AIDS Alliance Prevention Programs
Outreach, one on one support, volunteer opportunities and speakers bureau.
Lifelong produces Gay Bingo monthly and the annual AIDS Walk.
City Health Project
Gay City Health Project is a grassroots health organization for gay, bisexual
and transgender (GBT) men based in Seattle, Washington. Our mission is
to promote gay and bisexual men's health and prevent HIV transmission
by building community, fostering communication and nurturing self-esteem.
ANONYMOUS OR CONFIDENTIAL HIV TESTING & STD SCREENING
ALONG WITH COUNSELING
(both standard & rapid HIV testing available)
TUESDAY TO FRIDAY, 3:00PM to 8PM
& SATURDAYS 1PM to 5PM
511 East Pike
To schedule an appointment, please call (206) 860-6969 Tuesday to Friday
12PM to 3PM, or stop by during Wellness Center hours. Due to high demand,
making an appointment is recommended.
Program: Public Health Seattle King County
Phone: (206) 205-7837 (STDS)
Provides support, develops leadership, strengthens Latino GLBT
community in a supportive environment.
Resources Online (CRO)
Connects you with up-to-date details on thousands of services in Seattle
and King County. Search our database to find the people and programs that
can help you. Whether you're looking for counseling, a food bank, or any
community service, you can find it here. Our goal is to help you meet
your needs and find opportunities to improve with the right help at the
Lesbian and Gay Chorus
The purpose of the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Chorus is to affirm through
music the positive nature of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
experience. Using music, creativity and educational outreach, the chorus
seeks to unite all communities.
Seattle Men's Chorus is Washington State's largest and most influential
choral organization. It ranks third among the state's music organizations
in terms of budget, audience exposure, and ensemble size. It is the largest
community chorus in America. It is also the largest gay men's chorus in
An international, non-profit social and educational group established
for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender people who share an interest
in Asian culture.
Bisexual Men’s Union
A social group for bisexuals, their partners and other bi-friendly folks.
A social group for gay men and women over 40. We meet regularly to share
common interests such as gardening, cooking, bridge, dining out, theater
and local and international travel. The group began informally in 1989
and has grown to become non-profit, non-partisan, and non-sectarian organization
with well over 150 members. Members pay $25.00 annually for dues.
SASG builds community and cultivates powerful, healthy, and fulfilling
lives by facilitating support, discussion, and skills-building groups;
mentoring; and coordinating retreats and special events. SASG maintains
its cherished tradition as the Seattle AIDS Support Group by continuing
to meet the emotional needs of those affected by HIV/AIDS.
The mission of the HIV/AIDS Project Development and Evaluation Unit (HAPDEU)
is to decrease the incidence of HIV transmission and to improve the quality
of life of individuals affected by HIV. We accomplish this by creating
effective programs and services that are based on proven research. With
a commitment to integrity, mutual respect, innovation, and a belief in
the possibility of change, we empower individuals to make their own reasoned
choices about their lives.
HIV Stops with Me
- an HIV prevention social campaign with the mission of motivating and
empowering people who are HIV positive to be leaders in prevention.
Friend to Friend
- A multi-site community building and education project. This program
taught ways to talk to friends about becoming and remaining sexually safer,
making erotic choices, and building community.
PowerON - A community-developed,
comprehensive web-based health and HIV prevention resource guide for Gay
and Bi men and Transgendered individuals in King County.
NEON is a program of Seattle Counseling Service. We provide information
and services to gay and bisexual men who use methamphetamine to reduce
health risks associated with use.
(Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
Promotes the health and well-being of sexual minorities, their friends
Lambert House is a center for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and
Questioning youth and their allies that encourages empowerment through
the development of leadership, social and life skills.
Website that serves men who have sex with men through prevention, virtual
education and entertainment.
Emerald City Social Club
(425) 827-9494 (Tuesday 7-10 P.M. the phones are attended.
All other times you can leave a message on the recorder.)
A social, educational and support group for cross dressers. This includes
cross dressers, transsexuals, and other individuals who identify themselves
as transgendered. The Emerald City does not discriminate against any gender
role-- male to female or female to male. The group is open to individuals
who wish to dress in the clothing of the opposite gender and individuals
who desire to change their gender.
Ingersoll Center is able to offer a full range of services to gender dysphoric
clients such as referrals to therapists, support and peer counseling pertaining
to issues of daily living, changes in lifestyle, preparation for surgery,
and post-operative care. We offer support groups in a friendly, low-stress
setting where cross dressing is encouraged, but never required. Social
activities include a monthly book group.
(206) 329-0064 ext. 104
POZSeattle is a 300-member strong grassroots organization of HIV+ gay
men, and are now in their fifth year. Some of our regularly scheduled
• Squat & Gobble, our monthly dining out, on the 1st Thursday
of the month
• "Happy Hour - Cocktail Social" at The Cuff Complex on
the 2nd Wednesday of the month
• Bowling and Lunch each month on a Sunday.
Some of the other fun events include biking, camp outs, game days, hiking,
movies, picnics, pot lucks, and many more. They're all fun and low stress.
Men in Leather
A Gay Men's Social Group Promoting with Power and Pride, the Seattle Men's
Father’s Association of Seattle
The Gay Fathers Association of Seattle is a all-volunteer organization
dedicated to providing a safe and supportive environment for all gay and/or
bisexual men who have children. The Association seeks to promote community
awareness, act as a referral and resource network, and provide peer support
for the entire family.
Team Seattle exists to facilitate, provide and promote opportunities for
lesbians, gays and their friends in all sports at all levels of ability,
and to foster their physical and emotional health and well-being. We accomplish
this mission primarily by providing an inter-sports resource network for
athletes and sports leaders, by organizing Seattle's team to the Gay Games
and by producing the Northwest Gay/Lesbian Winter and Summer Sports Festivals.
Team Seattle is a member of the Federation of Gay Games.
MPowerment is a young-people-led, young-people-driven and young-people-focused
HIV/STD prevention program.
A Core Team of interns made up of young people from the GBLT community
plans and implements all aspects of MPowerment's projects, managed by
a full-time professional director. The Core Team meets weekly to discuss
and plan for upcoming projects, and is always looking for new interns.
Through the nation's only GBLT young people's newspaper page, outreach
at queer young people's events, and numerous events throughout the year,
MPowerment encourages knowledge of HIV, STDs and how to prevent them,
while also helping to strengthen Seattle's young queer community.
Provides information and resources for people living with HIV/AIDS and
Strength Over Speed (SOS) is a grassroots, all volunteer community based
project whose mission is to help gay and bisexual men maintain recovery
from crystal meth addiction.
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Statewide political advocacy organization for the lesbian, gay,
bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community of Washington State; works
to end discrimination against LGBT people throughout the state. Many volunteer
209 Harvard Ave. E.
LGBT Community Center
(206) 323-LGBT (5428)
The Seattle LGBT Community Center mission is to provide opportunities
and tools for LGBT individuals, organizations and communities to ensure
that their voices can be heard, included and affirmed; to be a place to
engage, organize and effect change. Volunteer opportunities, resources,
1122 East Pike Street
Cabin Republicans - Washington State Chapter
Ken Nielsen, President
PO Box 1802
Seattle, WA 98111-1802
Democrats - Washington State Chapter
PO Box 1564
Poulsbo, WA 98370-0179
Spokes Cycling Club
A bicycling club for the GLBT community and our friends in the Seattle/Puget
The Border Riders Motorcycle Club provides social and educational opportunities
for members and other gay men interested in recreational motorcycle touring.
Lesbian and gay SCUBA diving club in Seattle, WA.
A FREE web site where HIV positive men and women can place personal ads.
Chat, pen pals, personal ads for HIV positive men, women and trans folks.
A dating site for HIV positive men and women.
and Religious Organizations
Dignity/Seattle is a faith community of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender
Catholics, our families and friends in Seattle since 1973.
Seattle's GLBT Synagogue since 1980. Congregation Tikvah Chadashah is
a chavurah-style congregation, and a member of the World Congress of Gay
Lesbian and Bisexual Jewish Congregations.
Integrity is a non-profit organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender
(LGBT) Episcopalians and our straight friends.
and Alcohol Resources
Club - Capitol Hill
Counseling and Referral Services
Asian/Pacific-American adults, adolescent, youth and family. Outpatient
Dual Diagnosis Program; drug and alcohol assessment and education classes;
individual, group, family counseling; ethnic specific sober support groups;
assistance with basic needs; sober recreational activities for people
in recover and their families; case management.
(206) 744-3066 or 800 462-4956
Adults, youth, HIV+; case management, chemical dependency counseling and
access to treatment, mental health counseling and medications.
for Human Services
Adults, youth and families. Intensive outpatient; individual counseling;
co-occurring mental health disorders; assessment; family counseling.
Substance abuse and chemical dependency treatment and recovery program.
Outreach and engagement; children and family services; behavioral health
treatment; peer support services; outpatient treatment with leadership
and life skills; nutrition counseling; transportation services.
Youth and families. Education, support groups, substance abuse counseling
offered in therapeutic residential treatment homes for adolescents with
Youth and Family Services
Youth, families, parents. Assessments, early intervention groups (life
skills, anger management, self-esteem, etc.), treatment groups, referral
services, family support groups, parent coaching, aftercare.
of Color Against AIDS Network (POCAAN)
Substance users among communities of color (opiate, crack and alcohol).
Harm-reduction/pre-treatment workshops; counseling and referrals
Dykeman Child Center
Youth and families. School-linked substance abuse prevention
and treatment services are available for middle and high school-aged youth
in Tukwila. State-certified drug and alcohol outpatient treatment and
prevention programs. Substance abuse counseling available in therapeutic
residential treatment centers.
Indian Health Board
Urban Indian youth, adults and families. Residential; group therapy; cultural
and spiritual needs; nutritional regimen; individual therapy; family involvement;
24-hour patient supervision; outpatient; traditional healing services;
co-occurring mental health.
Adults, youth, families, deaf or hard of hearing, homeless. Assessments;
individual and group sessions (outpatient and intensive outpatient); integrate
treatment for co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders;
integrated treatment for co-occurring substance abuse issues and developmental
disabilities disorders; motivational enhancement and outreach services;
relapse prevention and harm reduction strategies; health and wellness,
gender specific and stress management groups; Alcohol Drug Information
School (ADIS) class.
District Youth Center
Homeless and disenfranchised youth ages 13-22. Drop-in services; case
management; substance abuse services - outpatient counseling; mental health
Youth, adults and families. Assessment, outpatient, individual and family
counseling, case management, co-occurring substance abuse and mental health;
relapse prevention groups.
Asian Pacific Islanders Families Against Substance Abuse
Asian/Pacific Islander adolescents, families. Intake and assessment; individual
counseling; group counseling; family counseling; case management; recreation
and community service; community education and advocacy.
- Orion Center
(206) 622-5555 or 877 522-5551
Youth ages 13-21 (in need of services or homeless). One-on-one counseling;
meals; case management; HIV case management; street outreach; pre-employment
training; barista training and education program.
Youth, parents and families. Education, counseling and support groups
for youth and families.
list was put together by Lifelong AIDS Alliance Prevention and Education
Staff. Updated October 2007.