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General LGBT Resources

Ruth Ellis Center

At Ruth Ellis Center, we work toward our vision through a growing number of services and programs that support the LGBTQ+ youth and young adult community.



77 Victor Street, Highland Park, 48203

Corktown Health Center

Corktown Health Center is a medical home focused on serving the LGBTQ community in Southeastern Michigan.



(313) 832-3300

1726 Howard St, Detroit, MI 48216

Sage Metro Detroit

Sage Metro Detroit is a local affiliate of the national Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE), the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.





290 W Nine Mile Rd., Ferndale, MI 48220 (Inside Affirmations)

Covid-specific LGBT Resources


Drugwatch, a free online resource, has published an LGBTQ+ Comprehensive Health & Well-being Guide.



Corktown Health Center provides hormones to current clients and has a waitlist for new clients.

1726 Howard St.

Detroit, MI 48216

Phone: (313) 832-3300

Fax: (313) 818-3101 ( Dr. Riddle-Jones)


Ruth Ellis Center provides hormones to current patients. They are not currently accepting new clients. (Dr. Mo) (Ruth Ellis Age restrictions apply.)

  • 77 Victor St.

Highland Park, MI 48203

(313) 252-1950


Ruth Ellis Center - Food-boxes will be available for pick up Fridays from 10:00am - 3:00pm 

  • Through the gated parking area of the 95 Victor St. location


Citadel of Praise- starting March 27th from 9am- 12pm 

  • 20280 Lyndon (front parking lot) Detroit, MI 48223


The City partnered with Gleaners to provide groceries for families. Gleaners will provide two weeks of groceries to families with children at these locations.

  • Roberto Clemente Recreation Center

2631 Bagley 230pm-530pm every other Wednesday starting March 25

  • Heilmann Recreation Center

 13200 Fenelon 230pm-530pm every other Thursday starting March 26

  • Coleman A. Young Recreation Center  

2751 Robert Bradby Drive 1:30pm-4:30pm every other Saturday starting March 28th

  • Hutzel Family Center

7737 Kercheval 9am-12pm every other Monday starting March 30th

Meals for Seniors


if you have any questions about meal service for seniors please contact the Detroit Area Agency on Aging at (313) 446-4444 or at


Meals for Youth

  • Recreation centers, schools, and churches across the Detroit area are providing meals for youth 18 and under to find out most convenient meet up and eat up site dial United Way of Southeastern Michigan help line at 211 or text “FOOD” to 877-877



Coronavirus Care Bags through the Trans Sistas of Color Project

Trans Sistas of Color Project are giving out care packages Bi- Weekly to Trans women in the city of Detroit, that may need supplies on 05/09/2020 from 2pm-5pm the bag will be delivered to your home or location given. Please reach out to any of the board members via Facebook Cierra Malone or Tiffani Ebony or Racquelle Trammell at

DTE payment assistance (800) 477-4747


Coronavirus Tax Relief: 


Water DWSD (313) 386-9272


Water Restoration Order:,9309,7-387-90499_90705-523414--,00.html 


To understand unemployment benefits and how they've changed: 


How to apply for unemployment benefits in Michigan amid Coronavirus crisis: 


Michigan families can get food, cash, internet during Coronavirus crisis: 


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Text of Documents on Coronavirus of Importance to Legal Issues: 


Internet for 60-day free trial for through Comcast (885) 846-8376 or go to


Free Wi-Fi hotspot map –


Temporary Housing CAM (313) 484-4449


Link-Up Detroit Services for those living with HIV providing services for emergency rent assistance, Utilities assistance, and food box.

Contact Satrise Tillman @ 313-300-4677 or


COVID-19 and HIV Frequently Asked Questions


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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline



Trans Lifeline



The Trevor Project 1-866-488-7386

You're not alone in this! All therapists will be working off site. Your therapist will contact you directly and arrange to meet with you by teleconference.

Utilities and Other Social Servies
Resources for PLHIV
Suicide Prevention



Free Covid-19 Screening

Utilities and Other Social Services


Resources for People Living with HIV

Suicide Prevention

Covid-19 Screening
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