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AIDS Resources – Project Inform

Project Inform believes it is possible to create the first generation free of HIV and hepatitis C within the next decade. To achieve that dream, we focus our work in four areas: drug development, biomedical prevention, education and health care access.


In Minnesota: (800) 248-2437 / National: (6123) 373-2437



All About You Recovery Counseling Services

Recovery Counseling can help you learn the skills you need to develop, navigate and maintain, a strong program of recovery that is based on your strengths, wants, needs beliefs, and preferences. Recovery is a lifelong journey that can bring many challenges along the way. Recovery Counseling can teach you how to maximize the joy and minimize the struggles along the way. I can help you identify your triggers and stuck points in each stage of recovery and develop plans to successfully work through them.

I believe that recovery services should be developed using a person centered approach, and I believe that it is my job to tailor my services to you. I will help you identify your concerns, issues and struggles related to your substance use and how it has impacted your life. Then I will help you to use the information to set recovery goals that are consistent with your wants, needs, believes and preferences, which will assist you in achieving the life that you have hoped for and  dreamed of. Finally, I will help you develop and maintain your own individualized recovery program.

As a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, I will use my educational and professional expertise to help you map out your long term recovery goals and help you explore and resolve any difficulties you may encounter along the way.  I offer a safe, comfortable  and supportive environment to help you feel as much at ease as possible, even when talking about difficult issues.

St. Paul Office

555 7th Street West, Suite 203

St. Paul, MN 55102

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555 7th Street West, Suite 203, St. Paul, MN 55102

Avenues for Homeless Youth

Avenues for Homeless Youth provides emergency shelter, short-term housing and supportive services for homeless youth in a safe and nurturing environment. Through such service, Avenues seeks to help youth achieve their personal goals and make a positive transition into young adulthood.

Shelter and Transitional Housing Programs:

  • Crisis and Basic Needs
  • Intensive Case Management
  • Learning and Practice in Life Skills
  • Integrative Health and Wellness
  • Education Support
  • Youth Empowerment and Engagement Activities
  • After-Care Supportive Services

Host Home Programs

At full operation, the Host Home Programs will provide transitional living arrangements for 30+ homeless youth ages 16 to 21 in safe, supportive host homes. The program recruits and trains adult volunteers in the suburbs to be host homes, then matches suburban homeless youth with those volunteer host homes, so that the youth may continue to live, attend school, and work within their home communities.

GLBT Host Home Program
Minneapolis & Suburban Host Home Programs
ConneQT Host Home Program


1708 Oak Park Ave N, Minneapolis, MN 55411



Facilitated by a Trans Clinician

Wednesday Evenings
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM

Group therapy for trans, gender nonconforming, and gender variant individuals in recovery.

Interested in exploring the intersections of gender identity/expression and substance abuse recovery?

Want to build a support network of people with similar struggles?

Join US!


1600 University Avenue West, Suite 112, St. Paul, MN 55104

Element Mental Health Services

The mission of Element Mental Health Services is to: Support, connect, and educate all peoples in Minnesota, including the LGBTTTIQQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Transsexual, Two-Spirit, Intersex, Queer, Questioning) and other diverse populations, through providing mental health, chemical dependency and community education services. Create a safe space within which LGBTTTIQQA and other diverse individuals, couples, and families can support and strengthen their relationships. Element offers services to the general public, as well as some very specific services such as Gender Therapy for individuals in transition, LGBT-specific chemical dependency outpatient treatment program and several LGBT support groups.


(320) 257-6020


1204 7th Street South Saint Cloud, MN 56301


Buying or selling a home can be a stressful process. This site was created to help members of the GLBT community connect with a Minneapolis Gay Real Estate Agent who enables them to feel comfortable throughout the entire buying or selling process.


5309 Lyndale Ave S. Minneapolis, MN 55419

Latitudes LGBT Residential Treatment Program – St. Paul, MN

Latitudes LGBT Residential Treatment Program – St. Paul, MN

An Inpatient LGBT Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center for Men and Women by Meridian Behavioral Health

Located in an urban setting in St. Paul, Minnesota, Latitudes is a MI/CD licensed LGBT residential treatment program. At Latitudes, we provide multiple levels of care for adult men and women, who are experiencing chemical dependency and substance abuse problems, along with co-occurring behavioral health issues.

At Latitudes, clients are coached in new ways of thinking to reduce their thoughts about chemicals or other self-injurious behavioral utilizing the Health Realization model.

Our LGBT residential treatment center is staffed around the clock, 24-hours a day by a  licensed nurses. The treatment staff utilizes regular psychological and psychiatric services to help clients with co-occurring psychiatric and chemical dependency issues that do not that require hospitalization.

Several of our treatment facilities around the state offer Chemical Health Assessments by appointment. Schedule a Chemical Health Assessment online today, or call us to make an appointment for you or a loved one.


1706 University Ave. St. Paul, MN 55104

Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition

MN Transgender Health Coalition offers several FREE services to the Trans & Gender non-conforming community.

(When calling, please note: leave us a message and we will call you back within two business days)


Shot Clinic

HIV Testing

Support Groups



Shot Clinic / Syringe Exchange 3405 Chicago Ave, Suite 103 Minneapolis, MN 55407

Out & Sober Minnesota

An organization dedicated to reconnecting recovering LGBTQ addicts and alcoholics with the communities in which they live.

We do this by providing low or no-cost educational, informational, and social events throughout the year and by promoting volunteerism and community involvement. Studies have shown that addicts and alcoholics with strong clean and sober networks and connections to the community are more likely to be successful in recovery. Our website has the most comprehensive and up to date list of GLBTQ recovery meetings in Minnesota.

Pride Institute

For 25 years PRIDE Institute has helped lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people fight their addictions in a safe and supportive environment based in Minnesota providing a road to recovery through evidence-based substance abuse, sexual health, and mental health treatment .


Residential: 952.934.7554 - Outpatient: 612.825.8714




14400 Martin Drive Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Rainbow Health Initiative

Rainbow Health Initiative is committed to improving the health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer people.

Our Vision:

A world in which all people’s health needs are being served.

Our Initiatives:

  • Provide essential resources to improve community health
  • Expand access to and availability of culturally responsive care
  • Advocate for LGBTQ health equity


(612) 206-3180




2021 East Hennepin Avenue, Suite 220 Minneapolis, MN 55413

Recovery In Action Sober Housing (GLBT)

Recovery in Action Sober Housing operates two sober houses in Minneapolis, Minnesota: Grand House and Park Avenue House. We cater to the GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender) recovering community.

Our goal is to provide a comfortable sober housing environment for recovering addicts and alcoholics. We aim to foster successful recovery among our residents and attempt to be of service whenever possible.

Both houses offer these basic benefits:

  • Safe environment
  • Living with others with a common recovery goal
  • Close proximity to city buses routes
  • Live-in house manager
  • Sunday evening in-house AA or NA meeting with outside leaders
  • All furnishings
  • House Computer
  • Wireless hi-speed internet
  • Free laundry machines
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Two full bathrooms
  • Food storage and two refrigerators
  • Bicycle storage in the garage


Park House: 612.232.7835 - Grand House: 612.203.2940



Shift MN

Shift MN fights for healthier LGBTQ communities by severing ties with corporate tobacco through education, advocacy, social media, and policy. We work in solidarity with all marginalized communities to fight against the manipulative corporate tobacco agenda in queer communities in Minnesota.

We know that LGBQ Minnesotans smoke at twice the rate of their straight peers. We have created a campaign that spreads the message that it is possible to successfully quit smoking or never start. We ultimately aim to shift the shaming messages smokers receive to positive, empowering love notes to our LGBTQ communities.


2120 Hennepin Avenue #220 Minneapolis, MN 55405

The AIDSLine

Do you think you might be at risk for HIV? Want to know where to get an HIV test? Were you recently diagnosed with HIV? Looking for resources that can help you manage HIV? The AIDSLine is Minnesota’s statewide, toll–free information and referral service that can answer your questions about HIV and link you to help.
AIDSLine Hours:
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.


2577 Territorial Road, St. Paul, MN 55114

The Aliveness Project

The mission of The Aliveness Project is to encourage self-empowerment and provide direct services for persons living with HIV/AIDS. The Aliveness Project has been an active leader in the HIV community in Minnesota ever since. We offer a food shelf and hot meals to support daily nutrition, outreach and case management services to get people tested and into medical care, integrative therapies to alleviate the side effects of HIV medications and promote general well-being, and much more.

Aliveness Project promotes the hope, strength and courage required of people living with HIV. We are committed to maintaining a space that provides support, information, and important services to enhance the quality of lives of those affected.


612.824.LIFE (5433)




3808 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55409

The Men’s Center

The Men’s Center provides resources for men seeking to grow in body, mind and spirit, and from that foundation advocates for healthier family and community relationships.

Our values:

  • We believe men can and should support each other through times of personal challenge and change.
  • We believe in authenticity, which means acknowledging to ourselves and each other our hopes, fears, strengths and weaknesses as men seeking to grow.
  • We believe in honesty among men, which means men freely expressing themselves
    emotionally, socially, intellectually and spiritually in ways true to their own growth and masculinities.
  • We believe in respecting diversity and mutuality in our support groups, workshops,
    conferences and outreach activities which means supporting and empowering all men.
  • We believe in the equality of men and women.
  • We believe in recognizing and appreciating our similarities and differences as humans of all races and national origins, and in the process fostering mutual respect and brotherhood for us all.
  • We believe in the power of our common humanity, which means regardless of our
    sexual orientations, gender identities, or other issues that separate us, what we have in common transcends our differences.


3249 Hennepin Avenue South, Suite 55 Minneapolis, MN 55408



How can we support your recovery today?

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