Local Groups and Resources
The Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities at Rutgers University
The Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities (SJE) provides educational and social programs, leadership development, and policy consultation for LGBTQIA and ally students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Garden State Equality
Established in 2004, Garden State Equality (GSE) is the largest LGBT advocacy organization in New Jersey and one of the most successful statewide civil rights organization for the LGBT community in the nation. Our services include advocacy, policy work, and trainings.
New Jersey Department of Children and Families LGBTQI Resource Page
A collection of New Jersey-based resources recommended by the state. Additional resources recommended by the state can be found by clicking here.
PFLAG: Princeton NJ Area Chapter
Made up of parents, families, friends, and allies uniting with LGBT people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education and advocacy. PFLAG has more than 350 chapters across the nation.
Pride Center of New Jersey
A fast-growing community center located in Highland Park, The Pride Center provides a “safe space” for the LGBTIQ community: a place to learn about our community from a vast array of resources, a place to socialize and meet new friends, and a place to gain acceptance and understanding of your gender and sexual identity in a comfortable setting.
LGBT National Help Center
1-888-843-4564 (all ages) | 1-800-246-7743 (through age 25) | 1-888-234-7243 (age 50 and over)
Available Monday-Friday - 4pm-midnight, Saturday - noon-5pm
Serving gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning people by providing free and confidential peer support and local resources about coming out, relationships, bullying, safe sex, and more.
One-on-one and weekly monitored group chats for youth also available - check their website for details
This line is primarily for transgender people experiencing a crisis including people who may be struggling with their gender identity and are not sure that they are transgender. This hotline is staffed by the true experts on transgender experience, transgender people themselves. Volunteers are all trans identified and educated in the range of difficulties transgender people experience and are dedicated to improving the lives of transgender people.
The Trevor Project
1-866-488-7386 (up to age 24)
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. Also offers secure instant messaging and text service.