Youth Resources

Check out our Youth Services page to see more BCLA youth-supporting activities and programs, and youth-focused organizations that BCLA partners with.

Hetrick-Martin Institute: New Jersey

Provides resources for at-risk youth including counseling, case management, and group programming.

550 Broad St Suite 610, Newark, NJ 07102 Call: (973) 722-5060 

Cyberbullying can affect anybody and is bullying that takes place over digital devices like cell phones, computers, and tablets. Cyberbullying can occur through SMS, Text, and apps, or online in social media, forums, or gaming where people can view, participate in, or share content.

LGBTQ+ youth are at increased risk to be the victims of bullying, and these are some resources that provide information and advice from the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Serices:

What Is Bullying | 

What Is Cyberbullying | 

LGBTQI+ Youth | 

Sam and Devorah Foundation for Transgender Youth

Supports trans and non-binary youth by offering safe spaces and programs where they can connect, thrive, and be empowered.

10 Fairmount Avenue, Chatham, NJ 07928

Make it Better for Youth
Focuses on  building an Inclusive Curriculum, Anti-Bullying, Policy Lobbying, and Advocacy. Hosts a "Pink Prom."

Out in Tech

Inspires queer and questioning youth to explore and find technology job opportunities. Click here for their latest 8-week mentorship program application for LGBTQ students ages 17-24.

The Point Foundation

Provides scholarships, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training to LGBTQ students.

HiTOPS Weekly  Youth Support Group

HiTOPS groups create a safe space for LGBTQ+ youth to meet, socialize, offer and provide support, and participate in educational activities regarding healthy relationships, gender and sexuality, and more!