Although not an exhaustive directory, we’ve put together a list of businesses and resources that have either identified themselves as having a desire to serve the LGBTQIA community, are owned by members of the community we serve, or have services specialized to meet our needs.
The Trevor Project is a leading LGBTQIA+ nonprofit that centers around suicide prevention and crisis intervention resources. Below is taking you directly to three sources: TrevorLifeline – calling, TrevorChat – online messaging, and TrevorText – which is through SMS. These are accessible 24/7 with some exclusion to holidays. The TrevorLifeline is available 24/7 365 days a year.
The LGBT National Help Center is also a nonprofit focusing solely on the queer community. Their services include that of The Trevor Project for crisis intervention and suicide prevention but also focuses on assistance in coming out, relationship concerns, bullying, workplace issues, safe sex information, HIV/AIDS information, and more.
The LGBT National Help Center is available Mon-Fri from 1pm – 9pm, and Sat from 9am -2pm and is only offered as a hotline. You can find the correct information below.
Trans Lifeline is a peer supported nonprofit that focuses solely on transgender individuals. This nonprofit is ran and created for the trans community and offers a 24/7 hotline. Check out the link below if you are in need of a confidential conversation.
Since the LGBTQIA+ has a disproportionately large rate of being homeless compared to their heterosexual counterparts is distressing which is why we include The National Runaway Safeline. The mission of the National Runaway Safeline (NRS) is to help keep America’s runaway and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. From the link below, you will be able to find many forums regarding questions and experiences of those who have experienced youth homelessness. A hotline, text messaging service, direct email, and online messaging system are all available to access The National Runaway Safeline . They can all be found at:
Rainbow Embrace Physical Therapy (via telehealth)
Alpha Counseling Center
Bridge Builders Counseling
Delta Behavioral Health
Ellis Coaching and Consulting
Harvest of Wilmington
Insight Wellness Services, Inc.
One Small Step Counseling
Health Testing and Information:
Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal
Church of the Servant
First Presbyterian Church
Holy Cross Episcopal Church
On Tap Church
St. James Episcopal
St. Jude’s Metropolitan Community Church
St. Paul’s United Methodist
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Wilmington
Unity of Wilmington
The Foxes Boxes
Juggling Gypsy Cafe
Little Dipper Fondue
Tails Piano Bar & Lounge
Ted’s Fun on the River
Tidal Creek Organic Co-Op
Carolina Beach Physical Therapy
Crest Fitness Center – Adam Freeman
Edge of Urge
Imago Hair Salon
Literary Bed & Breakfast
Buffy Weiss – Living Seaside Realty Group
Moxie Floral Design Studio
Old Books on Front Street
The Web Peeps
The Wonder Shop