The JQ Helpline provides inclusive support and resources for LGBTQ+ Jews, their families, and allies.

 

Call, text, or email the JQ Helpline today.

855.JQI.HLPS (855.574.4577)

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How it works

Wherever you are and whatever you need,
the JQ Helpline is here for you.

The JQ Helpline is the only resource and support line in the US dedicated to serving LGBTQ+ Jews and their allies. The free and confidential JQ Helpline provides customized support and inclusive resources over the phone, by email, and in person to those in need. Wherever you are, contact the JQ Helpline for trained and compassionate professionals who will help you find the resources and support you need.

Contact us today by filling out the below form, emailing Helpline@JQinternational.org, or calling or texting 855.JQI.HLPS (855.574.4577).

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JQ Virtual Support Groups

As part of our commitment to supporting our community in every way we can, JQ is eager to be launching a series of virtual support groups to meet our communities needs where they are. Led by skilled and passionate facilitators and supervised by a licensed clinical social worker, these groups are meant to offer guidance, education, and support on a variety of issues while facilitating a mutually supportive community of support group participants.

Please direct questions to JQ’s Executive Assistant, sharrison@JQinternational.org.

Persian Support Group

Persian Support Group

Wednesdays, October 13th, November 10th, and December 8th, all from 7pm - 8pm PT on Zoom

Participation in this support group is not based on having a mental health diagnosis and is free to attend. RSVP is required. Open to ages 18+. We ask that only individuals who identify as Persian, LGBTQ+, or questioning attend.

Led by:
Mastaneh Moghadam, M.S.W., LCSW (she/her)
License No. LCSW 23095

Trans & Nonbinary Support Group

Trans & Nonbinary Support Group

Wednesdays, Weekly: October 13 - November 17, 6pm - 7pm PT on Zoom

Participation in this support group is not based on having a mental health diagnosis and is free to attend. RSVP is required. Open to ages 18+. We ask that only individuals who identify as transgender, nonbinary, or questioning their gender identity attend.

Led by:

Michael Levine (they/them)
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
AMFT 124078
Employed by JQ International

Supervised by Mastaneh Moghadam,
M.S.W., LCSW
License No. LCSW 23095

Supporting a Loved One Through Transition

Supporting a Loved One Through Transition

Mondays, Weekly, October 4 - December 27, 6pm - 7pm PT on Zoom

This is a weekly drop-in night for non-trans/cisgender people in a familial relationship with a trans/nonbinary person. The group will provide a space for non-judgmental and uninhibited conversation, support, and resources. Participation in this support group is not based on having a mental health diagnosis and is free to attend. RSVP is required. Open to ages 18+.

Topics that may come up in the group are:

  • Changes in perceived identities
  • Shifts in feeling a part of my LGBTQ, or straight community
  • Comfort around bodies changing
  • How to be an ally
  • Handling disclosure: taking care of myself and also protecting my person’s privacy
  • Being excited with and caring for my family member and also managing my feelings of loss, judgment, sadness, or fear
  • Gathering of resources for continued support

Led by:
Shana Gee-Cohen, M.S.W. (she/her)

Before you can think of the questions to ask,
the JQ Helpline has the answer.

The JQ Helpline can help you:

Receive assistance for your urgent situations with inclusive and compassionate responses.

Connect with medical and mental health providers who understand your unique needs as an LGBTQ+ person or ally.

Locate a synagogue or Jewish day school to welcome your LGBTQ+ family.

Receive information and support about LGBTQ+ children, students, clients, and patients.

Call the JQ Helpline for this and more.
855.JQI.HLPS

 

JQ is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to celebrate the lives of LGBTQ+ Jews and their allies by transforming Jewish communities, and ensuring inclusion through education, support, and identity-enrichment.

 

JQ's work is made possible by our generous supporters

© 2018 JQ International. All Rights Reserved.

 

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