LGBTQ+ Resources

Mental Health Providers | Peer Support Hotlines | Resources | Websites | Books and Articles

The resources below are not endorsed or affiliated with County College of Morris or the Office of Counseling & Student Success. They have been compiled for your convenience to connect with, learn about, and celebrate the diversity within our community and our country. If you find any of the resources as outdated or if you would like additional information, please contact:

Kiki Baldassari in Counseling Services, (973) 328-5140

Mental Health Providers

Allen Wells Center

“Specializing in whole person, contemplative psychotherapy of mind/body/heart/spirit.”

102 Ogden Pl, Morristown, NJ, 07960


Attentive Psychotherapy

“We believe it is an honor and privilege to have the opportunity to work with clients and help provide the support needed during challenging times.”

1 Edgeview Drive, Suite 2B

Hackettstown, NJ 07840



BN Counseling, LLC

Brian Nandy

147 Columbia Tpk, Suite 307

Florham Park, NJ 07932

Center for Identity Development

“Individual, group, family, and couples’ therapy, plus other services.”

31 Trinity Pl.

Montclair, NJ 07042

Joseph A. Chan, MSW, LCSW

85 Park St.

Montclair, NJ 07042

Ann Cutillo, LCSW

51 Upper Montclair Plaza

Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

Howard C. Cutler, LCSW

215 Ridgedale Ave

Florham Park, NJ 07932


Edge Services

“The mission of EDGE New Jersey is to respond compassionately and responsibly to the HIV+ and LGBTQ+ communities by providing supportive services, housing opportunities, prevention strategies and education to enhance the community we serve.”

Brenda G. Forte, MSW, LCSW

44 Elm St.

Morristown, NJ 07960


Rosemarie Kppacsi, PhD, LCSW

460 Bloomfield Ave, Suite 209

Montclair, NJ 07042

973-509-0574 / 973-868-4533

Lisa LaBrunda, LCSW

170 Changebridge Rd. Bldg. B3-4

Montville, NJ 07045

Cheryl Ann Notari, PhD

332 Springfield Ave, Suite 204

Summit, NJ 07901


Ridgewood Psychotherapy Associates

Susan Donnelly, LCSW

115 Pine St.

Ridgewood, NJ 07450


Dr. Catherine Roland, LPC

51 Upper Montclair Plaza

Upper Montclair, NJ 07043


Center for Identity Development

“Psychotherapy & Counseling (individual, couple, group, family) serving gay/lesbian community since 1980.”

31 Trinity Place

Montclair, NJ 07042


Women’s Therapy Services of Montclair, LLC

460 Bloomfield Ave, Suite 307

Montclair, NJ 07042


Peer Support Hotlines

LGBT National Hotline

“Providing confidential peer-support, information, local resources and more to calls of all ages (youth & adults).”

(888) 843-4564

LGBT National Youth Talkline

“Providing young people confidential peer-support, information, local resources and more, for callers through age 25.”

Monday-Friday 4pm-12am; Saturday 12pm-5pm EST

(800) 246-7743


LGBT National Senior Hotline

“Providing senior callers, ages 50 and above confidential peer-support, information, local resources and more.”

(888) 234-7243

Trans Lifeline

“Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.”

(877) 565-8860

Trevor Project

“The Trevor Project is an organization dedicated to crisis intervention and preventing suicide for young LGBTQ+ adults. If you or a loved one is in crisis, you can call, text or live chat with a caring person who can help.”

(866) 488-7386

TrevorText: Text “Trevor” to 1-202-304-1200


Atlantic Health – LGBTQ+ Services

Atlantic Health System’s commitment to providing LGBTQ+ patient-centered care has been recognized by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation.”


Garden State Equality

“Garden State Equality is New Jersey’s statewide advocacy and education organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.”

500 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042



“Uniting people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer or questioning (LGBTQ) with families, friends, and allies, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality and full societal affirmation of LGBTW people through its threefold mission of support, education, and advocacy.”

Bergen PFLAG

(201) 503-4470

North Jersey PFLAG – Glen Ridge

(908) 300-4227


PROUD Gender Center – Transgender Community Services

“At Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick it is a top priority to optimize health and well-being for every patient. Our LGBTQIA Program is firmly rooted with that purpose in mind.”

The Recovery Village

The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab offers comprehensive treatment for dual diagnosis based drug and alcohol rehab, eating disorder and mental health treatments tailored to the patient’s specific needs.”

Trans Affirming Alliance

The Trans Affirming Alliance assists with direct legal services that provide legal guidance (e.g., assistance with name changes), mental health counseling, career counseling and workshops, various support groups, and specialized health and wellness services for the transgender community such as vocal coaching.”


Bisexual Resource Center

The BRC is the oldest national bi+ organization in the U.S. that advocates for bisexual visibility and raises awareness about bisexuality throughout the LGBT and straight communities.

Children of Lesbians & Gays Everywhere

“COLAGE is a national movement of children, youth, and adults with one or more lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ) parent.”

Empty Closets

“Empty Closets is a place where you can figure out who you are, surrounded by other people just like you. Whether you’re gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, curious, unsure or a friend of someone who is, Empty Closets will help you find the answer.”

Gender Infinity

“Our vision is simple: that the world will be inviting to all youth, regardless of gender expression and identity. We are a network of providers and families that offers consultation, clinical services, and conferences focused on gender affirmative care.”

Gender Spectrum

“Gender Spectrum works to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.”


“The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is 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

“As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.”

Live Another Day

“QTBIPOC people often experience discrimination due to their gender identity and skin color. This discrimination can also be encountered when it comes to mental and physical health care. The following directory of resources provides access to care for a variety of issues.”

LGBT National Help Center

“Serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning community by providing free & confidential peer-support and local resources.”

LGBTQ Addiction & Mental Health Support Resources

Provides information and resources for the LGBTQ community.


Money Geek has written specific articles and resources for LGBTQ+ people as well as addressing common financial questions.

Support for Gender Confirmation –

Financial & Social Resources for Homeless LGBTQ+ Youth –

Guide to LGBTQ+ Adoption –


“The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations.”

Out for Work

“Out for Work is the only national nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, preparing and empowering LGBT college students and their allies for the workplace.”

Sunrise House

Sunrise House is located amid twenty-two acres in the serene mountains of Sussex County, New Jersey, and provides research-based programs and services for adults struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.

Gender, Sexuality, and LGBTQ+ Equity Books & Articles

          • Addiction Resources & Rehabs for the LGBTQ+ Community
          • A Queer History of the United States for Young People by Michael Bronski
          • A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities by Mady G., J.R. Zuckerberg
          • A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni & Tristan Jimerson
          • Becoming Cliterate: Why Orgasm Equality Matters – And How to Get It by Laurie Mintz
          • Come as You Are by Dr. Emily Nagoski
          • Critically Sovereign: Indigenous Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies by Joanne Barker
          • Couples, Gender and Power: : Creating Change in Intimate Relationships by Carmen Knudson-Martin
          • Finding Your People in the LGBTQIA+ Community
          • How to Take Care of Yourself When Your Identity Is Not Supported
          • It’s Called “Polyamory”: Coming Out About Your Nonmonogamous Relationships by Tamara Pincus and Rebecca Hiles
          • LGBTQ Treatment for Addiction: Finding a Friendly Place
          • Life Isn’t Binary by Barker and Iantaffi
          • More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory by Franklin Veaux, Eve Rickert, and Tatiana Gill
          • National Center for Transgender Equality by NCTE
          • Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America by Lillian Faderman
          • Opening Up by Tristan Taormino
          • Resources for Gender Identity and Autism 
          • Taking Care of Your Mental Health When You Are Deciding About Coming Out
          • The Ethical Slut: A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love by Janet Hardy & Dossie Easton
          • The Gender Affirmative Model: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Supporting Transgender and Gender Expansive Children by Colt Keo-Meier, Diane Ehrensaft (Editors)
          • Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community by Laura Erickson-Schroth
          • Trans+: Love, Sex, Romance, & Being You by Kathryn Gonzales & Karen Rayne
          • Transgender History, second edition: The Roots of Today’s Revolution by Susan Stryker
          • The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals by Stephanie A. Brill, Rachel Pepper
          • Transgender Teen: A Handbook for Parents and Professionals Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Teens by Stephanie A. Brill, Lisa Kenney