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AspenOUT is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the Roaring Fork Valley that promotes tolerance, understanding, and diversity through local and national programming, fundraising, and grants for the LGBT+ community, their families, and allies, with a focus on youth, education, and community action.

Katherine Sand, Director
Call (970) 205-7025

Aspen Family Connections is a here to provide all kinds of services and activities dedicated to supporting and strengthening families. 

We are a resource for ALL families with children from birth to 18, living in Pitkin County Colorado.

Whatever local families need to succeed, or to move through challenging times, we’re there to help families get to where they want to go.

24-Hour Confidential Hope/Crisis Line 
Aspen (970) 925-5858
Garfield County (970) 945-3728


Our mission is to extend a beacon of hope to those in emotional crisis and offer a continuum of comprehensive care while steadfastly working to decrease the stigma of mental illness through expert clinical care, public education, community collaboration and outreach.

The Family Resource Center works with families and staff in the Roaring Fork Schools to connect students, families and staff with non academic resources for support.
Every Student-Every Day-Ready to Learn.

24/7 Crisis Line (888) 207-4004
Aspen Office: (970) 920-5555
Glenwood Springs Office: (970) 945-2583

We believe Mental Health and Addiction Recovery care are an integral part of any thriving community. We use all available resources to provide the best treatment and services to those facing mental illness and/or addiction. If you or a loved one are facing mental illness and/or addiction you are not alone and we are here to help you recover and thrive.
Call: (303) 396-6170

Both One Colorado and One Colorado Education Fund share a mission to secure protections and opportunities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Coloradans and our families.

Phone: (970) 920-5357 | (970) 925-SAFE
Office: (970) 920-5357

RESPONSE is a non-profit organization founded in 1983, providing assistance for victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault within Pitkin and Western Eagle (Basalt/El Jebel) counties including visitors, full-time and part-time residents.

“Our mission is to support, educate and empower survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.”

Aspen: (970) 920-5702
Carbondale: (970) 920-5702
Glenwood: (970) 945-4300

Our mission is to provide opportunities for youth to be responsible, contributing members of society and work with their families and the community toward this end.

Our vision is to aspire to be an essential partner with youth and families to restore their hope and view of what's possible.

Clinic (720) 777-6131
Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045

Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine

Medical Director, CHIP Youth Clinic 

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine 
Director, TRUE Center for Gender Diversity

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization working to create safe schools for ALL students.

Championing LGBTQ issues in K-12 education since 1990. Our mission is to create safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. 

The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.

GLMA's mission is to ensure equality in healthcare for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals and healthcare providers.

The world's largest and oldest association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) healthcare professionals. GLMA was founded in 1981, as the American Association of Physicians for Human Rights.

This list is evolving and we try to keep you in touch with resources that are more local, but please let us know if there is something you would like added.

Odds & Ends

Great article with tips for the parents when a child comes out as LGBT+ from the Huffington Post

When Your Child Comes Out: 6 Pieces of Advice to Parents From a Queer Teen

Article on "What to do when your child comes out as LGBTQ" from USA Today

Keeping Siblings Seen and Supported with Dr. Anderson and Mr. Doherty

Follow this link to a webinar for families in regard to keeping siblings supported and seen.

Specialized Social Worker through Dr. Reirdan's Clinic

Abby Simon, LSW

Pronouns: she / her / hers

Clinical Social Worker for the TRUE Center for Gender Diversity 
13100 East Colfax Avenue  |  Aurora, CO 80045  |  Phone: (720) 777-3587  |  Fax: (720) 777-7888

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