Hotlines and Support

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The mission of Bivona Child Advocacy Center is to coordinate and provide services and support to meet the needs of child victims of sexual or physical abuse and their families at a single and safe, child-friendly facility. The Center is committed to reducing trauma, promoting accountability, fostering healing, and advocating on behalf of child victims of sexual and physical abuse.

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Business Phone Number:
585-935-7800
Business Fax:
585-935-7804
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Contact Person: Monroe County Dept. of Social Services.

24 Hotline for reporting child abuse in Monroe County: 585-461-5690 or 274-6865 (TTY)

Business Phone Number:
585-461-5690 or 274-6865 (TTY)
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Gay-Straight Alliance Network is a youth leadership organization that connects school-based Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) to each other and community resources. Through peer support, leadership development, and training, GSA Network supports young people in starting, strengthening, and sustaining GSAs and builds the capacity of GSAs to:

1. create safe environments in schools for students to support each other and learn about homophobia and other oppressions,

2. educate the school community about homophobia, gender identity, and sexual orientation issues, and

3. fight discrimination, harassment, and violence in schools.

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Business Phone Number:
415-552-4229
Business Fax:
415-552-4729
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Hours: Monday thru Friday, 5PM-9PM Pacific Time

( Monday thru Friday, 8PM-Midnight Eastern Time)

The GLBT National Youth Talkline provides telephone and email peer counseling, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.

All services are free and confidential.

Our telephone volunteers are in their teens and early twenties, and we speak with teens and young adults up to age 25 about coming-out issues, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer-sex information, and lots more!

We also maintain the largest resource database of its kind in the world, with over 18,000 listings. Our database contains information on social and support groups, as well as gay-friendly religious organizations, sports leagues student groups and more.

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Business Phone Number:
800-246-PRIDE (800-246-7743)
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Identity is a youth/teen center for people ages 14-20. We are a “safe space” for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transdered, Queer or Questioning individuals but also welcome any youth in general.

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Business Phone Number:
607-651-9120
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In 1996, the Men of Color Health Awareness Project emerged as an organization that specifically addressed HIV/AIDS health concerns that were affecting Black and Latino gay men. We have grown into the MOCHA Center that now provides prevention programs, support services for People Living with HIV/AIDS, advocacy, capacity building, and much more. Our reach has also expanded to people of color, youth, women, and transgender communities. All of our services are conducted in a culturally sensitive manner, which is both confidential and non-judgmental.

* We proudly display The Empty Closet Newspaper.

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Business Phone Number:
585-420-1400
Business Fax:
585-420-1409
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Hotline: 800-656-4673

The Rape Crisis Service of PPRSR provides crisis intervention and support services to women, children, and men who are victims of sexual assault and their significant others.

Trained counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide information and support enabling the client to make informed choices concerning medical, legal and counseling needs while offering advocacy and information about victim’s rights.

Counselors also offer short-term counseling sessions and legal and medical accompaniment. Services are free and confidential!

Our regional Rape Crisis program currently serves four counties: Monroe, Orleans, Genesee and Livingston.

Services in these counties include:

Crisis intervention for sexual assault survivors and their significant others

Short-term counseling (six to eight sessions)

Support through medical examinations and treatment

Advocacy and support during interaction with law enforcement

Court accompaniment

Individual consultations with professionals

Community education programs

Professional training programs

Referrals for additional needed services

If you or someone you know needs help dealing with the aftermath of a sexual assault, please call our 24-hour hotlines at:

Monroe County: 546-2777

Orleans, Genesee,

Livingston, Wyoming Counties: 1-800-527-1757

All Other Counties: 1-800-656-4673

Business Website Address:
Business Phone Number:
800-656-4673 or 585-546-2777
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The Q Center is a safe place for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth and their allies to gather, share, hang out, have fun, and build healthy relationships with supportive adults and peers. It is a great place to make new friends.

The Q Center offers support groups, educational support, counseling services, social events, HIV/STD education and testing, opportunities for community involvement, and support for Gay-Straight Alliances and schools.

Business Phone Number:
315-701-2431
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Rape and Sexual Assault Crisis Services, 24 hour hotline for Monroe County: 585-546-2777

Hotline: Outside Monroe: 1-800-527-1757

Business Phone Number:
585-546-2777