Links and Resources

Local GLBT resources

If the Shoe Fits – If the Shoe Fits is a gay and lesbian social group in El Dorado County.

Sacramento LGBT Community Center“We strive to build a healthy, strong and diverse Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex community in the greater Sacramento area by providing services, resources, support, education and advocacy.” Lots of great links and resources on this site.

PFLAG national website – Lots of information about coming out, PFLAG programs, and marriage equality; links to other PFLAG chapters; PLFAG goodies, and more.

PFLAG Sacramento chapter – More area PFLAG events and resources.

LGBT Advocacy

Equality California – Equality California, along with Equality California Institute and the Equality California PAC, share a mission to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Californians. Founded in 1998, Equality California has offices in Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Palm Springs.

Human Rights Campaign – The Human Rights Campaign represents a grassroots force of more than 700,000 members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions an America where GLBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

 

Law Resources

A page from Jim Adler and Associates listing several links to legal supports and law firms that provide services to LGBT community members.

A guide to filing taxes for same sex couples.

Health & family support

El Dorado County Mental Health
The mission of the El Dorado County Mental Health Department is to promote mental health, wellness, recovery, and public safety, and to serve persons with mental illness and severe emotional disorders by providing culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health services in the most cost efficient and least restrictive manner possible.

Links and phone numbers for assistance.

El Dorado County Public Health Department – 530-621-6100. The El Dorado County Public Health Department provides HIV, STD and pregnancy counseling services.

Mental health and suicide prevention – 530-622-3345. This is the El Dorado County mental health crisis line.

National Runaway Switchboard1-800-RUNAWAY. This is a confidential message center.

New Morning Emergency Youth Shelter – 530-626-4190. New Morning’s Youth Shelter offers temporary housing, hot meals, clothing, and individual and family counseling services for kids ages 6 – 17. New Morning also provides individual, family, and group counseling for all ages. For information on all New Morning programs call 530-622-5551.

The Trevor Project – The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.

Desert Hope – A place that offers addiction and abuse help for the LGBT community.

Addiction Center – Are you or a loved one struggling with prescription painkillers, alcohol or street drugs like heroin? Call our drug abuse hotline to be connected with one of our rehabs or detox centers and start your new life today. For immediate treatment help call:(877) 655-5116

Confidential STD labs. a health resource.