Resources


CRISIS AND HELPLINE INFORMATION:

24-HOUR CRISIS CALL CENTER
Operated by Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of the Berkshires
(800) 252-0227

GAY /LESBIAN HELPLINE
For adults and operated by the Fenway Community Health Center.
(888) 340-4528

TREVOR HELPLINE
National Youth Hotline
(800) 850-8078

PFLAG: PARENTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF
LESBIANS AND GAYS
Local support, education, and advocacy for GLBTQ people, their families, friends and allies
(413) 243-2382

STRAIGHT SPOUSE SUPPORT GROUP
If you are on (or know someone on) the other side of the closet….
Come to a monthly support group for spouses who are or were married to a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgendered partner. Come to a support group the first Tuesday of every month. Call (413) 625-6636

STRAIGHT SPOUSE NETWORK
For straight spouses in Western MA area. Call (413) 625-6033

GLAD LEGAL INFORMATION HOTLINE
Monday-Friday 1:30-4:30 p.m.
(800) 455-GLAD

HIV/AIDS SUPPORT GROUP
Tuesday evenings 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Facilitated by Nanciellen Poulin, M.Ed.
For information and confidential location, call 413-998-2467 mailbox 1
and leave message, or e-mail Support group

HIV Services
The Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) of the Berkshire Community AIDS Alliance invites people
who are HIV+ to contact the board for services, support group, and other information.
Write to the board at:
PO Box 1451, Pittsfield, MA, 01201
or call Barry at (413) 442-4531

SUPPORT GROUPS:

Sara Shuff, LICSW, private practice psychotherapist specializing in LGBT issues, and gender transitions. Individual, couples, and family therapy. Call 413 358-3038 or e-mail sarashuff@yahoo.com

Kelly Whitman, MA /Substance Abuse Counselor Candidate individual counseling service for GLBTQI folks. No fee service. If interested call 413-445-6619; leave a message on confidential voicemail and leave a safe return number.