Campaign for Southern Equality southernequality.org/ Based in the South, the Campaign for Southern Equality (CSE) is a national effort to assert the full humanity and equality of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in American life and to increase public support for LGBT rights. CSE provides free Community Law Workshops on LGBT legal issues and offers Support and Crisis Response Services.
Caring and Aging with Pride http://caringandaging.org/ A ground-breaking project designed to better understand the aging and health needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults 50 years of age and older. Our goal is to understand the wellness and health needs of these communities so we have information and are prepared to address the aging needs of LGBT elders now and for generations to come.
National Resource Center on LGBT & Aging http://www.lgbtagingcenter.org The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is the country's first and only technical assistance resource center aimed at improving the quality of services and supports offered to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) elder adults.
Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE) http://www.sageusa.org Sage is the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults.The mission of SAGE is to lead in addressing issues related to LGBT aging. In partnership with constituents and allies, SAGE works to achieve a high quality of life for LGBT older adults, supports and advocates for their rights, fosters a greater understanding of aging in all communities, and promotes positive images of LGBT life in later years.
Western NC AIDS Project (WNCAP) www.wncap.org 554 Fairview Road, Asheville, NC 28803 800-346-3731 (toll free), 828-252-7489 (ph), 828-253-8602 (fax) The Western North Carolina AIDS Project is dedicated to providing HIV related services to the people of Western North Carolina through client support, prevention education and outreach activities, in a collaborative and financially responsible manner.
WNC Community Health Services 828-285-0622 M-F 8:00 to 5:00 Medical care for uninsured and under-insured - a Federally Qualified Health Center.
Kindred Spirits http://www.trans-spirits.org/ Kindred Spirits is “in the forefront of service to the spiritual life of the transgendered community, supporting its leaders, teachers, healers, artists and seekers in non-dogmatic, creative and playful ways."
Lesbians in the Mountains (LIMS) http://groups.google.com/group/limasheville We are a very friendly Google group of women, over 21, that meets in real time and loves new people. Though you may arrive a stranger, you will leave a friend. So...don't be shy! Check us out. You will be glad you did. We have regular monthly gatherings, dinner is the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Cornerstone Restaurant located at 202 Tunnel Rd. in Asheville NC.
OLE - Older Lesbian Energy Contact: Mary Fite: MHFite@bellsouth.net. For Women aged 50+. We meet for monthly potlucks to socialize and plan social activities, i.e., movies, plays, hikes, concerts, daytrips, ballgames or dinner out.
Phoenix Transgender Support http://phoenixtgs.weebly.com/links.html An empowerment/ support group based in Asheville, North Carolina for Cross-dressers, Transsexuals, Trans feminine, Trans masculine, non-op and others in the gender community, their partners and supporters. Meetings on Saturdays at 7:30 PM; see website for more info
GayAshevilleNc On-line Resource Site http://www.gayashevillenc.com/ Providing Community Calendar, Bulletin Board for Events, LGBTQ Resourcesand Organization information.