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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

Social and educational programs, ally training and presentations, resource library, drop-in social space, weekly events, referral services. Coming-out support group is for students; otherwise open to all. lgbtrc@emich.edu, emich.edu/lgbtrc V

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


Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network Liason, 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 Mon.-Fri. 4 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-5 p.m. Youth talk line: (800) 246-7743, Mon.-Fri. 4 p.m.-midnight, Sat. noon-5 p.m. 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 U

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 hotline for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning people. Service focused on youth ages 13-24. Counselors provide information on how to help someone in crisis. thetrevorproject.org


24-hour help line: (866) 488-7386



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