Callers outside the greater Houston area may contact the GLBT National Helpline at 888-843-4564
Houston LGBT Resource Directory
|Affirmation Houston Chapter|
713-487-9854 | AffirmationHouston [at] gmail.com -- Affirmation Houston strives to reach out to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals who were or are currently involved with the LDS Church in the Houston area. We accept individuals no matter where they are in their faith or coming-out process. As a group, we hope to provide a safe environment for gay Mormons where discussion, questions, answers, and opinions can thrive.
|AIDS Foundation Houston, Inc.|
713-623-6796 | info [at] afhouston.org -- AFH provides permanent and transitional housing, financial assistance, food pantry and nutrition services, information and referral, and legal assistance to persons living HIV-AIDS; as well as HIV prevention education.
|AIDS Housing Coalition Houston|
713-864-1795 | ahch [at] wt.net -- The mission of AHCH, Inc. is to directly provide and encourage others to offer clean, safe,affordable housing for people living with HIV/AIDS; and to provide support as needed. AHCH does not accept government grants so as not to limit how we can help and who we can help. The West Heights Shelter (WHS) program helps by providing SRO housing for up to 90 days to adults over age 18 with AIDS, HIV, cancer and other life threatening diseases.
|Alpha Lambda Zeta Fraternity, Inc|
713-449-4026 | alphaundeniable1 [at] yahoo.com -- Alpha Lambda Zeta Fraternity, Inc. was founded on Janurary 9, 2006 in Houston, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia. Since this time, our founders and dedicated members have developed the vision of a fraternal sisterhood that is bonded and grounded in service to the community and each other.Through our mission and the dedication we have to each other, we positively impact our community while maintaining a fraternal bond that is fostered by understanding, acceptance and support. We encourage any aggressive womyn seeking membership into a fraternity with standards, goals, professionalism, and activism to explore further into the Regal World of Alpha Life.
|Anti-Violence Program / Montrose Counseling Center|
713-529-3211 -- The Anti-Violence Program of MCC offers 24-hour access to emergency shelter for domestic violence survivors involved in same-sex relationships or who are transgender. Transitional housing is also available. Other services include individual, couples and group counseling; accompaniment to hospital, law enforcement and court by an advocate/staff member; assistance with food, clothing, transportation and other needs; and case management. The program assists GLBT domestic violence and sexual assault survivors, as well as all hate crimes survivors regardless of sexual orientation.
|Asians & Friends Houston|
president [at] asiansandfriendshouston.com -- Asians & Friends Houston, Inc. (A&FH) is a non-profit social group for gay and lesbian Asians and any one interested in furthering their understanding of the gay and lesbian cultures of Asia. Everyone is invited to participate in activities sponsored by the organization which includes socials, fundraising events, and other community activites.
713-521-4628 | contact [at] assisthers.org -- AssistHers is a volunteer organization formed in 1996 to provide non-medical in-home support and care to lesbians with illnesses such as cancer, fibromyalgia, HIV/AIDS and multiple sclerosis. Volunteers work together to provide transportation and care to help clients remain in their own homes.
|Association for Family and Community Integrity Inc.|
713-800-0866 | sara.fernandez [at] lgbthomeless.org -- The Association for Family and Community Integrity Inc. (AFCI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to serving homeless gay youth or those at risk of family separation due to rejection. We seek to find comprehensive solutions to the numerous problems they face and advocate within the greater community on their behalf.
|Bayou City Women's Chorus|
713-521-7464 | volunteer [at] bcpahouston.org -- BCWC welcomes ALL women singers regardless of age, race, religion, creed, or sexual orientation. We come together to create excellence in choral music. A the same time, we provide a welcoming, loving, nurturing environment for our members and provide a source of pride, unity, and support for our diverse communities. We also have a heck of a lot of fun!
|Bering Memorial United Methodist Church|
713-526-1017 | erniet [at] beringumc.org -- Bering Memorial United Methodist Church became the first mainstream United Methodist Church in Texas to officially declare itself a "reconciling congregation," proclaiming loud and clear the inclusiveness of all persons as full participants in the Body of Christ.The worship of God, including holy communion, takes place at Bering Memorial every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 10:50 a.m. Sunday School and special classes start at 9:45 a.m. 1440 Harold Street | Houston, TX 77006-3730
|Bering Omega Community Services|
713-341-3750 -- Bering Omega provides compassionate healthcare and social services to people living with HIV/AIDS. Services include Dental Clinic, Adult Care Center, Housing Assistance, and Residential Hospice (Omega House).
|Bering Omega Housing Assistance|
713-529-6071 | ygonzales [at] beringomega.org -- The Housing Assistance Program provides financial support to clients with demonstrated economic need through the payment of rent, mortgage and utilities as well as longer-term rental assistance to persons living with HIV/AIDS. Staff members meet with clients to discuss basic budget planning and teach them the necessary skills to live adequately on their reduced incomes.The Housing Assistance Program offers its services free-of-charge and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, by appointment only. All potential clients should contact the Housing Assistance Office for more information.
|Bering Omega Oral Health Program|
713-341-3750 -- The Dental Clinic offers a full range of oral and dental healthcare services to those living with HIV/AIDS in the Southeast Texas region. We are the only free, full service HIV/AIDS dedicated dental clinic in the State of Texas.
|Brentwood Community Foundation - HIV/AIDS Programs|
713-852-1452 | ghopkins [at] brentwoodfoundation.org -- Project WAITT provides the following programs: Rental Assistance, Mortgage Assistance, Utilities Assistance (electric, gas, telephone, and water), 18 bed Transitional Housing (on-site living facility), Nutrition Counseling, Health Education/Wellness Counseling, and Permanent Housing Placement. The services are provided to clients living in Fort Bend, Liberty, Montgomery, Chambers, Waller and Harris counties. Clients are referred to the program by an HIV service provider, a Case Manager or by individual contacts.
|Bunnies on the Bayou|
info [at] bunniesonthebayou.org -- Bunnies on the Bayou, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to raising and distributing funds for various charitable, educational and cultural programs that seek to improve the quality of life for individuals in our community, and promote education and awareness of individual human rights. Our annual "Bunnies on the Bayou" event is held on Easter Sunday at the Wortham Center Fish Plaza in beautiful downtown Houston.
|Christian Community Service Center (CCSC)|
713-871-9741 | emergency_1 [at] ccschouston.com -- The mission of CCSC is to serve the poor, hungry, disabled, and otherwise needy while respecting their religious, ethnic or cultural differences. Emergency services include food pantry, clothing, and limited financial assistance (rent, utilities, and certain medical expenses) for those who meet appropriate guidelines. CCSC offers ocational training focusing on the field of residential housekeeping - a vocation that is desired by many clients trying to improve their financial situation. JobNet offers a variety of skill-building services and access to the "tools" they require. One of the strongest features of our program is its small, supportive environment where talented volunteers assist clients.
|Classic Chassis Car Club of Houston|
events [at] cccc-houston.org -- We are an enthusiast group (since 1989) whose members own or have an interest in vintage/classic cars and related memorabilia. Most of us are gay or lesbian, and our purpose is to encourage appreciation, acquisition and restoration of these automobiles in a fun social environment. We share knowledge, help with car projects & maintenance and, above all, have fun enjoying our cars! CCCC-Houston hosts events including parties at members' homes, outings at local clubs and restaurants, informational workshops, and cruises through Houston and surrounding areas. Members receive a monthly newsletter with upcoming events, news of past outings, cars for sale and member profiles.
membership [at] colt45s.org -- Founded in 1976, Colt 45's is an all-volunteer charitable organization with two charitable funds. The AIDS Trouble Fund provides emergency rent and utility assistance to persons on disability with AIDS with a financial need. The Till Thacker, III Memorial Charity Fund provides grants to AIDS and HIV-related organizations as well as other worthy community efforts. General Membership Meetings are held the third Monday, 7:30 PM at The Brazos River Bottom.
|Community Gospel Church|
713-880-9235 | cgospel [at] communitygospel.org -- Community Gospel is a GLBT welcoming non-denominational Christian church, notable for our Trans-Genders of Faith (TGOF) ministry and others. Worship services are held Sunday Morning @11:00, Sunday Evening @6:00 and Wednesday Evening @7:30. We are located in the Heights at 608 Aurora (77008).
|Congregation Emanu El|
713-529-5771 | pamk [at] emanuelhouston.org -- Congregation Emanu El is a Reform synagogue firmly rooted in our covenant with God and the Jewish People. We are a caring community dedicated to inspiring the love of God, teaching the joys of Jewish living and sharing our mission to be a light unto the nations.
|Cornerstone Fellowship Houston|
cornerstonefellowshiphouston [at] yahoo.com -- Cornerstone Fellowship Houston is a GLBT Church located in Houston, TX. We seek to minister to those who have been told God doesn't love you. The truth is simple...GOD LOVES EACH ONE OF HIS CHILDREN! Regardless of your age, race, gender, sexual orientation, occupation, past, present, or future circumstance. God loves you. Our goal is to spread that love to those who believe they are unlovable.
|Covenant Church, an Ecumenical Liberal Baptist Congregation|
713-668-8830 | office [at] covenanthouston.org -- Covenant Church affirms the sanctity, dignity, and equality of human beings and the value of all life in the universe. We welcome persons of all racial and ethnic heritages, all sexual orientations, and all faith perspectives to our Christian community. We stand for each individual's right to worship God and to respond to God's call to ministry in his or her own understanding of God's all-encompassing love. We invite you to visit us on Sundays at 4949 Caroline, Houston, TX 77004 for worship services at 8:15 and 11:00am.
|Crime Victims Services Unit at Harris County Constable's Department Precinct 7|
713-643-6773 | akfields [at] hctx.net -- The Harris County Precinct 7 Crime Victims’ Services Unit is dedicated to the restoration of victims and family members who have been affected by violent criminal acts and seeks every opportunity to help victims through those difficult times in an effort to help reduce the stress and traumas caused by the crime. The Crime Victims’ Services Unit is here to assist in obtaining immediate financial and emotional support, crisis intervention, guidance and support, emergency assistance, and referrals.
|Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity|
713-800-0802 | owlinfo [at] dphiu.org -- Delta Phi Upsilon is the first international fraternity for gay men of color. For over 25 years Delta Phi Upsilon Fraternity has developed educated gentlemen who promote human kindness, positive relationships among fellow gay men, and moral standard of the highest ideals. Over the past two decades, Delta Phi Upsilon has stood the test of time and continues to reign superior in spite of its challenges. We have evolved into an organization of many faces and talents with a similar vision, “Destined for Greatness.”
|Different Spokes Houston|
ds-houston [at] yahoogroups.com -- Houston's Gay and Lesbian cycling club, open to all in the GLBT and GLBT-friendly community with an interest in cycling. Riders of all skill levels are welcome. We'll schedule many bike rides, social events, and encourage club participation in organized rides throughout the year. We are a fun and diverse group of cyclists with skill levels from beginner to advanced. Join us for a ride! Don't worry - no one gets left behind.
713-880-2872 | info [at] dignityhouston.org -- Dignity Houston is an inclusive community of GLBT Catholics and their friends in Houston, Texas. Established in 1974, we have met for prayer and religious services every Saturday evening for three decades. All are invited to our gatherings at the GLBT Cultural Center, 401 Branard, first floor Room 114.
|DREAMCATCHERS Dance Club|
dreamcatchershouston [at] yahoo.com -- The DREAMCATCHERS Dance Club formed in 2007 to promote Country and Western dancing where everyone is welcome. Our goal is to create a fun and friendly dance environment for dancers at all levels. We provide FREE dance lessons and workshops taught by local instructors as well as special guest instructors on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month at Brazos River Bottom, 2400 Brazos Street (77006).
|Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church|
713-782-8250 | molly [at] emersonhouston.org -- Emerson is located in the Galleria area and has weekly Sunday services at 11 am. Emerson is a Welcoming Congregation, which means we have completed a program for churches that wished to declare that they welcome gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgendered persons.
|Empire of The Royal, Sovereign, Imperial Court of the Single Star of Houston, Inc. (ERSICSS)|
falcon_ersicss [at] yahoo.com -- The mission of ERSICSS is to sponsor, support, and promote community charitable and educational programs and efforts; to promote and recognize community leaders; and to promote harmony among the people in the community. Members of the court, led by the reigning Emperor and Empress, offer live entertainment throughout the community to raise money for selected beneficiaries.
|Executive and Professional Association of Houston (EPAH)|
Formed in April 1978, EPAH was established to provide a non-political forum for discusssion of business and community affairs, to encourage and foster social and business relationships among the membership, and to support such educational and/or charitable causes as may be approved by the membership. Monthly dinner meetings are held with business related topics, social events are sponsored frequently throughout the year, scholarship funds have been established and EPAH joins with other organizations in the city for fund raising events.