Local & National LGBTQ-Serving Organizations


Location: 410 7th Street, SE; Washington, DC 20003

Phone: 202-546-5940

Focus: GSA support, LGBTQ+ youth leadership, inclusive sexual health education, and homeless youth support.  

Website: https://smyal.org/


DC Center for the LGBTQ Community

Location: 2000 14th Street, NW; Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-682-2245

Focus: Variety of LGBTQ-specific foci, with working groups devoted to specific LGBTQ+ populations. 

Website: https://thedccenter.org/

DC Mayor's Office for LGBTQ Affairs 

Location: 2000 14th Street, NW; Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-727-9493

Focus: Support, advocacy, and resources for LGBTQ+ DC residents and employees. 

Website: https://lgbtq.dc.gov/

Latin American Youth Center 

Location: 1419 Columbia Road, NW; Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202-319-2225

Focus: Latinx youth-focused social activities, groups, and resources. 

Website: https://www.layc-dc.org/

Whitman-Walker Health - Youth Mental Health Support 

Location: 1525 14th Street, NW and 2301 Martin Luther King Jr. and 651 Pennsylvania Avenue, NE; Washington DC

Phone: 202-745-7000

Focus: Individualized and group mental health services. 

Website: https://www.whitman-walker.org/care-program/youth-mental-health

PFLAG of Metro Washington 

Location: 1518 U Street, NW; Washington, DC 20009

Phone: 202-638-3852

Focus: Support and resources for families, friends, and allies of LGBTQ+ people. 

Website: http://pflagdc.org/


Location: Based in New York City. 

Phone: 212-727-0135

Focus: Creating safe and supportive schools; providing research and educator tools.  

Website: https://www.glsen.org/

Human Rights Campaign

Location: 1640 Rhode Island Avenue, NW; Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-628-4160

Focus: LGBTQ+ rights advocacy organization offering a variety of services and programming. 

Website: https://www.hrc.org/