This new project works to improve mental health supports and outcomes for LGBTQIA+ youth across all of Western Pennsylvania. With satellite offices in Washington, Aliquippa and Erie, we’re working with local community partners to assure all LGBTQ+ youth across the Western Pennsylvania region have access to support!

More information to come as we continue to grow and expand this project in early 2021. Email coley@hughlane.org for more information or to get involved.


National Resources

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25. If you are thinking about suicide and in need of immediate support, please call the TrevorLifeline at 1-866-488-7386

Q Chat Space online discussion groups give you a dedicated space to come together with other youth and discuss topics relevant to your identities and experiences – it’s just online! It is not a forum. It is live and chat-based; there is no video or audio. Everyone is chatting during the same pre-scheduled time.

Go to www.qchatspace.org to check it out and see what groups are available this week.

Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.

On Our Own: A Survival Guide for independent LGBTQ+ youth. This guide is designed to help LGBTQ youth who aren’t able to rely on their parents or guardians for financial support.


Compton’s Table in Erie, PA

Every month Compton’s Table will be hosting events to engage and empower queer youth. Events are free for all youth between the ages of 12 – 20 years.


Prism in Beaver County

PRISM is an outreach program for the LGBTQ+ youth of Beaver County. Our intention is to be a safe and supportive place for the LGBTQ+, friends, families, and allies of the local community. Space online, and in person, to address the issues, challenges, and triumphs of local LGBTQ+ youth.


Washington County GSA

The Washington Co. GSA strives to provide a safe, confidential environment for Washington County youth regardless of sex, race, ability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or belief system. All services and resources are provided by the WCGSA to all who seek them at no cost.