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 info@chattanoogaautismcenter.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 addresshttps://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 addresshttps://pflag.org/chapter/pflag-chattanooga

Location: 400 Glenwood Dr, Chattanooga, TN 37404

Phone Number: (423) 802-0449

Email: cooperpeople@comcast.net

You must be a member of the organization's Facebook group to receive access to their services, contact information and, other identifying information. Click the link to join the Facebook group to participate.

Web addresshttps://www.facebook.com/groups/661111370647783

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 qqc184@mocs.utc.edu. You can also follow Spectrum on Instagram for updated information. 

Web addresshttps://www.utc.edu/enrollment-management-and-student-affairs/center-for-women-and-gender-equity/get-involved/spectrum

Location: 700 Vine Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403

Phone Number: (423) 425-5648

Email: wage@utc.edu

The Campaign for Social Equality provides legal aid and community health to the transgender Southern community.

 

Web addresshttps://www.southernequality.org

Phone Number: (828) 242-1559

Email: info@southernequality.org

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 addresshttps://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/

Email: WeCareTennessee@gmail.com

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 addresshttps://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

Email: info@cempa.org

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 addresshttps://chattanoogatherapy.com/

Location: 5721 Marlin Road, Suite #3800, Chattanooga, TN, 37411

Phone Number: (423) 521-5678

Email: chattanoogatherapy@gmail.com