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TWO SPIRIT SOCIETIES & ORGANIZATIONS
U.S. Societies & Organizations
Listed Los Angeles & California first, then by state alphabetically
Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS)
CALIFORNIA Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits exists to restore and recover the role of Two-Spirit people within the American Indian/First Nations community by creating a forum for the spiritual, cultural and artistic expression of Two-Spirit people. BAAITS is a community-based volunteer organization offering culturally relevant activities for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex Native Americans, their families and friends.
Eastern Woodland Two-Spirit Society
INDIANA The Eastern Woodland Two-Spirit Society are working toward creating a supportive group for themselves and other two spirit people in the area as well as their allies. They would like to be able to educate others in our area about Native America in general as well as about Two Spirit people.
Montana Two Spirit Society
MONTANA The Montana Two Spirit Society advocates and educates the Montana LGBTQ community and general community about Two Spirit issues, histories and traditions. The Montana Two Spirit Society promotes health, wellness and spiritual well being by sharing their traditions with one another, healing past wounds, and learning new ways to combat disease. They also outreach and build alliances and coalitions with other community based organizations to increase visibility of the Two Spirit and Native LGBTQ community and restore our traditions.
East Coast Two Spirit Society (EC2SS)
NEW YORK The East Coast Two Spirit Society (formerly the Northeast Two Spirit Society) is devoted to Two Spirit Native American and First Nations communities and the reduction of bias and discrimination due to lack of information. The EC2SS provides information to the general public and support and services to Two Spirit Natives, formerly known as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or gender non-conforming. EC2SS works to increase the positive visibility of Two Spirit communities and to provide safe, supportive opportunities for social, traditional and recreational interactions that are culturally appropriate to them. EC2SS also strives to reach Two Spirit youth and their families, to provide emotional support, care and a community of people who have experienced the challenges of being Native and Two Spirit, often while living and working in Native and other communities where they may not be fully welcomed or supported themselves.
Portland Two Spirit Society (P2SS)
PORTLAND The Portland Two Spirit Society is a social group for LGBTQI Indigenous and Native American/Alaska Natives and their families and allies to come together and share, connect, reclaim and restore culture, community and the traditional roles of Two Spirit people.
International Societies & Organizations
Listed by provinces alphabetically
LOCAL NATIVE AMERICAN PROVIDERS & ORGANIZATIONS
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Listed alphabetically by city & neighborhood
Indigenous Circle of Wellness
COMMERCE Indigenous Circle of Wellness is a group private practice located in Southeast Los Angeles. and provide quality mental wellness services, grounded in holistic healing (mental, spiritual, emotional, and physical balance) through a culturally inclusive approach. Indigenous Circle of Wellness values interdependence, family, community, healthy sustainable relationships, inclusion, and social justice. Services include: ● Individual ● Conjoint & Couple Family ● Child & Adolescent ● Consulting ● Workshops & Trainings
United American Indian Involvement (UAII)
ECHO PARK United American Indian Involvement promotes and supports the physical, behavioral and spiritual well- being of American Indian & Alaska Natives in the urban Los Angeles area by providing comprehensive, integrated services that focus on all age groups and incorporate American Indian & Alaska Native cultures and traditions. Services include: ● Health Clinic ● Health Services ● Family Services ● Behavioral & Mental Health ● Substance Abuse Treatment ● Youth Services ● Senior Services ● Job & Career Training ● Social Services
American Indian Changing Spirits
LONG BEACH American Indian Changing Spirits is a male and female residential treatment facility, providing cultural appropriate services for American Indian & Alaska Natives. A non-profit treatment center that does not discriminate or deny services based on race, ethnic background, religion, sexual orientation, and/or national origin.
Torres Martinez Tribal TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
LONG BEACH, MONTEREY PARK, PALMDALE Torres Martinez Tribal TANF, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, is a social services organization that provides assistance to Native American families with children. They offer a 5 year program with a foundation in educational incentives and work opportunities, supported by temporary financial assistance, leading to self sufficiency. Special focus is put on traditional values and cultural awareness as they serve the Native community with a determination to support, educate and guide their clients along the path to self sufficiency.
Pukúu Cultural Community Services
SAN FERNANDO Pukúu Cultural Community Services is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization providing services for low-income American Indian families. They offer: • relief to those in emergency situations • help in fostering, adopting, and educating American Indian youth • cultural awareness
LOCAL LGBTQPAI+ PROVIDERS & ORGANIZATIONS
LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Listed alphabetically by city & neighborhood
KOREATOWN APAIT has held a distinctive record of providing high quality programming through its vision – to advocate, educate, and achieve optimal health and well-being for vulnerable communities. APAIT’s mission is to positively impact the quality of life for vulnerable communities experiencing behavioral health challenges, housing insecurity, and at-risk for HIV/AIDS. APAIT is grounded by its core values of compassion, commitment, communication, empowerment, integrity, mentorship, respect, and teamwork. APAIT historically reaches out to the diverse multi-ethnic communities of LA and Orange counties who identify as LGBTQIA-2S, immigrants and refugees, at-risk for HIV/STIs, housing insecure, and with behavioral health lived experience. Services Include: ● HIV Care Programs & Housing ● Behavioral Health Services ● Substance Abuse Programs ● HIV Testing ● HIV Education & Counseling ● Social Support Groups
Trans Wellness Center
KOREATOWN The Trans Wellness Center (TWC) provides comprehensive resources and services for transgender and non-binary people under one roof. The 3,000-square-foot center is the first-of-its-kind in the United States, with six local organizations joining forces to create this new home for wellness. The TWC was conceived and created by community leaders and allies, honoring their lifelong dedication to raise awareness about the needs and the contributions of the transgender community. Services Include: ● Medical & Sexual Health Services ● Youth Services ● Mental Health Services ● Legal Services ● Housing Services ● Social Support Groups ● Employment Services ● Benefits Enrollment Services ● Computer Lab ● Clothing Closet
The LGBTQ Center Long Beach
LONG BEACH The LGBTQ Center Long Beach advances equity for LGBTQ people through culturally responsive advocacy, education, programs, and services. Services include: ● HIV Testing/STI Screening & Treatment ● Transgender Health Program ● Mental Health Counseling ● Legal Services ● Intimate Partner Violence ● Older Adult Program ● Social & Support Groups ● Youth & Family Services
San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center
The San Gabriel Valley LGBTQ Center is a California Non-Profit Corporation, 501(c)(3), founded in 2011. Our mission is to promote a safe and inclusive San Gabriel Valley for people of all orientations and gender identities. We aim to enrich the lives of LGBTQ+ San Gabriel Valley residents by: fostering advocacy, education, and respect for individuals encouraging cultural diversity, healthy living, and full achievement of personal potential improving the overall visibility of the SGV LGBTQ community within the general population providing locally available, culturally competent programs and services promoting interconnection amongst the SGV LGBTQ community. Services include: ● Peer Support Groups ● Community Education
South Bay LGBTQ Center
TORRANCE South Bay LGBTQ Center's mission is to create spaces where all LGBTQ+/Queer people can thrive though cultural awareness, community building, community service, and learning opportunities. They are fostering greater inclusion as well as understanding of LGBTQ+/Queer and other intersecting communities in the South Bay area. Services Include: ● Transgender Support Group ● Bisexual Support Group ● Queer Book Club ● LGBT Teen Group ● LGBTQ+ Adults Group ● Game Nights