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lgbtq+ resources

Please note that neither Dayton Children’s Hospital nor the adolescent and young adult medicine division endorses all of the information found in the external services listed below. These links are provided as a resource. Due to COVID, you may experience reduced service availability, and hours may be subject to change.




  • Gender Spectrum
    • Provides extensive materials for youth, families, faith communities, and medical/mental health/social work professionals
  • Kaleidoscope Youth Center
    • LGBTQ+ youth center in Columbus is open Monday -Friday, events throughout the year, 603 E. Town St, Columbus
  • GLSEN – Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network
  • Lead with Love
    • Lead with Love is a 35-minute documentary created to help provide comfort, information, and guidance for parents who have recently learned that their child is lesbian, gay, or bisexual.
  • National Center for Transgender Equality
    • Information about the rights of transgender youth in school and beyond, with resources and how-to guides.
  • Stand with Trans
    • Dedicated to programs, education, and support groups serving transgender youth, Ally parents support line.
  • Student resources
    • A guide of resources for LGBTQ+ students in higher education, including scholarships, resources, clubs, anti-bullying hotlines and more.
  • The GLBT National Help Center
    • Serving LGBTQ+ people by providing free & confidential peer support, Youth Talk line: 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743), Hotline: 1-888-843-4564
  • The Trevor Project 
    • Nation’s only 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention line for LGBTQ young people ages 13-24 years.  1-866-488-7386 (1-866-4-U-TREVOR)
  • Visible and Resilient in Community and Self (V&R)
    • Meets online on rotating schedule, In-person community-building projects
  • Welcoming Schools
    • HRC Foundation project to provide school communities tools to create welcoming and inclusive environments
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The adolescent medicine department welcomes phone calls to 937-641-3855 during our normal business hours of 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

A physician referral is recommended prior to the first outpatient visit. All follow-up appointments will be made during your clinic visit or by calling central scheduling at 937-641-4000.

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