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A comprehensive list of Southwest Missouri's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender resources. 

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AIDS Project of the Ozarks (APO)
AIDS Project of the Ozarks (APO) is a non-profit community-based organization serving a 29 county region in southwest Missouri.
(417) 881-1900 or (800) 743-5767

The DaVinci Society
The DaVinci Society is Missouri State University's organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and allies.

FOCUS provides an atmosphere where members can find support and encouragement through positive social and professional interaction, while promoting a positive voice for, and presenting a positive image of, gays and lesbians within the greater community.

GLO Center youth group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth, ages 13-21. 
(417) 869-3978

GLEE Club at Forest Institute
The GLEE Club is designed to engage students and faculty in a supportive and open-minded campus environment for people of all genders and sexual identities.

GLO Center: Gay and Lesbian Community Center of the Ozarks
The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of the Ozarks supports the well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) persons in the greater Springfield, Missouri region by organizing and sponsoring community activities and by increasing public understanding and appreciation of GLBT citizens.
(417) 869-3978

LGBT Resource Center at Missouri State University
Contact the LGBT Resource Center here

GBTQ Teen Group
1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm
Brentwood Christian Church
(471) 840-3177

Mayor's Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations
The Mayor's Commission on Human Rights and Community Relations works to promote understanding and respect among all citizens and provides the community recourse for discriminatory acts.

Men's Chorus of the Ozarks
"Giving Voice to Diversity"
(417) 595 – S-I-N-G (7464) 

NAACP of Springfield MO
The NAACP of Springfield, Missouri believes in the dignity of all human beings and works to identify and remove the barriers to equality and justice. We are actively engaged with and sought out by business and community leaders to participate in the economic, social, and cultural growth within our community.
(417) 873-6386

Parents of Gender Non-Conforming Children
4:15pm on Sundays
National Avenue Christian Church, 1515 S. National

PFLAG of the Ozarks

Parents and Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
(417) 350-5300 

Spectrum: Missouri State University LGBT and Ally Alliance 

Meetings will be held on the 4th Tuesday of each month

Counseling Services

Amanda Lee Gardner 
(417) 595-0166

Brian Vega
Counseling Solutions of the Ozarks 

(417) 887-9950
(individual and group counseling available)

Center City Counseling Center 
(417) 836-3215

Cultivate Psychological Services LLC
Shelly Farnan Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist, Owner
(417) 619-4466 

Forest Institute (free counseling through GLO Center)
Contact Robert J Murney Clinic (417)865-8943

Holly Harrison
Tranquil Waters Counseling and Wellness(417) 881-8890
Email: Holly Harrison 

Joshua Castillo
The Center for Transition 
(417) 350-6860 

Keith Wilson, MS, PLPC at the Murney Clinic; (If you ask for Keith, there will be a 25% discount off of the fee.) 
(417 ) 865-8943 



Planned Parenthood of Southwest Missouri
(417) 883-3800

Welcoming Places of Faith

Brentwood Christian Church
(417) 881-0144

First Unitarian Universalist
Jane Bechle  (417) 883-3922 or David (Scoop) Peery (417) 761-2446

National Avenue Christian Church 
(417) 869-9176