Listings for LGBTQ Resources / Support & Resources
Support & Resources
National LGBTQ Task Force
1325 Massachusetts Ave. NW Ste., 600
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 393-5177Fax: (202) 393-2241
The National LGBTQ Task Force advances full freedom, justice, and equality for LGBTQ people, and provides resources for LGBTQ older adults.
National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
3057th Ave., 15th Fl.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 741-2247Fax: (212) 366-1947
The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is a technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services. Services offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults.
Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC)
P. O. Box 834
Woodstock, NY 65638-9724
OLOC provides information for and about Old Lesbians and for the general public about Old Lesbians and our situation. We focus on ageism and other oppressions (all) affecting Old Lesbians. We have a website, Facebook page, online newsletters, and print newsletter as well as an online group for Old Lesbians. We are primarily educational.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
P.O. Box 36264
Tucson, AZ 85740
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons, their families and friends through support groups, education, and advocacy.
Pima Council on Aging (PCOA)
8467 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85710
BeMedSmart is a medication education program for older adults, their families, and caregivers. We provide the tools to help older adults increase their knowledge of safe storage and disposal of their medications, as well as the importance of communicating with their health care provider.
M - F 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
305 7th Ave., 15th Fl.
New York, NY 10001
(314) 858-6845Fax: 212-366-1947
Sage: Advocacy & Services for LGBTQ Elders provides advocacy, information, and resources for LGBTQ older adults.
Social Security & Same-Sex Couples
Social Security recognizes same-sex couples’ marriages in all states, and some non-marital legal relationships (such as civil unions and domestic partnerships), for purposes of determining entitlement to Social Security benefits, Medicare entitlement, and eligibility and payment amount for Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Visit our website for more information.
Southern Arizona Gender Alliance
P.O. Box 41863
Tucson, AZ 85717
SAGA is a non-profit organization that provides support, education, resources, and advocacy for Southern Arizona’s diverse community of trans and gender-nonconforming individuals. Since 1998 SAGA has fought for legislative and administrative policy changes; educated hundreds of health providers, government officials, and educators to understand trans issues better and to end myths and stereotypes about trans people; and provided service, support, and community to help thousands of trans people live authentic and empowered lives. A key channel of support and community are our five monthly support groups, wherein we address the needs of emerging trans members. These five support groups are Desert Sisters, Dezert Boyz, Gender Outlawz, General Meeting, and Families Transformed.
Trans Comprehension Trainings:
- At least one 4hr training, or two 2hr trainings
- Specially tailored for organizations
Non-profit rate: $150/hr
Corporation rate: $250/hr
Southern Arizona Senior Pride (SASP)
1632 N. Country Club Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 312-8923 | (520) 312-8923 Spanishhttps://soazseniorpride.org
Community Cares Program-Tucson - Volunteers provide friendly visits and phone calls to LGBTQI+ older adults 55+ and people with disabilities who are homebound.
End of Life Planning Program- changing the way we talk about death and dying, and reflecting on our values, educating about the importance of end of life planning, providing tools and documents to accomplish a plan.
Social Activities: Monthly Potluck, Book, Club, Speaker Series
Health and Wellness: Matter of Balance Classes in partnership with PCOA
Cultural Events: Annual Film, Poetry Reading, Writing Workshop
Information and Referral Services
Newsletter, Website, Facebook Page
No charge for services offered by Senior Pride.
Matter of Balance Classes taught by PCOA has a fee.
Southwest Fair Housing Council
177 N. Church Ave., Ste. 1104
Tucson, AZ 85701-1128
(520) 798-1568 ext: 16http://swfhc.com/
SWFHC is dedicated to eliminating housing discrimination and assisting victims of housing discrimination. By exercising their rights, and offering full-service fair housing services that help clients with allegations of illegal housing discrimination by providing investigative assistance, counseling, complaint mitigation, and referrals to outside resources and agencies throughout Arizona. SWFHC also conducts comprehensive education and outreach throughout the state of Arizona, including free Fair Housing classes, workshops, and presentations.
M - F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM by appointment