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LGBTQ+ Resources: Region 10 – RIMS

Organizations and guidance for the support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning (LGBTQ+) students, educators, and families in Riverside, Inyo, Mono, and San Bernardino Counties.

Counseling Services
For local physical and mental health providers with experience in treating and supporting LGBTQ+ students.

RIVERSIDE

Corona-Norco Unified School District External link opens in new window or tab.
Offers LGBTQ+ resources under the Mental Health Resources as a part of the Community Resources page.

Hemet Unified School District External link opens in new window or tab.
Suicide prevention resources for LGBTQ+ youth.

Lake Elsinore Unified School District External link opens in new window or tab.
Parent resources for behavioral and mental health, including LGBTQ+ resource.

Murrieta Valley Unified School District External link opens in new window or tab.
Behavioral health supports, including LGBTQ+.

Desert AIDS Project External link opens in new window or tab.
Those living with, affected by, or at-risk for HIV or AIDS in the Coachella Valley. Also STI testing, treatment and other health and mental health services for youth.

Joshua Home—An LGBTQ Safe Haven External link opens in new window or tab.
The mission of Joshua Home is to End LGBTQ+ youth homelessness by creating Permanent Gender Inclusive Housing solutions, supportive services and programs beginning in the Inland Empire of Southern California. Joshua Home is designed to service at-risk LGBTQ+ youth ages twelve to seventeen who are homeless, in foster or group homes, or in the foster care or juvenile justice systems.

LGBTQ+ Center of Riverside County External link opens in new window or tab.
To guide and support the local LGBTQ+ community and its allies.

The LGBTQ Community Center of the Desert External link opens in new window or tab.
They are the only nonprofit community center run by and for all LGBTQ people of all ages in the Eastern Riverside County. If you're between the ages of fourteen through twenty and need a safe space to connect with other LGBTQ+ youth, The Center has a place for you.

PFLAG External link opens in new window or tab.
PFLAG has over 400 chapters across the country and California. Provides support services and education especially for parents and families of LGBTQ+ youth. Find a chapter near you.

Planned Parenthood External link opens in new window or tab.
Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide. See the local office in your county.

Safe Schools Desert Cities External link opens in new window or tab.
Safe Schools Desert Cities empowers area Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Intersex youth (LGBTQI+), their allies and GSA advisors and offers opportunities that foster a sense of community and individual growth by providing education, guidance, advocacy, resources, recreational activities and opportunities for self expression.

TruEvolution External link opens in new window or tab.
TruEvolution fights for health equity and racial justice to advance the quality of life and human dignity of LGBTQ people. Youth United, of TruEvolution, is an LGBTQ+ youth advocacy and health education program that focuses on the mental and sexual wellness of LGBTQ+ youth from a human rights lens.

INYO

Bishop Union High School External link opens in new window or tab.
Student services and resources and one resource for LGBTQ+ youth.

PFLAG - Bishop External link opens in new window or tab.
All-volunteer group of parents, family and friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT), people who meet periodically to share support and information in Bishop.

SAN BERNARDINO

Inland Region Equality Network External link opens in new window or tab.
Help us in the movement to educate and empower our Inland Region on LGBTQIA rights, ensure fair treatment and respect.

Joshua Home—An LGBTQ Safe Haven External link opens in new window or tab.
The mission of Joshua Home is to End LGBTQ+ youth homelessness by creating Permanent Gender Inclusive Housing solutions, supportive services and programs beginning in the Inland Empire of Southern California. Joshua Home is designed to service at-risk LGBTQ+ youth ages twelve to seventeen who are homeless, in foster or group homes, or in the foster care or juvenile justice systems.

The LGBTQ Community Center of the Desert External link opens in new window or tab.
They are the only nonprofit community center run by and for all LGBTQ people of all ages in the Eastern Riverside County. If you're between the ages of fourteen through twenty and need a safe space to connect with other LGBTQ+ youth, The Center has a place for you.

PFLAG External link opens in new window or tab.
PFLAG has over 400 chapters across the country and California. Provides support services and education especially for parents and families of LGBTQ+ youth. Find a chapter near you.

Planned Parenthood External link opens in new window or tab.
Planned Parenthood delivers vital reproductive health care, sex education, and information to millions of women, men, and young people worldwide. See the local office in your county.

Rainbow Pride Youth Alliance External link opens in new window or tab.
A LGBTQ+ mental health nonprofit based out of San Bernardino. Their mission is to promote, advocate and offer support for LGBTQ+ youth and their families.

Questions:   Teacher and Leader Policy Office | 916-445-7331
School Health and Safety Office | 916-319-0314
Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 3, 2021