of LGB students have been bullied at school due to bias related to their sexuality
LGB youth are almost 4 times more likely than heterosexual youth to attempt suicide
*According to the 2017 Florida Youth Risk Behavior Survey
24/7 Suicide Hotline for LGBTQ+ Youth
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Text “START” to 678-678. Standard text messaging rates apply
Available 24/7, 365
All Rainbow and Allied Youth Inc.'s Mission
To create a place of support and provide information, advocacy, and resources in Charlotte County, Florida, for our Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and plus youth of all races, nationalities, and incomes.
Our Drop-Ins and Virtual Meetings
Our drop-ins are a space for local Charlotte County youth 20 and under to connect, have fun, and get the tools they need to succeed. We regularly paint, play games, watch movies, and much more.
We cultivate a space of safety and respect, one where youth can express themselves without fear of judgement.
Drop-In Hours & Location
Our regular drop-ins are held on the 4th Wednesday of the month from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Mid-County Library,
US41 and 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd in Port Charlotte, Florida.
At this time please contact us at 941-777-5053 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org for meet up times.
We also hold virtual meetings, held weekly on the first 3 Wednesdays from 4 to 5 pm, alternating between Discord and Zoom.
Caregivers and family over 21 are welcome from 4:00 pm to 4:15 pm to become familiar with the space, talk with volunteers, and get resources.
Youth and volunteers only from 4:15 to 6:00 pm.
Hours are staffed by adult volunteers made up of allies and LGBTQ+ community members.
Please email Hal@AllRainbowandAlliedYouth.org for details on joining in.