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LGBTQIA+

Find NGOs that work for queer justice, mental health and awareness.

 

HELPLINES

UMANG : 9930095856

Monday to Friday 10.00 am to 8.30 pm.  You can call or Whatsapp

SAMARITANS: +918422984528, +918422984529, +918422984530

Suicide Prevention Helplines : any day from 5pm to 8pm

LGBT MUMBAI

 

NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS

MARIWALA HEALTH INITIATIVE

MHI provides grants and strategic support to organizations and collectives working within communities to provide greater access to mental health services for all. The website has a well curated blog section that talks about topics like "Navigating Queer Street: Researching the Intersections of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Identities in Health Research" , "Gay-Affirmative Counselling Practice Resource and Training Manual", and "Framing Queer Mental Health: from deviant subjects to knowledge producers".

Address: 8th floor, Grande Palladium,175, CST Road, Kalina, Santa Cruz (E), Mumbai, Maharashtra 400098

Email: contact@mariwalahealthinitiative.org

website: http://mhi.org.in/

THE PLANE JAR

The Plane Jar is a registered non-profit company that provides psycho-socio-economic aid for Mental Health, Abuse and the LGBTQIA+ community. The Plane Jar looks to foster a community that is all inclusive and provides aid for those who may not have had such an environment in their past. They provide psycho-social-legal aid to various people, as per their need.

Point of contact: Shipra Parswani

Phone: 9167878020

email: theplanejar@gmail.com

website: https://theplanejar.com/

THE HUMSAFAR TRUST

The Humsafar Trust is the first openly Gay Community Based Organisation to be allotted space in a Municipal building in Mumbai. It holds various workshops on issues of HIV/AIDS and human rights of LGBTQ, provides health services for STD's, nutritional counselling assistance, and has nurtured support groups. It also has a lot of Sub - campaigns and organizations like Umang, Sanjeevani and Yaariyan

address: 3rd Floor, Manthan Plaza, Nehru road, Vakola, Santacruz (East), Mumbai – 400055

phone: 022 26673800 / 022 26650547

email: info@humsafar.org

website: https://humsafar.org/

GAYLAXY

Gaylaxy is an online magazine that is trying to bring out new facets, voice evolving concerns and simultaneously learn about the fascinating diversity of the queer community. It is a resource for queer news and events, and provides a platform for people to talk about issues no one is talking about.

Point of contact: Sukhdeep Singh, Editor-in-Chief

email: editor@gaylaxymag.com

website: http://www.gaylaxymag.com/

ICALL

iCall is a telephone and email based counselling service run by School of Human Ecology, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, that offers free telephone and email-based counseling services, to individuals in emotional and psychological distress, across age, language, gender, sexual orientation and issues, through a team of qualified and trained mental health professionals.

phone: 9152987821

Timings: Monday-Saturday 10AM-8PM

email: icall@tiss.edu

website: icallhelpline.org

SWEEKAR - THE RAINBOW PARENTS

Sweekar - The Rainbow Parents is a support group that helps parents with their own journeys of coming out and also helps them accept their children with a full heart. This helps to strengthen the bond between parents and children.

address: Santacruz West, Mumbai

Point of contact: Aruna Desai

Phone: 8380035039(11.00 am onwards)

PINK LIST INDIA

Pink List India is the country's first archive of politicians who have spoken up on LGBTQIA+ rights. They work at the intersection of queerness, politics, and technology.

 

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