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

(973) 722-5060

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!

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

October 21st - 23rd: Trans Youth Retreat for ages 12-17 in the Berkshires in Massachusetts. Read more or apply.

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

Pflag of Bergen County
Meetings for LGBTQ Youth and resources for parents.
(201) 503-4470

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.