Resource Directory



Domrose Referral Line  419-329-0829

Outlines Toledo News, Events & Entertainment for the NW Ohio LGBT Community is now on Facebook

Gay People's Chronicle  Ohio's newspaper for the LGBT Community

People Called Women Bookstore: a multicultural, feminist women's bookstore located at 6060 Renaissance Place, corner of Holland-Sylvania Road and Renaissance Place; 419-535-6455.  Open Tuesday - Saturday, 11 am - 7 pm.


AIDS Services – HIV Testing

HIV testing sties in the Toledo area

University of Toledo Ruppert Medical Center, Door #1 (look for blue awning) 3000 Arlington Ave. 419-383-3741, First Monday each month 6-8 pm. Free, confidential 20 minute testing, no appointments call  419-383-4368.

University of Toledo Main Campus Student Health Center, 3rd Monday each month, 4-6 pm.

Toledo-Lucas Co. Health Dept. STD Clinic, 635 N. Erie St. at Cherry, 419-213-4150, Monday-Friday, 1-4 p.m., walk in.

Center for Health Services, 2150 W. Central Ave, Rm F,  Tues. & Thurs. 1-4, 419-213-4150

Substance Abuse Services, Inc., 1832 Adams St., 419-243-7274, Thurs. 8:30 to 11:30 am.

Planned Parenthood of NW Ohio, 1301 Jefferson, 419-255-1115 x311

ARC Ohio (AIDS Resource Center Ohio) 3450 W. Central Ave., Suite 210. Call 419-241-9444 x 414 for appointment Mon - Fri.

HIV testing sites outside Toledo

Women & Family Services, Inc. 508 Wayne Ave., Defiance, OH 43512 419- 782-4906.

AIDS Services - Resources

ARC Ohio (AIDS Resource Center Ohio) 3450 W. Central Ave., Suite 210, Toledo, 43606 419-241-9444 ext. 409 or 1-800-252-0827, M-F, 9am to  5pm 


Men of Color Project of Toledo, Inc. Minority focused HIV/AIDS outreach and education.  American Red Cross, 3100 W. Central, Ph. 419-329-2504.   E-mail MenofColorTol@aol.com or barbourm@usa.redcross.org

Toledo Mpowerment – HIV prevention education and risk reduction program: HIV testing site locations (including maps) Volunteer opportunities. Call 419-241-9444 ext. 413 or visit www.man2mannwo.org

www.toledoaids.org - Web site by people living with HIV/AIDS for education, support and services for others in need in Northwest Ohio. 

Support Groups

AA Acceptance Group open discussion on Thursdays, 8:00 p.m. at Step One Club, 2434 W. Sylvania Ave. (upstairs)

AA Brothers & Sisters in Sobriety Open 12 Step, Fridays 8:00 p.m., at Unity of Toledo, 3535 Executive Parkway, Toledo

AA Live and Let Live Sun. and Wed. 8 p.m. at Unity of Toledo, 3535 Executive Parkway, Toledo.

AA Together We Can Book studies, Sat. at 8:00 p.m. at Step One Club, 2434 W. Sylvania

Bowling Green Lavender Women Meets 2nd Sat. 10:30 am at Grounds for Thought, 174 S. Main St., Bowling Green. For details Email bglavenderwomen@gmail.com

Gay & Lesbian Parents of Toledo Support Group. rmharris@capricornconsulting.net   ph. 419-475-8190.

HIV/AIDS Support Groups  For current information on evening support groups for men, women and children from 8 to 14 contact Sue Carter, ph. 419-383-3913

Owens Community College-Gay/Straight Alliance See clubs and organizations at Owens.edu

PFLAG Toledo (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) Support Mtg. 4th Thurs. of month 7 pm at Central United Methodist Church, 2108 Collingwood Blvd. (inside Collingwood Presbyterian Church)

Rainbow Families Support Group for same-sex families with kids, joannhalbig@hotmail.com 419-478-7272

Rainbow Area Youth Social and support group ages 13-19. Phone 567-249-7135 ask for Shannon. www.raytoledo.org

Spectrum University of Toledo’s GLBT and Straight Alliance student organization. See their Facebook page Spectrum UT for meeting times and location or at Twitter spectrumut  

TG Chrysalis A web site for transgender children, their parents and school counselors. Contact Sandra Stewart thetree@gendertree.com. www.gendertree.com

Transcendence is a registered student organization at Bowling Green State University which aims to promote education and create programming about gender identity issues, provide support to transgender and allied students, faculty, staff and community members, and actively oppose discrimination directed at gender-variant people. All meeting and event dates and information are available on our website www.transbg.org  To join the Transcendence Listproc: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Transcendence_BGSU

Toledo Transgender Support Group  Contact TransOhio serving transgender/ally communities with services, education, support and advocacy www.transohio.org   614-441-8167

Transgender Toledo: Support group for transfolk & their families, Ph. 419-494-7330 www.groups.yahoo.com/group/tgtoledo

UT Gay/Les Support Groups at University of Toledo Counseling Center, ROTC Armory Bldg., weekly meetings.  Ph. 419-530-2426.

Vision Bowling Green State University's Queer, Questioning, and Straight student organization.  Tue. at 9 pm at The Women's Center, 107 Hanna Hall on BGSU campus. Ph. 419-372-0555. Visit Vision on Twitter at VISIONbgsu

Women Living with HIV/AIDS Meets monthly from 4:30 – 6:00 pm. For information call Sue Carter at MCO 419 383-3913



Social Groups/Clubs

"In the Life" Black Gay Book Club  Noon 3rd Sat of each month at noon at Downtown Latte', 44 S. St. Clair.  blackgaybookclub@ymail.com

Lavender Triangle For events taking place in the NW Ohio Womyn's Community. P.O. Box 140834, Toledo, OH 43614

MISC Men's Information & Social Club. Informal Tuesday Coffees. Ph. 419-475-4922

Professional Gay Men’s Group. Meets on the first Wed. each month at one of Toledo metro restaurants. For more information call Chuck at 419-841-5550 or Keith at keithkkeller@houtmai.com

Toledo Mpowerment – Social group for 18-29 yr old gay/bi guys 7-9 pm 1st Thrusday each month. 419-241-9444 ext 413. See their Facebook page at Toledo Mpowerment


Political and Activist Groups

EqualityToledo GLBT civil rights activist organization. P.O. Box 2659, Toledo, OH  43606; info@equalitytoledo.org; phone 419-407-6225; www.equalitytoledo.org

Pink Pistols of Toledo Chapter. GLBT shooting gun group/armed gay’s. 419-260-1497, Email: Toledo@pinkpistols.org

Toledo NOW meeting every third Wednesday at People Called Women Bookstore 7 pm. contact  femails@toledonow.org


Religious Groups

Central United Methodist Church 2108 Collingwood Ave., Suite 200, Toledo. Sunday Worship 9:30 a.m. A Reconciling Congregation; Ph 419-241-7729; E-mai:  Office@CentralToledo.org,  or  www.CentralToledo.org

Center for Conscious Living Sundays - discussion group 9:00 am, Service 10:00 am at Rocky Ridge Community Center, 7410 Noward Rd., Waterville. 419-878-3175   www.ccltoledo.org

Faith in Christ Ministries Services Sunday mornings at 9:45 a.m., at the America's Best Value Inn on Oregon Rd at Wales Rd. 419-260-9269  www.fcmchurchtoledo.org

First Unitarian Church of Toledo. Sun. Services 11 am, 3205 Glendale Ave., Toledo. www.uutoledo.org  ph. 419-381-6999

Holy Cross Reformed Catholic Church Sunday Mass 12:45 pm at 3613 Monroe St. www.reformedcatholicchurch.org/st_patrick.htm

Lutheran Advocacy Group, for information and schedule of events call 419-243-8189

St. Lucas Lutheran Services Sunday at 8 & 10:30 a.m., Saturday at 4 p.m. at 745 Walbridge Ave. near South &  Broadway, Ph. 419-243-8189. www.stlucastoledo.org

Trinity Episcopal Church, 1 Trinity Plaza (316 Adams St) Sunday 10:30 am Eucharist.

Unity of Toledo 3535 Executive Pkwy, 419-537-1001. UnityofToledo@toast.net  www.unityoftoledo.org

The University Church, 4747 Hill Ave., Services at 10 am and 6 pm Sundays. www.theuniversitychurch.org

The Village Church, a progressive & urban church. 601 Conant St. Maumee. Services Sunday at 10:30 am.  www.villageohio.org 

Legal Services

University of Toledo College of Law  Human Rights Project. Legal services and advocacy project serving the Toledo area GLBT community.    Call (419) 530-4236.

Phone Directory

Alcoholic's Anonymous: 419-380-9862

Alanon: 419-249-0636

Ohio AIDS Hotline 1-800-332-2437


 Foundations / Grants

The John Domrose Foundation accepts grant applications for local projects benefiting the GLBT community. For an application: John Domrose Foundation for Personal Rights, Inc., P.O. Box 12607, Toledo, OH  43606 or call 419-329-0829.


 Toledo Domestic Partnership Registry

In December 2007, Toledo became the first major city in Ohio to establish a domestic partnership registry.  To register for the Domestic Partner Registry you need a Domestic Partner Declaration form available from the Toledo Clerk of Council’s Office or download it from www.equalitytoledo.org

Fill it out, have it notarized, and take or mail it with  $25.00 to the Clerk of Council's office at One Government Center, Suite 2120, Toledo, Ohio 43604. Office open: Weekdays from 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.


Submit  resource directory additions and corrections: Email: TAGALAnewsletter@aol.com


Directory Updated February 29, 2012






TAGALA www.tagalaonline.org
Copyright © 2007 by TAGALA Site Meter