1800Runaway *The National Runaway Switchboard serves as the federally-designated national communication system for homeless and runaway youth. NRS provides crisis intervention, referrals to local resources, and education and prevention services to youth, families and community members throughout the country 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The NRS crisis hotline is 1-800-RUNAWAY. For more information, visit www.1800RUNAWAY.org.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health
The Callen-Lorde Community Health Center has a HOTT program that serves LGBTQ youth (13-24) at a low-cost or free basis.
Gay & Transgender Issues from the Center for American Progress
Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Alliance - report: 2009 National School Climate Survey: Nearly 9 out of 10 LGBT Students Experience Harassment in School
Imperial Court of New York
"It Gets Better" Project
Journal of Adolescent Health - report: Suicidality among Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Youth: The Role of Protective Factors
LGBT Community Center of New York City
LGBT Services and Resources Directory from the New York City Comptroller
National Gay & Lesbian Task Force website
National Recommended Best Practices for Serving LGBT Homeless Youth from the National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Youth Advisory Coalition - report: Best Practices for LGBT Homeless Youth
Resources for LGBT Youth and Homelessness from the Ali Forney Center
The Trevor Project. A national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide hotline for gay and questioning youth.