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Supportive Care for the LGBTQ Community

Your Identity, Your Journey, Our Support.
Call now: 724-654-9555

Welcome to our newest resource page! It is still VERY bare bones but we are working to add more content and resources to help you with your journey!! check back soon!

Mental health is a journey that deserves respect, understanding, and support. We stand with the LGBTQ community, offering specialized care that acknowledges and celebrates your unique identity.

  • Services Offered:
    • Individual and group counseling (Coming Soon)
    • LGBTQ-specific therapy sessions
  • Equity & Inclusion: At Angelus Therapeutic Services, Inc., we are committed to an equitable and inclusive environment. We ensure that there is no discrimination based on sexual or gender identity, among other factors.
  • Contact Information: Reach out to us at (724) 654-9555 or complete our Get Started form and we will reach out to you!

Mental Health, Crisis, and Support Resources for the LGBTQ Population in Western Pennsylvania

LGBTQIA+ Alliance Shenango Valley:

Support for Youth and Young Adults in Shenango Valley and Surrounding Areas

  • Inclusive Community: All counties and school districts are welcome.
  • Peer Support: Led by an Adult Ally and Parent of a Nonbinary Teen.
  • Confidential: All meeting content is kept private.
  • Online Presence: Information, resources, and anonymous posting available on our Facebook page.
  • Contact: Private messages and emails are welcome from students or parents.
  • Motto: “DON’T JOURNEY ALONE. Let us Support Your Journey.”

Contact Information:

  • Email: SVPridePicnic@gmail.com
  • Facebook: LGBTQIA+ Alliance Shenango Valley
  • In-Person Meetings: 1st Sunday Every Month, 1 PM – 2:30 PM
  • Location: 226 W State St, Sharon, PA 16146 (Stairs to 2nd Floor or elevator to Level 4, Use Double doors nearest the Parking lot)

LGBTQIA+Alliance Shenango Valley Youth and Adult

LGBTQIA+Alliance Shenango Valley Parent family Support

Shenango Valley Pride Picnic

National Hotlines

  1. Trevor Project Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
  2. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  3. Crisis Text Line: Text “HELLO” to 741741
  4. Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
  5. LGBT National Hotline: 1-888-843-4564
  6. LGBT National Youth Talkline: 1-800-246-7743
  7. LGBT National Senior Hotline: 1-888-234-7243
  8. SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Online Resources and Communities

  1. TrevorSpace
  2. Q Chat Space
  3. PFLAG (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
    • Support, education, and advocacy for LGBTQ people and their families.
    • pflag.org
  4. It Gets Better Project
  5. Gender Spectrum
  6. GLAAD
    • Advocacy and media resources for LGBTQ people.
    • glaad.org
  7. Scarleteen
    • Sex education and support for young people, including LGBTQ youth.
    • scarleteen.com
  8. The Asexual Visibility and Education Network (AVEN)

Healthcare Resources

  1. Planned Parenthood
  2. GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality
    • Find LGBTQ-friendly healthcare providers.
    • glma.org
  3. CenterLink
  4. Persad Center (Pittsburgh, PA)

Mental Health Services

  1. Psychology Today
  2. UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor (Erie, PA)

Educational Resources

  1. GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network)
    • Resources for creating LGBTQ-inclusive K-12 schools.
    • glsen.org
  2. Campus Pride
  3. Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
    • Information and resources on LGBTQ issues.
    • hrc.org

Substance Use Resources

  1. National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center
  2. SMART Recovery
  3. SAGE (Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders)
    • Support and resources for older LGBTQ adults.
    • sageusa.org

Housing and Homelessness Resources

  1. True Colors United
  2. The Ali Forney Center
  3. National Coalition for the Homeless

Legal Resources

  1. Lambda Legal
  2. American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
    • Legal advocacy and support for LGBTQ individuals.
    • aclu.org
  3. Transgender Law Center

Youth-Specific Resources

  1. GLSEN
    • Support for creating inclusive K-12 schools.
    • glsen.org
  2. The Trevor Project
  3. GSA Network
    • Support for gay-straight alliances and LGBTQ student organizations.
    • gsanetwork.org

Support for Families and Friends

  1. PFLAG
    • Support and resources for families and friends of LGBTQ individuals.
    • pflag.org
  2. Family Equality Council
  3. COLAGE

These resources provide vital support and care for LGBTQ individuals in Western Pennsylvania, addressing a wide range of needs from crisis intervention to ongoing mental health and community support. This is not by any means and exhaustive list but a starting place for resources and connections that are available to assist you in your self care journey.

Our LGBT allied clinicians: 

Cody Currie, LCSW

Cristine Thompkins, LPC

mercer county child therapist