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

330-956-5681

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

 

330-286-7542

- 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

330-244-8782

"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

 

330-497-2452

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

 

330-492-2266

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

330-456-7191

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

 

330-265-2008

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

330-489-3322

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

Genderbands

- 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 contact@transcendcanton.com 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: outsupport.org

PFLAG Akron

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: pflagakron.com. 

LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland

Services: 

- 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:

mail@pflagcleveland.org
216-220-7030

 

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: 

www.equalityohio.org
info@equalityohio.org
614-224-0400

Lambda Legal

Offers legal help and advocacy services

Contact Info: 

www.lambdalegal.org
Midwest Regional Office:
312-663-4413

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: 

www.lgbtqfund.org
info@lgbtqfund.org
786-233-8969

ACLU Ohio

Offers legal help and advocacy services

Contact Info:

www.acluohio.org
contact@acluohio.org
(614) 586-1958

 

LGBTQ Online Communities

Facebook

Trans Alive
TransCEND Canton

Gender Spectrum

Online space for trans kids and teens


www.genderspectrum.org

Reddit

reddit.com/r/lgbt
reddit.com/r/trans
reddit.com/r/asktransgender
reddit.com/r/ftm
reddit.com/r/mtf
reddit.com/r/nonbinary

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
eldertg-subscribe@groups.onlinepolicy.net

Trans Bucket

An online resource for surgery results and discussions


www.transbucket.com