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Alternatives to Domestic Aggression (Catholic Social Services)

Intensive educational program for abusers that seeks to stop domestic violence. Population-specific programs include NoMÁS, for Spanish-speaking males, and RENEW, for women who use physical force. Sliding scale fees. csswashtenaw.org (click on counseling). U

4925 Packard [map]
(734) 971-9781, ext. 430


EMU Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Resource Center

Open to all and focused on improving the lives of LGBTQ+ students and staff at EMU. Offers lectures, social events, free physical and digital resources, space in our office to exist in, and an LGBTQ-focused library for anyone. Additional services such as a chest binder exchange and support groups are available specifically for students. lgbtrc@emich.edu, emich.edu/lgbtrc V

354 EMU Student Center, Ypsilanti [map]
(734) 487-4149


Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network Liaison, Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Area (GLSEN)

Combats harassment and discrimination against K-12 students and school personnel in Washtenaw County; fosters positive learning environments. Teacher-training programs to address bullying, gender-identity, gender-expression, and sexual-orientation concerns. ayetfm@umich.edu V


(734) 930-0056 ext. 211


Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender National Help Center

Free and confidential peer counseling, information, and resources. Youth LGBT Talkline: (800) 246-7743 and Sage LGBT Elder Hotline: (888) 234-7243. All lines open Mon.-Fri. 4 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-5 p.m. Online peer support chat and trans teen online talk group. Help@GLBTHotline.org, glbtnationalhelpcenter.org


(888) 843-4564


Ozone House

PrideZone, a social and support group for LBGTQ youth ages 13-20, meets weekly in Ypsilanti. Offers access to support services including individual and family counseling, shelter, and housing. pridezone@ozonehouse.org, ozonehouse.org

1705 Washtenaw [map]
Business line: (734) 662-2265, Crisis line (24 hours): (734) 662-2222


Spectrum Center

Free resources around gender and sexuality for the U-M campus and surrounding community. Sponsors events and educational programs. Provides advocacy, support, and referral services. Houses Jim Toy Library & David Bohnett Cyber Center. Open to all. spectrumcenter@umich.edu, spectrumcenter.umich.edu V

Michigan Union, 530 S. State, #3200 [map]
(734) 763-4186


The Trevor Project

Suicide prevention lifeline for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning people between the ages of 13-24. Also TrevorChat, TrevorText, and TrevorSpace, to help LGBTQ people in crisis. thetrevorproject.org


24-hour Lifeline: (866) 488-7386




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