De Anza College has numerous resources for LGBTQ students, faculty and staff. Please visit the the Jean Miller Resource Room at MLC 250, the 2nd floor, of the Media Learning Center.

Off Campus Resources - Local

Basic Needs and Wellbeing

  • Mental Health Service Providers, resources listed in De Anza's Psychological Services website for Santa Clara County and in the San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Bill Wilson Center Runaway and Homeless Youth Shelter offers short-term housing for runaway, homeless, and other troubled youth (ages 11-17). Individual, group, and family counseling is provided to restore family ties when possible, and to stabilize the lives of homeless youth to avoid victimization from street life.
  • Drop-in Center The Drop-in Center in downtown San Jose helps homeless at-risk youth, ages 12 – 22, by providing basic necessities such as food, clothing, and personal hygiene items. The program also provides more comprehensive services including counseling, living skills training, job readiness training, housing assistance, health education (including HIV prevention) and links to other services, such as access to legal services and health care.
  • LACY Legal Advocates for Children & Youth provides free legal representation, advocacy, and information to minors in Santa Clara County, and educates several minors, parents, service providers, and attorneys on legal issues relevant to minors.
  • Santa Clara County Suicide & Crisis Hotline (855) 278-4204 is a 24 hour, toll-free confidential suicide prevention hotline available 7 days a week for phone intervention and emotional support by highly trained volunteer Crisis Phone Counselors - Thank you to Youth Space for this information
  • Food Pantry, is located in the Outreach Office (Seminar 3 Building) and is available to any De Anza student who qualifies for assistance. To be eligible, students must have a student ID and meet the income guidelines for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (EFAP). Go to link for their hours, you can also teach out to or 408.864.8327.

For Transgender College Students

For LGBTQ College Students

Education for LGBTQ Allyship

College Administrators + LGBTQ Advocacy

For Healthcare Providers

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