Are you an LGBT youth in need of support?Help Out Youth is here for you.
Contact the HOY team and learn more about how we help disadvantaged LGBTQ youth in the Asheville area.
Use the HOY Resource Guide and find local nonprofit organizations, healthcare providers, and crisis assistance.
Get familiar with the city of Asheville and learn to get around. Use our map to find out where you can go for help and support.
Help OUT Youth provides referrals and resources to LBGTQ youth experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
study of youth shelters says that approximately 40% of homeless youth identify as LGBT.
that 92% of LGBT youth say they hear negative messages about being LGBT. The top sources are school, internet and peers.
that 26% of LGBT youth say their biggest problems are not feeling accepted by their family, trouble at school/bullying, and a fear to be out.
42%, 4 in 10 LGBT youth say the community they live in is not accepting of LGBT people.