General Resources in Thurston County and Nationally

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Olympia PFLAG (Parents, Friends and Families of Lesbians and Gays)

Partnership in Prevention Education PiPE

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Youth Drop-In center in Downtown Olympia Stonewall Youth

Transyouth Family Allies – Resources for Parents of Trans Youth

Gender Odyssey Family Conference

Los Angeles Gender Center

Helping Your Transgender Teen

GLBT Legal Clinic

Trans Student Educational Resources

National Center For Lesbian Rights

Queer/Trans Friendly Health Professionals

Complete Women’s Health Care
 (Primary Care Doctor)
Julie Dybbro
200 Lilly Rd Ne Suite B. Olympia, Washington. 98506
Office: (360) 754-9409

Connections ~ Mind and Body (counseling)
Teresa Guajardo (Therapist)
Phone: (360) 789-7025

Rainbow Health Center (Olympia)
Rainbow Health Center is a collaboration of independent professional businesses. The building’s mission is to provide a healing space for professionals with marginalized identities and their guests. The professionals provide high-quality, informed care for transgender, cisgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary individuals regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, immigration status, religion, or socio-economic status.

Talcott Broadhead, M.S.W. (Therapist and Social Working specializing in serving transgender, genderqueer, gender non-conforming folks)
Phone: (360) 402-0240

Transgender and Gender Resources, Clinics, and Support Groups

Talcott Broadhead, M.S.W. (Specializing in serving transgender, genderqueer, gender non-conforming folks)
Phone: (360) 402-0240

Diversity Alliance of the Puget Sound (trans support information, aid, and resources)
Support group meetings held every Wednesday: 8-10 pm
408 7th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

Ingersoll Gender Center – Seattle
Phone: (206) 329-6651

Tom Waddell Clinic – San Francisco
Phone: (415) 355-7588

Health and Well-being for Your Kids

The Parent Toolkit: Partnership for Drug-free Kids A Substance Abuse Guide for Parents – A web resource provided by Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS). ARS is an integrated behavioral health care management organization dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. Resources for Moms

Faith-Based Resources

Christian-specific resources for LGBTQ+ folx of faith and their families

Queer Theology
From their website: “How do you reconcile Christianity with an LGBTQ+ identity? Queer Theology provides a supportive community and in-depth resources for queer Christians and straight supporters.”

Reconciling Ministries Network
From their website: “Reconciling Ministries Network equips and mobilizes United Methodists to resist evil, injustice, and oppression as we seek justice for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities.”

United Church of Christ
Information on LGBT ministries and SGL (Same Gender Loving) ministries within United Church of Christ

Metropolitan Community Churches – Transgender Ministries
From their website: “MCC Transgender Ministries seeks to cultivate and nourish relationships with local communities and congregations, offering education and community-building skills to better enhance their ministry to/with transgender people. We also build relationships with transgender individuals to better connect them to MCC ministry families worldwide.”

Suicide Awareness and Prevention Resources

Now Means Now: DBT (Dialectical behavioral therapy) for Suicide Awareness and Prevention. Free training, information on DBT.