Direct Online and Phone Support Services for LGBTQ Youth

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  • The Trevor Project has several direct online resources specifically for LGBTQ youth:
    • Trevor Lifeline is a crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7 at 1-866-488-7386.
    • TrevorChat is a confidential online instant messaging with a Trevor Counselor, available 24/7, at
    • TrevorText is a confidential text messaging with a Trevor Counselor, available 24/7/365, by texting START to 678678.
    • TrevorSpace is an affirming international community for LGBTQ young people ages 13-24 available at
  • Trans Lifeline Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people located all over the US and Candada, for trans and questioning callers.
  • Q Chat Space is a bully-free online community of LGBTQ+ teens that can chat with other LGBTQ+ teens and vetted/trained staff from LGBTQ+ community centers around the country. The community is managed by CenterLink.
  • National Runaway Safeline is a federally designated national communication system for runaway and homeless youth, available 24/7/365, providing access to resources and listening professionals.
  • The LGBT National Help Center offers a talkline and weekly chatrooms for youth under 19, providing confidential peer-support, information, local resources and community
  • Many PFLAG chapters are meeting virtually or providing 1:1 virtual support as requested for parents/guardians or LGBTQ youth.
    • Go to to look up the PFLAG chapter in your area and reach out by phone, email or on social media to learn more about their virtual support options.

Reference citations

1. The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project | For Young LGBTQ Lives. The Trevor Project. 2023 Jul 28.
3.  LGBTQ Resource List - GLAAD
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