Local Support, Social & Political Community Resources

Local Support, Social & Political Community Resources

Family Diversity Projects

http://www.familydiv.org

413-256-0502; // info@familydiv.org
Organizes traveling diversity exhibits.

Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project

http://www.gmdvp.org

955 Mass Avenue, PMB 131, Cambridge, MA 02139
617-354-6056; hotline: 800-832-1901 (Voice/TTY)
// support@gmdvp.org
Statewide program providing education and direct services for queer and trans male survivors of domestic violence.

Mass Equality

http://www.massequality.org

11 Beacon Street, Suite 1125, Boston, MA 02108-3011
617-878-2300; // info@MassEquality.org
Group defending same-sex marriages in Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition

http://www.masstpc.org

PO Box 301897, Jamaica Plains, MA 02130
617-983-0219; // info@masstpc.org
A statewide group fighting for transgender rights.

Men's Resource Center for Change

http://www.mrcforchange.org

236 N. Pleasant Street, Amherst
413-253-9887; // mrc@mrcforchange.org

Information and referrals on issues important to men, domestic violence intervention, educational programs, Voice Male (quarterly magazine), youth programs, support groups, and a drop-in group for gay, bisexual, and questioning men on Mondays 7-9pm.

LGBT Coalition of Western Massachusetts

https://www.facebook.com/lgbtcoalitionwma/                                  

Established to improve and preserve the well-being of LGBT and queer-identified people of all races, ethnicities through education, advocacy, and outreach programs.

Northampton Pride

http://www.nohopride.org/

PFLAG Amherst

http://capwiz.com/pflag/officials/locality/?entity_id=5279&state=MA
413-586-2111 or 413-253-3354

Local chapter of Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in the parish hall of Grace Episcopal Church, 14 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst.

Safe Passage

43 Center Street, Suite G, Northampton
413-586-1125; 24-hr. crisis hotline: 413-586-5066, 888-345-5282 (toll-free)
http://www.safepass.org
Provides support to survivors of relationship violence in Hampshire County. Offers a support Groups for battered women, including lesbians, in abusive relationships.

Lambda Legal

http://www.lambdalegal.org/

Lambda Legal is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work

Unitarian Universalist Society of Amherst

http://www.uusocietyamherst.org/

121 No. Pleasant St. Amherst, MA 413-253-2848

http://www.uua.org/lgbtq/

Unitarian Universalist congregations extend a warm welcome to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, families, and communities. We work to promote acceptance, inclusion, understanding, and equity for LGBTQ persons of all ages, abilities, colors, and genders, both within our denomination and in society at large. We are committed to protecting the civil and legal rights of LGBTQ people and families across the country.

Green Mountain Crossroads

http://www.greenmountaincrossroads.org/

AIDS Foundation of Western Massachusetts

http://aidsfoundationwm.org/

GLSEN Massachusetts

http://glsen.org/chapters/massachusetts

National Conference for Community and Justice

http://www.nccj.org/

TransParent Support Group

For the parents of trans and gender-nonconforming offspring that meets monthly in Holyoke. pvtransparents1@gmail.com

TREE (Transgender Rights, Education and Empowerment) 

413-774-7028; TREE@communityaction.us A community action youth program with peer support, advocacy, education, and leadership development opportunities for trans identified and gender non-conforming youth, 12-21. TREE meets on Tuesdays in Greenfield and on Wednesdays in Northampton.