Our staff has compiled a list of local and national resources relevant to the LGBTQ+ community. This list will be updated regularly so please check back to ensure the most up to date information.
Please note: The resources listed below are not vetted, nor associated with OUTMemphis in any way.
Don’t forget to check out the list of our programs and services.
What are you looking for?
- I’m looking for local COVID-19 testing sites.
- I’m looking for Trans services.
- I’m looking for resources for Seniors.
- I’m looking for mental health resources.
- I’m looking for financial assistance.
- I’m looking for housing assistance.
- I’m looking for addiction recovery resources.
Health & Wellness
The Corner Memphis
806 Cooper Street
901-896-0360 (PEP emergency)
COVID-19 Mental Health Resources/Guide
Managing Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic Tips and tricks for managing mental illness from Online Counseling Programs’ website
SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: 1 (800) 985-5990 Provides 24/7, 365-day-a- year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress
Division of Community Services Trauma Counseling 901-222-3950 for victims of all crime, providing trauma counseling, victim compensation, orders of protection, and support groups
COVID-19 Memphis Testing Sites
Tiger Lane/Liberty Bowl Area
*To qualify for testing, an individual MUST be referred by a medical provider
Christ Community Health Services
*Must call first for assessment
CCHS Women’s Center 2400 Poplar Avenue, #501 901-842-3168
CCHS Frayser 969 Frayser Blvd 901-842-3162
CCHS Third Street 3362 S. Third Street 901-842-3166
CCHS Raleigh 3481 Austin Peay Hwy 901-842-3165
CCHS Hickory Hill 5366 Mendenhall Mall 901-842-3163
CCHS Broad 2861 Broad Avenue 901-842-3161
Memphis Health Center 360 East E.H. Crump Blvd 901-261-2042
*Call for appointment or assessment if having symptoms
Case Management Inc. 3171 Directors Row 901-821-5880 or [email protected]
Church Health 1350 Concourse Avenue 901-272-0003
Youth & Families
Resources for Parents
TN Department of Human Services is offering several programs and services to assist those impacted by COVID-19, including Emergency Cash Assistance, Food Assistance, Child Care Payment Assistance, and more.
|Men||Memphis Union Mission||Fully operating||3/17/2020|
|Women||Salvation Army||Partially operating||Not accepting new clients||3/16/2020|
|Domestic Violence||YWCA||Fully operating||Crisis & Support Helpline: 901-725-4277||3/16/2020|
|Family Safety Crisis Line||Fully operating||Crisis Line: 901-249-7611||3/18/2020|
|Families||MIFA – Family Coordinated Entry||Partially operating||No walk-ins
Hotline for Homeless Families: 901-529-4545
Online application: mifa.org/applyonline
|Not operating||Room in the Inn||Not operating||3/16/2020|
|DROP-IN CENTERS/OTHER PROVIDERS|
|Hospitality Hub||Partially operating||No counseling services, intake, long distance travel or access to phones and computers.
Current guests have limited access to check mail, access lockers, use restrooms, and have coffee.
Work Local will continue unless cancelled by the City of Memphis.
|Manna House||Partially operating||Closed except for showers and use of the bathroom. Coffee served on front porch.
Showers for men: Monday and Thursday; for women: Tuesday.
To-go meals served from porch on Mondays.
|Catholic Charities||Partially operating||No assessments. Restricted public access to Christ Community Health Service clinic patients only. Clothing ministry temporarily closed, but food pantry clients will continue to be served through a “drive-thru” mobile pantry lane at 1325 Jefferson Ave, from 9:00am – 12:00pm Mon-Thu. Daily meal bags will also remain available from a designated station on our campus as well beginning at 9:00am Mon-Thu.||3/15/2020|
Community & Culture
GLAD Answers is a legal information line available to answer questions and provide resources and referrals regarding your rights as a member of the LGBTQ+ and HIV communities.
Division of Community Services for Those Facing Incarceration 901-222-4000 Pretrial services and behavioral health are available.
Trans Services and Information
Shelby County Court has suspended name change services indefinitely throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Choices is still seeing existing clients. They are not accepting new Trans clients.
Hormone Affordability most local pharmacies participate with GoodRX, bringing hormone costs down to $40 or less.
MATA has announced free fares on all modes effective March 25 through April 30.