The Trevor Project [web resource]
Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
Support services for youth and allies include:
- The Trevor Support Center contains unique resources for LGBTQ youth and information on preventing suicide.
- Trevorspace is a social networking site for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth ages 13 through 24 and their friends and allies.
- Trevorchat is a free, confidential and secure instant messaging service that provides live help to LGBTQ youth.
- Trevortext is a confidential and secure resource that provides live help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist, over text messages.
- Trevor Lifeline. Trained counselors are available 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, you can call the Trevor Lifeline at 866-488-7386.
The Trevor Project also offers resources for educators and other youth-serving-professionals:
- The Lifeguard Workshop is a free online learning module with a video, curriculum, and teacher resources for middle school and high school classrooms.
- The Trevor Project’s Trainings for Professionals include in-person Ally and CARE trainings designed for adults who work with youth. These trainings help counselors, educators, administrators, school nurses, and social workers discuss LGBTQ-competent suicide prevention.
Have questions? CHC can help. To schedule an evaluation or to get advice about your child’s challenges, call or email a CHC Clinical Services Coordinator at 650.688.3625 or firstname.lastname@example.org