The Rainbow Cafe started in 2009 as a partnership between the Cresskill Congregational Church, United Church of Christ and Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG). Since then, we have grown to roughly 50-75 teenagers who regularly attend our events from towns and boroughs all across Bergen County. Rainbow Café, 85 Union Ave, Cresskill (201) 568-0608
Health services and group support resources for people ages 13 to 26. They developed two support groups called “First & Third” and “PFLAG” for LGBTQ youth and their loved ones. (609) 683-5155
ALLIES (Acceptance, Life, Leadership, Identity, Education and Support), a LGBTQ wellness and support group for youth age 14 through 17. ALLIES creates a safe-space to empower LGBTQ youth while providing self-help support strategies, peer connectedness, education, and an environment promoting wellbeing. Wednesdays 5:30-6:30PM – RSVP required. CarePlus NJ, 610 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus (201) 797-2660 x5210
West Bergen Mental Healthcare is pleased to announce a new support group for the LGBTQ+ community, which is the brainchild of the Rainbow Resource Group, an innovative and exciting new service being offered to both the public and community organizations. West Bergen Mental Healthcare, 120 Chestnut Street, Ridgewood (201) 444-3550 x7204
Counseling and crisis management, health and wellness programming, academic enrichment, job readiness, and arts and cultural programming. 212-674-2400
Our mission is to create safe and affirming schools for all, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. Please explore our website to find out more about our work here in Northern New Jersey and to learn about how you can get involved in local and national events. They work with high school GSAs.