Chester County Resources

Crisis Support

 

Crime Victim's Center of Chester County

Sexual Assault 24/7 Hotline 610 692-7273 

Other Crimes 24/7 Hotline 610 692-7420

 

Domestic Violence Center of Chester County

Domestic Violence Center 24/7 Hotline - 888-711-6270

Holcomb’s Valley Creek Crisis Center

Exton, PA

Crisis program to assist children, adolescents and adults experiencing varying levels of crisis. Services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and are free to the residents of Chester County.

-Telephone Crisis Counseling (Phone: 610-280-3270)

-Consumer-Run Warm Line (Phone: 1-866-846-2722)

-The warm line is open seven days a week, six hours a day: Monday – Friday, 2:00pm – 8:00 pm and Saturday – Sunday, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

-Crisis Walk-In Center

-Community-Based Mobile Outreach

-Adult Crisis Residential Program: http://chescocrisis.holcomb-bhs.org

Mental Health Care

Psychology Today Directory

Search for therapists or treatment centers by specialty, insurance, location, and more.​

Addictions Help

SMART Recovery 

(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.

LGBT-friendly 12-step meetings

Philadelphia Freedom Roundup: LGBT-friendly Meetings in the Philadelphia, Montgomery, Bucks County, New Jersey and Delaware areas.

Youth, Families, and Older Adults

PFLAG

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).

West Chester PFLAG

First Tuesday of each month – 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Unitarian Congregation of West Chester
501 S. High St. West Chester, PA

Lynda Carcione: (484) 354-2448 lynda895@comcast.net

 

Bullying Prevention (PA Dept. of Education)

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.

1-866-716-0424

 

LGBT Equality Alliance

PO Box 963 Phoenixville, PA 19460

LGBT Equality Alliance is a non-profit organization in Chester County, serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and asexual/ally (LGBTQ+) community.

info@lgbteachesco.org

484-393-5428

SPOT Chester County’s LBGTQA Youth Group (ages 14-20)

Every Thursdays (except the 1st Thursday of each month) 7:00 – 8:30 PM
SPOT +: Older LBGTQA Youth Group (ages 19-26)
1st Thursday of each month 7:00 – 8:30 pm

8 S. Wayne St.
West Chester

Lisa Frazier:   267-687-6651 lisa.fraser@ppsp.org
Wayne Grinwis: 267-687-6652 wayne.grinwis@ppsp.org
Direct SPOT line  267-687-6648 spot@ppsp.org

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

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

Health care

Planned Parenthood

1001 East Lincoln Highway, Coatesville, PA 19320

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.

610-383-5911

Einstein Healthcare Network PRIDE Program 
5501 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19141 

A safe, professional and innovative medical practice, dedicated to your specific health needs, including:
OB/GYN services: Reproductive healthcare, diagnosis and treatment of pelvic floor conditions, counseling and treatment for menopause.
Mental Health and Wellness services: Long and short term therapy, medication management, patient navigation support.
Trans Care: Top surgery, hormone therapy, trans competent OB/GYN care.

Patients are seen by appointment on Tuesday evenings, once a month from 5–7 pm. To learn more about the Pride Program and other services we are offering the LGBTQ+ community or to make an appointment, please call Kalen McLean at 215-420-0989. We make every effort to accommodate your needs, whether urgent or routine.

 

Mazzoni Center 
1348 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Located in Philadelphia, PA. Mazzoni Center Family & Community Medicine offers compassionate, comprehensive health care with a primary focus on the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals.

(Primary care, HIV/AIDS care, On-site pharmacy, Adolescent health, Women's health, Behavioral health consultation, Hepatitis C care, Medical case management, PrEP/PEP, 340B program: helping uninsured patients access medication, Community health Navigation Services, Mental and behavioral health, Walk-in HIV and STD testing, Adolescent drop-in clinic, Trans clinical care services, Pediatric and adolescent comprehensive transgender services (PACTS), Sisterly love: support for trans women, Peer support groups, Training and resources for providers, Trans Care Services Internship Program).

215-563-0658

GLMA Healthcare Directory

GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and healthcare providers.

 

OutCare Health Directory

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.

Spiritual and Interfaith

GayChurch.org

LGBT-affirming Church Directory

JewishLGBTNetwork.com

LGBT-affirming Synagogue Directory

 

LGBT Muslim Retreat

 

Interfaith Center of Greater Philadelphia

Legal

 

ACLU of Pennsylvania

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

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 and Finances

LGBT Career Link

For employers and prospective employees to connect safely.

Montgomery County LGBT Business Council

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. 

Debt Free Guys

The Debt Free Guys® blog and Queer Money® podcast are the #1 gay money blog and podcast for the LGBTQ community. Stop by regularly to live debt free, make more money and live abundantly!

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SAGA Community Center

Love in Action UCC 350 S. York Rd. Hatboro, PA 19040

215-675-8808 ext. 203

SAGAHatboro@gmail.com

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