Parents in WNY

Parents should also check the information listed “For Parents of LGBT Youth” and “For Professionals.”


if your child “comes out” (even if younger than 14) and you are looking for resources, please call or email us.

PFLAG – Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians and Gays
PFLAG offers support for parents who are coping with the “coming out” of their children – regardless of age.
info line: 716.883.0384
Meetings: 3rd Sunday of each month at 2:30 p.m. at UCC on Dalton Drive in Amherst.  Check website for details.  Bflo-Niag PFLAG July 2013 Newsletter
PFLAG – national website

PFLAG – Chautauqua County
Join us for support, education, advocacy and excellent snack!
Call:  (716) 560-8453

First Time/Last Time Program
If your son or daughter is gay, lesbian, bi or trans, between the ages of 16-21, an Erie County resident, and is in legal trouble for the first time, there is a resource available to him or her.  The First Time/Last Time staff are GLBT-friendly.  They will walk with you through the legal process.
360 Delaware Ave (near Tupper), Buffalo

Pride & Joy Families. . . . info coming

Fortunate Families – (based in Rochester, NY) “is a national organization of Catholic parents with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender children who support other like us to affirm, celebrate and seek equality for our families.  Our faith journey calls us to strive for justice for all our children.”
Fortunate Families
P.O. Box 18082
Rochester,  NY  14618-0082
Voice: (585) 698-6100