Local and Regional Resources

Regional Agencies and Advocacy Groups:

Alder Health Services

Alder Health Services is dedicated to improving the health of individuals living with HIV/AIDS, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and those struggling with addiction in the South Central Pennsylvania region.

Central Pennsylvania Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce 

The Central Pennsylvania Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce believes that diversity is a goal that can never be considered fully achieved in the business community. CPGLCC works to support diversity and assist Central Pennsylvania’s business community in pursuit of an ideal workplace, marketplace, industry and region.

Equality Pennsylvania

Founded 15 years ago as the Center for Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights and later growing into Equality Advocates PA, Equality Pennsylvania is the only organization in the Commonwealth advocating in Harrisburg and across the state, exclusively for the rights of LGBT Pennsylvanians.

LGBT Community Center of Central Pennsylvania 

The mission of the LGBT Center of Central Pennsylvania is to create common ground for the LGBT community and allies in Central Pennsylvania by providing services through spiritual, educational and cultural activities that foster wholeness.

Metropolitan Community Church of the Spirit

Located in Harrisburg, MCC of the Spirit is an intentionally diverse spiritual community reaching across barriers of gender, race, sexuality, disabilities, and religious backgrounds. 

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

You have the right to live, work, learn and play free from illegal discrimination. The PA Human Relations Commission enforces Pennsylvania's anti-discrimination laws and promotes equal opportunity. We encourage diverse workplaces, schools and communities where differences are not just tolerated, but celebrated. 

TransCentralPA

TransCentralPA is committed to providing education and caring support for Transgender individuals, their Significant Others, families, friends & allies. We are also actively involved in maintaining an outreach program to provide gender education to businesses, organizations, educational institutions and governmental agencies.

Other Regional Support:

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape
Supporting and Partnering with all communities to end sexual violence

Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

The Curve
A group open to youth ages 14-21 and they meet every other Thursday from 6:30 to 9 pm in the Planned Parenthood center in York, PA.
Planned Parenthood of Central PA
P.0. Box 1469
728 South Beaver St
York, PA 17405
(717) 845-9683 Ext. 235

Common Roads
Working to Support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth.  A mission of the LGBT Community Center of Central Pennsylvania.  Hosts Friday Night Safe Space each week.
221 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717) 920-9534

Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) - Harrisburg
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of GLBT persons, their families and friends by providing an opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity.
Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church
300 East Simpson Street
Mechanicsburg, PA17055

Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) – York
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of GLBT persons, their families and friends by providing an opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York
925 South George Street
York, PA 17403