Appendix C: New Mexico Sexual and Gender Minority Resources

American Veterans for Equal Rights (AVER)

The AVER is an organization that strives to better the lives of active-duty personnel, reservists, and veterans of the Armed Forces who are LGBTQ. See website for current New Mexico chapter president and contact information.


New Mexico Community AIDS Partnership (NMCAP)

The NMCAP offers training and consultation to medical and behavioral health staff and organizations to improve access and quality of care for LGBTQ patients.

903 W. Alameda, Suite 764

Santa Fe, NM 87501

Casa Q

Provides safe living options and services for LGBTQ youth and allies who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness.



New Mexico Genders and Sexualities Alliance Network (NMGSAN)

This youth-driven program works with LGBTQ students to create safer and more inclusive schools. The NMGSAN is an excellent resource if the clinic is seeking a youth board member.

Contact Karen Dugas, Adventure OUT! and the NMGSAN Program Manager


Common Bond New Mexico Foundation

The mission of Common Bond New Mexico Foundation is to strengthen LGBTQ communities through programs and partnerships serving at-risk sectors of the LGBTQ population.

P.O. Box 26836

Albuquerque, NM 87125



New Mexico Legal Aid: Safe to Be You!

This organization provides free civil legal services for LGBTQ survivors of violence, such as legal advice, referrals, and full representation on issues including protection/restraining orders; eviction, housing and foreclosure; public benefits; credit problems; health care access; employment; family law; immigration; and name change and other legal issues associated with a gender change.


Equality New Mexico (EQNM)

The EQNM is a statewide organization that develops and implements advocacy campaigns, outreach, and education programs to create a supportive environment for systemic change.


400 Gold Avenue SW, Floor 7

Albuquerque, NM 87102


Services & Advocacy for LGBT Elders (SAGE) Albuquerque

SAGE is a primary provider of support, social and educational programs for older LGBTQ people. SAGE collaborates with local government agencies, providers, and other LGBTQ organizations to educate the general public, providers, and the LGBTQ community about the unique challenges that older LGBTQ adults face and connects them to support opportunities.

Contact Havens Levitt

P.O. Box 20421

Albuquerque, NM 87154


Health Equity Alliance for LGBTQ+ New Mexicans (HEAL+NM)  

This New Mexico LGBTQ+ health advocacy organization represents a grassroots network of volunteers working to promote health in the LGBTQ communities.


Teen M’Power

Nontraditional HIV education and prevention program for young gay/bisexual/questioning men and transgender individuals of diverse backgrounds. It mobilizes the community to reduce sexual risk-taking, encourages regular HIV testing, builds positive social connections, and supports peers to have safer sex.


136 Washington St SE, Ste E

Albuquerque, New Mexico



PFLAG (formerly Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)

The PFLAG supports the LGBTQ community and their families by providing community support and educational meetings. This work is done through community-level chapters. To find a local chapter, use the web address below.


The Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico (TGRCNM)

The TGRCNM provides statewide support and resources to and for transgender and gender-diverse people of all ages.


149 Jackson Street NE

Albuquerque, NM 87108


Appendix C features organizations from New Mexico. We recommend that clinics compile and update contact information for organizations in the communities and states they serve.