Sarasota/ Manatee


Service to our community is a core value at Church of the Trinity. We put our faith into action by serving one another and the world around us. Find out more about the many ways that you can join us in serving our church, our community, and our world.

HIV/ AIDS Support

A new support group dealing with HIV issues for men will be held at The Community AIDS Network on Tuesdays, from 6-7 p.m. This group will have a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC-MH11848), Clark West facilitating this support group.

Where: CAN/1231 N. Tuttle Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236

Please contact Scott George at CAN (scott@cccsrq.org) 941.366.0134 or Clark West (clarkwest8700@yahoo.com) 941.366.6900 for more information. This will be a safe and inviting place for those to express and experience emotional support for those issues dealing with HIV.

LGBT Resources

Diversity: The Voices of Sarasota

Members are from all walks of life and all levels of singing ability, from those who have never sung much outside the shower to professional entertainers.

A desire to sing and the feeling of being part of a caring community bring chorus members together where they have a chance to make beautiful music together. Audiences have responded with unfeigned exuberance and continue to support their efforts without fail. All are welcome to be a part of the chorus after going through a simple audition process.

Diversity: The Voices of Sarasota
P.O. Box 2453
Sarasota, FL 34230
Phone: (941) 957-0404
E-mail: contact@DiversitySarasota.org

PFLAG Sarasota

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 500 affiliates in the United States. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced and serviced by the PFLAG National Office, located in Washington, D.C., the national Board of Directors and 13 Regional Directors.

PFLAG
P.O. Box 7382
Sarasota, FL 34278
E-mail: judyleon@comcast.net
Phone: (941) 378-3536

Prime Timers Sarasota

Meets Monthly at Church of the Trinity (1st Wednesday of every month from 9:30-11:30 a.m.)

Prime Timers Sarasota is non-profit, social organization for mature gay and bisexual men including younger men who prefer the company of mature men. This group promotes activities to make new friends and socialize with old friends. Members can enjoy the opportunities and friendships that develop with other Prime Timers throughout the world.

Prime Timers Sarasota.
P.O. Box 1411 Sarasota, FL 34230-1411
Phone: (941) 924-6171

Sarasota Pride

Includes gay Sarasota event listings, entertainers, volunteer and vendor information, sponsors, and visitor information.

Sarasota Pride.
Sarasota Pride, Inc.
PO BOX 51032
Sarasota, FL 34232
E-mail: sarasotapride@gmail.com
Phone: (941) 320-9268

Youth

ALSO Out Youth- Sarasota County

If you are a youth who has questions about your sexual identity or coming out then please check out this organization. ALSO Out Youth strives to end all forms of violence, harassment and discrimination based on real or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity. Their mission is to enhance self-esteem, promote healthy dialogue, and increase awareness of sexual minority issues. ALSO Out Youth provides many direct services, including peer support services, social activities, educational programs and workshops, advocacy, and referrals for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning youth ages 13 to 21, their families and friends, and the community.

ALSO Out Youth .
1470 Boulevard of the Arts
Sarasota, Florida 34236-2906
Phone: (941) 951-2576
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm
Drop-in Hours: Tues-Fri 1pm-5pm
24-hr Crisis Line: 941.554.7016
E-mail: info@alsoyouth.org

PFLAG Sarasota

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 500 affiliates in the United States. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced and serviced by the PFLAG National Office, located in Washington, D.C., the national Board of Directors and 13 Regional Directors.

PFLAG
P.O. Box 7382
Sarasota, FL 34278
E-mail: judyleon@comcast.net
Phone: (941) 378-3536

Prism Youth Initiative- Manatee County

Prism Youth

Prism Youth Initiative is dedicated to supporting, affirming, encouraging, enabling and empowering the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth ages 13-23 of Manatee County. We are committed to doing this in an environment that is safe, hospitable, warm and welcoming.

Prism Youth Initiative
P.O. Box 849
Bradenton, FL 34206
*For all correspondence

STREET ADDRESS —
Prism Youth Initiative
926 15th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34205
OFFICE PHONE —
(941) 357-0111 or Email prismyouth@yahoo.com

Seniors

Prime Timers Sarasota

Meets Monthly at Church of the Trinity

Prime Timers Sarasota is non-profit, social organization for mature gay and bisexual men including younger men who prefer the company of mature men. This group promotes activities to make new friends and socialize with old friends. Members can enjoy the opportunities and friendships that develop with other Prime Timers throughout the world.

Prime Timers Sarasota.
P.O. Box 1411 Sarasota, FL 34230-1411
Phone: (941) 924-6171

Sage

Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.

The mission of SAGE is to lead in addressing issues related to LGBT aging. In partnership with constituents and allies, SAGE works to achieve a high quality of life for LGBT older adults, supports and advocates for their rights, fosters a greater understanding of aging in all communities, and promotes positive images of LGBT life in later years.

Recovery

Open meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are offered on the campus of Church of the Trinity Thursday’s and Sunday’s 7pm in Pierce Hall.

For more information, please call (941) 951-6810

Women's Health

Mautner Project

Mautner Project is committed to improving the health of women who partner with women including lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, through direct and support service, education and advocacy.

Vision: Mautner Project envisions a health care system that is respectful of and accessible to all without regard for their sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Our vision is a society in which all individuals are empowered with the knowledge to utilize these resources and to make appropriate choices for themselves.

Susan G Komen Foundation

Dedicated to the fight against breast cancer.

Planned Parenthood

Sarasota Health Center – Sarasota, FL

736 Central Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236

Phone: 941.953.4060