Resources for Families

The Ali Forney Center offers short-term crisis counseling to families struggling to cope with having LGBT children. For families in the greater New York City area wishing to find out more about our counseling services, call 212-206-0574. Other resources are listed below.

PFLAG

http://community.pflag.org/page.aspx?pid=803

PFLAG is the largest organization in the nation offering support to parents, families and friends of LGBT persons. They have numerous local chapters around the country where parents can find information and the support of other parents of LGBT children.

Faith in America

www.faithinamerica.org

Faith In America’s mission is to educate the public about the harm caused when misguided religious teaching is used to place a religious and moral stamp of disapproval and inequality on the lives of gay and lesbian Americans, with emphasis on its horrific impact on youth and families.

GayFamilySupport.com

http://www.gayfamilysupport.com/

Gayfamilysupport.com is a website with an abundance of information and resources dedicated to assisting families support their LGBT children.

Family Acceptance Project

http://familyproject.sfsu.edu/

The Family Acceptance Project of the University of San Francisco has conducted invaluable research on the ways in which parental acceptance of LGBT youth impacts the health and safety of LGBT youth.

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