The Employee Assistance Program can help with a variety of LGBT issues, including individual, family and workplace concerns. To obtain assistance through the EAP, simply call 800-322-5327 to schedule an appointment or to speak to a licensed counselor. Help is only a phone call away.
We've compiled this list of resources that may also be of help.
GLBT National Help Center www.glnh.org
GLBT National Help Line 1.888.843.4564
GLBT National Youth Talk Line 1.800.246.7743
GLBT National Resource Database www.glbtnearme.org
Advocates for Youth
Family Equality Council
GLSEN - Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network
It Gets Better Project
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
The LGBT Aging Project
Human Rights Campaign
NBJC - National Black Justice Coalition
NCLR - National Center for Lesbian Rights
TLPI - Transgender Law & Policy Institute
State and Local Resources:
Mass Commission on LGBT Youth
GLBTQ - Gay Men's Domenstic Violence Project
GLAD - Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
Greater Worcester PFLAG
WLEN - Worcester LGBT Elder Network
Greater Boston PFLAG
Safe Homes-The Bridge of Central Massachusetts
Local Student and Work Organizations:
UMass Medical – QMASS (Queer @ UMass)
55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655
UMass Memorial Gay, Lesbian, Straight Alliance (UMASS GLSA)
Social Support group for employees, staff, faculty, students and friends.
Contact Equal Opportunity Office for information (508) 856-2179
For TDD only: (508) 856-6395
Worcester Polytechnic Institute – BILAGA
100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609
Worcester State College – DELTA
Student Center, Room 318, 486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA 01602
Local Churches welcoming GLBT:
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Bethany Christian United Parish
186 Stafford Street, Worcester, MA 01603 (508) 752-8387.
Reverend Elizabeth Magill. Services: Sunday 10am
First Baptist Church of Worcester
111 Park Avenue, Worcester, MA 01609, (508) 755-6143
Reverend Dr. Thomas McKibbens. Services: Sunday, 10 am and Noon
Edwards Church, United Church of Christ
39 Edwards St., Framingham, MA 01701, (508) 877-2050
Rev. Dr. Deborah Clark, Services: Sunday, 10 am
203 Pakachoag Street, Auburn, MA 01501 (508) 755-8718.
Reverend Wanda Harris Walkins. Services: Sunday, 10 am
All Saints Church
10 Irving St, Worcester, MA 01609 (508) 752-3766
Reverend Mark Beckwith. Services: Sunday. 10:30am
Unitarian Universalist – First Parish Church in Fitchburg
923 Main Street at Upper Common,
Fitchburg, MA 01420 (978) 343-6307.
Reverend Barbara Threet. Services: Sunday, 10:30 am
Unitarian Universalist – First Parish Church in Framingham
24 Vernon Street, Framingham, MA 01701 (508) 277-8293.
Reverend Stephanie R. Nichols. Services: 9:15 am and 11:00 am
Unitarian Universalist- Church of Marlborough
102 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749 (978) 562-9180.
Reverend Stephen Cook. Services: Sunday, 10:30 am
Unitarian Universalist – First Parish Church of Unitarian
40 Church Street, Northborough, MA 01532 (508) 393-6422.
Reverend Judith Wright. Services: Sunday, 10:30 am
Unitarian Universalist - First Parish Church of Unitarian Universalists of Stow and Acton
353 Great Road, Stow, MA 01775 (978) 897-8149.
Reverend Tom Rosiello. Services: Sunday, 10 am
Unitarian Universalist – First Unitarian Church of Worcester
90 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608 (508) 757-2708.
Reverend Dr. Barbara Merritt. Services: Sunday, 10:30 am
Unitarian Universalist – Unitarian Universalist Church of Worcester
90 Holden Street, Worcester, MA 01606 (508) 853-1942.
Reverend Aaron Payson. Services: Sunday, 10:30 am
United Congregational Church (UCC)
6 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609 (508) 752-3785.
Reverend Terry Fitzgerald. Services: Sunday, 10:30 am