For support and information, regarding “Coming Out” and other Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/ Transgendered/Queer/Questioning issues, for yourself or a friend.
Gay & Lesbian Switchboard – is dedicated to providing information, nonjudgmental support, crisis information intervention and referral services for Houston's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. 713-529-3211.
Houston GLBT Community Center - offers information on LGBTQ issues and community events as well as hosting various meetings and activities, including Men’s and Women’s Coming Out Groups. 3400 Montrose at Hawthorne, Suite 207. 713-524-3818
Montrose Counseling Center - provides services regarding sexual orientation or gender identity in a culturally affirming, quality and affordable environment. MCC also provides education, outreach, prevention and case management services. 401 Branard St., #2. Houston, Texas 77006 713-529-0037
Legacy Community Health Services - provides low- or no-cost health and educational services including testing, counseling, and treatment for STD’s, HIV, and AIDS. 1415 California Street, Houston, TX 713-830-3000
Houston Area Teen Coalition for Homosexuals (HATCH) – is a nonprofit organization that provides a positive environment and support to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth 13-21 in the greater Houston area. 713-529-3590.
Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbian and Gays (PFLAG) Houston - Provides support and information for LGBTQ people and those who love them. Helpline: 713-46P-FLAG
Safe House for All - Offers many social services to the LGBT Community such as, fostering, long-term transitional housing, residential treatment, senior housing, education, networking, food outreach, clothing outreach, and music outreach.
Gulf Coast Transgender Community - is a social support group for transgendered and transsexual people in the Houston/Galveston area. Box 66643, Houston, TX. 77266 713-780-4282
Texas Association of Transsexual Support - (TATS) is a professionally facilitated support group for those identifying as being a transsexual
Houston Transgender Unity Committee was formed to promote unity among the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community, and to educate and advocate with open and honest advocacy. The Committee has representation from the six transgendered Houston area organizations. They Offer scholarships and yearly banquet.
Transgender Foundation of America “The TG Center”- Many trans-groups are supported by this center. 713 Fargo, Houston, TX 77008 713-520-8586,
LGBT- Friendly and Embracing Churches in Houston
- Bering United Methodist Church
1440 Harold St.
Houston, TX 77006
- Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
2515 Waugh Drive
Phone: (713) 528-3269
Pastor Lura Groen
- Resurrection Metropolitan Community Church
2025 West 11th Street
Houston, TX 77008
- Bethel United Church of Christ
1107 Shepherd Dr.
Houston, TX 77007
- First Unitarian Universalist Church (not exclusively Christian, reaches across all faiths)
5200 Fannin Street (at Southmore Blvd)
- Christ the King Evangelical Lutheran Church
2353 Rice Blvd.
- St. Stephen's Episcapal Church
1805 W. Alabama
Houston, TX 77098
- UH A.D. Bruce Religion Center