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ACTIVITY GROUPS

Green Mountain Crossroads
greenmountaincrossroads.org
Variety of monthly meetings for LGBTQ people of all ages, including game night and a book club. The Roots Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., Brattleboro, VT

NH Gay Men’s Chorus
nhgmc.com
A performance-based singing group. The group allows transgender men to perform with them.

TransPosition Vocal Ensemble
facebook.com/TransPositionVocalEnsemble
A performance-based singing group of transgender individuals and allies.

ALLIES

Rural Outright Allies Resources

BINDERS / CLOTHING

Binder Exchange
transgendervisibilitymatters.com or www.youtube.com/c/TKLawrenceClarke

Linda’s Closet
(603) 357-1015
lindas.closet@yahoo.com
www.lindascloset.org
Keene

Free work-appropriate clothes for women, including transgender women. Donations welcome.

BISEXUAL

Rural Outright Bisexual Resources

CHURCHES

Lebanon United Methodist Church
18 School Street
Lebanon

Our Quaker Meeting
Many locations around the state.

Our Savior Lutheran Church
5 Summer Street, Suite 1
Hanover

South Congregational Church
20 Church St.
Newport

St. Thomas Episcopal Church
9 W. Wheelock Street
Hanover

Unitarian Universalist Church
Many locations around the state.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Turning Points Network
11 School St.
Claremont

167 Summer St.
Newport
turningpointsnetwork.org
800-639-3130 (available 24 hours)

Sullivan County organization welcoming to transgender women and gender non-conforming individuals in need of support. Transgender women also welcome in shelter.

WISE Upper Valley
38 Bank Street
Lebanon
www.WISEuv.org
24-hour crisis line: 1-866-348-WISE
Office: (603) 448-5922

WISE works to end gender-based violence in the Upper Valley of NH/VT and are committed to ever improving our accessibility to people who are marginalized, including people who are trans and gender non-conforming. We also have a shelter for women and children, including transgender women. They also work with people who are not comfortable defining themselves as women to find safe living alternatives in order to not live with people who hurt them.

FAMILY & FRIENDS

My Kid is Gay
mykidisgay.com

Offers an ‘Care Package’ for loved ones of LGBT individuals, includes videos, FAQs, resources, and more.

Our Family Coalition
www.ourfamily.org

Support for LGBTQ+ families with children.

Out Proud Families
www.outproudfamilies.com

Provides resources and workshops for caregivers, educators, and organizations

PFLAG – NH
www.pflagnh.org

For parents, family and friends of LGBT individuals

HOUSING

Trans-housing Network
www.transhousingnetwork.com

LEGAL RESOURCES

ACLU of NH
www.aclu.org
(603) 225-3080

Information about the rights of LGBTQ people and people living with HIV in NH.

GLAD
www.glad.org/rights/newhampshire
(800) 455-4523

Legal information and referrals for discrimination and information about GLBTQ rights.

NH Legal Assistance (NHLA)
www.nhla.org/content/domesticviolence15

Offering free or low-cost legal aid for survivors of domestic violence.

LGBT / ALLY ORGANIZATIONS

Asperger/Autism Network (AANE)
www.aane.org

Freedom NH
www.freedomnewhampshire.org

Trans advocacy non-profit

GLSEN NH
www.glsen.org

Support and guidance for students, educators and schools.

LGBT Aging Center
www.lgbtagingcenter.org

National Center for Transgender Equality
www.transequality.org

Queer Exchange: New Hampshire
www.facebook.com/ groups/1083388475113911

Online group for selling items and exchanging information. Closed group.

Rural Outright
facebook.com/RuralNHOutright
www.tlcfamilyrc.org/rural-outright
(603) 542-1848

Supporting LGBTQIA+ in Sullivan and Lower Grafton counties. A program of TLC Family Resource Center

Upper Valley Rainbow Connection
www.uppervalleyrainbowconnection.com

Online-based, mostly list of resources geared to upper NH and VT area

YOUTH DROP-IN PROGRAMS

TLC Family Resource Center
109 Pleasant St.
Claremont
facebook.com/RuralNHOutright
Thursdays from 3 to 4 p.m.

For LGBTQ+ youth and their allies 18 and under. Snacks provided.

HEALTH RESOURCES

ALLY HEALTH PROVIDERS
aidsresponse.org

AIDs Response Seacoast

Dr. Mary-Catherine Gennaro, DO
(603) 236-6240
Plymouth

Keady Family Practice
(603) 863-7777
www.kfpmed.com
Newport, Claremont and Charlestown

Dr. Gailyn Thomas, MD
(603) 542-6777
(603) 653-9306

Obstetrician/Gynecologist, Claremont and Lebanon

GENDER AFFIRMING SURGEONS

Dr. Gary Freed, Jr., MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon
www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/provider/1206

Donald R. Laub, Jr., M.S., M.D.
(802) 847-3340
Colchester, VT Bottom surgery

Dr. Kimberly Marble, MD
www.corephysicians.org/providers/details?physician_id=663607
Exeter

Dr. Emily Ridgway, MD
www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/findaprovider.html#/provider/1151
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon

Dr. Joseph Shin, MD
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon
www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/findaprovider.html#/provider/1811

Accepts Medicare

Dr. Richard L. Zeff, MD
Stratham
www.drrichardzeff.com/breast/transgender

Trans masculine and feminine

MENTAL HEALTH

Brattleboro Retreat
www.brattlebororetreat.org

In-patient substance abuse treatment and out-patient services.

Glenn Dumont, MA, LCMHC
Claremont
(855) 804-3179

Steven Librot, MA, LCMHC
Wilder, VT
Claremont, NH
www.northernlightscounseling.com
(603) 252-2235

Jamie Miller, M.Ed, MA, LCMHC
Claremont
(603) 542-1450

SAMHSA
findtreatment.samhsa.gov

Find mental health or substance abuse treatment

Dr. Nancy Strapko, PhD
Plymouth
(603) 536-1306

SUICIDE HOTLINES

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-TALK
(800) 778-CARL
suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The Trevor Project
(866) 488-7386
thetrevorproject.org

Trans Lifeline
(877) 565-8860

Suicide Prevention hotline run by transgender people

SUPPORT GROUPS IN-PERSON

Green Mountain Crossroads
greenmountaincrossroads.org

A wide variety of monthly meetings at The Roots Social Justice Center, 28 Williams St., Brattleboro, VT

Lakes Region Outright
lakesregionoutright.webs.com

Franklin (ages 6-24)

LGBQTQIA+ Community Connection Group
149 Emerald St., Suite 9
Keene
(603) 283-2156
facebook.com/ACFTLLGBTQIA

A safe place to connect and communicate with other LGBQTQIA+ adults. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

LGBQ/T Community and Connection Group
149 Emerald Street, Suite 9
Keene
(603) 283-2156

Ages 18-30. 2nd Thursday / 4th Friday, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Antioch University Couple and Family Therapy Institute.

PFLAG – NH
For parents, family and friends of LGBT individuals

Keene
chapter.keene@pflagnh.org

1st Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m. Keene Public Library, 60 Winter St. Chapter chair: Jo

Plymouth
(603) 536-3823
chapter.plymouth@pflagnh.org

2nd Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whole Village Resource Center on Highland Street. Chapter chair: Carol

Rural Outright
TLC Family Resource Center
109 Pleasant St.
Claremont
(603) 542-1848
facebook.com/RuralNHOutright
www.tlcfamilyrc.org/rural-outright

Sullivan and Lower Grafton counties A program of TLC Family Resource Center. Support groups include Caring Adults Peer Support (CAPS) and Claremont Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Support. See website for more details.

LGBTQ+ Peer Support
Hope for NH Recovery
169 Main St.
Claremont.

Every Thursday, 5 p.m.

Trans Laconia
translaconia.org
facebook.com/translaconia

18+ Peer support group. 2nd Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Tardif Park House, 51 Crescent St, Laconia.

Upper Valley Gender Group
upper.valley.gender.group@gmail.com

Alternating Wednesdays, 6 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Upper Valley in Norwich, VT.

Most colleges have a Pride group and many high schools and some middle schools have Gay/Straight/Transgender Alliance groups (GSTA). If your school doesn’t have one available, there are organizations that can help you get one started.

SUPPORT GROUPS ONLINE

TG-NH
facebook.com/groups/TGNH.Support

A closed group for transgender individuals, allies and families. Info:

Transplorations
www.facebook.com/groups/Transplorations

A closed group for trans*, non-binary individuals and families.

TRANSGENDER HEALTH PROVIDERS

Equality Health Center
38 S. Main St.
Concord
(603) 225-2739
equalityhc.org

Offering health care for LGBT and transgender health and reproductive services.

Fenway Health
fenwayhealth.org/care/medical/transgender-health

Offers health care for transgender patients. Located in Boston.

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
plannedparenthood.org/health-center/NH

Five centers around NH offering health care for transgender people.

Southern NH HIV/AIDs Response Task Force
aidstaskforcenh.org

Transgender Clinic – Dartmouth- Hitchcock Medical Center
Dr. Benjamin Boh and Dr. John Turco
Lebanon, Concord and Manchester
(603) 650-8630
dartmouth-hitchcock.org/endo/transgender_clinic.html

Healthcare for patients seeking hormonal and/or surgical reaffirment of gender. Works with children.