Berks County Resources
FOR IMMEDIATE CRISIS SERVICES IN BERKS COUNTY, PLEASE CALL: 610-236-0530
Toll Free (877) 236-4600
Text ruOK to 484-816-ruOK (7865)
Crisis Intervention and Emergency Services can be reached 24 hours a day by calling the numbers above and asking to speak with a Crisis worker.
255 Chestnut St Reading, PA 19602 - Berks County
50 N 4Th St Ste 101 Reading, PA 19601 - Berks County
24/7 Hotline: 844-789-7233 Or Text SAFE BERKS to 20121
Services Center 633 Court Street 5th Floor Reading, PA 19601
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
48 South Fourth Street, Reading, PA 19602
Planned Parenthood is one of the nation’s leading providers of high-quality, affordable health care, and the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care.
GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and healthcare providers.
Providing information and education on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) healthcare and connecting individuals with the most appropriate healthcare providers, resources, and events.
Youth, Families, & Older Adults
1501 N. 13th Street Reading, Pennsylvania 19607
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes the health and well being of LGBTQ people, their families and friends through support (to cope with an adverse society), education (to inform and enlighten the public), and advocacy (to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights).
Third Thursday of each month – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
St. Paul’s United Church of Christ
927 N. Franklin Street Pottstown, PA 19464
Nancy Grajewski:(484) 363-1924 firstname.lastname@example.org
PA BULLYING PREVENTION CONSULTATION LINE
Messages can be left 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and will be returned Mon.-Fri. during normal business hours. The Bullying Prevention Consultation Line is a toll free number that will allow individuals experiencing chronic and unresolved bullying to discuss effective strategies and available resources to deal with school-based bullying; and is available, to students, parents/guardians and school districts across the state of Pennsylvania.
48 South 4th St., Reading, PA
Planned Parenthood Keystone sponsors programs for LGBTQA+ and allied youth ages 14 to 21. Facilitated by trained Planned Parenthood educators, meetings feature a blend of education, recreation and advocacy, are confidential, free and provide a space where LGBTQA+ youth can learn, build support networks and have fun. Program topics include sexuality education, life skills, LGBTQA+ history, guest speakers, game nights and activities.
Meets every Wednesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country's first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender older adults.
The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is a project of www.sageusa.org
Mental Health Care
Our therapists provide affordable, in-office and online
psychotherapy sessions between $30 and $60
(between $30 and $80 for couples & family sessions)
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Search for therapists or treatment centers by specialty, insurance, location, and more.
(Self-Management And Recovery Training) is not a 12-step group. It is an online 4-Point Program® that sponsors face-to-face meetings around the world, and daily online meetings to help people recover from all types of addictive behaviors. Online message board and 24/7 chat room are excellent forums to learn about SMART Recovery and obtain addiction recovery support.
Philadelphia Freedom Roundup: LGBT-friendly Meetings in the Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks County, New Jersey and Delaware areas.
ACLU of Pennsylvania works to secure total rights for LGBT people by working to defend and expand the individual rights and personal freedoms afforded to us all by the state and federal constitutions and the Bill of Rights.
Equality Pennsylvania is an organization which advocates throughout Pennsylvania for LGBT rights. Equality Pennsylvania also attempts to advance LGBT friendly policy and legislative initiatives.
Employment, Education, & Finances
Choosing the right school is vital for every college bound student, but it can be more challenging for those who identify as LGBTQ+. In addition to many obstacles that all students face, it is important that LGBTQ+ students also consider whether the institution has LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs, and practices to ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment.
Our new guide provides prospective students and their families with tools to identify the right schools, an overview of common challenges, tips for applying, and details on the federal laws that protect LGBTQ students.
For employers and prospective employees to connect safely.
The Mission of the Montgomery County LGBT Business Council is to create networking, social and business opportunities for LGBT business professionals and allies in Montgomery County.
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