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Affirmations

Affirmations is the community center for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and their allies. Open since 1989 and located in Detroit suburb of Ferndale, Affirmations provides a welcoming space where people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and cultures can find support and unconditional acceptance, and where they can learn, grow, socialize and have fun.

290 W. Nine Mile Road
Ferndale, MI 48220
Helpline: 1.800.398.GAYS | Business: 248.398.7105

Visit the Affirmations website.

Equality Michigan

Equality Michigan works to achieve full equality and respect for all people in Michigan regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. The number one priority is a full, non-discrimination policy by 2014.

19641 West Seven Mile Rd.
Detroit, MI 48219
313.537.7000

Visit the Equality Michigan website.

The Jim Toy Center

A resource center that exists to build capacity for successful outcomes of educational, social and political initiatives by and for the Queer and Ally Community in the Washtenaw County area. WRAP welcomes all who support its mission to participate in its activities.

325 Braun Court
Ann Arbor, MI 48107-9751
734.995.9867 | Fax: 734.995.9915

Visit the Jim Toy Center website.

RIOT Youth

Youth run safe space for queer and queer friendly youth and youth activists.

Neutral Zone
310 E. Washington Street, Ann Arbor
734.764.5191

Go to the RIOT Youth website.

PrideZone

Ypsilanti based program that provides a safe space for LGBTQ youth to congregate, socialize, build community and access support services as needed. Meets Fridays 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Ozone House Youth Drop In Center
102 N. Hamilton, Ypsilanti
248.398.7105

Go to the Ozone House Youth Drop In Center site.


Health Services

Snow Health Center

Individual and group counseling

Emergency services and crisis intervention

Consultation to faculty and staff

Workshops and educational presentations

Training and supervision to master’s and doctoral student counselors

Free HIV Counseling and Testing Every Thursday ~ 1-4 p.m. in 330 Snow Health Center. Testing is free, anonymous and on a walk-in basis. Sponsored by University Health Services.

313 Snow Health Center
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
734.487.1118 | Fax: 734.481.0050
Email: Counseling.Services@emich.edu
Hours: 8 a.m.–noon and 1–5 p.m., Monday through Friday

UNIFIED - HIV Health and Beyond

Formerly AIDS Partnership Michigan and HIV/AIDS Resource Center, UNIFIED is a non-profit organization. It has three office locations: Detroit, Jackson and Ypsilanti. Free, anonymous, HIV testing is available at the Ypsilanti office by appointment on Tuesdays from 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Wednesdays from 5–8 p.m., and Saturdays: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Hepatitis C testing available by appointment. Additional services include overdose prevention training, medical case management, syringe exchange/safety services, medication adherence counseling, individual and group counseling/therapy, medical transportation, housing assistance, a food pantry, health insurance enrollment assistance, and tobacco reduction services.

Ypsilanti Office
3075 Clark Road, Suite 203
Ypsilanti , MI 49201
734.572.9355 | Fax: 734.572.0554
Michigan HIV/STD Hotline (Hotline hours are from 10 a.m.– 6 p.m.) 800.872.2437

Corner Health Center

Corner Health Center is an affordable, LGBTQ+ affirmative, physical and mental health center for individuals ages 12–25. Physical health services include check-ups, immunizations, STI testing and treatment, birth control, pregnancy testing and care, and free condoms, as well as hormones and puberty blockers. Mental health services include individual counseling, including referrals for hormones and gender affirming surgery, group counseling, and psychiatry. On the third Monday of every month from 4–7 p.m. they host OUT for Health, which includes LGBTQ+ care and support, drop-in appointments and free activities including art classes, movie nights, cooking classes and more.

47 N. Huron Street
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197
734.484.3600 | Fax: 734.484.3100

Visit the Corner Health Center Website.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Resource Center is part of Diversity & Community Involvement