If you're looking to get your group or organization listed on this resource guide, contact Ryan Clopton-Zymler, Community Relations Manager, at RZymler@lgbtcleveland.org.
Regional & Statewide Resources
General LGBTQ SupportsBCC Full Spectrum Community Outreach Center is to promote awareness, education, mental and emotional support, as well as advocacy for the LGBTQIA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual, and our Allies) community within Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana counties. Contact.Contact.CenterLink develops strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and builds a thriving center network that creates healthy, vibrant communities.Contact. Contact. PFLAG Cleveland also offers an additional Southwest meeting in North Royalton on the First Thursday of the month. The mission of the "Lorain County LGBTQ+ and Allies Community Task Force" is to address the needs of Lorain County’s LGBTQ+ community through education, advocacy, and allied community resources. As a progressive grassroots movement, the Task Force builds power, takes action and creates change to achieve freedom and justice for LGBTQ+ people and their families and works toward a society that values and respects the diversity of human expression and identity. It is a volunteer-led coalition of community leaders and representatives of churches, social service agencies, and LGBT-serving organizations in the county and Northeast Ohio region. Contact.SAGE leads in addressing issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) aging. In partnership with its constituents and allies, SAGE works to achieve a high quality of life for LGBT older adults, supports and advocates for their rights, fosters a greater understanding of aging in all communities, and promotes positive images of LGBT life in later years. Contact.
Identity-Based SupportsA Place for Us Development is an LGBT and inclusive senior housing community with cutting-edge amenities, meticulously-groomed grounds, and a dedicated staff. Contact. Contact.Contact.Contact.Black Space Productions seeks to create safe spaces for queer and trans people of color.Contact.Contact.Contact.Margie's Hope assists transgender individuals in need. Contact. Contact. Our meetings are the first Saturday of every month at 7:30-9:00PM. Contact. TransOhio serves the Ohio transgender and ally communities by providing services, education, support and advocacy which promotes and improves the health, safety and life experience of the Ohio transgender individual and community. Contact.Contact.Contact.WOFFs is an active and supportive social community of lesbians over 40 and their women friends living in Northeast Ohio, including Cleveland, Akron, Medina, Canton and surrounding areas. WOFFs welcomes all lesbian women and their friends and truly wishes to develop a diverse community of women. Contact.
Health & WellnessThe AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland provides a compassionate and collaborative response to the needs of people infected, affected and at risk of HIV/AIDS. This is accomplished through leadership in prevention, education, supportive services and advocacy. Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Care officially opened at the Chagrin Falls Family Health Center and Lakewood Family Health Center. Embedded in a primary care practice, the center provides care for all patients in a safe and welcoming environment. It includes providers who understand the health needs of LGBT patients, and access to specialists with expertise in LGBT care. Learn more.The G.I.V.E. Clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic that provides a medical “home” for veterans who are exploring their gender identity. Patients can receive comprehensive primary care, mental health and social work services, and hormonal therapy in a safe and welcoming environment. We also offer a support group specific for transgender veterans, shared medical appointments, specialty consultation for voice therapy, and pre- and post-operative consultation and care. Veterans at any stage in their gender identity exploration are welcome in the G.I.V.E. Clinic. Contact.
The Pride Clinic is the first LGBT clinic in Cleveland dedicated to serving the LGBT community. Specially trained physicians and staff provide care that respects unique health needs—including transgender services, as well as routine care. Contact.