovery Services – A part of the Firelands Regional Medical Center, FCRS is the branch of the organization providing counseling to individuals and has 10 offices located in seven counties: Erie, Huron, Lorain, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, and Wyandot.
They have counselors with experience working with LGBTQ individuals.
554 N. Leavitt Road, Amherst, OH 44001
Phone 440-984-3882
http://www.firelands.com/
 
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church - An open and affirming church.
300 3rd St., Elyria, Ohio 44035
http://www.saintandrew-elyria.org/
 
First United Methodist Church of Oberlin - an open and affirming church.
45 South Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074
http://www.oberlinfirstumc.org/
 
Genesis House - An organization providing temporary housing to survivors of domestic violence looking to improve their circumstances. 
http://genesishouseshelter.org/
 
The Multicultural Resource Center – Oberlin College
135 W. Lorain St., Oberlin, OH 44074
Phone 440-775-8802, email mrc@oberlin.edu
Has several subpopulation-specific peer support groups, including for people who are bisexual, transgender, religious, and one specifically for LGBTQ people of color.
https://new.oberlin.edu/office/multicultural-resource-center/resources/organizations/lgtbq.dot
 
Plum Creek Associates, Inc. –
5 South Main Street Suite 302, Oberlin, OH
Provides counseling for mental health issues to LGBTQ people. 
Edie Fuchsman, LISW specializes in LGBTQ issues and is known for aiding in gender transitioning, including recommendations for hormones and surgery.  
Phone 440-775-7171
http://www.plumcreekassociates.com/plum%20creek.htm
 
 
 
 
Online/National Resources
Gaychurch.org
Find an LGBTQ+ friendly church, Affirming Church Directory
 
Gay & Sober
Gayandsober.org
Directory of AA meetings and sober events for LGBTQ+ community
 
GLBT National Help Center
National hotline for peer support and resources
888-843-4564
 
BRAVO – Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization
Phone 866-86-BRAVO, text 614-333-1907, or email report@bravo-ohio.org
Live help hours 9am to 5pm
Violence survivor support, Education and Outreach, and LGBTQI legal office hours
 
Equitas Health 1105 Schrock Rd Suite 400, Columbus, OH 43229
Assists in finding health and social service providers who are committed to providing LGBTQ+ centered care.
https://equitashealth.com/    email: equitasinstitute@equitashealth.com
 
 
 

 
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