LGBTQ+ Support

WE OPEN THE DOOR TO A SAFE SPACE and help LGBTQ+ youth find a place to be themselves.

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All Ozone House doors are open to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning youth.

“I love that this is a safe place. I like being able to just talk about LGBTQ things and not have to hide or feel ashamed.”

Do you identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, or ally? Need counseling, housing, or other support? Are you seeking a fun, safe space to talk about queer issues? Are you interested in hanging out with other people that identify as LGBTQ+? All Ozone House services are safe for ALL youth, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

We saw an upsurge in the number of LGBTQ+ youth who sought refuge at PrideZone, our LGBTQ+ support group, and we are proud to be able to serve them.

CRISIS LINE

Need help now?

Support and resources for youth and those who care about youth are available any time – day or night – CALL (734) 662-2222,  Text “Ozone” to (734) 662-2222 M-TH 10am-7pm and Friday 10am-4pm, or click here to CHAT M-TH 10am-7pm and Friday 10am-4pm.

All Ozone House services are free, voluntary and confidential.

PRIDEZONE

PrideZone is a social and support group for youth ages 13-20 who identify as LGBTQ+. It is a safe place to:

  • Socialize
  • Build community
  • Have fun in an open, queer space
  • Access support services

We host all sorts of fun events such as:

  • Gardening
  • Board game night
  • Movie night
  • Coming out over coffee
  • Ice skating
  • Cider mills
  • Craft nights

If you are interested in getting involved, please email pridezone@ozonehouse.org or call (734) 662-2222.

Join Us!

When does PrideZone meet?

Wednesdays 6:00-8:00pm

Where does PrideZone meet?

At the Drop-in Center in Ypsilanti located at 102 N. Hamilton, Ypsilanti, MI. (1 block from bus station)

Wondering what all these letters mean?

Check out the Genderbread Person diagram for an explanation.

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Ozone House was an awesome place for dealing with family issues and other things during a time when I was suicidal. I went to Ozone House because I thought I could escape my problems. What I found was a safe, supportive place where I could openly discuss my problems and get help.

Former Ozone House client August 6, 2016

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to hundreds of homeless and runaway youth in our community.

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