Q Center

Emergency Resources


UW Counseling Center Location: Schmitz Hall 401
Open Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8am-5pm
Tuesday: 9:30am-5pm
Appointments: 206-543-1240
Hall Health Main Phone Number: 206-685-1011
For Medical Advice during Business Hours: 206-221-2517
24-hour Community Care Line: 206-744-2500
Student Legal Services 206-543-6486
Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Information Service (SARIS) 404 Condon Hall (206) 685-4357


24–Hour Crisis Line Serving King County residents
866-427-4747 (866-4CRISIS)
Fax: 206-461-8368
TTY / TDD for the Deaf: 206-461-3219
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network 1-800-656-HOPE (1-800-656-4619)
Trevor Project 24-Hour Resource Line
King County Sexual Assault Resource Center 24-Hour Resource Line
888-99-VOICE (888-998-6423)
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233

Trans Resources

GenderCast Gendercast is a podcast exploration of gender and what is means to live in, challenge and exist beyond the binary. It is a conversation between all those who identify along the transmasculine spectrum and our allies and supporters. It is a commentary on our culture and a reflection on where we have come from and where we are headed.
Ingersoll Center Ingersoll Gender Center is a mutual support and education organization for transgender, trans*, gender variant and genderqueer people, and the people who support them. 501(c)3 organization headquartered in Seattle and serving the Greater Seattle and Puget Sound region and beyond.All-volunteer organization that focuses on direct peer support, community building, education and advocacy.

Health Resources


Sex Etc. Sex education by teens, for teens. Info on birth control, condoms, HIV/AIDS & STDs, pregnancy and more.
Gay City Gay City Health Project is a multicultural gay men’s health organization and the leading provider of HIV and STI testing in King County.
Lifelong Lifelong’s mission is to empower people living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS and/or other chronic conditions to lead healthier lives.
Babes Network BABES Network-YWCA is a peer education and support program for women living with HIV; a sisterhood of women facing HIV together. BABES was started by a group of HIV positive women in Seattle, Washington who came together to share information, experiences and support.

Mental Health

LGBTQ Mental Health Guide A comprehensive guide with research and statistics on LGBT health disparities by the National LGBT Health Education Center. The guide includes information about the LGBTQ healthcare experiences and outlines steps for health centers and organization to help fight the stigma while providing options and support for our community.
Ultimate Guide to Mental Health and Education Resources An ultimate resource of lists, articles, guides, videos, and more to help parents, teachers, professionals, and children and teens themselves to assist in social, academic, behavioral, and emotional development.

Substance use

LGBTQ Addiction Guide A research-based awareness guide on addiction in the LGBTQ community. This guide provides useful in depth information about the difficulties of addiction and support systems available to the LGBTQ community.
LGBTQ+ Drug and Alcohol Addiction Information Information and resources about alcohol and drug use courtesy of The Recovery Village,

Counseling Resources


UW Counseling Center Location: Schmitz Hall 401
Open Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8am-5pm
Tuesday: 9:30am-5pm
Appointments: 206-543-1240
Hall Health Main Phone Number: 206-685-1011
For Medical Advice during Business Hours: 206-221-2517
24-hour Community Care Line: 206-744-2500


Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual Counseling of Seattle The Cabrini Medical Tower
901 Boren Ave.
Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98104
Seattle Counseling Service Telephone/TTY: 206-323-1768 Fax: 206-323-2184 Email: info@seattlecounseling.org
1216 Pine Street Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98101
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday: 8 am to 5 pm.
 Consejo 3808 S Angeline St, Seattle, WA 98118
Monday – Friday: 8 am to 5 pm
(206) 461-4880

People of Color Resources

UW Entities

Asian Student Commission As part of ASUW, the Asian Student Commission (ASC) serves to promote Asian cultural awareness on the University of Washington campus for all students.Email: asuwasc@uw.edu
Pacific Islander Student Commission We are the collaborative and collective communities of Pacific Islanders here on the University of Washington campus. Our membership consists of diverse cultural backgrounds and strives to bring them together to work for the betterment of our people. We are Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, and the Philippines.Email: asuwpisc@uw.edu
La Raza La Raza Commission is a student resource for economic, political, and social change. This is made by several objectives, which include networking and coordinating with local, as well as national organizations, maintaining community (in and out of the university campus) involvement, assist incoming students, sponsoring, endorsing, and planning events which focus on political and socially conscious issues which arise within the Chican@/Latin@ community, and working toward university accessibility.Email: asuwraza@uw.edu
American Indian Student Commission (AISC) The AISC is a University of Washington Inter-Tribal organization which exists to promote Native culture, education and Native students’ interests, needs and welfare.Email: asuwpisc@uw.edu
Black Student Commission The Black Student Commission is the liason between Black /African Heritage student organizations and the Associated Students of University of Washington.Email: asuwbsc@uw.edu
Ethnic Cultural Center-Theater Welcome to the Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center. The Kelly ECC has a wealth of resources and opportunities available to students including student advising, organizational development, personal growth, and referrals to different departments and programs.
3931 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Email: ecc@uw.edu


Other Resources

Entre Hermanos Entre Hermanos works to improve the health and well-being of the LGBTQ Latino community.
1105 23rd Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 322-7700
Trikone Northwest We are a supportive, empowering, and affirming community for LGBTQ and differently-oriented South Asians in the Pacific Northwest.
Email: trikonenorthwest@gmail.com
The Audre Lorde Project The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities.
National Black Justice Coalition The National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
Zuna Institute Zuna Instititue is a National Advocacy Organization for Black Lesbians that was created to address the needs of black lesbians in the areas of Health, Public Policy, Economic Development, and Education.
Black Past.org: Remembered & Reclaimed BlackPast.org is dedicated to providing the inquisitive public with comprehensive, reliable, and accurate information concerning the history of African Americans in the United States and people of African ancestry in other regions of the world. It is the aim of the founders and sponsors to foster understanding through knowledge in order to generate constructive change in our society. – See more at: http://www.blackpast.org/about-us#sthash.lzLRvTep.dpuf
4616 25th Avenue NE
PMB 222
Seattle, Washington 98105
Email: blackpast@blackpast.org

Disability Resources

Disability Studies Disability Studies at the University of Washington involves a multi-campus interdisciplinary group of faculty, staff, students and community members, who share an interest in questions relating to society’s understanding of disability. The undergraduate Disability Studies Minor and the Individualized Studies Major in Disability Studies provide opportunities for students to develop a strong interdisciplinary foundation in the social, legal and political framing of disability.
Student Disability Commission We are a student-run, student-lead organization committed to the needs of disabled student of the UW. Our goal is to foster an environment that is not only accepting, but celebratory of disabled people through social, educational, and cultural programming. SDC is committed to disability issues and liberation.Email: asuwsdc@u.washington.edu
D Center The D Center is a primarily run student-resource center that strives to create an inclusive, accessible space affirming of all bodies, minds and identities by fostering a culture of social justice and pride.Location: Mary Gates Hall Room 024
Hours: 10am – 6pm, Monday-Friday (limited hours during finals week)
Email: dcenter@uw.edu

Policy Resources

City of Seattle LGBT Commission Resource Page
Immigration Equality
Seattle Commission for Sexual Minorities
Human Rights Campaign
The Task Force  

Scholarship Resources

Pride Foundation
The Greater Seattle Business Association
Human Rights Campaign Financial Aid Resources
UW Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards *Some resources require a UW Net ID

Religious Resources

Congregation Tikvah Chadashah Seattle’s GLBT Synagogue since 1980. Congregation Tikvah Chadashah is a chavurah-style congregation, and a member of the World Congress of Gay Lesbian and Bisexual Jewish Organizations. We hold egalitarian chavurah services for Shabbat and holidays. All are welcome to our events, regardless of observance, religious background, ethnicity or sexual orientation.
1122 E. Pike Street, PMB 734
Seattle, Washington 98122
Email: ctc@tikvahchadashah.org
NOOR | LGBTQI MUSLIMS OF SEATTLE Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer, Intersexed Muslims of Seattle – SAFE ZONE meet-ups with sober and non sober spaces. (Meetings for trauma also available)
COMPLETELY confidential and private. We aim to build a supportive and conscious community through solidarity.
http://noorseattle.tumblr.comEmail: seattle.qtm@gmail.com
Kol HaNeshamah Kol HaNeshamah is an intimate congregation with a warm approach to tradition. Shabbat is the cornerstone of our community. We meet twice a month on the first and third Friday and Saturday to worship at Alki UCC, near Alki Beach in West Seattle.C/O Alki UCC
6115 SW Hinds St.
Seattle, WA 98116
E-mail: info@khnseattle.org
Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle works to ensure a vibrant Jewish community.Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle
2031 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121-2412
Email: info@jewishinseattle.org
Queer Jihad Queer Jihad is the queer Muslim struggle for acceptance: first, the struggle to accept ourselves as being exactly the way Allah has created us to be; and secondly, the struggle for understanding among Muslims in general.
Letters to a Young Gay Christian A resource created for LGBTQ and Allied persons who also identify as Christian

Ally Resources

Parents, Family & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) PFLAG is the nation’s largest family and ally organization. Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality and full societal affirmation of LGBTQ people through its threefold mission of support, education, and advocacy.