Counseling, Health & Support

Counseling & Support

The Center for Sexual Health at the University of Minnesota’s Program in Human Sexuality provides counseling and comprehensive health and transition resources for transgender individuals.

City of Lakes Crossgender Community is a transgender support group and trans-friendly hangout for individuals in the Twin Cities area.

CLUES (Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio) is a linguistically and culturally relevant resource and service that provides mental, chemical, and family health services by Latinos for Latinos.

The Family Partnership provides counseling and advocacy resources for LGBT individuals.

Hennepin County Adult Gender & Sexual Health Program is a unique and welcoming program in the Downtown Medicine Clinic at Hennepin County Medical Center that provides primary care to adults who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, gender-questioning or gender-nonconforming.

The Minnesota LGBTQ Directory is a provider directory for LGBTQ people in Minnesota, highlighting providers who currently serve LGBTQ people, are affirming and sensitive, have knowledge of LGBTQ health disparities, and provide competent care to LGBTQ people.

Minnesota LGBT Therapists Network is a searchable network of LGBT-identified and affirming mental health and social service workers and their allies in Minnesota.

Pride Institute is the nation’s first and leading provider of residential treatment programs and outpatient treatment programs devoted exclusively to treating substance abuse and mental health needs of the LGBT community.

RECLAIM offers mental health services to LGBT youth ages 13-26 years of age, including a gender exploration group and family counseling.

The Trevor Project is a national 24-hour, toll-free confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ and questioning youth.

Twin Cities Men’s Center offers support groups for gay and bisexual men.

Health Advocacy

African American AIDS Task Force provides culturally specific prevention, education and services to people of African descent who are living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS.

The Aliveness Project encourages self-empowerment and provides direct services for persons living with HIV/AIDS.

Family Tree Clinic is a Twin Cities-area community clinic committed to improving the health of LGBTQ individuals through affordable, respectful sexual health care and education.

Indigenous People’s Task Force is a Native American provider of tobacco, HIV, and sexual health education and direct services to the Native community in Minnesota.

Minnesota AIDS Project envisions a Minnesota where new HIV infections are eliminated and individuals living with HIV live long, healthy lives. Its mission is to lead Minnesota’s fight to stop HIV through prevention, advocacy, awareness and services.

Open Arms Minnesota cooks and delivers free meals specifically tailored to meet the nutrition needs of individuals living with HIV/AIDS, MS, ALS, breast cancer and more than 60 other diseases.

Rainbow Health Initiative works to eliminate health disparities and promote health equity for the LGBT community in Minnesota.

Red Door Clinic provides confidential, non-judgmental and professional sexual health care. It is the largest HIV/STD testing site in Minnesota, providing testing, treatment and health education around STDs, Ryan White HIV medical care for the uninsured, as well as pregnancy prevention and targeted HIV/STD programming. offers safe, private STD tests without an doctor’s office visit to give individuals more freedom of their sexual health.

Youth & AIDS Project aims to prevent transmission of HIV to and from high-risk youth and to provide care to youth and families living with HIV infection.