The Oasis Institute
To promote healthy aging through lifelong learning, active lifestyles and volunteer engagement. Oasis offers classes and volunteer experiences in-person and online.
November 2021Learn More Go to Web Site
SAGE Línea telefónica nacional para personas mayores LGBT
La línea de ayuda para personas mayores LGBT está disponible las 24 horas del día, los 7 días de la semana, en inglés y español, con traducción en 180 idiomas.
July 2021Learn More Download PDF
SAGEConnect is a program designed to pull isolated or lonely LGBT older people tighter into our community and make sure they feel safe, loved, and visible despite having to stay indoors. SAGEConnect matches volunteers who can commit to calling their match at least once per week with older LGBT people who are interested in receiving a call.
April 2020Learn More Go to Web Site
SAGE's National LGBT Elder Hotline............... 877-360-LGBT
SAGE's National LGBT Elder Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can request to speak with someone in English or Spanish by calling 877-360-LGBT.
August 2019Learn More Download PDF | 877-360-LGBT
State Lifespan Respite Programs or Projects
State Lifespan Respite Programs or Projects
November 2015Learn More Go to Web Site
National Respite Locator Service
The National Respite Locator Service helps parents, family caregivers, and professionals find respite services in their state and local area to match their specific needs.
November 2015Learn More Go to Web Site
Alzheimer's Association Western and Central Washington Chapter
The Alzheimer's Association's mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
July 2015Learn More Go to Web Site | 206-363-5500
TransLine is a national online transgender medical consultation service that offers health care providers up-to-date transgender clinical information and individualized case consultation across a broad range of clinical transgender issues.
February 2015 | TransLineLearn More Go to Web Site | (415) 901-7120
Trans Lifeline is a non-profit dedicated to the well being of transgender people. They run a hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people.
November 2014Learn More Go to Web Site | (877) 565-8860
LGBT Cultural Competency Training
The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging provides a suite of in-person and online trainings for all levels of staff and volunteers. These trainings assist you in learning the best ways to create an inclusive, safe, and welcoming environment for your LGBT older adult population.
July 2014Learn More Go to Web Site | 212.741.2247
CenterLink: The Community of LGBT Centers
CenterLink is an umbrella organization of all LGBT centers across the country. The website has a directory of LGBT centers that you can use to find the center closest to you.
May 2014Learn More Go to Web Site | 954-765-6024
LGBT People: Let's Talk About Ageism
This article was originally written on The Huffington Post by Robert Espinoza, the Senior Director of Public Policy and Communications of Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE).
August 2013 | Robert EspinozaLearn More Download PDF
National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center - Ombudsman Locator
The National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center provides a listing for every state's ombudsment. Long-term care ombudsmen are advocates for residents of nursing homes, board and care homes and assisted living facilities.
September 2012Learn More Go to Web Site
Pierce County AIDS Foundation
Pierce County AIDS Foundation is an organization specializing in HIV/AIDS advocacy and services, including prevention, education, combating discrimination and stigma, and providing services and support to those living with HIV/AIDS. Services include case management, housing assistance, mental health services, transportation subsidies, emergency grants, medication adherence support, and chemical dependency services.
March 2012 | firstname.lastname@example.orgLearn More Go to Web Site | (253) 383-2565
Seattle Counseling Service
Seattle Counseling Service specializes in helping Seattle's local LGBT community across a variety of needs, including coming out, depression, anxiety, gender transitioning, grief or loss, domestic violence, and aging.
March 2012 | Learn More Go to Web Site | (206) 323-1768
Tacoma Lesbian Concern
Tacoma Lesbian Concern is a non-profit organization that provides local lesbians with social activities, networking opportunities, and education and political awareness. The organization also offers a monthly calendar of activities and rotating events.
March 2012 | email@example.comLearn More Go to Web Site
Coming Out Women
Coming Out Women, located in Tacoma, WA, is a confidential support/discussion group for women who are in varying degrees of being "out."
March 2012 | firstname.lastname@example.orgLearn More Go to Web Site | (253)268-0098
Western States Center
Western States Center is an organization that works to bridge the LGBT communities with communities of color to collectively address racial justice, gender issues, and LGBTQ equality. The center offers trainings, consultation and support, research and analysis, tools and resources, strategic convenings, and works primarily in eight states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
March 2012 | email@example.comLearn More Go to Web Site | (503) 228-8866
SAGE Olympia is the GLBT Eldercare project operating in Olympia, WA. The mission of SAGE Olympia is to promote the wellness of GLBT elders in the Thurston County area with a range of referrals, services and other activities.
March 2012Learn More Go to Web Site | (360) 943-7469
Tacoma Rainbow Center
Tacoma Rainbow Center is an LGBT Community Center serving Tacoma and the Greater Pierce County. It holds regular drop-in hours for people to use the computer lab, speak with staff and volunteers, watch movies, play games, or get referrals to local services. The center also offers regular groups and programs including a transmen discussion group and a SOFFA (significant others, friends, family, and allies) support group. Meeting space is also available for LGBT groups, meetings, or activities.
March 2012Learn More Go to Web Site | (253) 383-2318
Gay Inside Out
Formerly the Village Vida Centre, Gay Inside Out is an online LGBT Community Center based out of Bellingham, WA that offers LGBT-specific and friendly programs and services by liaisoning with local groups such as Frontrunners and PFLAG. Although there is not yet a physical space, Gay Inside Out is a LGBT resource for those in greater Whatcom County.
March 2012 | firstname.lastname@example.orgLearn More Go to Web Site | (360) 220-8400
Sound Generations is an agency that promotes positive aging for all older adults, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, in King County.
March 2012 | email@example.comLearn More Go to Web Site | (206) 448-5757
Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging that connects people to services for older adults and their families.
February 2012 | Administration on Aging, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesLearn More Go to Web Site | 1-800-677-1116
Entre Hermanos exists to provide support, develop leadership and strengthen the Latino(a) Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender community of Seattle and King County. Entre Hermanos provides a cultural, social and emotional environment of safe health, creating a model appropriate to the needs of our GLBT Latino(a) community.
September 2011Learn More Go to Web Site | 206-322-7700
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services - Aging & Disability Services Administration
The Washington Agencies on Aging provides a comprehensive and coordinated local approach to managing a home, community and residential system of services that are client centered, allow maximum flexibility and promote the efficient use of resources.
June 2011Learn More Go to Web Site | 1-800-737-0617
Office of Civil Legal Aid
he mission of the Office of Civil Legal Aid is to work within the judicial branch and with the Supreme Court’s Access to Justice Board to ensure justice for low income residents of Washington State through the funding and oversight of effective, economical and responsive state-funded civil legal aid services and to ensure accountability for state-appropriated funds dedicated to this purpose
June 2011Learn More Go to Web Site | (360) 704-4135
Providing information about various legal matters of interest to older adults in Washington.
June 2011Learn More Go to Web Site
Advance Directive: Washington
Caring Connections provides free advance directives and instructions for each state that can be opened as a PDF (Portable Document Format) file.
June 2011Learn More Go to Web Site | 800.658.8898
Diversity Alliance of the Puget Sound
We are a non profit that supports Transgender, Non Binary, Agender, Gender Non-Conforming, Intersex, Genderfluid, Two-Spirit, Gender Diverse, and questioning individuals in Washington State through support groups, HRT supply kits, financial aid, and advocacy. We currently offer 4-5 online groups per week and several events.
March 2000 | Learn More Go to Web Site | (253) 383-2318