Catch the Draft from Home Base: Comerica Park!

Join the Big Draft Watch with Big Brothers Big Sisters on April 25th from 4-10 pm for a once-in-a-lifetime event!

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In the fight for justice, creation of equity, understanding of diversity, & commitment to inclusion.

“Together we affirm that every person has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We are committed to creating and cultivating a safe environment where all individuals feel respected and valued equally. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory and anti-racist approach and are committed to dismantling any inequities within our policies, systems, programs, and services. ”

Resources

Resources for Everyone
Resources for Parents
Resources for the LGBTQ+ Community
  • TRANSGENDER MICHIGAN Crisis support, advocacy, education services, and outreach for transgender and gender non-conforming communities.
    Helpline: 855-345-8464  |  Email: info@transgendermichigan.org
  • OZONE HOUSE (Youth 13-20, www.ozonehouse.org)  Provides drop in services, runaway services, emergency shelter, crisis lines, counseling, job training as well as support for homeless, runaway and at-risk youth, as well as LGBTQ youth. Drop-In Center is appointment only. Some services may be on hold or limited to comply with COVID safety protocol, contact for more information. Food and personal hygiene items are available on the front porch at 102 N. Hamilton in downtown Ypsilanti.  Drop-in Center: 102 N. Hamilton, Ypsilanti, MI 48197; Youth Shelter: 1600 N. Huron River Dr., Ypsilanti, MI 48197; Crisis Line: 734-662-2222; Mainline: 734-662-2265
  • RUTH ELLIS (www.ruthelliscenter.org/)  Services include residential beds, drop-in center, health and wellness center, case management, and educational/job services for homeless and at-risk LGBTQ+ youth. Volunteer projects, and in-person meetings are canceled until further notice.   Located at 77 Victor St., Highland Park, MI 48203; Drop-In Center: 313-867-6936; Residential Facility: 313-252-1950; Health and Wellness Center: 313- 365-332
  • JIM TOY COMMUNITY CENTER (www.jimtoycenter.org)  Exists to provide information, education, social events, and advocacy by and for the Queer and Ally community in the Washtenaw County area. JTCC welcomes all who support its mission to participate in its activities. Main Line: 734-274-9551
  • LGBT DETROIT (www.lgbtdetroit.org)  LGBT Detroit is a Detroit-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase awareness of and support for Detroit’s dynamic LGBT culture through education and advocacy with integrity and pride. Located at 20025 Greenfield Rd., Detroit, MI 48235; Main Line: 313-397-2127
  • THE NEUTRAL ZONE (www.neutral-zone.org/)  The Riot Youth program meets Fridays, and offers LGBTQIA youth an opportunity to discuss, organize, and create with each other.   Located at 310 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor, MI, 48104. Contact info: info@neutral-zone.org, (734) 214-9995
  • THE TREVOR PROJECT – Call (866) 488-7386, Text 678-678  Support line for LGBTQ youth and young adults experiencing hardship, or those who need to speak to a professional help-line operator about their experience navigating identity. 
  • THE TRANS LIFELINE – Call (877) 565-8860  Support line for trans youth and young adults experiencing hardship, or those who need to speak to a peer about their experiences. 
  • NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE – (800) 273-8255  If you’re contemplating suicide, please call this number to speak to someone about your situation, your options, and how you can get help. If you’re experiencing an active crisis, please call 911 immediately. 
  • THE GLBT NATIONAL YOUTH TALK LINE: (800) 246-7743. Support line for LGBTQ youth and young adults experiencing hardship, or those who need to speak to a peer about their experiences. Youth serving youth, ages 13-25.
Resources for Youth
Resources for Bigs
Resources for the Black Community

DEFENDERS OF
ALL POTENTIAL

Big Brothers Big Sisters recognizes the importance of mentoring in the LGBTQ+ community, because investing in our youth is investing in our future.