Youth Services

BCLA Youth Services provides education, support, resources, and services for young people in the Bergen County area. We foster an inclusive, gender-affirming environment for all.

Equality Mental Health is offering free College Advisement by Rayna Richardson, a senior at Howard University. Call 201-885-3522 to setup a free appointment.

Check out the programs and events that BCLA is doing in partnership with our friends at Rainbow Cafe.

Our Partnering Organizations

HiTOPS is a non-profit organization providing inclusive and youth-informed sex education and LGBTQ+ support for young people of all identities throughout New Jersey. You can find some of their ongoing support groups and services here:

Rainbow Cafe is a Northern NJ support and social group for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQQIA) youth in grades 6-12. Follow them on Instagram @rainbowcafennjj

They have events the 3rd Friday of every month at the Cresskill Congregational Church beginning at 7pm. You can find more info on that and other events here:

Bergen PFLAG provides a safe, friendly place where LGBTQ people, their parents, friends, and others can voice their feelings, fears, concerns and questions about homosexuality, bisexuality, transgender, and other related issues. They share the stories of our own distinctive journeys toward the goal of accepting and valuing our children, family, friends, and selves just as they are.

Meetings are ONLINE ONLY on the third Wednesday of every month.