JQ International is dedicated to creating a safe and affirming community for everyone, as are these other valuable organizations:
Congregation Beth Chayim Chadashim
An inclusive community of progressive LGBT and heterosexual individuals, their families and friends, with programs for all ages.
Congregation Kol Ami
A Reform synagogue with extensive GLBT outreach programs.
A new non-denominational soulful Jewish community open to all.
Institute for Judaism, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity at Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion
Developing Jewish Leaders who create inclusive and welcoming communities and address the unique issues of LGBT people and their families in the Jewish world.
JAGS at USC
The Jewish and Gay Student community at USC.
JQUEST: Jewish Queer Students at Tufts and their allies
Los Angeles Hillel Council
The foundation for Jewish campus life.
Mishpacha at UCLA
A community of LGBT Jewish students at UCLA.
The National Union of Jewish LGBTQQI Students
Jewish Family Services
A multi-service agency whose goals are to strengthen and preserve individual, family and community life by providing a wide range of needed social services to the community.
San Diego’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Jewish Community
a social/support group made up of frum/formerly frum* gay, bi, trans and lesbian Jews ages 17-30.
Ensuring that gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender Jews are fully welcomed and included in all parts of the Jewish community.
Temple Kol Tikvah (Voice of Hope) was founded in 1994 in a merger between two West San Fernando Valley Reform synagogues: Temple Emet and Shir Chadash — The New Reform Congregation. Temple Kol Tikvah, and Rabbi Jon Hanish are the founders of JQ International’s Teen JQSA program.
Address: 20400 Ventura Blvd, Woodland Hills, CA 91364
The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Community Center
Provides a broad array of services for the GLBT community.
Nehirim builds authentic spiritual community for Jewish members of sexual and gender minorities.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays [PFLAG]
Provides support to the families of GLBT persons to cope with an adverse society, to enlighten an ill-informed public and the advocacy education confronting the issues of discrimination and harassment.
Project Chicken Soup
A volunteer organization that provides kosher meals to people living with HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles County
SOVA Food Pantry Program
Jewish Family Services operated three food pantry and resource center facilities: one in the Beverly-Fairfax are, one in West Los Angeles, and one in the San Fernando Valley.
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
An organization dedicated to promoting and ensuring fair, accurate and inclusive representation of people and events in the media as a means of eliminating homophobia and discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
Human Rights Campaign [HRC]
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve GLBT equality.
A national organization committed to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of GLBT people andthose with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
The World Congress of GLBT Jews
AIDS Project Los Angeles
An organization dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease; reducing the incidence of HIV infection; and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy.
AIDS Service Center
A full-service agency offering cutting-edge answers to the complex problems of the disease, helping people rebuild lives with a wide array of vital services.
Congregation Kol Ami HIV Support
A telephone and email HIV support line and support group.
Telephone: 323.606.0996 Extension 108
The Jerusalem Open House
Provides a broad array of services for the GLBT community of Jerusalem.
Judios Argentino GLBT [JAG]
JAG encourages the development of the GLBT Argentine Jewish Identity by creating a framework of freedom, respect and openness to dialogue.
The information source for long term programs in Israel.
“The Other 10%” – HaAsiron HaAcher
The GLBT student organization in Jerusalem.
ADL’s ultimate purpose is to secure justice and fair treatment to all citizens alike and to put an end forever to unjust and unfair discrimination against and ridicule of any sect or body of citizens.
Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
The Federation is the central planning, coordinating and fundraising body for 18 local and international agencies that offer the entire community a road range of humanitarian programs.
Jewish Free Loan Association
JFLA is a nonprofit agency assisting people of all faiths facing financial challenges.
Substance abuse treatment services and halfway house.
Suicide Prevention Hotlines
The Trevor Helpline is geared toward helping those in crisis, or those wanting information on how to help someone in crisis from highly trained counselors and all calls are free and confidential.
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