This is a list of various Local and National Resources. New resources will continue to be added.
Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255 text 741741 emergency call 988
CenterLink LGBTQ Centers
Community Center Member Directory
Humanists of North Central Florida
LGBT Ocala FL (Social Group)
NOW / Greater Marion County NOW
Focus on six priority issues including reproductive rights, ending sex discrimination/constitutional equality, promoting diversity and ending racism, economic justice, stopping violence against women, and LGBTQIA+ rights.
PFLAG Ocala (Marion County FL)
Support, education and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and their families.
Pride Community Center of North Central Florida (PCCNCF)
A safe space for the LGBTQ+ Community in North Central Florida.
QMARION+ (LBTQ+ group, Marion County FL)
https://www.facebook.com/qmarionplus - Facebook
https://www.instagram.com/qmarionplus/ - Instagram
Compassion & Choices
Improves care, expands options and empowers everyone to chart their end-of-life journey.
Equal Access Clinic Network
LGBT Health Clinic on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month
Heart of Florida
Marion County Department of Health
NAMI Marion County (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
Planned Parenthood Telehealth
The nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotline in partnership with 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country. If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted help is available.
Telephone hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673)
The High Impact Prevention (HIP) project provides free HIV testing, partners with local business through Business Responds to AIDS to provide prevention messages and materials, and offers HIV-positive individuals adherence counseling and connections to resources.
988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
If you or someone you now is struggling or in crisis help is available. Call or text 988 or chat 988lifelifine.org
American Foundation For Suicide Prevention
BetterHelp offers access to licensed, trained, experienced and accredited psychologists.
Center for Spiritual Living Ocala
Fort King Presbyterian Church
God's Acre MCC
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church - Gainesville
100 NE 1st St, Gainesville, FL 32601
Tri-County Unitarian Universalists (Tri-UU)
7280 SE 135th St, Summerfield, FL 34491
Tree of Life Sanctuary
Unity Church of Ocala
Provides an emergency youth shelter, family counseling services, & foster care group homes to Marion, Lake, Sumter, Citrus & Hernando Counties
Department of Children and Families
1100 SW 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474
Food Assistance Program (SNAP)
Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid)
Temporary cash assistance (TANF)
United Way 2-1-1
Health, social services, and other resources
Affiliated with community services to help with bills, housing, and food
Interfaith Emergency Services
Assistance applying for various programs
Meals delivered to home. May be covered by Medicaid or Medicare.
Marion Meal Program and Senior Services
Income based. Delivered meals for homebound seniors (60+) or temporary assistance for those who are homebound as they recover from an illness.
Summer Break Spot Meal for Children
Free meals for qualified children 18 and under during the school’s summer break.
ACLU LGBTQ Youth & Schools Resource Library
Campus Pride Index
LGBTQ-Friendly Campus Search
Scholarships for LGBTQIA+ College Students
Gainesville Transgender Social Group
National Center for Transgender Equality
TranQuility (Community Group)
Unspoken Treasure Society
1001 NE 16th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
Ages 10 - 17
Gainesville Equality Youth
Gay Parent Support Group
LGBT National Youth Talkline
LGBT Youth Resources
National Runaway Switchboard:
Ocala Pride Inc.
Ocala, Florida, United States
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