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Counseling, Health & Support

Counseling & Support

The Aurora Center for Advocacy & Education provides a free and confidential space for students, faculty, and staff affiliated with the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and Augsburg University who are victims/survivors/concerned people of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment.

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.

Children’s Home Society of Minnesota offers opportunities for LGBT families to adopt children.

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

Dual Diagnosis provides information about treatment and services for people with dual diagnosis.

FindCenter for the LGBTQIA+ community is an extensive online resource covering a wide range of topics pertaining to the LGBTQIA+ community.

The Family Partnership provides counseling and advocacy resources for LGBT individuals, including Transgender Mental Health services.

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.

LGBTQ+ Drug and Alcohol Treatment Resources provides information on the relationship of the higher rates of addiction and mental health disorders within the LGBTQ+ community and resources.

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.

Trans* Folks, Friends, and Allies is a monthly gathering for people of all genders; a safe space to gather, network, share resources and experiences, discuss local and national events in trans* activist communities, and celebrate all fabulous gender identities and expressions.

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

Health Advocacy

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.

Rainbow Health brings equitable health care access and outcomes for people who experience injustice at the intersection of health status and identity. They center individuals and communities at risk of and living with HIV or facing barriers to equitable health care access and outcomes because of their identity as gender, sexual, and/or racial minorities.

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.

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.