2018 Worcester Pride Guide

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Worcester Area LGBTQ Agencies and Organizations


Health Resources


Support Groups


  • Central MA Spouses Of Transgender Individuals
    Meet Up Group

    Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/
    centralmaspouses/

  • Children’s Friend
    The first Tuesday of the month 6:30-8:00pm
    20 Cedar Street,
    Worcester, MA 01609
  • Family Health Center of Worcester, Inc.
    26 Queen Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
    508-860-7700
    http://www.fhcw.org/en/Home
  • JRI Health
    Boston GLASS Community Center.
    GLASS provides counseling, advocacy and referrals for health care services and housing to young LGBTQ community.
    Ismael Rivera irivera@jri.org
    617-266-3349 x215
  • The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
    offers a telephone hotline and an online chat program for survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones.
    800-656-4673
    https://hotline.rainn.org/online/

Legal and Community Resources


  • Community Legal Aid
    405 Main Street, 4th Floor, Worcester, MA 01608
    508-752-3718
  • Daviau Law Offices, P.C.
    LGBT Estate Planning
    255 Park Avenue, Suite 1000
    Worcester, MA 01609
    www.daviaulaw.com

  • GLAD
    Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
    617-426-1350
    ladlaw@glad.org
  • LGBT Asylum Support Task Force
    Supports LGBT Political Asylum Seekers
    Hadwen Park Church 6 Clover Street, Worcester, MA
  • MA Commission Against Discrimination
    Denholm Building, 484 Main Street, Room 320, Worcester, MA 01608
    508-453-9630
  • Worcester Police Department
    LGBTQ Police Community Liaison
    Officer Sharon McQueen
    508-688-0229

Hotlines


  • Fenway Community Health
    GLBTQ Peer Listening Hotline: 1-800-399-7337
    GLBTQ Listening Hotline of Any Age: 1-888-340-4528
  • GLBTQ National Youth Hotline
    1-800-246-7743
  • GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project
    955 Massachusetts Ave, PMB 131, Cambridge, MA 02139
    1-800-832-1901
    www.glbtqdvp.org
  • Gay & Lesbian National Hotline
    1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)
  • The Network/La Red
    provides a 24 hour hotline providing support for LGBTQ individuals struggling with unhealthy relationships or intimate partner violence.
    617-742-4911
    tnlr.org/en/get-support/

Social Media Community Resources


  • CannaQueer Worcester
    Click
    here
  • Central Mass LGBT and Friends Breakfast Club
    Click here
  • LGBT Meetup for Central MA
    Click here
  • Queer Exchange: Worcester
    Click here
  • Shades by Worcester Pride
    Click here
  • Worcester County LGBTQIA+ Group
    Click here
  • Worcester Youth Pride
    Click here
  • Your Queer Story: An LGBT Support Group
    Click here
  • Zia Young Adult Acess Center
    Click here

Open & Affirming Faith Communities


  • All Saints Episcopal Church
    10 Irving Street, Worcester MA 01609
    508-752-3766
    www.allsaintsw.org
  • Congregation Beth Israel
    15 Jamesbury Drive, Worcester, MA 01609-1201
    508-756-6204
    www.bethisraelworc.org
  • First Baptist Church
    111 Park Avenue, Worcester, MA 01609-1613
    508-756-6143
    www.fbc-worc.org
  • First Unitarian Church
    90 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608-1173
    508-757-2708
    www.firstunitarian.com
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Spiritual and Pastoral Assistance
    Father Rich Lewandowski
    Saint Camillus Church, Fitchburg, MA 01420
    978-342-7921
  • Hadwen Park Congregational Church
    6 Clover Street, Worcester, MA 01603-1929
    508-752-7489
    www.hadwenparkchurch.org
  • Lake View Congregational Church UCC
    115 Coburn Avenue, Worcester, MA 01604-1111
    508-756-5867
    www.lakeview-ucc.org
  • New England Synod
    20 Upland Street
    Worcester, MA 01607
    508-791-1530
    www.nesynod.org
  • Temple Emanuel
    280 May Street, Worcester, MA 01602
    508-756-1257
    www.temple-emanuel.org
  • Temple Sinai
    661 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609-1120
    508-756-2519
    www.templesinaiworcester.org
  • Trinity Lutheran Church
    73 Lancaster Street, Worcester, MA 01609-3152
    508-753-2989
    www.trinityworc.org
  • United Congregational Church
    6 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609-2706
    508-752-3785
    www.ucc-worcester.org
  • Unitarian Universalist Church
    90 Holden Street, Worcester, MA 01606
    508-853-1942
    www.uucworcester.org
  • Wesley United Methodist Church
    114 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608-1108
    508-799-4191
    www.wesleyworc.org
  • Worcester Fellowship
    (worship behind city hall)
    455 Main Street
    Worcester, MA
    508-868-3248
    www.worcesterfellowship.org
  • New England Synod
    (FKA: St. Mark’s Lutheran Church)
    20 Upland Street, Worcester, MA 01607-2600
    508-791-1530
    www.nesynod.org

Worcester Public Schools’ Gay Straight Alliances (GSA)


Worcester College’s Gay Straight Alliances (GSA)


  • Assumption College
    508-767-7275
    mcarlson@assumption.edu
  • Clark University
    Clark University OPEN
    clarkuopen@gmail.com
    adaly@Clarku.edu
  • College of the Holy Cross
    Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, & Transgender Support Group
    Megan Fox-Kelly
    mfox@holycross.edu
    508-793-3899
    All Holy Cross students are welcome in the Chaplains’ office.
  • Quinsigamond Community College
    Gaelan Benway, Professor of Sociology, Room 424A
    508-854-4339
    gbenway@qcc.mass.edu
  • UMass Medical School
    QMass Student Group
    QMass@umassmed.edu
    John Trobaugh
    John.Trobaugh@umassmed.edu