LGBTQ+ Helpline: LGBTQ+ Support

LGBTQ+ Helpline

LGBTQ is an acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer, or questioning. These terms are used to describe a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. The LGBTQ+ community is diverse with many organizations supporting individual groups. LGBTQ+ caregivers make up 9% of Americans at a slightly higher rate than their non-LGBTQ+ peers. 

Seeking out an LGBTQ+ helpline can be essential in managing your or your loved one's mental health or physical condition. However, many find this to be a challenging step to take. But you are not alone and there is plenty of help available. The ExtendaTouch community will enable you to connect with actual people who face the same everyday experiences and challenges. ExtendaTouch is completely free and is packed full of stories, friendly advice, and resources that can help you feel part of the LGBTQ+ community. 

How can ExtendaTouch's LGBTQ+ helpline help me?

The ExtendaTouch community consists of unpaid family caregivers across the entire U.S. ExtendaTouch provides online tools for community members to share information and support; perhaps even current news about:

  • LGBTQ+ Caregiving Issues
  • LGBTQ+ Civil Liberties
  • LGBTQ+ Youth
  • LGBTQ+ Relationships
  • Transgender Rights
  • LGBTQ+ Parenting

You can feel safe expressing yourself or reading about your most pressing questions about LGBTQ+ issues. ExtendaTouch is anonymous and secure to assist you in meeting other family caregivers to find information and support. ExtendaTouch doesn't provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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The LGBTQ+ Family Connections Center is a counseling, community, and resource center for LGBTQ+ Youth, Individuals and Seniors living in rural populations. Our mission is to strengthen and empower LGBTQ+ youth, individuals, and seniors to overcome obstacles by providing housing, supportive counseling, employment resources, community education, and advocacy serving the LGBTQ+ population in South Dakota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wyoming as a destination center, or virtual online assistance hub.
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I have been involved with the LGBTQ+ community for many years and can help anyone with a question or a need. Please feel free to reach out to me.