Community Resources

Below find a map of LGBTQ+ Resources in the Stark and Summit County Areas and a forum to submit your own resource reccomendations. 

Submit Resources 

We are looking for submissions of resources in the NE Ohio area of anything from LGBTQ+ affirming doctors to your favorite gay bar. 

Name + Gender Change Guide


Canton Mental Health Care Providers

Jennifer Seda-Miller, LPCC-S

 Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Total Health and Wellness 

2401 Whipple Ave NW, Canton, OH 44708


According to TransCEND Canton: 

- Meets WPATH Standards for Ethical Practice

- 7+ years experience  with trans folks in counseling

- Connected to local/ regional medical referrals

- Attended TransOhio Provider Training Days

Barbra Hunt, PhD, LPCC, LSW

 Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Marshall Health and Wellness

6535 Market Ave N #110, Canton, OH 44721



- Abides by WPATH-7 standards 

- Working with trans clients for 24 years

- Offers referrals to physicians/surgeons for HRT or GRS

Brandice Schnabel, MSW, LISW-S

Clinical Psychotherapist

Sky Witness Healing Arts 

452 N Main St, North Canton, OH 44720

(330) 510-4921

According to TransCEND Canton: 

- Provider is non-binary and queer

- Works with trans clients

- Has a psychotherapy group for cisgender partners and spouses 

- Certified as an Anti-Oppressive Informed Practitioner (AOIP) through NASW Ohio

Linda M. Clark, MA., LPCC-S

 Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor


Vista Psychological & Counseling Centre

1201 S Main St #100, North Canton, OH 44720


"Mental health counseling located in North Canton, OH. Linda specializes in LGBTQ Affirming counseling and follows WPATH Standards of Care for Transgender Health."  -- Community Testimonial

Sara Satterlee 

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor 

The Relationship Center

7023 Mears Gate Dr NW #A, N Canton, OH 44720



Recommended by Cleveland Clinic's Transgender Surgery and Medicine Program

Co-Founder of TransCEND Canton


Canton Medical Care Providers

Dr. James H. Rudick M.D.

Department of Internal Medicine

Endocrinology & Diabetes Inc. 

4765 Higbee Ave NW, Canton, OH 44718



Community members report Hormone Replacement Therapy services available with this provider


Canton Sexual Health Providers

Planned Parenthood

Canton Health Center

2663 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton, OH 44709


Services: Abortion Referrals, Birth Control, HIV Services, Men's Health Care, Morning-After Pill (Emergency Contraception), Pregnancy Testing & Services, Primary Care, STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines, Women's Health Care

Equitas Health

220 Market Ave S Suite 602, Canton, OH 44702



Services: HIV Health Advocacy (case management), HIV Housing Advocacy (housing case management), PrEP Health Navigation. 


Serving  Carroll, Harrison, Holmes, Stark, Tuscarawas, and Wayne

Canton City Public Health

420 Market Ave N, Canton, OH 44702


STD and HIV Testing 

Tuesday and Friday, 8:00 - 11:00 am by appointment only 

PrEP Access Program Enrollment available


HIV Testing Only

Wednesday, 1:30 - 3:00 pm by appointment only


Confidential and Anonymous Testing available

Nationwide Trans Resources

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Trans Needle Exchange

- Free Hormone Replacement Therapy Supplies

- Free Harm Reduction Supplies

- Hormone Therapy Replacement Education

Trans Lifeline

- Peer Support Hotline

- Name Change + Hormone Replacement Therapy Microgrants

- Educational Resources


- Gender Affirming Top Surgery and Hormone Replacement Therapy Grants

- Free Chest Binders

- Educational resources


Trans & Queer Support Groups

TransCEND Canton

Support group that hosts several meetings a month for trans people and allies. 

Join their private group on Facebook or email them at to get meeting information 

Out Support Medina

Founded by mothers looking for ways to support their children going through the challenges of being a part of the LGBTQ community.


Provide support services for both the person and the family because those support systems are critical in understanding options, coping with your own feelings and knowing you aren’t alone.

Sign up on their website for meeting times:


Families, friends, allies, and LGBTQ people united together and committed to advancing equality through peer support, education, and advocacy.

Sign up on their website for meeting times: 

LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland


- Health & Wellness

- QYou Initiative
- Community Resource Groups
- Trans Wellness
- SAGE Cleveland


Contact Info:

6705 Detroit Rd, Cleveland, OH 44102
(216) 651-5428

PFLAG Cleveland

Families, friends, allies, and LGBTQ people united together and committed to advancing equality through peer support, education, and advocacy.

Contact info:


LGBTQ Legal Support

Equality Ohio

Legal Clinic

Free legal services  -- consumer law, family law, civil rights, administrative help, and more -- for those whose income is within 300% of the federal poverty level

Trans Know You're Rights​

An educational guide to trans rights

Contact Info:

Lambda Legal

Offers legal help and advocacy services

Contact Info:
Midwest Regional Office:

LGBTQ Freedom Fund

"Pays bail to secure the safety and liberty of individuals in immigration facilities in every U.S. state and pretrial detention in Florida"

Contact Info:


Offers legal help and advocacy services

Contact Info:
(614) 586-1958


LGBTQ Online Communities


Trans Alive
TransCEND Canton

Gender Spectrum

Online space for trans kids and teens


Elder TG

An email list for trans folks who are at least 50 years old

To subscribe, send an email stating your age and interest to

Trans Bucket

An online resource for surgery results and discussions