LGBTQIA-Resources

LGBTQIA Support

One Colorado https://one-colorado.org/
LGBTQ Advocates
One Colorado is the state’s leading advocacy organizationdedicated to advancing equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Coloradoan's and their families. We effectively advocate for LGBTQ Coloradoan's and their families by lobbing the General Assembly, the executive branch and local governments on issues like safe schools, transgender equality, relationship recognition and LGBTQ health and human services

Out Boulder County https://www.outboulder.org/
Provides education, advocacy, services, and support for Boulder County’s LGBTQ communities, with transgender programs, a youth film project, trans adult and youth support groups, community cafes, art projects, yoga classes, and community activism.
Boulder, Longmont

Rainbow Elders https://www.outboulder.org/rainbow-elders
Boulder County Area Agency on Aging maintains a confidential email and surface mail list of self-identified LGBT elders (age 60+) and professional allies. Sends monthly notices of activities of interest, including community events. Annually hosts “The Lavender Gala.” 303-441-4518

The Center on Colfax: https://lgbtqcolorado.org/
1301 Colfax Denver CO, 80218
Engages, empowers, enriches, and advances the community through statewide advocacy and nationally recognized cultural and educational programming. Provides transgender programs, SAGE of the Rockies (offers activities and events that focus on health, housing, legal and financial planning, legacy, and social connection, specifically for LGBT persons age 50+), legal program, Rainbow Alley, PrideFest, LGBT Family Program, RANGE Consulting (for HR training and consulting), and Colorado LGBT History Project.

Trans Youth Education & Support of Colorado: “TYES” empowers and supports families and caregivers of gender expansive youth by providing resources, education, outreach, and advocacy, in order to create supportive environments that allow youth to experience the joy of authenticity. 720-443-7708 www.tyes-colorado.org/

Parent, Family and Friends of Lesbian and Gay: “PFLAG” Denver is one of nearly 500 chapters or contacts in the U.S. that belong to the Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays national organization headquartered in Washington, DC. 303-573-5861 https://www.pflagdenver.org/

Colorado Health Network
Providing prevention, care and advocacy services to HIV communities
Service locations in Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Fort Collins, Greeley, and Grand Junction.

Transgender Center of the Rockies
https://www.transgendercenteroftherockies.org/
The Transgender Center of the Rockies offers competent gender-affirming individual and group counseling for trans individuals over the age of 18. Treatment is focused on providing support for substance use and mental health concerns. Our clinicians represent a diverse approach to therapy with various training and backgrounds, all grounded in trauma-informed care and through the shared experience of being queer ourselves. Clinicians work with clients to develop treatment plans in order to work towards clients goals. For payment we take Medicaid or offer a
sliding scale. 303-761-0200 3460 South Federal Blvd, Sheridan Colorado 80110

Mile High Behavioral Health
https://www.milehighbehavioralhealthcare.org/
Referrals, self-referrals or court-ordered referrals
Programs for Veterans, women, men, LGBTQ+ individuals, single-parent families, men and women living with HIV, transgender and gender-expansive individuals, and youth
Individual, family and group counseling, case management, treatment, relapse prevention and recovery services; risk-reduction, healthy relationship training, life skills coaching, DUI education and therapy
Assessment, referral, case management and treatment; substance use and mental health recovery support; and re-entry services or individuals returning from incarceration with substance use issues
Peer support specialists for relapse prevention

Denver Elements Therapy Services
https://denverelement.org/
Counseling
HIV+
Reflections Program: Ages specific LGBTQ support for 18 - 45 year olds.
Pique Program: Ages specific LGBTQ support for 18-39 year olds. Participants will have the opportunity to meet one on one with a trained Denver Element staff member for four individual sessions. Using motivational interviewing, participants will have the opportunity to explore their substance use, sex, sexuality, and any areas of concern in a confidential and supportive space.

Queer Asterisk
Therapy Services
*Sorin Thomas
*Brett Adamek
Locations in Denver, Longmont, Fort Collins, Boulder
720-507-6161

Individual known LGBTQ therapist on the Front Range

Denver (Westminster, Denver Proper, Centennial, Aurora, Lakewood, Wheat Ridge)

Elevated Counseling Center https://www.elevatedcounseling.org/ Denver
*Asher A. Eno, LPC, LMFT, NCC, CYT Denver (C) 303-319-0084

- *Christian Lee Vasquez: Denver
- *Elizabeth Barber, LPC:. Centennial & Denver
- Katherine Partch (Yoga Wisdom Arvada): Arvada
- Natalie Wescombe - Denver Family Institute: Denver
- Kelly Klene LCSW (Cairn Counseling): Denver
- Mauricio Yabar LCSW (Narrative Conversations Denver):
- Sarah Claus: Lakewood
- Mike Meltzer LCSW: Denver
- Grace Ballard: Denver
- Kathleen R. Semansky: Denver
- Julia Oppy, MFT: Centennial & Denver
- Leslie Jordan LPC: Wheat Ridge
- Tania Henderson, MA, NCC, LPC: Wheat Ridge
- Ana Balzar: Wheat Ridge
- Angie Douglas: Lakewood
- Evans counseling: Denver
- Tobi Brenner: Denver
- Peter Di Leo, LPC: Denver
- Alissa Zucker: Aurora
- Janna Phillips: Centennial
- Melody Jones: Centennial
- Kyla Jones (Equilibrium Counseling): Centennial
- ​Dolores DeVargas-Schoonover: Westminster
- Kristen Sandine (Courageous Counseling): Westminster

Golden
- Reaca Pearl: Golden

Littleton
- *AJ Bernstein LCSW (Bernstein Counseling): Littleton
- *Jared Kellerman MFTC (Kellerman Therapy Services): Littleton
- Jessica Olguin (Joyful Soul Counseling): Littleton
- Arianna Smith (Quiet Moon Counseling): Littleton
- Lindsey Boes MFTC (Boes Therapy Services): Littleton

Boulder
- *Li Brooken LCSW Umbrella Collective http://www.umbrellacollective.org/
- *Danielle Weiss, LCSW

Fort Collins
- *Beit Gorski Fort Collins

Colorado Springs
- Dr. Emily Rademan Peak Consulting Colorado Springs

Hair Stylist
Denver
- Language of Style: Nora Teitjen
- Christoph Key
- Above Ground Hair


Hair Removal

Laser
Barelaser: Wheat Ridge
- *Pam Archer
- Left Hand Laser: Longmont: https://www.lefthandlaserstudio.com/
*Armene

Electrolysis
- *Cheryl Scott: 720-273-0539

Massage Therapist
Denver
- *Eden Chiles: Denver
- *Heather Fenity: Boulder

Fashion
- *BriStyles Denver (will travel)

Clothing
Arc Thrift Front: Range
Peak Thrift: Denver
Buffalo Exchange: Front Range

Dance
The Queer Dance Project: Denver www.thequeerdanceproject.com
Kaleidoscope Dance: Denver

Misc.
Vanilla Kink: Denver

Church
Mile High Church: Denver
Althea Center

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