Arlington County is an inclusive, welcoming community where everyone is valued and respected and has the opportunity to live out their dreams.
Arlington endeavors to embrace and equitably serve our diverse community. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, gender status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religious observance, physical or mental ability and any other characteristic subject to marginalization.
This list highlights helpful local and national resources for Arlington’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual residents. We welcome additions, corrections, questions and input on the resources listed below. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whether you need immediate help or just someone to talk to, there is support. You are not alone.
Housing, Food, and Financial Support Services:
Dating/Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Resources:
Legal Services and Support:
Physical/Mental Health and Medical Resources:
Find a safe and supportive faith or spiritual community:
Social Organizations, Peer Support and Advocacy:
Join Arlington County on June 23-25 to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community and allies. This festival promotes the impactful message of Moving Forward Together and the importance of working together to make our community stronger. Let's collaborate in new ways to make sure all LGBTQIA+ individuals and their families and friends feel empowered and supported.
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If you need immediate assistance, here are a few crisis response resources available 24/7:
LGBTQIA+ Lifeline/The Trevor Project:
Crisis Text Line
SAMHSA Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
Doorways (Intimate Partner/Dating Violence and Sexual Assault):
Virginia’s 24/7 LGBTQ+ Helpline