Resources

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

DRUID CITY PRIDE BOOK SCHOLARSHIP

The Druid City Pride Book Scholarship is open to any LGBTQ+ or ally student currently enrolled at The University of Alabama, Stillman College, or Shelton State Community College. The recipient will be announced at the Druid City Pride Festival Sunday, October 4, 2020. This book scholarship is for the Spring 2021 academic semester. Applicants must be full time students in good academic standing with a minimum overall GPA of 2.75. The application will go live on the Druid City Pride website August 19, 2020 and must be submitted by September 9, 2020.

 

POINT FOUNDATION

www.pointfoundation.org

Point Foundation is a scholarship fund that provides financial aid for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer college aspiring individuals in the United States.

 

AFFORDABLECOLLEGES.COM - COLLEGE GUIDE FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS

www.affordablecolleges.com

Choosing a college is a daunting task for any first-time student, but for LGBTQ students, it can be downright terrifying. This guide includes actionable strategies to assess a school on its inclusivity and programs to help make the transition to college easier for LGBTQ students. There are scholarships too!!

 

CRISIS AND SUPPORT GROUPS

 

TURNING POINT OF WEST ALABAMA

24 Hour Crisis Line: 205.758.0808

www.turningpointservices.org

Turning Point provides a 24Hour Crisis Line and Emergency Shelter to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Other Client Services include: Individual Counseling, Support Groups, Skills Groups, Financial Literacy Training, Children's Services, Legal Advocacy, Follow-up Services, Information and Referral

 

THE TREVOR PROJECT

If you’re thinking about suicide, you deserve immediate help - please call the

Trevor Lifeline: 866.488.7386

www.thetrevorproject.org

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

 

DRUGREHAB.COM

www.drugrehab.com/guides/lgbtq

 LGBTQ+ and Addiction: Causes, Resources and Treatment

Substance use disorders have a greater effect on LGBTQ+ people than on the heterosexual population. The LGBTQ+ community must overcome several obstacles, including being denied substance abuse treatment because of their sexual identity. However, through the proper understanding and accommodation of LGBTQ+ care principles, substance abuse treatment can be successful.

 

PFLAG TUSCALOOSA

www.pflag.org

PFLAG Tuscaloosa is a local chapter of the national group PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays). The group meets the first Monday of each month at 6:00PM at Grace Presbyterian Church, 113 Hargrove Road, Tuscaloosa. For more information contact - pflagtuscaloosa@gmail.com

 

WELCOMING CHURCHES

GRACE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - www.gracetuscaloosa.org

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION OF TUSCALOOSA - www.uutuscaloosa.org

CANTERBURY EPISCOPAL CHURCH - www.canterburychapel.dioala.org

CHRIST BAPTIST CHURCH - www.christbaptistchurchoftuscaloosa.org

 

NATIONAL LGBTQ+ ORGANIZATIONS

 

GLSEN

www.glsen.org

National organization of queer and allied high school educators, and amazing resource for teaching materials, research, training and support for making change in your school or community.

 

CAMPUS PRIDE

www.campuspride.org

National organization connecting queer and allied higher education professionals, a go-to source for research and data on colleges and universities, including the Campus Pride Index that ranks schools on their inclusivity to LGBTQ+ persons.

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