Newark LGBTQ Community Center


Newark LGBTQ Community Center – Selected Resource List (with links)

Coming Out

Emotional/Mental Health Support

  • TrevorLifeline, a 24-hour confidential suicide hotline 1-866-488-7386
  • Trans Lifeline, a hotline for transgender people or people struggling with their gender identify, staffed by trans-identifying people: 1-877-565-8860
  • *Garden State Equality Anti-Bullying Hotline, a hotline for students experiencing bullying, as well as their parents and peers: 1-877-NJBULLY
  • *HiTOPS: NJ-based LGBTQ+ support group, trans youth group, young adult spots 
  • *The Pride Center of New Jersey: Support groups for various communities
  • New Jersey Support Group

Domestic Violence

  • U.S. National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
  • *The Safe House (Bloomfield), which provides emergency shelter for victims of regardless of gender identity: 973-759-2154
  • *Essex County Family Justice Center, which provides services for victims of domestic violence regardless of gender identity: 973-230-7229


Substance Abuse



LGBTQ-Affirming Social Media Accounts

  • @itgetsbetter: It Gets Better Project
  • @wearehere: Seventeen Magazine LGBTQ community
  • @glaad: GLAAD
  • @glsenofficial: GLSEN
  • @humanrightscampaign: Human Rights Campaign
  • @everyoneisgay: Everyone is Gay
  • @trevorproject: Trevor Project
  • @hitops_princeton: HiTOPS Princeton (Adolescent health & well-being)
  • @standwithtransmi
  • @bisexualresourcecenter


LGBTQ Organizations in New Jersey


* Denotes NJ-based or NJ-specific resource