LGBTQIA+ Community Resources
Trans Youth Equality Foundation
Provides education, advocacy, and support for transgender children, youth, and their families.
Specializing in providing the Latino community with education, community health, economic empowerment, and advocacy.
Economic Opportunity Foundation
Kansas City Anti-Violence Project
Committed to providing domestic violence, sexual assault, and hate crime advocacy and education to the LGBTQ community.
Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce
Advocates, promotes, and facilitates the success of the LGBT business community and their allies through the guiding principles of equality, inclusion, economics, and education.
University of Kansas LGBT Resource Center
Statewide organization advocating for LGBTQ equality through legislative action, electoral politics, grassroots organizing, and community education.
Unites the corporate, nonprofit, education, and religious communities into a force for equality, justice, and fairness in the workplace.
Human Rights Campaign
Strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.
GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network)
A national organization fighting for every student's right to a safe, supportive education by organizing around LGBTQ-affirming public policy, planning teacher trainings, and hosting events for students, educators, parents, and allies.
GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation)
Advocates against the defamation of LGBT people and their portrayal in the media.
Advocates for the end of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity through education, public policy advocacy, and political action.
Empowering Queer Activists and Leaders
AIDS Service Foundation
The heart & home for those diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in Kansas City.
Avenue of Life
After-School Tutoring & Mentoring |
Computer Training Center |
GED & ESL Classes |
Life-Skills Classes (Financial, Art, Music, etc.) |
Job-Training & Mentoring
Women’s Employment Network
Works to aid in self-esteem and achieve economic independence through sustained employment by offering financial coaching, one-on-one resume reviews, mock interviews, and virtual workshops.
Kansas Department of Revenue
Department of Labor – Job Service
Legal Aid of Western Missouri
General legal services for Missouri residents of Clay, Platte, and Jackson Counties only. Individual must be indigent and/or meet income requirements.
KU Legal Aid Clinic
Q Chat Space
Online community of discussion groups for LGBTQ+ teens.
PFLAG - Kansas City
Support group for people to get to know other people with LGBTQ family and friends, to receive information and support.
Equal Trans Support Group
Facebook social group where anyone of all ages who identifies under the transgender umbrella, questioning, or as an ally are welcome.
Facebook social group for parents of gender divers kids in Kansas City.
An affirmative space for LGBTQIA+ identifying youth (13-17y) to explore themselves, their interests, and social interactions with peers in a safe environment.
Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA)
Meet to share our experience of growing up in an environment where abuse, neglect and trauma infected us.
Worship & Religion
Southwood United Church of Christ
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
St Luke’s United Church of Christ
Peace Church - United Church of Christ
Country Club Congressional United Church of Christ
Colonial United Church of Christ
Bethel United Church of Christ
Zion United Church of Christ
Unity Temple on the Plaza
Health & Wellbeing
ReDiscover - Catherine's Place
For women and their families struggling with substance use disorders.
Gay and Sober
Provide a safe, fun, and enriching experience to the sober LGBTQ community by offering year-round health and wellness programing, education, and events.
Provides PrEP navigation, STI testing, tele-health access, health advocacy, community-based participatory research and strategic outreach to drive results and delver quality outcomes for KC's Black LGBTQ community.
Black Health Care Coalition
Provides health education, HIV education, prevention and early detection, support groups for HIV positive and negative men.
Thrive Health Connection
Inclusive, holistic, and integrated health and wellness services to individuals affected by HIV and other STIs, members of LGBTQ communities, and those seeking a welcoming and affirming health and community center.
Substance abuse assistance, prevention, and recovery support.
KC Care Health Center
Offers quality, affordable, integrated health services to everyone in the community with the promise of dignity and personalized care.
Primary Care | HIV Testing |
HIV Case Management |
STI Screening |
Department for Children and Families (DCF)
Cross-Lines Community Outreach
Community outreach that provides low-income individuals with basic needs, nutritious foods, and housing assistance.
Bethel Neighborhood Center
Avenue of Life
Nutrition (On-Site Meals / Take-Home Meals / Weekend Food Packs) |
Fitness & Healthy Cooking Classes |
Community Gardens |
Childcare with Playground |
Counseling Services |
Mental Health |
Monthly Dental Cleanings |
Provides birth control, family planning, STI testing and treatment, HIV testing, pregnancy testing, and sexuality education with sliding scale fees based on age and income.
Mattie Rhodes Center
Heartland Center for Behavioral Health
Neighbor 2 Neighbor
The HIMM Project
Good Samaritan Project
HIV Case Management
Truman Medical Centers – LGBTQ Specialty Clinic
Multidisciplinary primary care for LGBTQ-identified individuals and their families. Providing family medicine, endocrinology, behavioral health, and pharmacy services.
Housing & Shelters
Hillcrest Transitional Housing
Rose Brooks Center
Domestic Violence Shelter
Through comprehensive housing solutions, empowers those living with, or at risk for, HIV/AIDS to lead healthy, stable lives with personal dignity. Candidates seeking housing must be referred by their case manager.
Helps children 17 and younger deal with homelessness, domestic violence, and other crises.
Main Line: (816) 472-5664
Youth: (616) 309-9048
Housing: (816) 842-1199
Free Zoom Meetings
The Kansas City Center for Inclusion offers small groups and organizations the opportunity to use a licensed Zoom account for free! If you are interested in this service please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Organizations who request use of the Shared KCCI Zoom account understand and agree to the following terms and conditions:
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- Requesting organizations are expected to be responsible with the Zoom license; only access, start, and record meetings you have previously requested and been approved for.
- KCCI provides this service as a courtesy; the Center is not responsible forand cannot control any Zoom outages, scheduled maintenance, or service interruptions.
- KCCI cannot provide any technical support for the use of this service at this time.
Groups or organizations that misuse the Shared KCCI Zoom license may be denied access to the license and any scheduled future meetings removed.
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