Resources

Support & Crisis Lines

TCD Main Hotline - 530-763-2116

TCD Young Adults Hotline - 530-763-2108

TCD YOUTH! Hotline - 530-763-2413

YS-SFTS offers bullying education, resources and support to put an end to bullying in our community intended to help all victims of bullying, their family members, school educators, administrators, offenders and all others affected by bullying.

Casa De Esperanza - Business Line - (530) 674-5400 / Crisis Line - (530)674-2040

Casa de Esperanza is a refuge, providing protection and education for those caught in the cycles of domestic violence, sexual assault, child assault and human trafficking.

The "Homeless Resources Button" provides a comprehensive listing for services, programs and providers that are available for those who are homeless or about to become homeless. The resources include: Coordinated Entry, Housing Services, Behavioral Health, Substance Use, Employment, Clothes Closets, Food Pantries/Meals, Financial Assistance, Veteran Services, Health Care Services, Transportation, and other services.

The Life Building Center (Yuba County) - 530) 749-6811

Hands of Hope (Sutter County) - (530) 755-3491

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Hotline provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.

​​Free and Confidential peer support for the LGBTQ and questioning community ages 25 and younger.

Trans Lifeline - 877-565-8255

Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis - for the trans community, by the trans community.

Trevor Project - 866-488-7386

Trained counselors available for 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now. Click the link for Chat Support, Text Support, Support Forums, and other resources.

Alex Project - text LISTEN to 741741

The Crisis Text Line will respond 24/7/365. They will help get you through it.

If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you! Call, Text, or Email us. Click the link for Youth Yellow Pages, videos, message boards, and more contact numbers to text or call.

RAINN - 800-656-4673 (HOPE)

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. Sexual Assault Hotline - Information about rape and sexual abuse as well as referrals. Free and confidential.

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Health & Wellness

Sutter-Yuba Behavioral Health (SYBH) provides services to individuals and families who are experiencing serious or ongoing mental health and/or substance use disorders in Yuba and Sutter Counties. Fees for service are based upon the client’s ability to pay. SYBH accepts most medical insurance, Medi-Cal and Medicare.

Emergency numbers :

24 hr Crisis Line : (530) 673-8255 or Toll Free (888) 923-3800

Children's Services: (530)-822-7513

Service Directory : https://sutter.networkofcare.org/mh/services/category.aspx?cid=8431

The Behavioral Health Department provides information and referrals, counseling, crisis intervention, psychiatric medication services, mental health education, patients' rights advocacy, peer support, and Wellness Recovery groups.

Emergency numbers :

24-Hour Access Line: 888-793-6580

Youth4Change - (530) 418-1001

Youth for Change specializes in community collaboration which supports the healing of children and families. Our programs utilize a strength-centered approach, which draws upon community resources to meet the needs of families and children. Program emphasis is on treating the whole child with the goal of family reunification.

Harmony Health Clinic offers a full-service family practice medical clinic provides treatment for acute illness and primary care. Our medical clinic provides prenatal care and is the only Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program in Yuba County. Programs include the Medical Clinic, Behavioral Health, M.A.T., Insurance Assistance, Baby Buddies Birth Center, and R-Spot.

Marysville Clinic : 530-743-6888

Yuba City Del Norte Clinic : 530-763-4252

Yuba City Plumas Clinic : 530-777-3190

Planned Parenthood - 1-800-230-7526 / Yuba City Clinic : (530)674-2603

Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information. They are dedicated to providing non-judgmental, up-to-date, medically accurate information on sexual and reproductive health for adults, teens, and parents.

Gender Health Center - (916)455-2391

The Gender Health Center is a Trans/PoC led grassroots nonprofit that provides programs, trainings, and direct services centering Queer and Transgender People of Color (QTPOC). GHC offers low to no cost counseling and trans-centered healthcare services including a hormone clinic, needle exchange program, PrEP prescriptions, HIV/STD healthcare, and harm reduction services.

Each Mind Matters is California’s Mental Health Movement working to advance mental health. Browse initiatives, collections and resources to find tools you can use to improve mental health and equality in your community, learn to prevent suicide and promote student mental health.

TeenSource.org features accurate and reliable information about STDs, birth control, healthy relationships, and teen rights to accessing sensitive services in California. The site also features youth-generated blogs and videos.

GLMA is a national organization committed to ensuring health equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and all sexual and gender minority (SGM) individuals, and equality for LGBTQ/SGM health professionals in their work and learning environments.

The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health care organizations with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, and all sexual and gender minority (LGBTQIA+) people.

The AMA is a powerful ally in patient care, giving strength to physician voices in courts and legislative bodies across the nation. The AMA is dedicated to up-to-date medical resources and information.

The American Academy of Pediatrics an organization of 67,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.​

APA is the leading psychiatric organization in the world involved in psychiatric practice, research, and academia representing the diversity of the patients for whom they care.

Legal Assistance & Rights / Advocacy

CRLA / California Rural Legal Assistance - State -1-800-337-0690 Local - (530) 742-5191

CRLA serves a wide array of low-income clients and maintains specialized programs for farmworker populations and individuals with disabilities, immigrant populations, school children, lesbian/gay/bisexual and transgender populations, seniors and individuals with limited English proficiency.

Equality California - (323) 848-9801

Equality California brings the voices of LGBTQ+ people and allies to institutions of power in California and across the United States, striving to create a world that is healthy, just, and fully equal for all LGBTQ+ people. They advance civil rights and social justice by inspiring, advocating, and mobilizing through an inclusive movement that works tirelessly on behalf of those we serve.

Legal Services of Northern California provides quality legal services to empower the poor to identify and defeat the causes and effects of poverty within our community, efficiently utilizing all available resources.

The ACLU works in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the Constitution’s promise of liberty for everyone in our country.

Transgender Law Center - (510) 587-9696

Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.

LGBT Bar - (202) 637-7661

The National LGBT Bar Association is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliated lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender legal organizations. The LGBT Bar promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBTQ+ community in all its diversity.

Equality Federation - (929) 373-3370

Equality Federation is a movement builder and strategic partner to state-based organizations advocating for LGBTQ people.

Family Equality Council - (646) 880-3005

Family Equality’s mission is to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ families, and for those who wish to form them, through building community, changing hearts and minds, and driving policy change.

Human Rights Campaign - (202) 628-4160

The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

Lambda Legal - 213) 382-7600

Lambda Legal is a national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and everyone living with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

National LGBTQ Task Force - (202) 393-5177

The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice and equality for LGBTQ people. We are building a future where everyone can be free to be their entire selves in every aspect of their lives.

General Info & Support

The Bisexual Resource Center works to connect the bi+ community and help its members thrive through resources, support, and celebration. We envision an empowered, visible, and inclusive global community for bi+ people.

COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents and caregivers into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities.

As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.

The Matthew Shepard Foundation’s mission is to amplify the story of Matthew Shepard to inspire individuals, organizations and communities to embrace the dignity and equality of all people. Our work is an extension of Matt’s passion to foster a more caring and just world. We share his story and embody his vigor for civil rights to change the hearts and minds of others to accept everyone as they are.

Out & Equal is the premier organization working exclusively on LGBTQ workplace equality. Through our worldwide programs, Fortune 500 partnerships and our annual Workplace Summit conference, we help LGBTQ people thrive and support organizations creating a culture of belonging for all.

Relationships & Sex Education

Love Is Respect - 1-866-331-9474

Chat at www.loveisrespect.org

Text LOVEIS to 22522*

loveisrespect’s purpose is to engage, educate and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships. Trained advocates offer support, information and advocacy to young people who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships. They provide information and support to concerned friends and family members, teachers, counselors, service providers and members of law enforcement. Free and confidential phone, live chat and texting services are available 24/7/365.

Break the Cycle inspires and supports young people 12 - 24 to build healthy relationships and create a culture without abuse. We are a culturally affirming organization that centers young people, caring adults, and communities in our prevention and intervention efforts. Our dynamic and diverse team believes that all young people deserve to live in a world where they can thrive.

Sex, Etc. is on a mission to improve teen sexual health across the country by providing comprehensive sex ed information. They help teens with answers to their question about sex, relationships, pregnancy, STDs, birth control, sexual orientation and more!

Scarleteen provides inclusive, comprehensive, supportive sexuality and relationship information for teens and emerging adults.

TeenSource.org features accurate and reliable information about STDs, birth control, healthy relationships, and teen rights to accessing sensitive services in California. The site also features youth-generated blogs and videos.

Planned Parenthood - 1-800-230-7526 / Yuba City Clinic : (530)674-2603

Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information. They are dedicated to providing non-judgmental, up-to-date, medically accurate information on sexual and reproductive health for adults, teens, and parents.

Youth, Students, & Educators

COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents and caregivers into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities.

Everyone Is Gay is a collection of voices gathered from 2010-2018 to give advice and support to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning/Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA) youth.

GLSEN is a national education organization working to ensure safe and inclusive schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression by activating supportive educators, who are crucial to creating LGBTQ-inclusive classroom environments by advocating for inclusive & affirming curriculum, passing and implementing policies to ensure that LGBTQ students can learn and thrive in safe, inclusive, accepting schools, providing inclusive curriculum resources, and supporting student-led clubs and GSAs.

GSA Network (Genders & Sexualities Alliance Network / formerly Gay-Straight Alliance Network) is a youth-driven organization that connects LGBTQ+ youth and school-based GSA clubs through peer support, leadership development, and community organizing and advocacy. The youth leadership development model supports youth in starting, strengthening and sustaining GSA clubs to create school communities where all students can be safe from discrimination, harassment, and violence based on their sexual orientation or gender identity.

The It Gets Better Project is a nonprofit organization with a mission to uplift, empower, and connect lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer youth around the globe with a multimedia platform capable of reaching millions of young people every year through inspiring media programming, a growing network of international affiliates, and access to an arsenal of community-based service providers.

Point Foundation empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society.

Q Chat Space provides online discussion groups for LGBTQ+ teens ages 13 to 19 in a live and chat based format; there is no video or audio. Everyone is chatting during the same pre-scheduled time. Conversations are facilitated by screened and trained experienced staff who work at LGBTQ+ centers around the country.

Queer Kid Stuff is an LGBTQ+ and social justice webseries for kids. They explain queer topics through a vlog-style conversation with young viewers focused on love and family. The short videos are a tool for parents, teachers, and LGBTQ+ adults to help them explain these words and ideas to young children in their lives, recommended for all ages. Teacher lesson plans and resources are a new project that QKS has introduced.

Safe Schools Coalition, located in Washington State, is a public-private partnership, in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender, queer and questioning youth, working to help schools become safe places where every family can belong, where every educator can teach, and where every child can learn, regardless of gender, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender nonconforming students through advocacy and empowerment. In addition to our focus on creating a more trans-friendly education system, our mission is to educate the public and teach trans activists how to be effective organizers. We believe that justice for trans and gender nonconforming youth is contingent on an intersectional framework of activism. Ending oppression is a long-term process that can only be achieved through collaborative action.

Trained counselors available for 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the Trevor Lifeline now. Click the link for Chat Support, Text Support, Support Forums, and other resources.

HRC Foundation's Welcoming Schools is a national professional development program that provides training and resources to elementary school educators to embrace all families, create LGBTQ and gender inclusive schools, prevent bias-based bullying, and support transgender and non-binary students.

Camping Programs -

Camp Aranu'tiq

Brave Trails Camp

Camp Born This Way

Camp OUTdoors!

Seniors & Veterans

The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging provides training, technical assistance and educational resources to aging providers, LGBT organizations and LGBT older adults.

SAGE is a national organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older people by offering supportive services and consumer resources to LGBT older people and their caregivers.

The Diverse Elders Coalition (DEC) advocates for policies and programs that improve aging in our communities as racially and ethnically diverse people; American Indians and Alaska Natives; and lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender people.

American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER) is a non-profit, non-partisan, chapter-based Veterans Service Organization of active, reserve, and veteran service members dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, especially the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender current and prior military personnel who have been historically disenfranchised by armed forces policy and discriminatory laws governing military service and benefits.

The Modern Military Association of America is dedicated to advancing fairness and equality for the LGBTQ military and veteran community. Through education, advocacy and support, they serve LGBTQ service members, military spouses, veterans and family members.

SPART*A is a group of transgender people who currently serve or have served in the military. Membership is open to transgender (to include non-binary and gender-nonconforming) individuals currently serving in the United States Armed Forces. They also offer smaller groups for families of transgender service members, veterans, and allies.

The Transgender American Veterans Association is a grassroots organization that advocates for the equality of transgender veterans and active duty service members to receive fair and equal treatment in areas such as healthcare, benefits, and open transgender military service.

The VFHR promotes the general welfare of its members, with special reference to the full and equal recognition and protection of members' status as active, reserve or Veteran members of the U.S. Military. VFHR actively opposes all forms of discrimination and promotes the ideas and ideals of patriotism and firmly upholds the values and traditions established and upheld by our nation’s military.

The American Military Partner Association is a resource and support network for the partners, spouses, families, and allies of America’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) service members and veterans through education, advocacy, and support for our modern military families.

Religion & Spirituality

There are many different stances held by various religious communities, and within subsets of the religious community itself. Some are supporting of people who identify as LGBTQIA+ and welcome them without reservation into their churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, or communities while other groups do not or may only do so under specific conditions. Many LGBTQIA+ identified people struggle with their religious or spiritual beliefs at some point in the coming out process. This section will give you some resources with which you can educate yourself about various religious and spiritual communities’ beliefs regarding faith and LGBTQIA+ identified persons.

Non-Denominational or Multi-Denominational Resources


Denominational Resources

Baptist -

Rainbow Baptists

Association of Welcoming and Affirming Baptists

Buddhism -

Catholicism -

Dignity USA

Christianity -

Q Christian Fellowship

Gay Church

Gay Christians

PFLAG - Christian Faith Resources

Community of Christ -

Welcoming Community Network

Disciples of Christ -

GLAD LGBTQ+ Alliance

Episcopalian -

Integrity USA

Hindu -

Gay & Lesbian Vaishnava Association

Humanist / Atheist -

LGBT Humanists

Q Spirit

GALHA

Islam / Muslim -

Muslims for Progressive Values

Muslims for Progressive Values Resources

Coming Home to Islam and Self

Judaism -

Keshet

Jewish Gay and Lesbian Group

World Congress of GLBT Jews

Eshel Inclusive Orthodox Community

Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation

Resources for Gay and Lesbian Orthodox Jews

Coming Home to Judaism and to Self

Latter Day Saints -


Lutheran -

Reconciling Works

Methodist -

Reconciling Ministries Network

Metropolitan Community Church -

MCC Church

Presbyterian -

More Light Presbyterians

Reformed Church in America -

Room For All

Sikh -

Sarbat LGBT Sikhs

Unitarian Universalist -

Interweave

United Church of Christ -

Open and Affirming Coalition

Family, Friends, & Supporters

PFLAG National - 202-467-8180

PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies. PFLAG is committed to creating a world where diversity is celebrated and all people are respected, valued, and affirmed.

Straight For Equality - 202) 467-8180

Straight for Equality is a national outreach and education program created by PFLAG National to empower new allies who, may not have a family connection to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) community.

My Kid Is Gay is a digital presence of videos, advice, and resources dedicated exclusively toward helping parents understand their Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual children. My Kid Is Gay sources voices from across the world to help answer the many questions that parents (and family members, and even teachers!) have about the LGBTQIA young people in their life, including advice from parents, youth, and experts on a variety of topics related to sexuality and gender identity.

Queer Kid Stuff is an LGBTQ+ and social justice webseries for kids. They explain queer topics through a vlog-style conversation with young viewers focused on love and family. The short videos are a tool for parents, teachers, and LGBTQ+ adults to help them explain these words and ideas to young children in their lives, recommended for all ages. Teacher lesson plans and resources are a new project that QKS has introduced.

TYFA empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities, to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected.

The TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation aims to enhance the lives of transgender and gender non-conforming youth and their families to create a more acceptance and understanding in society through a message of unconditional love, awareness, and tolerance.

Free Mom Hugs is a group of affirming parents and allies who love the LGBTQ+ community unconditionally. We are dedicated to educating families, church, and civic leaders encouraging them to not only affirm the LGBTQ+ community but to celebrate them.

Supporting, educating, and empowering moms of LGBTQ kids & the LGBTQ community

Dragon Dads are a communty of fathers to LGBTQIA+ children who strive to provide support and education to other fathers who want to show love and support for their LGBTQIA+ children.

Community Resources & Allies

Yuba Sutter Arts - (530) 742-ARTS (2787)

Yuba Sutter Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has been serving this region since 1981. We are the arts agency officially designated by Yuba and Sutter Counties as the local partner of the California Arts Council.

YS-SFTS offers bullying education, resources and support to put an end to bullying in our community intended to help all victims of bullying, their family members, school educators, administrators, offenders and all others affected by bullying.

Casa De Esperanza - Business Line - (530) 674-5400 / Crisis Line - (530)674-2040

Casa de Esperanza is a refuge, providing protection and education for those caught in the cycles of domestic violence, sexual assault, child assault and human trafficking.


The "Homeless Resources Button" provides a comprehensive listing for services, programs and providers that are available for those who are homeless or about to become homeless. The resources include: Coordinated Entry, Housing Services, Behavioral Health, Substance Use, Employment, Clothes Closets, Food Pantries/Meals, Financial Assistance, Veteran Services, Health Care Services, Transportation, and other services.

The Life Building Center (Yuba County) - 530) 749-6811

Hands of Hope (Sutter County) - (530) 755-3491

Instructor led Zumba Classes offered Monday - Saturday. Class options for all levels available.

Flaming Arrows Archery - (530) 749-6196

Indoor Archery Program run by the Yuba-Sutter Archery Association inside the Marysville Youth and Community Center.

Local Spicery - (530)763-5353

Local Spicery personally mills, blends, packages, and sell all their products locally and when they are at their peak of freshness. They offer variety of high quality spices, spice blends, teas, gifts and more.

Local Entertainment Center with infinite opportunities For FUN! Laser Tag - Virtual Reality - Play Planet - Bumper Cars - Climbing Wall - Millenni-YUM Cafe, Birthday Parties - Teen Parties - Corporate Events.

Phoenix Ridge Ink - (530)763-4748

Phoenix Ridge Ink specializes in screen printing a variety of garments. We help our clients bring their designs to life on the garment of their choice. We also offer Embroidery, Custom orders welcome.

The Sutter County Museum shares local stories to strengthen community bonds, to inspire celebration of our diverse cultural heritage, and to demonstrate how understanding the past prepares us for the future.

On-Site and Virtual Homeschool Enrichment Classes, After School Care, Tutoring, Summer Camps, Specialty Saturday classes, Adult Classes and so much more!

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(530) 763-2116