Local Community Organizations

Positive Images LGBTQIA+ Center
Peer support groups for youth/transitional age youth and adults, leadership development program for youth/transitional age youth (ages 12-24), LGBTQIA+ cultural competency trainings and consultation, community outreach events, resources and referrals.
LGBTQ Connection
Peer support and youth leadership development programs for ages 14-24, community events, LGBTQ+ affirming counseling, workforce training and technical assistance.
Amor Para Todos
Advocacy resources on creating more gender and LGBTQIA+ inclusive school and community environments.
Sonoma County Pride
Hosts annual Pride events and various other community gatherings and fundraisers.
Hosts annual conference along with other workshops, support groups, social events, and other gatherings for the local transgender, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, and/or gender expansive community.
PFLAG Santa Rosa
Support for parents and families of LGBTQIA+ individuals.
The Spahr Center
Support for LGBTQIA+ people and those with or affected by HIV in the Marin community, and support groups for parents and caregivers of trans, nonbinary, or gender questioning children.
Petaluma TIDE
Raises awareness and advocates for equity in school communities through dialogue and relationships.

Resources for LGBTQIA+ Families

Our Family Coalition
Advances equity for all LGBTQ families and children through advocacy, support, and education (based in San Francisco/East Bay).
Gender Spectrum
Offers a wide array of online gender expansive youth and parent/family support groups, as well as trainings, education-related resources, and an annual conference.
A national organization dedicated to supporting people with at least one LGBTQIA+ caregiver.

School Advocacy

Teaching LGBTQ History
Instructional resources for educators, students, and families seeking support in implementing California’s FAIR Education Act.
Welcoming Schools
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s bias-based bullying prevention program, which includes resources and trainings for pre-K through eighth grade educators in creating LGBTQIA+ and gender inclusive school environments.
ONE Archives Foundation
A nonprofit organization whose mission is to tell the authentic and accurate stories of LGBTQIA+ people through community outreach initiatives, educational trainings, and history exhibitions.