The following is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional mental health treatment. If you need professional help, please find it. The following resources are not meant to be a comprehensive list, nor is it an endorsement of the content of the sites.
Greater Houston LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resource Guide
If you are experiencing a mental health or medical emergency please call 9-1-1 or visit your nearest emergency room.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Online chat also available: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/
Trans Lifeline (Peer crisis support for trans+ people)
The Trevor Project (Crisis intervention and support for LGBTQ+ people 25 and under)
Text, call and chat support available: https://www.thetrevorproject.org/
LGBTQ+ Affirming Counseling and Support
Anne Russey Counseling (Online, virtual counseling offered throughout Texas, based in Katy, TX 77494)
Call or Text: 281-607-4443
Individual counseling for LGBTQ+ adults (18+)
Individual supportive counseling for parents of LGBTQ+ kids and teens
Out of Network Provider, HSA cards accepted
Montrose Center (Houston)
Individual and group counseling available for all ages
In network with most major insurances, reduced fee and grant funded services available
Hatch Youth (Houston- a program of the Montrose Center)
Free youth support groups for youth aged 7-20
Monarch Counseling (Katy, Texas)
Affirming and supportive counseling for LGBTQ+ adolescents in her Katy, Texas office
Out of network provider
Ascent Psychotherapy (Far West Houston- near North Katy, Texas)
Affirming and supportive therapy for LGBTQ+ adolescents and their families near Katy, Texas
In network with many insurance companies.
Support for Parents and Family Members of LGBTQ+ people
Open Hearts (St. Peter’s Methodist Church Katy)
This support group is for family and friends of LGBTQ persons. It meets the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. in E225 during the school year.
Katy Small Group
4th Tuesday of each month
First Christian Church
22101 Morton Ranch Rd
Katy, TX 77449
Please enter the main building through the front doors and follow the signs
Serendipity Do Dah Moms (Facebook)
Online support and information available to mothers of LGBTQ+ children through a secret Facebook group called “Serendipity Do Dah for Moms.” You can learn more about that online community and their efforts to connect and support LGBTQ+ kids and their families on this website. They have subgroups for youth and their families- including a group specifically for mothers of trans kids. https://serendipitydodah.wordpress.com/
LGBTQ+ Competent and Affirming Medical Care (primary care and gender care)
Legacy Community Health (all ages)
In addition to general primary care, they have various specialty clinics and providers, including a pediatric gender clinic dedicated to providing affirming and competent gender care to children, adolescents and teens.
Online Support and Informational Resources