LGBTQ+ Resources for the Autism Community
DISCLAIMER: The CAC has compiled lists of autism-related resources in our region to help you save time searching for them on the web. This list of service providers is for informational purposes only and being listed does not constitute the endorsement of the CAC.
If you would like us to add a resource or update a resource, contact us at 423-531-6961 opt. 0 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Chattanooga Pride is the LGBTQ+ Pride Festival for the greater Chattanooga area. They work year-round to bring the LGBTQ+ community and allies together for events, various causes, and to build networks of support which benefit all.
Web address: https://www.chattanoogapride.com/
Phone: (423) 402-0408
Nooga Diversity Center (NDC) provides an affirming environment with connection to a network of local area resources as well in-house physical and mental health support groups, and tailored programming that is informational, educational, social, recreational, includes arts and culture and is focused on out LGBTIQ patrons and their families. Additionally, they provide community outreach programs to bring about broader acceptance and understanding of diversity.
Web address: https://www.facebook.com/Noogadiversitycenter/
Location: 1100 Market St, Chattanooga, TN 37402
Phone Number: (423) 521-0093
Nooga Diversity Center (NDC) provides support groups which meet on the 3rd Sunday of each month. The support groups are for parents and families of LGBTQ+ persons. Click the link for more information about Chattanooga's chapter in this organization.
Web address: https://pflag.org/chapter/pflag-chattanooga
Location: 400 Glenwood Dr, Chattanooga, TN 37404
Phone Number: (423) 802-0449
Spectrum, UTC's Queer Collective, is a student organization that engages in activism, educations, and building community.
Throughout each semester, meetings are every Wednesday at 8 p.m. at a location TBA. To receive information about the meetings reach out to Salem Murray at email@example.com. You can also follow Spectrum on Instagram for updated information.
Location: 700 Vine Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone Number: (423) 425-5648
The Transgender Task Force Resource Guide from TN HIV prevention & Care provides resources for the transgender community in Tennessee. The ultimate goals of this body are to prevent transgender individuals from acquiring HIV, increase access to care and improve health outcomes for transgender people who are living with HIV, and reduce HIV-related health disparities for transgender communities. Click the link for more information about this organization and the services they have to offer.
Web address: https://www.hivtn.net/ttf
This is an organization built to support trans women in all areas of life. WeCareTN has a list of programs for areas such as a job readiness program, life skills program, and a life skills course to build support for this communty.
Web address: https://www.wecaretn.org/
Phone Number: (901) 748-5297
Medical & Counseling Services
This is an organization who provides complimentary testing to determine the causes of male and female infertility, and they specialize in hormone replacement therapy, intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Web address: https://www.myfertilitycenter.com
Location: 7407 Ziegler Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37421
Phone Number: (423) 899-0500
This is an organization who provides a range of services including diagnostic testing and lab screenings, vaccinations, mental health couseling, case management, women's health, nutriotinal counseling, and other services such as pharmaceutical services and referrals and consultations. They also provide hormone replacement therapy and HIV testing/treatment.
Web address: https://www.cempa.org
Location: 1000 East 3rd Street | Chattanooga, TN 37403
Phone Number: (423) 265-2273
This is an organization who provides a range of services that include trauma therapy, depression treatment, marriage counseling, child therapy, psychological assessments, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and LGBTQ+ supportive therapy.
Web address: https://chattanoogatherapy.com/
Location: 5721 Marlin Road, Suite #3800, Chattanooga, TN, 37411
Phone Number: (423) 521-5678