Our communities are diverse with people of all different backgrounds and lifestyles, and it’s important that everyone has access to the resources they need to live a happy, healthy life. Below are resources in Camden County that provide help and community to our LBGTQ+ residents by offering programs, services, support groups, healthcare, financial aid, housing, and so on.
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Camden AHEC: Area Health Education Center, Inc.
Camden Area Health Education Center (Camden AHEC) is committed to improving the health of the medically under-served, the ethnic and culturally diverse, the aged, the poor, the very young, the unemployed, the homeless and the uninsured. Camden AHEC has a long history of community health initiatives that include service learning for over 300 medical, nursing, public health students and community health workers annually, piloting one of the state’s first immunization registry, establishing the City’s first farmers markets targeting WIC clients and senior citizens, offering chronic disease self-
management workshops, and founding member of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (CCHP) to name a few.
Address: 514 Cooper Street, Camden, NJ 08102
Chelise Junior: Junior_c@camden-ahec.org
Phone: 856-963-2432 Ext. 237
Address: 584 Benson St, Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: (877) 922-2377
Camden DREAMS provides apartments in the Camden area for young adults who have aged out of the foster care system or for young people without the support of their family. With the guidance of counselors, young adults learn to set goals, make responsible choices, and develop a plan for a self-sufficient future. Through the Camden DREAMS program, young people are provided with many opportunities. Securing an apartment creates a sense of pride and a feeling of accomplishment. Maintaining a job and earning an income builds a sense of security and encourages independence. In addition, Camden DREAMS provides individual and family counseling to help our residents who may be dealing with past or present issues.
At Camden DREAMS, our goal is for each resident to:
- Develop successful permanent housing
- Renew their love for themselves and others
- Experience healthy, productive independent living
- Achieve the ability to visualize positive futures
- Master household budgeting and responsible decision making
- Strengthen and improve communities
Address: 554-558 Benson Street, Camden, NJ 08103
Collingswood High School GSA
The Collingwood High School Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) meets 3-4 times per month. Student leaders work to educate the
school community and partner with other GSAs to promote intersectionality.
Service Area: Collingswood High School students
Address: 424 W. Collings Avenue, Collingswood, NJ 08108
Contact Person: Elisabeth Yucis
Cooper University Health Care Center for LGBTQ+ Health
Whether it’s gender-affirming hormone therapy for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce the risk of HIV transmission, surgical options, or well-visit care, the LGBTQ+ Health program at Cooper provides a supportive environment to meet your health care needs. They also work to address the societal pressures on members of the LGBTQ+ community that have led to higher rates of substance abuse, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and suicide attempts.
Address: 1210 Brace Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Cooper Hospital Early Intervention Program
Cooper’s Early Intervention Program (EIP) is committed to improving the health and well-being of those infected with or
affected by HIV in southern New Jersey through high-quality, compassionate medical care and support services, community
education, and early detection regardless of ability to pay.
- Medical Care
- Medical Case Management
- Behavioral Health Medicine
- Research Studies
- Infectious Diseases
- Screening, Identification, Linkage to Care (SILC) Services
- Health Self-Management Program
- Legal Services
- Addiction Management
- Nutritional Guidelines
Address: 3 Cooper Plaza, Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: (856) 963-3715 Toll Free: 1-(800)-8-Cooper
Contact: Keyandria Jenkins, PreP Counselor
DrugRehab.com is a free online resource that provides information about substance abuse, addiction, and mental health
issues. Substance use disorders have a greater effect on LGBTQ+ people than on the heterosexual population, with alcohol
being the most abused substance. DrugRehab.com created an LGBTQ+ and Addiction page that has informative information
for the community.
Service Area: National
Jersey Gay Pride
Connect with Jersey Gay Pride for referrals to governmental and non-governmental resources for medical, financial, and
Service Area: New Jersey and Greater Philadelphia
Jewish Family Service of Southern New Jersey (JFCS)
JFCS provides a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment for members of the LGBTQ community throughout their lives.
Available services include individual, couples, and family counseling, as well as the monthly “Project Rainbow” group for
high school students, and the monthly “LGBTQ Aging with Pride” group for older adults.
Address: 1301 Springdale Road, Suite 150, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
JUST US is a group of friends who are committed to providing support to each other and to the LGBT community at large.
We meet regularly to discuss life situations in hopes of providing a listening ear, an open heart & mind and share
experiences that will keep each other encouraged in the daily struggles of life. Just Us events occur in Southern New Jersey
and the Greater Philadelphia area. Join their Facebook group to get updates.
Kaleidoscope – Center for Family Services
Kaleidoscope is a community-based gay-straight alliance (GSA). Kaleidoscope offers monthly student-led meetings in a safe,
supportive environment for LGBT and allied teens to gather, socialize, organize, and help each other. It will allow those
attending schools without a GSA to seek support and guidance and serve to help unify area GSAs in planning out of school
events such as a GSA forum or prom.
The group meets up every third Saturday of the month from 2:00PM-4:00PM. No summer meet ups.
Address: Cherry Hill Library, 1100 N. Kings Highway, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Phone: 800- 255-4213
Haddonfield LGBTQ+ Affirming Primary & Specialty Care
Haddonfield Primary & Specialty Care is a LGBTQ+ affirming practice.
The available services include:
- Addiction Medicine
- Behavioral Health
Comprehensive Breast Care
- Hospitalists Program
- Infectious Diseases
- Nutrition & Diabetes Education Center
- Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
- Primary Care
- Amerihealth Regional Preferred Network/IBC
- Horizon BCBS
- Railroad Medicare
- United Healthcare
- US Family Health Plan (USFHP)
For a full list of insurance companies accepted, please contact 1-800-JEFF-NOW.
Address: 80 Tanner Street, Haddonfield, NJ 08033 – Convenient South Jersey location with free parking. One block from PATCO high-speed line
Contact Practice Mgr: Denine Gorniak, 844-542-2273
LUCY (Lifting up Camden’s Youth) is a Teen Space that provides a safe space for LGBTQ teens in or near the City of Camden. A social group meets on Wednesdays at 4:00PM. Meet new people and enjoy pizza and soda!
Address: Planned Parenthood of Southern New Jersey, 317 Broadway, Camden, NJ 08103
Register online: Ages 12-19 (856)-350-6220
Contact Person: Jennifer J. Phone: 856-365-3519 x 232
New Jersey LGBT Democrats
This group exists to assure that current legal protections of LGBT people in New Jersey are guaranteed into the future and
that the voice of the LGBT community continues to be heard and respected so that emerging issues and concerns that
impact us are addressed politically and legislatively. We will strive to achieve this by education, support for LGBT candidates
and with a voice throughout New Jersey.
PFLAG promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends
through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end
discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for
dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human
PO Box 8941, Collingswood NJ 08108 856-834-6355
Rise Against Hate
The Power of Data and Research like Rise Against Hate has been used to help make the positive changes we need within
our Justice System.
Phone: (856) 701-7919
Unitarian Universalist Church in Cherry Hill
To provide quality comprehensive health and wellness services in an LGBTQ-focused environment, while preserving the
dignity and improving the quality of life of the individuals we serve.
Address: 401 Kings Highway North, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Women’s Support Group
Meets on the third Wednesday of each month at noon. All are welcome.
Please call 856.968.8376 for more information.
Men’s Support Group
Meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m.
Please call 856.968.8651 or 856.968.7261.
Community Advisory Board
This open group includes individuals who are infected, affected by, or who provide services for
the HIV community. The group meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
Please call 856.968.8376 or 856.963.3575 for more information.