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Region Eight: 
Pacific, Grays Harbor, Thurston and Mason Counties  

Beyond Survival: Offers advocacy for survivors of sexual assault and their families. Phone: 360-533-9751, 24-hour rape response line: 1-888-626-2640

The Crisis Clinic of Thurston and Mason Counties: 24 hour crisis intervention, referral, and information. For Mason, Lewis, and Thurston Counties; Phone: 360-586-2800; Website: http://crisis-clinic.org/

Gray's Harbor Children's Advocacy Center: provides child-focused prevention, investigation, intervention, prosecution and treatment of child physical and sexual assault. Phone: 360-249-0005; 514 Broadway Avenue East, Montesano, WA  98563.

Grays Harbor County Public Health and Social Services Department: Provides public health services to residents of Grays Harbor County including clinical services, maternal and child health, and community education. Phone: 360-532-8631; TTY: 360-532-8657; 2109 Sumner Ave., Aberdeen, WA 98420

PFLAG - Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays: promotes the well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered persons, their families and friends through support, education, and advocacy.

PFLAG Grays Harbor - contact ghpflag@yahoo.com

PFLAG -Olympia - meets 2nd Sunday, 2:00-4:30. Email: info@pflag-olympia.org; Website: http://pflag-olympia.org/

Pizza Klatch: Pizza Klatch provides lunchtime facilitated support groups with free pizza in Thurston County high schools for GLBTQQ youth and their straight allies. The support is offered during high school lunch periods to provide a convenient and safe forum for the discussion of topics important to the youths. Pizza Klatch is a grassroots collaboration between school counselors, faculty, GSAs, therapists in the community, PFLAG-Olympia; PIPE (Partners in Prevention Education); Stonewall Youth, and St. Benedict's Episcopal Church. Contact form: http://www.pizzaklatch.org/forms/ContactPizzaKlatch.htm; Website: http://www.pizzaklatch.org/ 

Planned Parenthood: Planned Parenthood of Western Washington offers clinical, education, and advocacy services, including gynecological care, testing and treatment for STDs, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing. Most teens qualify for free services. They also have awesome gay-friendly Teen Councils, peer education programs where high school-aged people provide education for peers about teen pregnancy, AIDS, abusive relationships, and some GLBT issues.

Planned Parenthood clinic and Teen Council locations:

Stonewall Youth: An organization offering support, information and advocacy for bisexual, lesbian gay, transgender and questioning youth 21 and under. Drug and alcohol free educational and social events. Website: http://www.stonewallyouth.org. Email: info@stonewallyouth.org Phone Line (360-705-2738) Call any time to leave a confidential message, and staff will get back to you.

Thurston County Council on Cultural Diversity and Human Rights: Works with local government human rights issues. Free calendar of local events. Awards program for youth in diversity work and for human rights. Referral to community organizations. Point of contact for annual Martin Luther King Day events. Phone: 360-786-5498; TTY: 360-754-2933; 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Olympia, WA 98202-6045

Thurston County Health Department: Reproductive health, HIV and other STD information, needle exchange, information and advocacy. Phone: 360-786-5581

United Community AIDS Network: provides a full spectrum of services including client advocacy, support groups, housing, transportation, assistance with rent and utility payments, a 'buddy' program, practical support volunteers, and social programs. UCAN's mission is to provide quality-of-life-enhancing services to people living with HIV/AIDS, reduce the spread of HIV disease, and create awareness of how HIV/AIDS in affecting the community. 1204 Fourth Ave. E., Suite 1, Olympia, WA 98506; Phone: 360-352-2375; Website: http://www.ucan-wa.org

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