LGBTQ+

Thanks to some local individuals, organizations, and venues, Findlay is building up a calendar of LGBTQ+ events and groups in the community. We have a list of resources and organizations here. It will be updated regularly, so watch this space!

Local Resources

Crisis Intervention: Visit Website
Address: 1918 N. Main St., Findlay, OH 45840

 Address: 1941 Carlin St, Findlay, OH 45840

Call or text: (419) 455-1896
LGBTQ+ Library resources available online
Email: unitedlgbtcenter@findlay.edu
Phone: (419)434-5428
Address: Social Work House, 215 W. Foulke Ave. Findlay

Local Support Groups

Open Air, through Focus on Friends, is a support group for the LGBT+ Community, Family, Friends, and Allies.  Support topics could be Self- Acceptance, Recovery, Coming Out and Mental Health. Meet the Community and enjoy Games, Music, Fun, Snacks and Family.

Meets Fridays, 7:30-9pm

Spectrum’s Family and Friend Support Group is here to provide a safe and welcoming place for family members and friends with LGBT+ loved ones to meet, talk and learn from others that are going through (or have already gone through) similar circumstances.

Call or text: (419) 455-1896

Meets once a month (see Facebook for details)


UNITED is The University of Findlay’s gay-straight alliance. “We are here to foster positive relationships between students of all orientations and gender identity. We want to educate our campus and our community about tolerance and acceptance, and serve the community and our student body.”
Email: unitedlgbtcenter@findlay.edu
Phone: (419) 434-5638

Local Health Resources

Free Confidential HIV Testing

  • Allen County Public Health offers free testing in several counties, including Hancock. Contact Jodi at (419)228-4457. She can travel to you.
  • Free HIV testing through the Hancock Co. Department of Health. The office is open Monday-Friday, 8:30am-noon and 1-4:30pm. (419)424-7105.

National Resources

National Suicide Prevention

Live Chat

Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Español

Stories of Hope

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is a national crisis and suicide prevention helpline specifically for LGBTQ+ Youth. If you need help, please see this site immediately. Call, message, or text.

Articles of Interest

What’s the Q in LGBTQ+?