Coming Out Resources

In addition to offering programs and services on-site, Center on Halsted serves as a gateway to the broad array of community resources available in Chicagoland and beyond.

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C2P Youth Center @ Washington Park

Washington Park Refectory, 5530 S. Russell Dr., Chicago, IL 60636

C2P Youth Center @ Washington park offers services to LGBTQ youth, and youth experiencing homelessness or housing stability.

Gay Fathers of Metropolitan Chicago

A network of gay men—many with children, some contemplating having children, and others partners of men with children—that meet monthly.

GenderQueer Chicago

GenderQueer Chicago is a safe space for queer and gender variant individuals to meet and to discuss issues of gender.

Howard Brown Health Center

4025 N. Sheridan Rd., Chicago, IL 60613

Howard Brown Health Center exists to eliminate the disparities in health care experienced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people through research, education, and the provision of services that promote health and wellness.

The IMPACT Program

625 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2700, Chicago, IL 60611

Our mission is to conduct translational research that improves the health of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community and to increase understanding of the development of sexual orientation and gender identity. We seek to achieve this mission by developing innovative, evidence-based interventions; collaborating with the LGBT community; training the next generation of LGBT scholars; and disseminating research findings to scientific and general audiences.

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays


PFLAG celebrates diversity, and envisions a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.

Parents of Transgender Individuals


Parents of Transgender Individuals is a peer-led group for parents, families, and friends of people who are transgender and gender expansive to learn how to better support a loved one as they move along their journey, and to help further their own understanding of their loved one’s gender identity or expression.

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