Meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm, Unity of Bay City, 3736 State Street Rd, Bay City, MI 48706
Perceptions Transgender Activities Group
Meets on the third Friday of each month at 6:30 pm, Trinity Episcopal Church, 815 N Grant St, Bay City, MI 48708
The ACLU works diligently in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the Constitution’s promise of liberty for everyone in our country. They push for updated state civil-rights laws, ensuring equal access to benefits and safeguarding the rights and safety of the SOGIE community.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate.
Local Branches of the League of Women Voters:
If you’ve been struggling with mental health issues lately, perhaps it’s time you see professional help. Our kind and caring staff at M.P.A. Group would appreciate the opportunity to help you be yourself again and have a life worth living. Call us today and we’ll get started. Our gender specialists are:
Family and Children’s Services strives to provide services that improve the lives of people. Our therapists can help with many issues, including relationship difficulties; anxiety, anger and stress; and behavior/emotional difficulties of children. Master’s level therapists provide professional mental health services to individuals, couples and families to help them through personal life changes and transitions.
Amy McDonald, MA, LPC
The staff at Westlund Guidance Clinic realizes that life is full of challenges. It is our pledge to help you through those challenges with respect, dignity, and understanding. Everyone at some point in their lives has personal issues, issues with family and loss. Seeking help is not admitting failure or assigning blame. Call 989-793-4790 and let our masters level therapists and staff psychiatrists utilize best practice counseling services to help you reach your goals.
Nicole Bastian, MSW, LMSW, CAADC Clinical Therapist
Manifest Life Counseling builds on your true desire for happiness and purpose, while instilling hope and teaching how to maintain control through choice and coping as you manifest your life toward self-actualization- our pinnacle need.
Manifest Life Counseling
6235 Gratiot Rd. Suite 307, Saginaw, MI 48638 Phone: 989-475-4600
Nicole Bastian, MSW, LMSW, CAADC Clinical Therapist
Millions of gay people around the world are also deeply religious. In some of the major religions, lay organizations have grown to help serve LGBT parishioners who might struggle to reconcile their identities with the teachings of their faith traditions. Here is a list of some of those groups based in the United States.
Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center, Saginaw, Michigan seeks to promote the health, welfare, and dignity of LGBT Veterans and their families. We are committed to making sensitive and high quality health care accessible. Our policies and practices focus on ensuring a safe, welcoming, and affirmative environment of care for LGBT Veterans. Our employees receive training in clinically competent care that is responsive to the unique needs of LGBT Veterans.
The Aleda E. Lutz VAMC is proud to announce participation in the VHA LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator Program at our facility. Here is how to get in touch with a LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator at Aleda E. Lutz VAMC:
(989) 497-2500 x11790
732 Hoyt Street
Saginaw, MI 48601
PHONE: (989) 753-9011
BAY CITY OUTPATIENT
1106 Washington Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708
Phone: (989) 894-2991
Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center Saginaw Outpatient
301 East Genesee
Saginaw MI 48607
Phone: (989) 776-6000
Crisis Text Line is the free, nationwide, 24/7 text line for people in crisis. Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis.
Teen Line is a confidential Hotline for teenagers which operates every evening from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm PST. If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you! You can call us at 800-TLC-TEEN (852-8336), text us by texting “TEEN” to 839863 or email us here. Teen Line also offers message boards, resources and information.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth.
Transgender Michigan provides advocacy, support, and education while serving to create coalitions in Michigan to unify and empower transgender and gender non-conformist communities. They have a help line run by transgender people and a list of local resources set up by counties. If you need someone to talk to or would like to talk with another transgender person, please call 855-345-TGMI. They’re there to help you.
Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. We envision a future where gender self-determination and authentic expression are seen as basic rights and matters of common human dignity.
The Pride Center at Saginaw Valley State University strives to better the lives of individuals who identify as gender/sexual/romantic minorities through education, awareness, advocacy and resources. The focus of the center’s service will be on members of the University community through participation and engagement in the Great Lakes Bay Region.
Prism Alliance is the staff organization at Delta College that is working toward improving conditions for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and other (LGBT+) gender non-conforming students and employees on campus. UNISON is the student group that will amplify the voice of the LGBT community and their allies at Delta College and will help to create education and awareness for the campus community.
For more information on UNISON email their Advisor: Alison Ginter