HSC Adolescent Health Initiative website created with Wix.com

Healthy Start Coalition of Hillsborough County, Inc. © 2019 All rights reserved.

  • Instagram



LGBT National Help Center




  • Resource Database: Includes information on youth groups, social and support organizations, as well as gay-friendly religious organizations, sports leagues, student groups and much more.

  • Youth Talkline: Provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support for teens and young adults up to age 25 about coming-out issues, gender identity, relationship concerns, parent issues, school problems, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer-sex information, and lots more. All services are free and confidential.

    • Toll-free 1-800-246-PRIDE (1-800-246-7743)

    • Hours: Mon-Fri: 4pm-midnight; Sat: noon-5pm EST


Metro Inclusive Health

Hillsborough County: 813-232-3808


  • LGBTQ+ Programs and Events: Designed as safe spaces for individuals like to make new friends, socialize, and find support through similarly-identified peers.

  • Young Minds: Empowering youth with the knowledge of the real risks of STDs and drug use. Free STD testing and drug abuse education, free help with appointments and services, and free gift cards for completing all sessions. A program for young people between the ages of 13-24 that reside in Hillsborough or Pinellas Counties.

  • Closing the Gap: Providing STD/HIV education and risk reduction through multi-session and single-session workshops for ages 13-19. Outreach, HIV testing, and workshops at schools, recreation centers, churches, festivals, juvenile detention centers, etc.


Planned Parenthood

Tampa Health Center: 813-980-3555


  • Planned Parenthood health centers provide education, support, and sexual and reproductive health services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and intersex patients.





  • Florida Chapter of PFLAG, the nation's largest LGBTQ+ support organization.

  • We, the parents, families, friends and allies of LGBTQ persons, celebrate diversity and envision a society that embraces everyone, including those of diverse sexual orientations and gender identities.

  • Meetings held the 1st Wednesday of every month at 7pm at the Metropolitan Community Church of Tampa, 408 East Cayuga Street, Tampa FL 33603.

Transgender Law Center



  • Works on a wide range of issues to end discrimination and ensure that transgender people have access to equal rights and opportunities.


Trevor Project


  • TrevorText is a confidential and secure resource that provides live help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist, over text messages. Text START to 678678.

Ybor Youth Clinic



  • The mission of the Ybor Youth Clinic is to provide high quality, innovative, compassionate and nonjudgmental health care services to ALL youth (ages 13 - 24) in an environment tailored to meet their specific and unique needs.

  • Free STI/HIV Testing available: Mon: 9am–12pm; 1–4pm; Tues: 1–4pm; Wed: 9am–12pm; 1–4pm. Other services available by appointment.

  • Extended clinic hours available to minors on Mondays from 4:30-6pm.

If you are in a crisis, call 2-1-1 where support is available 24/7.