Community Resources


Where to Find Helpful Information in Jacksonville

JASMYN

JASMYN is a non-profit youth services organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-23, in Jacksonville, Florida.

www.jasmyn.org

PFLAG of Jacksonville

Welcome to the Jacksonville Florida chapter of PFLAG. We are the local branch of a nation-wide organization that reaches out to the people of every walk of life in hopes that we can change someone’s life for the better. Our goal is to provide the First Coast Community with support, education, advocacy, and understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons. We work within the community and help by providing monthly meetings, a scholarship programs, educational materials and more.

www.pflagjax.org

Northeast Florida Aids Network

Northeast Florida AIDS Network provides compassionate leadership, services, and advocacy in meeting the prevention, health, spiritual, and social needs of individuals, families, and communities.

www.nfanjax.org


UNF – LGBT Resource Center

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center's mission is to provide valuable education and resources for the entire campus community with a commitment to advocacy, equality, respect, and support for LGBT students, faculty, and staff.

www.unf.edu/lgbtrc

Jacksonville Coalition for Equality

The Jacksonville Coalition for Equality is a group of concerned citizens committed to securing passage of an updated Human Rights Ordinance in Jacksonville. The updated ordinance needs to include protections for sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression in employment, housing and public accommodations. We operate with transparency, mutual respect and hard work.

www.jaxequality.org

Partnership for Child Health

Engaging in public policy that responds to the critical and priority needs of children and families is necessary to achieve their optimal health and wellbeing. Throughout the years, The Partnership's public policy position has been grounded in the principles of child rights and health equity.

Partnership for Child Health

Where to Find National Information and Support

American Medical Association Physician Resources for an LGBTQ-Inclusive Practice

Access LGBTQ health-related articles, podcasts, handouts and presentations produced by the AMA and other leaders in the LGBTQ health field.

https://www.ama-assn.org/delivering-care/physician- resources-lgbtq-inclusive-practice

Ackerman Institute for the Family/Gender & Family Project

The Gender & Family Project (GFP) empowers youth, families and communities by providing gender affirmative services, training and research. GFP promotes gender inclusivity as a form of social justice in all the systems involved in the life of the family. GFP is directed by Jean Malpas, LMHC, LMFT, who has trained and published nationally and internationally on issues of gender and sexuality.

www.ackerman.org/gfp

National LGBTQ Health Education Center A Program of the Fenway Institute

The National LGBT Health Education Center provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people..

www.lgbthealtheducation.org

The Safe Zone Project

A series of trainings related to gender, sexuality, and issues relevant to the LGBT community. Trained organizations receive Safe Zone stickers that can be displayed around the building to communicate their commitment to creating an LGBT-inclusive environment.

www.thesafezoneproject.com

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