Bastrop County Cares, a nonprofit organization, is a county-wide partnership working to develop comprehensive community initiatives by identifying community priorities, collecting and analyzing data, and bringing together collaborative partnerships that will result in community solutions. We identify large community issues that one organization cannot tackle on its own and build public will, advance policy, and mobilize and leverage funding.
The Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry and Support Center strives to eliminate food insecurity in Bastrop County where 10,535 people endure hunger daily (Map the Meal Gap, Feeding America 2016). Low-income Bastrop residents experience a 22% gap between what they can afford and what they need. The Pantry acts as the first and sometimes only line of defense against food insecurity for the community. In a given year the Pantry serves 2,000 individuals with Emergency Food Assistance. The majority of clients, 66%, need only a one time emergency assistance, while the remainder needs assistance two or more times.
PFLAG Austin is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1994. We are an approved chapter of PFLAG National, supporting Central Texas. In addition to our monthly meetings we participate in several educational, fundraising, and political activism events throughout the year to help drive awareness and community focus.
Kind Clinic strives to empower our communities to embrace their sexual health and wellness without fear, shame or judgement. Kind accepts all Texans, providing PrEP, PEP, STI Testing & Treatment, HIV Testing & Care and Gender Affirming Care through both virtual care and our clinics in Austin, Dallas and San Antonio.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) improves the lives of children who experience child abuse and neglect in Bastrop, Fayette and Lee Counties by providing CASA trained Advocates to support children and families involved in the child welfare system.
Taylor Pride is the hub of the LGBTQ community in Taylor, Texas. What started as Williamson County’s first Pride event has expanded to a broader effort, and Taylor Pride now serves LGBTQ people and allies through resources, advocacy and community-building.
Equality Texas works to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Texans through political action, education, community organizing, and collaboration.
The Equality Texas Foundation works to secure full equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Texans through education, community organizing, and collaboration.
The Central Texas Transgender Society is an informal association of individuals and groups in the central Texas area, formed primarily to develop and maintain this Web Site. The site is provided as a resource to the transgender community in the Central Texas area, serving (but not necessarily limited to) transexuals, cross-dressers, and genderqueer folks.
Out Youth serves Central Texas LGBTQIA+ (lesbian/gay/bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning, intersex, and asexual) youth and their allies with programs and services to ensure these promising young people develop into happy, healthy, successful adults.
Organized in 1998, the Transgender Foundation of America (TFA) is a Houston-based grass-roots nonprofit organization that obtained its 501c3 nonprofit status in 2001. TFA was brought into existence through the hard work and support its parent organization, the Gulf Coast Transgender Community (GCTC) which traces its roots back to 1965. In addition to TFA, GCTC was instrumental in organizing pioneering organizations like the Texas Association for Transsexual Support (TATS) and events like the International Conference on Transgender Law and Employment Policy. GCTC’s spirit lives on in the TFA mission of improving the quality of life for transgender people.
The Trevor Project provides phone, instant messaging, and text services for LGBTQ individuals to communicate with a trained specialist; an online social networking space for youth and their friends and allies in the LGBTQ community; and an online resource center.
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) National Help Center, founded in 1996, is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that provides vital peer support, community connections, and resource information. Our services focus on sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression. We are the oldest and most comprehensive national organization of its type and scope in the United States, providing critically needed services regardless of age or geographic location.
Trans Lifeline provides a hotline — staffed by transgender people, for transgender people — to provide individual support for the needs of members of the community.
The National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs — which works to end all forms of violence against and within LGBTQ communities — provides reports, toolkits, trainings, and more to prevent and respond to hate violence against LGBTQ individuals, families, and communities.
Helping Survivors is part of a growing movement of concerned citizens, survivors, and professionals working to ensure the right of every person to build a life free from the devastating consequences of sexual assault and abuse.
LGBTQ+ College Student Guide. In addition to obstacles that all students face, LGBTQ+ students need to consider whether the institution has LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs, and practices.
Never sweat the details of your healthcare again.
BMHC exists to lower barriers to successful healthcare by taking on some of the burden such as scheduling, finances and coordination between providers. Tell us what you need and we can work out the details.
Queertopia’s mission is community empowerment led by amplifying and celebrating QTBIPOC voices and taking direct action to combat the housing inequity that has swept our city. We are a group of abolitionist harm reductionists with lived experience in trauma, homelessness, substance use, recovery, and neurodivergency.