LGBTQ+ Student Services

Community Resources

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Community Center of Greater Cleveland 
Located at 6600 Detroit Avenue, the Center is a resource for obtaining information, referrals, peer support, leadership, and advocacy for the LGBTQ+ community. The Center’s mission is to work to improve the quality of life for people in the many communities they represent through self-empowerment, visibility, justice, and equality. Center staff are also striving to raise the awareness/consciousness of the rest of society surrounding LGBTQ+ issues.

Programs at the Center may include:

  • Coming Out Group
  • Men's Discussion Group
  • Our Journey (Lesbian Discussion Group)
  • Transfamily Meeting
  • Youth Program (18-24)

The Center also offers meeting space for other organizations and activities.

For complete up-to-date info, call 216-651-LGBT (5428) or check out

PFLAG Cleveland 
An inclusive group of families, friends, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Meets at 6:45p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month
Trinity Cathedral
Euclid Ave & E 22nd Street

TransFamily of Cleveland
TransFamily is a transgender support group in the Northeast Ohio area that meets monthly. Family members, friends, parents and spouses are welcome at the meetings. Our meetings are a safe space for all who fit somewhere in the gender spectrum or are searching.

Meets 2 PM to 5 PM on the second Saturday of each month at:
LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland
6600 Detroit Ave
Cleveland, OH 44102

TransAlive! Support Group 
4th Tuesday of every month 6pm–8pm
Fairlawn West UCC
2095 W. Market St. Akron, 44313 
Facilitated by Jake Nash.

EqualityOhio local office
Equality Ohio advocates and educates to achieve fair treatment and equal opportunity for all Ohioans regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

1375 Euclid Ave, Suite 310
Cleveland, OH 44115

ACLU local office
The American Civil Liberties Union works in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and the laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.

4506 Chester Avenue 
Cleveland, OH 44103 

Plexus (Chamber of Commerce for the LGBT Community and Allies) local office
Plexus was founded to promote networking and business development within Northeast Ohio's LGBT business community and its allies.

P.O. Box 91697
Cleveland, OH 44101
888-PLEXUS (735-9879)

MetroHealth Pride Clinic  
The Pride Clinic at MetroHealth provides services to individuals within LGBTQ+ communities who may not feel comfortable seeking services in a traditional primary care environment. The Pride Clinic offers routine health care, OB/GYN and sexual health care, medical and behavioral health services for LGBTQ+ youth, and services for trans* individuals.

Thomas F. McCafferty Health Center
4242 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113
Appointments can be made by contacting 216-957-4905 

Cleveland Clinic Center for LGBT Care 
Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Care offers healthcare services at the Chagrin Falls Family Health Center and Lakewood Family Health Center. Embedded in a primary care practice, the center provides care for all patients in a safe and welcoming environment. It includes providers who understand the health needs of LGBT patients, and access to specialists with expertise in LGBT care.