Northwest Arkansas Equality is committed to identifying LGBTQ resources. Below is a working list of organizations focused on providing services locally, statewide and/or nationally to our community.

Arkansas AIDS Foundation
523 S. Louisiana St., Ste. 410, Little Rock, AR 72701
Since 1992, the Arkansas AIDS Foundation has worked to improve the physical and psychosocial well-being of persons living with HIV/AIDS, and to promote HIV education, intervention, prevention, and HIV testing/screenings. AAF provides testing on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. They also provide rental and utility assistance through HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS).
501-376-6299
Arkansas Crisis Center & Hotline
Your life matters! Arkansas Crisis Call Specialists are standing by to listen, provide support, and connect Arkansans with resources in their area via our Crisis Helpline. The Arkansas Crisis Center also provides community outreach and customized suicide awareness and prevention training.
479-365-2142
888-274-7472
arcrisis.org
Get Checked Campaign, Northwest Arkansas Equality, Inc.
179 N. Church Ave., Ste. 101, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Get Checked's mission is to prevent the transmission of HIV in Northwest Arkansas through outreach and prevention education. Our program provides free, confidential HIV testing and resources for the community of Northwest Arkansas. We strive to collaborate with regional HIV/AIDS organizations and local businesses to better provide education and testing services to individuals in need of counseling, education, and outreach. Testing is open to everyone, and appointments can be made by phone or email, and appointment times are flexible and include evenings and weekends.
479-966-9014 . 2
nwaequality.org
Support Services, Northwest Arkansas Equality, Inc.
179 N. Church Ave., Ste. 101, Fayetteville, AR 72701
The mission of our Support Services Program is to provide LGBTQ youth and adult individuals, families, and friends with education, resources, and a safe and structured space to support and encourage one another in healing, wellness, and growth.
479-966-9014
nwaequality.org
The Trevor Project
PO Box 69232, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Accredited by the American Association of Suicidology, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. If you or a young LGBTQ person you care about is experiencing a crisis, please call the Trevor Lifeline, 24/7, at 866-488-7386, message through TrevorChat, or text messaging interventions through TrevorText. Communication is free and confidential. The Trevor Project also operates the largest online social network specifically for young LGBTQ people, www.TrevorSpace.org.
310-271-8845
866-488-7386
thetrevorproject.org
Youth Bridge
2153 E. Joyce Blvd., Ste. 201, Fayetteville, AR 72703
Youth Bridge is a non-profit, for impact agency that serves teens and their families in the areas of abuse, neglect, addiction, homelessness, mental health issues, and behavioral problems. Youth Bridge is the only Northwest Arkansas Division of Youth Services (DYS) nonprofit for court-appointed community-based service and the only approved DYS residential substance abuse program in the state; Youth Bridge is only one of three agencies in Arkansas that operate a Runaway and Homeless Youth program and is the only agency in Arkansas that provides and supports the National Safe Place Program; Youth Bridge is the only clinically and behaviorally focused organization in Northwest Arkansas that provides mental health to children and families and has an exclusive program specifically for youth.

Fayetteville: 479-521-1532 | Rogers: 479-636-0083 | Eureka Springs: 479-253-6062 | Harrison: 870-741-8484 | Mountain Home: 870-425-5644
479-575-9471
800-628-2260
youthbridge.com
Abbey of Hillbilly Harlots/Arkansas Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
Arkansas’ chapter of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the Abbey of the Hillbilly Harlots, is a group of queer nuns with a mission to spread love, light, and joy through education, awareness, and support for the LGBTQ community.
479-966-9035
arksisters.org
All Saints Episcopal Church
2904 NW 3rd St., Bentonville, AR 72712
Lead by Senior Warden, Debby Nye, All Saints believes in the Episcopalian Church's legacy of inclusion, aspiring to tell and exemplify God’s love for every human being. Women and men serve as bishops, priests, and deacons in the church. Laypeople and clergy cooperate as leaders at all levels; leadership is a gift from God, and can be expressed by all people, regardless of sexual identity or orientation.
479-802-0302
allsaintsbentonville.org
Alyson Books
Alyson Books is the world's oldest and largest publisher of LGBT literature. Since 1980, Alyson has been the home of award-winning books in the areas of memoir, history, humor, commercial fiction, mystery, and erotica, and nonfiction—particularly in the areas of current affairs, politics, self-help, and autobiography—as well as literary fiction and works by today's most respected LGBT authors. Alyson Books strives to speak to the diverse, ever-changing concerns and interests of LGBT people everywhere.
alyson.com
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
904 West 2nd St., Little Rock, AR 72201
The ACLU is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization and the leading defender of civil liberties guaranteed by our nation's Bill of Rights. Their organization uses legal, legislative and public education methods to protect constitutional issues including, free speech, racial justice, and LGBTQ rights. Since 1920, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States.
501-374-2660
acluarkansas.org
ARcare, Fayetteville
2894 N. McKee Cir., Ste. 101, Fayetteville, AR 72703
Along with many other health services, ARcare provides comprehensive care to those with HIV. This program includes several services that fall under a wide range of categories, including peer support services, care plans, co-pay assistance, medication assistance, dietitian counseling, gas vouchers for HIV-related visits and medical and non-medical case management, food voucher assistance and referrals for housing opportunities for those with HIV/AIDS.

The HIV Care Program is funded through the Ryan White Program, a federally funded program for individuals living with HIV/AIDS who have no health insurance (public or private), who have insufficient health care coverage, or who lack financial resources to get the care they need for their HIV disease.
479-571-2100
870-347-2534
arcare.net
Arkansas Department of Health, Washington County Health Unit
3270 Wimberly Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72703
As a state agency, the Arkansas Department of Health has a mission to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans. ADH offers more than 100 services statewide to assure your water is safe, your children have their immunizations, your restaurants are safe. The ADH also offers HIV & STDI testing and education services.
479-521-8181
Arkansas State University, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA)
PO Box 1980, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR 72467
ASU's GSA exists to help students and faculty understand the queer community. Activities include workshops, weekly meetings, special events, and other educational activities to help build a safer and more tolerant environment for all LGBTIA+ students and their allies at Arkansas State University.
870-972-2055
Arkansas Tech University, Spectrum Club
Department of Campus Life, Doc Bryan 233, 1605 Coliseum Dr., Russellville, AR 72801
Spectrum is a student organization devoted to the support and advocacy of the LGBTQ+ community on the Arkansas Tech University campus.
Spectrum's primary focus is to educate the campus and community in order to bring acceptance of diversity to Arkansas Tech University. They provide a safe non-judgmental space to share ideas and to interact with one another.
479-968-0276
Arkansas Times Newspaper, Out in Arkansas
201 E. Markham, Ste. 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Arkansas' newspaper of politics and culture since 1974, the Arkansas Times is noted for its opinion columnists and feature articles that take a decidedly liberal stance.
501-375-2988
Arkansas Transgender Equality Coalition (ArTEC)
P.O. Box 635, North Little Rock, AR 72115
ArTEC works to advance equality, justice, and inclusion for transgender and gender non-conforming people in Arkansas and building educational awareness, resources, and gender-inclusive communities within the state.
artranscoalition.org
Center for Artistic Revolution (CAR)
800 Scott St., Little Rock, AR 72201
CAR consists of LGBTQ and Ally Arkansans working together to dismantle oppression, build community and secure equality utilizing education, organizing, advocacy, and cultural work. CAR is home to the Lucille Marie Hamilton Youth Center, Arkansas' first and only LGBTQ and ally youth drop-in center located in Little Rock. CAR's programs include: Diverse Youth for Social Change (DYSC) for LGBTQ/ally youth ages 12-22; Revolución LGBTQ, a program focused on the LGBTQ+ Latinx community in Arkansas; Safe Schools Project, proves workshops for school administrators, counselors, and educators on the challenges and concerns of LGBTQ students, same-sex parents, and co-workers. AR Affiliate National GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) Network, providing resources for GSA's and helping students establish GSAs in their schools.
501-244-9690
car4ar.org
CenterLink
P.O. Box 24490, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33307
CenterLink is an American member-based coalition of community centers serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. The organization, founded in 1994 as the National Association of LGBT Community Centers, provides services which support the development of LGBT community centers.
954-765-6024
lgbtcenters.org
Central Arkansas Pride
The official organization producing the Little Rock Pride festivities.
501-404-8498
lrpride.com
Conway Pride
The official organizing group for Arkansas' longest running pride parade, Conway Pride.
conwaypride.com