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Coming Out to Your Kids

 

 

ProudParenting.com

Find information and advice on adoption, insemination, surrogacy, travel, and legal and financial topics. Read the stories of other LGBTQ parents, and share yours. 

 

Transitioning for Parents and Guardians

Suggestions to make the process positive for your whole family, from other families with transgender parents or guardians.

 

VillageQ

A community website welcoming members and allies of the LGBTQ community as we celebrate, support, and explore our collective queer family experiences.

 

 

Resources

 

Resources to help support LBGTQ parents and the unique needs of our families.


COLAGE, Children of Lesbians And Gays Everywhere

415-861-5437 • www.colage.org

COLAGE unites people with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer parents into a network of peers and supports them as they nurture and empower each other to be skilled, self-confident, and just leaders in our collective communities.


PACT: An Adoption Alliance

510-243-9460 • www.pactadopt.org

Pact is a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve adopted children of color. In every case, the child is always our primary client. In order to best serve children's needs, we provide not only adoptive placement but lifelong education, support, and community for adoptees and their families on issues of adoption and race.


PFLAG East Bay

510-562-7692 • www.pflag-eastbay.org

The Oakland/East Bay chapter of Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays is part of an international organization promoting the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends. It does this through support to cope with an adverse society, education to enlighten an ill-informed public, and advocacy to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. PFLAG provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

 

PFLAG San Francisco

415-921-8850 • www.pflagsf.org

The mission of PFLAG San Francisco echoes that of the national organization. PFLAG SF promotes the health and well being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends, through support to cope with an adverse society, education to enlighten an ill-informed public, and advocacy to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. PFLAG SF provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

 

Seneca Center

510-495-9289 • www.senecacenter.org

Seneca Center, a non-profit foster family agency, welcomes LGBT families who have room in their hearts and homes to parent at-risk youth ages 6-18. As a Seneca Center foster parent, you’ll receive a tax free stipend of $2,100 per month, along with extensive support services from each child’s clinical team. Contact Seneca Center to discover how you can make a tremendous difference for youth in our community – one child at a time!

 

TALK Line Family Support Center 

415-441-KIDS • www.talklineforparents.org

The San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect, the promotion of healthy families and the mental health of children.

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