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Resources that appeal to our diverse county with links to organizations that support the LGBT, immigrant, Latinx and minoritized communities.

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LGBT Resources

National Resource Center on LGBT Aging

This organization focuses on improving the quality of services and supports to LGBT older adults, families, and caregivers.  Includes an information and referral form for finding and navigating aging services.

To Survive on This Shore

This website is the virtual version of a book of the same name and includes portraits and interviews with transgender and gender nonconforming older adults. 

Resource Guide for the Transgender Community

Paperback book of resources for transgender and gender non-conforming people and tackles different issues such as race, religion, employment medical and surgical transition, mental health, parenthood, arts and culture, etc.

SAGE Advocacy and Services for LGBT Elders

Access to various support initiatives, including connecting with others, a crisis hotline, housing resources, and a large library of educational materials.

Prairie Pride Coalition

Provides support and connection for those in the LGBTQ+ community. Sponsors educational, social and entertainment events.

Cultural Diversity Resources

Immigration Project

211 Landmark Drive
Suite B3A
Normal, IL 61761

Phone: (309) 829-8703


The Immigration Project provides legal services to immigrants.

Western Avenue Community Center

600 N. Western Ave.
Bloomington, IL 61701

Phone: (309) 829-4807

Western Avenue supports the community with youth programs, senior programs, Hispanic outreach and interpretation services.  Senior programs include balance and strength classes, Bingo, card playing groups, movies, and annual dinner dances.

PATH Minority Services

This web page on the PATH website has a wide variety of resources for immigrants and some resources for African-Americans.

Community Care Services ESL Outreach

Community Care Services provides senior information services for Spanish speakers at Western Avenue Community Center through a translator.  Call CCSI at (309) 661-6400 for more information, or the Western Avenue Community Center at (309) 829-4807.

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