Resources

El Rio Health
El Rio provides affirming, respectful, and quality healthcare to the Pediatric and Adult Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming communities. Services provided: Primary care, gender confirming hormone therapy, puberty blockers and sensitive referrals. They are dedicated to provide trans-affirming, patient centered care.

El Rio Transgender Medical Services

Tel: (520) 670-3909

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through support, education, and advocacy. PFLAG provides opportunity to dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identities, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. Phone line is confidential.

Tel: (520) 360-3795

Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF)
SAAF continues to be the only community-based organization in Southern Arizona providing case management and ancillary support services for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families, with culturally appropriate prevention and education programs to reduce the rate of infection, and extensive trainings and opportunities for community members to fill critical support roles.

Tel: (520) 628-7223 or (800) 771-9054

Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA)
Southern Arizona Gender Alliance offers information, support services and social opportunities for transgender people while educating businesses and health and human services providers about transgender issues. SAGA envisions a society in which transgender and transsexual people are ensured of their basic rights and can be open, honest, and safe at home, at work, and in the community. To achieve this goal, SAGA organizes educational, social, and advocacy programs for gender-diverse people and their significant others, friends, families, and allies.

Tel: (520) 477-7096
Email: info@sagatucson.org

Southern Arizona Senior Pride
Southern Arizona Senior Pride celebrates, supports, and unites Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Seniors in Southern Arizona.

The Alliance Fund
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Straight (LGBT&S) Alliance Fund is a special project of the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA), created in 1999 in partnership with the National Lesbian and Gay Community Funding Partnership. The Alliance Fund addresses the chronic pattern of underfunding of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender programs and supports efforts to address these issues through philanthropy and endowment building.

Tel: (520) 393-9684

Tucson GLBT Chamber of Commerce
The GLBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of GLBT-owned businesses and their allies dedicated to the furtherance of our businesses in southern Arizona. The chamber is dedicated to economic development in the GLBT community and emphasizes education of its members, an environment that promotes networking among members and guests, and political advocacy that promotes policies that support the business objectives of the GLBT community and allies.

Tel: (520) 615-6436

Tucson Interfaith HIV AIDS Network (TIHAN)
We of the Tucson Interfaith HIV/AIDS Network offer our hearts and hands to provide compassionate and non-judgmental service to those affected by HIV/AIDS. Through education and support, we, as individuals and faith communities, work to build bridges, reduce stigma and sustain hope.

Tel: (520) 299-6647

Institute for LGBT Studies
The mission of the University of Arizona Institute for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies is to educate the citizens of Arizona by developing curriculum, promoting research, and presenting public programming addressing the histories, politics, and cultures of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people and the diverse scholarship on sexuality. Has a listserv to announce events.

Tel: (520) 626-3431
Email: lgbs@email.arizona.edu

LGBTQ Community Council
The LGBTQ Council is a group of community members that work collaboratively with university leadership with the goal of promoting the well-being of all gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer identified people and those affected by discrimination based on gender identity and expression. The Council provides community support to create a safe and inclusive environment for UA.

Tel: 520-621-5522

Office of Institutional Equity
The University of Arizona is committed to creating and maintaining a work and learning environment that is safe, inclusive and free of discriminatory conduct prohibited by the Nondiscrimination and Anti-harassment Policy. At the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE), we lead efforts to promote and uphold this policy and its goals, foster equity and opportunity, strengthen relationships across diverse groups, and support a campus culture of equality for all members of the University community.

Tel: (520) 621-9449​

Peterson HIV Clinics
Petersen HIV Clinics provides comprehensive care for HIV/AIDS patients in southern Arizona. With the support of the Ryan White Program, all eligible HIV-positive patients can receive primary care at reduced or no cost. Be assured of comprehensive HIV/AIDS care at the University of Arizona. Services provided under this program include: adherence counseling, advocacy, clinical/medical management of HIV/AIDS, antiretroviral therapies, ongoing primary care, infectious diseases specialty care, education, and resource referrals.

Tel: (520) 694-8888

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality. HRC seeks to improve the lives of LGBT Americans by advocating for equal rights and benefits in the workplace, ensuring families are treated equally under the law and increasing public support among all Americans through innovative advocacy, education and outreach programs.

Tel: (202) 628-4160

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
The ACLU is our nation's guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and laws of the United States guarantee everyone.

Pima Council On Aging
PCOA’s mission is to promote dignity and respect for aging, and to advocate for independence in the lives of Pima County’s older adults and their families.

We are Pima County’s leading experts on aging well, advocacy, and unbiased information for older people and their families. Founded in 1967, PCOA was among the first aging services organizations in the nation. We are passionate about improving the experience of aging in our community.

Helpline (520) 790-7262

The Colby Olsen Foundation
The mission of the Colby Olsen Foundation is to raise awareness about issues that affect LGBTQ+ youth and seniors in our communities. Proceeds will be donated to youth and senior center organizations that support LGBTQ+ members of our community.

The Colby Olsen Foundation’s goal is to raise funds through grants, donors and events that support the foundation’s mission and core values. The foundation provides scholarships, grants and donations to LGBTQ youth and senior organizations, centers, workshops and programs. In addition, it has created the C.O.L.E.A.D. Program which is an educational program that assists young adults within the LGBTQ+ community and their allies, and help bridge these individuals with rewards in employment opportunities and boost their confidence in successfully competing for positions with industry leaders in our community.

Banner Health

Staying Well

Staying healthy is a commitment to yourself. At Banner Health, we are committed to helping you be the healthiest you can be. We offer many ways to learn how to maintain or improve your health, including Inclusive Health Care for all.