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Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive. Available in English and Spanish as of July 1, 2020.

Our Savior Lutheran Church

Our Saviour is an ELCA Lutheran church in Saginaw township recently acknowledged as a Reconciling In Christ congregation which is open and affirming the LGBTQ+ community.  We are community-focused and strive for spiritual growth through worship and service.

Zion Lutheran Church ELCA

Zion is an ELCA Lutheran church in Freeland recently acknowledged as a Reconciling In Christ congregation which is open and affirming the LGBTQ+ community.  We are community-focused and strive for spiritual growth through worship and service.

Underground Railroad, Inc.

Underground Railroad, Inc. provides services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and human trafficking in Saginaw County. Underground Railroad is the only provider of emergency shelter services, but also provides a wide variety of free, confidential services to meet the varying needs of the individuals we serve.

Harbor Beach Community Hospitals Senior Life Solutions

Harbor Beach Community Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions program is an intensive outpatient group therapy program designed to meet the unique needs of older adults struggling with symptoms of anxiety and depression or difficult life transitions often related to aging.

Brown City Physical Therapy Specialists

We are a private practice physical therapy clinic. We help people return to activities that they enjoy by restoring movement and addressing pain. We provide individualized care with a licensed therapist.

Active Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

At Active Physical Therapy we strongly believe our patients deserve to recover in the most comfortable environment possible. Caring staff, hands-on treatment, and immediate openings, our patients see the results they both need and deservice.

Greater Thumb Eyecare

Provides eyecare and vision care products in the Vassar, Marlette and surrounding communities. We handle routine eye exams as well as medical and emergency eyecare visits to all ages.

Professional Counseling Service, PLLC

Outpatient mental health counseling for individuals, couples, and families. Monthly groups to address DV, anger management, alcohol or marijuana abuse and retail theft.

Lakeshore Therapy

Caring, Competent, Confidential. Wide scope of counseling services and group therapy.

3 Point Chiropractic

Provides specialized care for children, adults, and the elderly. We utilize the latest techniques and equipment and offer personalized care to treat specific conditions. As a healthcare provider, we do not discriminate for any reason.

East Side Manor Senior Apartments

Senior Independent Living Apartments. Low income/income based rent. 30% off income and rent. Heat, air conditioning, electric, water trash and snow removal included.

Reliacare Home Health Services

We are a skilled private duty Home Health Care Agency that offers varius services – Skilled Nursing, PT, OT, Speech Therapy, MSW & Home Health Aids. We also work very closely with the medicaid waiver program.

Health Care At Home

Home health care providing care to the elderly and disabiled in the comfort of their own homes, from 4 hours to 24 hours a day. We pride ourselves on the personal level of commitment we give to both our staff and our clients.

Concerned Home Care

Providing home health care to senior patients who need assistance with their medical needs post hospitalization, post rehabilitation. The services provided includes: Skilled Nurse to assess, teach, and treat patients illness, Therapy services to assist patient with rehabilitation needs to become independent and stay safe in his or her home.

Region VII Area Agency on Aging

The needs of older adults and those who support them come in all shapes and sizes and so do the services available to meet those needs. Call us and one of Region VII AAA’s Information & Referral specialists will assist you.

Gladwin Counsel on Aging

Services for the senior adults in Gladwin County. Some are active seniors who enjoy the food, fellowship, and special events at the Council’s four Senior Dining Centers. Others benefit from home-delivered meals and in-home services like homemaking, personal care, and respite care programs that help keep the elderly independent and in their own homes.

Michelle’s Pet Care+Dog Training

Customized convienant in-home visits for pets. Responsible, Common sense, mature, and passionate about providing dependable care and helping to meet specific care needs.

Alma Dog Sitting

Dog sitting, friendly dogs only, cage free, $25 a day, free daily walks. Dogs love it here!


Wellness services such as skin care, non-toxic manicures, pedicures, eyelash extensions, waxing, and infrared sauna

Rock Your Locks Salon

Full-service salon offering cuts/color, manicure/pedicures, waxing facials & make-up. We’re about unapologetically being your most authentic self. We provide a safe, no judgement atmosphere for those who struggle to find a salon-home.

Breezy Spa Services

Licensed Aesthitition serving the Greater Midland Area, providing skin care and body treatments from waxing and facials to massage and body scrubs using only the finest ingredients.

St. John’s Episcopal Church

An open and affirming community of faith with traditional worship and progressive thinking. Our mission is to link lives in the love of Christ. All are truly welcome.

Christ the King Lutheran Church

Welcomes everyone as a beloved child of God. The ELCA recognized the ordination of LGBTQ+ clergy in 2009 and we as a church support that decision and recognize our LGBTQ+ siblings as created in God’s image.

Shinners & Cook, P.C

We provide expert legal counsel from business transactions to real estate to estate planning to litigation. We know how important it is to respect our client priorities, time, and confidentiatlity.

Sarah’s Law Firm

We are a caring team of professionals which will help with life’s important decisions and be there for yoru family when you are no longer able. We focus on three areas, Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law, and Elder Law and Long-Term Care, which includes wills, trusts, powers of attorney, Medicaid, and Veterans planning.

Alston Legal Services

Legal services are offered in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, Medicaid benefits for long-term care, real estate, and business entitites. Care is taken to develop a strong attorney-client relationship for optimum results.

Disability Services Resource

We are dedicated to helping people with temporary or permanent disabilities by providing 5 programs for free to Bay County Residents. Our programs include Medical Loan Closet, Ramp, Campership Scholarships, DAT Disability Awareness Training, and Adaptive Sporting Events.

Hospice of Gladwin County

Free respite hospice. Offer free grief/loss classes, one to one. Grief/loss support. We purchase books and pamphlets for anyone in the community. We loan out medical equiptment and give free medical supplies

NovaCare Rehabilitation

Our highly-respected clinical team provides preventative and rehabilitative services that maximize functionality and promote well-being. We develop individualized treatment plans to help achieve each patient’s specific goals.

North Woods Nursing Center

North Woods is a skilled nursing facility that offers short-term rehabilitation rooms for those recovering from surgery or injury, as well as extended nursing care beds for those individuals needing hospice, medically complex, wellness or memory care services.

Mclaren Bay Region

McLaren Bay Region is a 399-bed acute tertiary care hospital providing specialty, primary and preventative services including cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics, oncology, women’s health, rehabilitation, home health and hospice care, EMS and more.

Heartland Healthcare Center – Hampton

Skilled Nursing Center specializing in skilled rehabilitation with physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy on site. Nurses are skilled and able to manage the most complex patients.

Vision Quest Optical

A high fashion, modern optical with friendly staff and a caring doctor. Offices in Bay City and Midland. Bay City: (989) 778-1414 Midland: (989) 835-2020

Newton Eye Care Center

We are a privately owned optometry practice with a single optometrist in the office. We strive to give all of our patients the best possible care and treat them with kindness.

L.O. Eye Care

For over 50 years L.O. Eye Care has been the premier choice in eye care for thousands of Mid-Michigan residents. From routine eye exams to diagnosing eye diseases, advanced surgical procedures to eye emergencies . Our goal is to help people of all ages put life into focus.

Envision Eye Care

Offers the highest quality comprehensive eye care in a warm, friendly environment. We focus on cataract, corneal and refractive surgery, n addition to ocular disease management and routine vision care. On site optical dispensary.

Michigan Donated Dental Services

Comprehensive dental care is provided at no cost to eligible patients through volunteer dentists. Patients must have no insurance, income below 200% FPL and be elderly, medically compromised, or have no permanent disability.

Michael D. Bowen DDS PC

Full service dentistry, all ages, all phases of dentistry including braces, implant placement and restoration, root canals, crowns and bridges and sleep appliance therapy.

Kathryn Winkel Family Dentistry

We value our patient relationships, making it a priority to deliver gentle, compassionate care. We work hard to make patients feel at ease by providing exceptional care in a relaxed, convenient atmosphere.

Partners in Change: Psychological & Community Services PLC

Psychological assessment and counseling services. We strive to create an environment that brings hope and improves the quality of life for persons affected by trauma, mental health challenges and/or drug and alcohol abuse and addictions. Offices in Midland and Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

List Psychological Services

List Psychological Services, PLLC provides outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment. List Psychological Services is dedicated to helping individuals with depression as well as a variety of other mental health and substance abuse disorders. Our agency invites you to take an anonymous screening to determine if behavioral health care would be beneficial to you. Offices in Bay City and ... Read More

Gratiot Psychological Services

Our mission is to aid in the emotional and psychological development of people of all ages through individualized, couples, and group psychotherapy. Offices in Alma, St. Johns, and Midland.

Kehrs Chiropractic

We believe that true health is taking all facets of your life into consideration when striving to be healthy — physical, mental, chemical and nutritional. We offer chiropractic care, massage therapy, and health resources including free health classes.We believe that true health is taking all facets of your life into consideration when striving to be healthy — physical, mental, chemical ... Read More

Morgan Chiropractic

At Morgan Chiropractic Center, we are focused on providing quality chiropractic care. We pride ourselves on taking the time to fully listen to our patients and address their needs.

Explore Chiropractic

We are a neurologically based chiropractic clinic in Mt. Pleasant, MI. We accept all patients with a strong emphasis in pediatrics and pregnant women.

Clare Hometown Chiropractic

Our goal at Clare Hometown Chiropractic is to provide you, our patient, with the quality chiropractic healthcare you need and enable you to manage and maintain your own health and that of your loved ones through education.

Samaritas Senior Living

You will be sure to find your best fit amongst memory care, skilled nursing or rehabilitation. Our programs are always evolving to better meet the goals of our residents; programs will meet your needs while also allowing for the most independence possible. As your needs change, Samaritas Senior Living will help guide you and ensure successful transitions of care.

Village of Rosebush Manor

Village of Rosebush Manor provides senior living for those 62 and older. They provide the independent lifestyle they seek with the comfort of knowng the assistance they need is available any time.

Plainview Assisted Living

Plainview Assisted Living is a licensed Facility working with the aged, those with Alzheimer’s, physically impared, and developmentally disabled. Providing 24 hr a day care and supervision and assistance with all activities of daily living.

Retirement Living Nottingham Place

Assisted living facility specializing in memory care, providing a home-like environment and supportive care for residents and families. We provide private rooms, activities, meals, laundry service and dedicated staff.

Bay City Comfort Care

A community that we’d be excited for our own family members to be a part of. Having the opportunity to develop our communities from the ground up, we’re able to integrate this idea across every square inch of our facilities, and implement design features that convey our culture, and create an environment that our residents are excited to call home.

Right at Home

Non-medical, private duty home care. Provides extra help around the house, assistance recovering from a hospital stay or someone to check in throughout the week. Respect, comfort, compassion and safety are our highest concerns, and we work to tailor a care plan that meets the individual needs.

Family Home Health Care Services MI, LLC

Since 1988, people throughout Mid Michigan have counted on Family Home Health Care. Services to provide professional, compassionate and reliable home health services.

Clare County Senior Services

Senior services, home delivered meals, light housekeeping, personal care and respite care. Adult day care, grocery shopping and congregate dining in Clare, Harrison & Lake George.

Trans Student Educational Resources

Trans Student Educational Resources is your organization for contacting schools, getting information, and taking action! We supply trans resources and provide support for creating change in your school and beyond.

Delta Prism Alliance

Prism Alliance is the staff organization at Delta College that is working toward improving conditions for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and other (LGBT+) gender non-conforming students and employees on campus. UNISON is the student group that will amplify the voice of the LGBT community and their allies at Delta College and will help to create education and awareness ... Read More

SVSU Pride Center

The Pride Center at Saginaw Valley State University strives to better the lives of individuals who identify as gender/sexual/romantic minorities through education, awareness, advocacy and resources. The focus of the center’s service will be on members of the University community through participation and engagement in the Great Lakes Bay Region. 


Trans@MIT Allies Toolkit provides educational tools for anyone who would like to better understand trans* people and gender differences.

Health System University of Michigan

The Comprehensive Gender Services Program (CGSP) at Michigan Medicine helps transgender, gender nonconforming, and non-binary adults access and obtain the highest quality gender affirming medical care.

Transgender Law Center

Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. We envision a future where gender self-determination and authentic expression are seen as basic rights and matters of common human dignity.

Transgender Michigan

Transgender Michigan provides advocacy, support, and education while serving to create coalitions in Michigan to unify and empower transgender and gender non-conformist communities. They have a help line run by transgender people and a list of local resources set up by counties.  If you need someone to talk to or would like to talk with another transgender person, please call ... Read More

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. See their, “Coming Out As You” a new pocket-sized resource that can help you navigate your own coming out experience in a safe, thoughtful way.

Teen Line

Teen Line is a confidential Hotline for teenagers which operates every evening from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm PST. If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then this is the right place for you! You can call us at 800-TLC-TEEN (852-8336), text us by texting “TEEN” to 839863 or email us here. Teen Line also ... Read More

Crisis Text Line

Crisis Text Line is the free, nationwide, 24/7 text line for people in crisis. Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the USA, anytime, about any type of crisis.

Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center

Sacred Heart provides an extensive array of behavioral health services including substance use disorder prevention and treatment, mental illness treatment and HIV/AIDS prevention and care management. Offices in Bay City and Saginaw.

Vetrans Health Administration

To learn important information about the unique health risks of LGBT Veterans, download these relevant fact sheets. Here you can also find information about relevant services offered by VA. (989) 497-2500

Great Lakes Bay Health Centers

Patient-centered medical home that provides services such as medical care, dental, vision, pharmacy, behavioral health, HIV prevention and care, and nutrition. GLBHC is committed to changing lives because we care by providing quality healthcare to everyone regardless of their background. Nobody is turned away based on their ability to pay.

Breath of Life Spiritual Center

The Breath of Life (BOL) Spiritual Center Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) is designed to create a safe space for learning, personal growth, and spiritual development, for all people. BOL Spiritual Center MCC will reach out to all who are marginalized in anyway by society (based on race, sex, sexuality, religion, marital status, gender, or gender identity). We hope to partner ... Read More

LGBT Religious Organization Resource List

Millions of gay people around the world are also deeply religious. In some of the major religions, lay organizations have grown to help serve LGBT parishioners who might struggle to reconcile their identities with the teachings of their faith traditions. Here is a list of some of those groups based in the United States.

Dafoe Law, PLLC

Local attorney Travis Dafoe is a Saginaw County native with seven+ years of legal experience. His Frankenmuth legal practice focuses on estate planning, probate, trust administration, real estate law, business law and elder law.

Dawn Young Law

Human rights advocate specialized in Social Security Disability, Petitions for Involuntary Commitent, Guardianship/Conservatorship, Supplimental Security Income Appeals, Veteran Benefits Appeals.

Huron Development Commission

A Community Action Agency serving the human service needs of individuals residing in Huron, Lapeer, Sanilac and Tuscola Counties.

Westlund Guidance Clinic

The staff at Westlund Guidance Clinic realizes that life is full of challenges. It is our pledge to help you through those challenges with respect, dignity, and understanding. Everyone at some point in their lives has personal issues, issues with family and loss. Seeking help is not admitting failure or assigning blame. Call 989-793-4790 and let our masters level therapists ... Read More

Manifest Life Counseling

Manifest Life Counseling builds on your true desire for happiness and purpose, while instilling hope and teaching how to maintain control through choice and coping as you manifest your life toward self-actualization- our pinnacle need. Our address is 6235 Gratiot Rd. Suite 307, Saginaw, MI 48638. Phone: 989-457-4600 Nicole Bastian, MSW, LMSW, CAADC Clinical Therapist,

Family & Children’s Services

Family and Children’s Services strives to provide services that improve the lives of people. Our therapists can help with many  issues, including relationship difficulties; anxiety, anger and stress; and behavior/emotional difficulties of children. Master’s level therapists provide professional mental health services to individuals, couples and families to help them through personal life changes and transitions. Gender specialist: Amy McDonald, MA, LPC

MPA Group

If you’ve been struggling with mental health issues lately, perhaps it’s time you see professional help. Our kind and caring staff at M.P.A. Group would appreciate the opportunity to help you be yourself again and have a life worth living. Call us today and we’ll get started. Our gender specialists are: Emily Simbeck, M.S.W., L.M.S.W., Rachel Prenzler, M.S.W., L.M.S.W.

League of Women Voters

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate.

Equality Michigan

Michigan’s statewide LGBTQ political advocacy organization. They connect victims of individual incidents of bias, discrimination, harassment, and violence, including intimate partner violence, to the support, referral, and navigational services they need to achieve justice. Teachers can find books for their classroom, ready-to-use lesson plans, and ways to create a more welcoming school community.

American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan

The ACLU works diligently in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the Constitution’s promise of liberty for everyone in our country. They push for updated state civil-rights laws, ensuring equal access to benefits and safeguarding the rights and safety of the SOGIE community.

It Gets Better Project

The It Gets Better Project’s mission is to communicate to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth around the world that it gets better, and to create and inspire the changes needed to make it better for them.

Human Rights Campaign

Find resources to help you come out and live openly at home, at work and in your community. Explore: Coming Out | Human Rights Campaign. See their Transgender Visibility A Guide to Being You.


PFLAG is the extended family of the LGBTQ community. We’re made up of LGBTQ individuals, family members and allies. Because together, we’re stronger.

Perceptions Transgender Groups

Perceptions Family, Friends, and Allies support group monthly meetings.                                                                   


Perceptions is a 501c3 non-profit organization that brings sexual orientation and gender identity/expression (SOGIE) education, advocacy, networking, and resources to individuals and organizations in the Great Lakes Bay Region. All of our operating funds come from donations, sponsorships, grants, and fundraisers.