Links & Resources

Links & Resources

Whether you or someone you love is in crisis, (see below), looking for a WNC faith-based institution that welcomes LGBTQ people or other religion and spirituality resources, or seeking the nearest college or high school gay/straight alliance or diversity club or campus organization, or verifying local school board anti-bullying policies about sexual orientation and gender identification, for access to national, regional, state and local LGBTQ and other progressive, relevant organizations…. this is the page for you!  (Some resource sites are still under construction – please check back soon for updates.)

If you are afraid that you may hurt yourself or someone else, please call 911 now!


Want to know more about suicide prevention?  Visit It’s OK 2 Ask …. About Suicide”and Talking About Suicide and LGBT Populations. 

If you are a student in the Buncombe County School system and you have experienced bullying or harassment at school or a school event or on a bus, you can make an anonymous report at 828-225-5292.

Youth OUTright recommends that you report bullying and harassment to a trusted teacher, principal, assistant principal or other adult at the school where the incident occurred.   However, if you are uncomfortable doing that there may be other alternatives.  Please visit our Safe Schools WNC contacts or you can contact Youth OUTright at 828.772.1912 or


 Hotlines and Helplines

Below is a list of major U.S., regional and local hotlines, helplines and resources that are available for adult and/or peer support and advice.

The Trevor Project(national suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth)
(866) 488-7386

GLBT National Help Center(free & confidential peer counseling, information & local resources)

The Gay & Lesbian National Hotline (adult & youth)
(888) 843-4564

The GLBT National Youth Talkline (youth serving youth through age 25)
(800) 246-7743 

The National Runaway Switchboard
1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)

 National AIDS Hotline(English & Spanish; 24 hours/ 7 days a week)
(800) 232-4636 (CDC-INFO)
TTY:  (888) 232-6348

Asheville Resources

Be Loved House
39 Grove Street, Asheville NC 28801

 Trinity Place (runaway shelter in Asheville)
12 Ravenscroft Drive, Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 253-7233

Our Voice(sexual violence and abuse/ Buncombe County region)
(828) 255-7576

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