Advocacy

Advocates for Youth: visit advocatesforyouth
 
Ruth Ellis Center: call (313)537-7000 or visit ruthelliscenter
Provides research, education, training and advocacy info on adolescent sexual health.
 
International Planned Parenthood Federation: visit ippf.org
Worldwide movement promoting reproductive health and family planning in 150+ countries.
 
National Organization for Women: visit now or call 202-628-8669
Largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.
Gathers and disseminates the latest info and research on sexual health, education and rights.
 
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S.: visit siecus
National nonprofit organization that teaches that sexuality is a natural and healthy part of being. Provides info about sexuality, sex education, and advocating the right of individuals to make responsible sexual choices.

Counseling, Accessibility, and Psychological Services (CAPS)

CAPS provides services to enrolled students that help to maximize their academic and personal potential. Students are provided with counseling, therapy, and limited psychological testing. Workshops are available on topics such as stress management, test anxiety, time management, and healthy relationships. Support services and assistive technology is available for students with physical and/or psychiatric disabilities, either permanent or temporary. CAPS advocates on behalf of students in arranging ADA   accommodations for their classes and campus activities. All services are provided at no charge to students.  Strict confidentiality is maintained within the limits allowed by law. Visit our web site for more information.

264 University Center (UCEN)
(810) 762-3456
Counseling, Accessibility, and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Department of Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety provides complete law enforcement services to the campus o contribute to and promote a safe and secure community while respecting the rights and dignity of all persons utilizing facilities and programs of the University of Michigan-Flint.

102 Hubbard Building

303 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI  48502
Emergency Calls
911 Police, Fire, Medical

Non-Emergency Calls
(810) 762-3333

Disabilities & Sex

Deaf Queer Resource Center: visit planetdeafqueer
Resources and information for, by and about the deaf lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities.
 
Disabled Women on the Web: visit disabled women
Resources, activism and advocacy for women with disabilities online.
 
Sexual Health Network: visit shv
Provides easy access to sexuality info education, support, products, and other resources.

General LGBTQ

Equality Michigan: call (313) 537-7000 or visit equalitymi
 
Affirmations: call (248) 398-7105 or visit goaffirmations
 
Bisexual Resource Center: visit biresource
An international organization providing education about and support for bisexual issues.
 
Transgender Michigan: call (517) 420-1544 or visit transgendermichigan
 
Family Equality Council: call 617-502-8700 or visit familyequality
Organization offering informational packets and resources for gay and lesbian families.
 
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender National Youth Talkline: call 800-246-7743 or visit glnh
 
Gay & Lesbian National Hotline: call 888-843-4564
 
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN): visit glsen
Organization for students, parents, and teachers that tries to affect positive change in schools.
 
Gay Men’s Health Crisis: visit gmhc
New York City-based non-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based AIDS service organization.
 
Gay/Straight Alliance Network: visit gsanetwork
Youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances to each other and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training.
 
Gender Spectrum: visit genderspectrum
Gender Spectrum provides education, training and support to help create a gender sensitive and inclusive environment for all children and teens.
 
Intersex Society of North America: visit isna
Includes contact info, medical info, a library, articles, newsletter, bibliography, store, FAQ's and writings about the intersexed condition.
 
Promoting the survival and visibility of queer women. Info on individual chapters, events, and meetings: visit lesbianavengers
 
National Center for Transgender Equality: visit transequality
Social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.
 
National Gay & Lesbian Task Force: call 202-393-5177 or visit thetaskforce
Promotes civil rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people.
 
National Youth Advocacy Coalition: call 800-541-6922 or visit nyacyouth
National social justice organization working with LGBTQA+ young people to strengthen the role of young people in the LGBTQ rights movement.
 
Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG): visit pflag
Promotes health and wellbeing through support and education, and aims to create a society that is respectful of diversity. Provides support and info to families of LGBTQA+.
 
Youth Resource: visit youthresource
Website by and for gay, lesbian, bisexual and questioning young people.

Healthcare Providers

Genesee County Health Department
Services Include: Preventive health care and wellness maintenance for all adults, management and acute and chronic care of all illness and disease, PEP and PrEP, HIV/AIDS management in collaboration with onsite infectious disease specialist Dr. Gulick, hormone therapy utilizing  WPATH standards of care, case management, care coordination and behavioral health counseling through Wellness Services.
McCree South Building
630 S Saginaw St.
Flint, MI 48502
Clinic Hours M,W,Th, and F 8am-4pm
Tuesday 1pm-4pm
 
Planned Parenthood
Offers pregnancy testing, pregnancy options counseling, emergency contraception (both over-the-counter and by prescription), depo-provera injections with current prescription, birth control method options counseling, express STI screening, and HIV testing on a walk-in basis or by appointment.
810-238-3631
G-3371 Beecher Road
Flint, MI 48532

HIV/AIDS and Wellness

HIV/AIDS: AIDS Information Hotline: 800-448-0440 or Visit AIDS Info

Home Access: visit home access or 800-HIV-TEST. Website to purchase confidential home HIV testing kits.

National Minority AIDS Council: visit nmac or 202-448-6622. Dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.

Project Inform: visit project inform or 800-822-7422 Provides info on the diagnosis, treatment and research of HIV disease as well as public policy and access to health care.

Wellness AIDS Services

Assists in the care of individuals who are infected/affected by HIV/AIDS, and promotes education and prevention in the Flint community.

311 E. Court St
Flint, MI 48502
810-232-0888
E-Mail: questions@wellnessaids.org

LGBTQ People of Color

HRC-Being African American and LGBTQ
An introduction with additional links.
 
HRC-Being Latino/a & LGBTQ
An introduction with additional links.
 
HRC: Being Asian/Pacific Islander and LGBTQ
An introduction with additional links.
 
Gente Joven
Spanish language website that offers teens info on puberty, contraception, STIs, HIV and communication with partners.
 
MySistahs
Sexuality and relationship information for young African American, Asian American, Latina, and Native American women, including information on STDs and HIV/AIDS
 
National Asian Women's Health Organization
Works to achieve health equity for Asian Americans through research, education, leadership development and advocacy, and to strengthen systems serving Asian women.
 
National Black Women’s Health Imperative
Organization devoted to advancing the health and wellness of Black women and girls through advocacy, community health and wellness education and leadership development.
 
Sexualidades Latinas
Aims to broaden sexuality dialogues among Latina & Latino and Spanish-speaking communities.

Sexuality & Sexual Health

Abortion Hotline: call 800-772-9100 or visit prochoice
 
American Social Health Association: visit iwannaknow
Answers to questions about teen sexual health and STIs.
 
Coalition for Positive Sexuality: visit CPS
Honest answers for teens who have questions about sexuality.
 
Emergency Contraception Hotline: call 888-NOT-2-LATE (668-2-5283) or visit not-2-late or visit planb
 
Go Ask Alice: visit goaskalice.columbia
Questions about sexuality and other health concerns are answered by the Colombia
 
University Health Question and Answer Service.
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation: visit itsyoursexlife
Public education campaign aimed at teaching young people about pregnancy, contraception, HIV, STIs, violence and gender.
 
National Women’s Health Network: call 202-347-1140 or visit NWHN
Founded in 1975 to give women a greater voice within the health care system.
 
Planned Parenthood Federation of America: visit plannedparenthood
Info on sexuality, abortion, contraception, STIs, pregnancy and sex education. Find a local Planned Parenthood clinic here.
 
Pro-Choice Resources: visit prochoiceresources
Website created by youth for youth seeking info about sexual health, emotional wellbeing and making informed decisions.
 
Sex, Etc: visit sxetc
Teen-produced website that answers questions teens would only ask another teen.
Sexuality and relationship info for teens from Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
 

Sexual Health & Safety Local Resources and Services Genesee County Health Department Burton Health Center
Offers breast and cervical cancer screening, children’s’ special health care, family planning, HIV and STI counseling and testing, immunization, infant death grief counseling, tobacco cessation and WIC services at reduced cost depending on income and insurance coverage.
810-742-2255 | G-3373 S Saginaw Street, Burton, Michigan 48529
 
Scarleteen
An independent, grassroots sexuality education and support organization and website. It is the highest-ranked website for sex education and sexuality advice online and has held that rank through most of its tenure. They provide on-line static content, interactive services, referrals and other outreach as well as mentoring and leadership. www.scarleteen.com

Support Groups

Transgender Connect Transgender Connect is here to provide support to Flint and Gennesse County area. We are here to make lasting Connections and to keep the community informed of information that directly affects them in the state of Michigan.

PFLAG Parents and Friends of Lesbians And Gays is a national organization supporting those close to LGBT individuals. Discussion topics include dealing with a child's or friends sexuality, dealing with parental fears, and working with children and friends for better understanding. LGBT individuals are also invited to share their stories and gain support from the community. The organization has several community chapters, including one in Genesee County. Meetings are held every second Sunday of the month from 3:00-4:00 at the Unitarian Universalist Church.

Our Safe Space at Wellness AIDS
311 E. Court St
Flint, MI 48502
810-232-0888
E-Mail: questions@wellnessaids.org
Our Safe Space opened October 7, 2011 as a resource center.  Our Safe Space is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for all people including but not limited to, ALL Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender, and questioning people.  It is the Center's primary purpose to provide LGBT-focused programs and services that enrich the lives of those in our community.  Also, we provide community resource referrals, support services, HIV testing and counseling.  Our Safe Space also hosts movie and game nights, MSM dinners as well as a variety of other social events.
Hours of Operation:
Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 2pm - 6pm

Violence & Harassment Help

Break the Cycle: visit the safe space or call 888-988-TEEN (8336)
Youth resource online about dating violence.
 
Men Can Stop Rape: visit men can stop rape or call 202-265-6530
Mobilizes male youth and the institutions that serve them to work as allies with women in preventing rape.
 
National Domestic Violence Hotline: visit the NDVHotline or call 800-799-7233,
Deaf access (TTY): call 800-787-3224
 
National Runaway Switchboard: visit NRS or call 800-RUN-AWAY (786-2329)
 
National Sexual Assault Hotline: visit NSAOhotline or call 800-656-HOPE (4673)
 
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline: visit love is respect or call 1-866-331-9474
 
The Network/La Red: visit tnlr or call 617-742-4911
Domestic violence support group for lesbians, bisexual and trans women.
 
Rape Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN): visit rainn or call 800-656-4673
Anti-sexual assault organization working with local rape crisis centers across the U.S.
 
Women's Educational Center
The Women’s Educational Center supports survivors of sexual and gender violence. If you have experienced sexual and gender violence, please feel free to walk-in, email or call us for an appointment. We can provide information, advocacy and referral services to survivors of sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, sexual harassment, stalking and any other form of gender and sexual violence.  The WEC is a confidential reporting resource on campus and a WEC staff member will meet with you to discuss campus and community options, regardless of whether or not you choose to officially report an incident. We are also available as a survivor advocate to assist students, faculty, and staff in understanding various resources, policies, and procedures related to violence and safety at the University of Michigan-Flint.
 
YWCA of Greater Flint: Provides safe protective shelter, legal advocacy, counseling and necessary supportive services for women and their children to move them toward self-sufficiency, independence and freedom from abuse. 810-238-7621 | 801 S. Saginaw, Flint, MI 48502