COVID-19 Community Resources

SMYAL has compiled a list of community resources and services for LGBTQ youth, their caretakers, and other youth-serving professionals based in the DMV area.


We have also launched a Youth Care Navigation Hotline to help you navigate these resources below. Call into this centralized hotline to be directed to free food access, mental health services, sexual health and wellness resources, supplies, and other vital services during COVID-19.


The hotline will be open from 11 am-7 pm Monday through Friday, staffed by SMYAL staff and youth fellows. Service navigation is also available in Spanish thanks to our partners at the Latin-American Youth Center (LAYC). Youth seeking services in Spanish will receive a call back from service navigators within 24-hours of their request.

Call 202-709-5876 to get connected today!

For more information, please contact [email protected].

We will continue to update this list as more resources become avaialble. If you know of a resource for DC, Maryland, or Virginia that is not listed here, please contact [email protected].