LOCAL COUNSELING SUPPORT
Mahoning County Young Democrats
MCYD believes that at the core of democracy is involvement. We strive to find ways to empower young people to get involved in the political process and to support candidates that align with our vision for Mahoning County.
Further, MCYD believes that by creating an inclusive, diverse environment and by hosting a variety of events, MCYD breaks down barriers between young people and their government.
PsyCare - Behavioral Healthcare & Counseling
PsyCare operates nine conveniently located outpatient offices in Northeastern Ohio that are dedicated to assisting individuals and families to overcome difficult emotional, behavioral, mental and relationship problems. PsyCare is committed to providing the very best treatment services possible — in a comfortable setting, personalized to the client’s needs and circumstances, and delivered by highly competent and caring clinicians.
Compass Family & Community Services
Since 1908, Compass Family & Community Services has worked tirelessly to build strong children, families and communities. Compass is a dynamic, diverse, not-for-profit agency committed to providing essential, seamless and comprehensive services to those we serve. Compass’ programs care for people from infancy through their senior years in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Jefferson Counties. Compass currently employs over 300 full and part-time employees in 12 locations.
535 Marmion Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44502
Phone: (330) 782-5664
320 High Street
Warren, OH 44481
Phone: (330) 394-9090
Columbiana County Counseling Center
The Columbiana County Counseling Center opened in 1963 and, for over four decades, has been helping individuals and families obtain the support needed to live a mentally healthy life. We have a long-standing history of providing professional help for people experiencing emotional and substance abuse problems, behavioral challenges and relationship difficulties.
40722 State Route 154
P.O. Box 429
Lisbon, OH 44432-0429
Additional Counseling Resources Available Under Our Youth Department Page and Gender/Sexuality Department Page
LOCAL REHABILITATION SUPPORT
LOCAL RELIGIOUS SUPPORT
SUICIDE PREVENTION SUPPORT
St. John’s Episcopal Church
St. John’s Episcopal Church is a vibrant parish in the heart of Youngstown, Ohio. We have been an important part of the area’s history for more than 150 years, and we continue to be right in the middle of this region’s redevelopment and resurgence.
Youngstown Rescue Mission*
In the mid-1900s, The Mission grew and began feeding and housing thousands of homeless men and women each year. Listed below are the milestones that have made The Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley the remarkable institution that it is today.
*This is not an LGBT friendly shelter*
Equality Ohio was founded in 2005 by a group of 65 dedicated LGBT activists and allies from all corners of Ohio after voters passed a constitutional amendment prohibiting same sex marriage and civil unions. Now, Equality Ohio’s work is broad and focuses on multiple aspects of LGBTQ equality in Ohio.
Bravo Anti - Violence Support
BRAVO works to eliminate violence perpetrated on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identification, domestic violence, and sexual assault through prevention, education, advocacy, violence documentation, and survivor services, both within and on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender communities.
GENDER VARIANT RESOURCES
NCTE was founded in 2003 by transgender activists who recognized the urgent need for policy change to advance transgender equality. With a committed board of directors, a volunteer staff of one, and donated office space, we set out to accomplish what no one had yet done: provide a powerful transgender advocacy presence in Washington, DC.
Transgender Language Primer
Outshine NW is a small non-profit organization based in Seattle, WA that serves communities by promoting LGBTQ health and equity through education and advocacy. We actively engage medical professionals, social service providers, and community members from all walks of life to bridge communication divides and heal people.
The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.
GLSEN (pronounced "glisten") was founded in 1990 by a small, but dedicated group of teachers in Massachusetts who came together to improve an education system that too frequently allows its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) students to be bullied, discriminated against, or fall through the cracks.
Over 25 years later, that small group has grown into the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe and affirming schools for LGBTQ students.
Out for Work
OUT for Work began in the summer of 2004, under the guise of Diversity Change Agents (DCA)'s LGBTA Leadership and Career Fair. OUT for Work director and DCA owner Riley Folds began DCA as a LGBT diversity consultancy. Once establishing contacts with HRC and NGLCC's Justin Nelson, the diversity consultancy morphed into the OUT for Work college career fair for LGBTA undergraduate students.
DrugRehab.com is a web resource provided and funded by Advanced Recovery Systems (ARS). ARS is an integrated behavioral health care management organization dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues. We provide well-researched, fact-based resources on this site.
ARG is dedicated to helping people overcome alcoholism and achieve long-term sobriety. Our team is made up of individuals who have personal experience with alcohol addiction, and understand the importance of delivering top-notch resources and information. ARG aims to educate people on the dangers of alcohol addiction and guide them or their loved one into a treatment program.
Help Network of NE Ohio - 211
Help Hotline Crisis Center, Inc. was incorporated in May 1971 as a drug information line for residents of Mahoning County. Over the years, the agency has not only expanded its geographic area, but has grown from a 6-hours-a-day hotline service operated by volunteers, to a 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week comprehensive crisis intervention and community information and referral center. In addition, Help Hotline Crisis Center provides support services to mental health consumers.
In June of 2017, the former Help Hotline Crisis Center Inc. became known as Help Network of Northeast Ohio.
330-747-2696 or 211
Dial 211 or (330) 393-1565
330-424-7767 or 1-800-427-3606
The Trevor Project
Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
LOCAL HIV & AIDS SUPPORT
Comprehensive Care Center
The Comprehensive Care Center seeks to provide comprehensive and coordinated HIV primary care services to HIV-positive adults, adolescents and children. All services are provided regardless of ability to pay.
HIV health care for children and adults
free HIV counseling and testing
dental services, preventive care, vaccines, women’s health
nutrition services, patient education
mental health counseling
medical case management
facilitated referrals for substance abuse treatment and specialty medical care, and
outreach and speakers for community health fairs and events
Ursuline Sisters HIV/AIDS Ministry
4250 Shields Road
Canfield, OH 4440
Sr. Kathleen Minchin, Executive Director
Brigid Kennedy, Associate Director
(330) 792-7636 x18
Youngstown Health Dept
Our mission is to protect and improve the public health of the local community.
Here at the Youngstown City Health District, we are committed to enable all of the citizens of Youngstown and its surrounding areas which we serve, to engage in healthful and preventive behaviors.
We will strive to achieve and sustain optimal levels of physical and environmental health which will be accomplished by our highly motivated staff. Our staff will responsibly maximize our resources to provide ongoing education, and the development and coordination of programs which are sensitive to the people and the needs of the public.