Resources and Links

Emergency Resources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24-hour, toll-free, and confidential suicide prevention hotline. Calls are routed to the nearest of 150 crisis centers nationwide. These crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Trevor Lifeline
Crisis intervention and suicide prevention available 24/7, free of charge. SMS text messaging and web chat are also available.


National Resources is a professional web guide that connects individuals struggling with addiction to treatment options.

Advanced Recovery Systems
Advanced Recovery Systems puts behavioral health front and center, providing assistance to people with substance abuse issues, addictions, eating disorders, and mental health concerns. Every facility in the Advanced Recovery Systems network strives to provide the highest quality of care, using therapeutic models that really work. Website includes common signs of addiction.
An organization that works to spread awareness and to be an informational resource for those impacted by alcohol and drug dependence.

The Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network is a national organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students.

The Human Rights Campaign is the largest GLBT civil rights advocacy group and political lobbying organization in the United States.

PFLAG National
The website for the national PFLAG organization provides a great deal of GLBT-related information, including links to other PFLAG chapters.
Provides information on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators, and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying.

The Trevor Project
Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention for GLBT youth.

Trans Lifeline
Trans Lifeline is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. Runs a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.

Local Resources

AIDS Outreach Project
Clean needle exchange:

425-259-7142, ext. 103

Cocoon House
Provides housing and other community services to homeless and at-risk youth ages 13-17 and their families.

Compass (Mental) Health
Private, non-profit, state licensed organization providing mental health and chemical dependency services.
Substance abuse treatment resources near Snohomish county.

Friends of Youth
Emergency overnight youth shelters and other services.

Gender Diversity
Provides training, support programs, and conferences designed to help others understand, grow with and support gender-diverse children.

GLBTQ Loving Ourselves, Becoming Empowered. A group for GLBT youth that meets weekly in central Snohomish County. Sponsored by PFLAG Everett.

GLSEN Washington Chapter
Education organization focused on creating safe schools for all LGBT people.


Lambert House
Youth drop-in center on Capitol Hill, Seattle.


Queer Youth Project
Whatcom GLBTQ Youth Group sponsored by Northwest Youth Services.

STD/HIV Testing


GLBT Student Resources at Local College Campuses

Edmonds Community College

Edmonds Community College GLBT Student Resources

Gay and Lesbian Alliance (GALA)


Everett Community College

Everett Community College Outreach, Diversity and Equity Center

Triangle Alliance
A student organization at Everett Community College focusing on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning students and their allies.

Places of Faith in Snohomish County

There are several faith communities in Snohomish County which are welcoming of those who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.

Cedar Cross United Methodist Church – Mill Creek

Edmonds United Methodist Church – Edmonds

Everett United Church of Christ – Location of Everett/Snohomish PFLAG monthly meetings.

Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship – Marysville

Monroe Congregational Church, United Church of Christ – Monroe

Soundview Church – Everett

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church – Marysville

Trinity Lutheran Church – Everett