About the Organization
one•n•ten is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving and assisting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. We provide youth with tools to improve self esteem and acceptance of who they are.
The youth we work with range in age from 14 to 24. We create a safe space, mentally and physically, for youth of all socio-economic and cultural backgrounds. Our weekly discussion groups cover a wide range of social, educational, health, and community issues. Youth with particular needs have the option to speak with peers or volunteers one-on-one, in a supervised setting. We offer resources for healthy living and making healthy choices, as well as social networking opportunities appropriate for developing leadership skills and having fun.
We are committed to working in collaboration with other Valley and national organizations that help teens including, homeless shelters, suicide prevention crisis lines (some by teens for teens), Youth at Risk, Concilio Latino de Salud, Teen Lifeline, Peer Solutions, Gay/Straight Alliances, GLSEN, Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS and the Native American Community Health Center.
Programs and Services
Organization works specifically with youth (ages 10-24): YesOrganization works only with LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) youth, ages 10-24: YesAvailable Languages: EnglishDrop-in: YesCase management: YesCrisis counseling: YesClothing closet: YesStreet outreach: YesFood pantry: YesMeals: YesMedical: YesHIV testing and counseling: YesOther STD or STI testing: YesCounseling or mental health care: YesEducation or GED preparation or school counseling: YesCareer counseling: YesJob training or skills development: YesYouth development opportunities: YesShowers: YesGender neutral restroom: YesCharging stations or power outlets: YesFree WiFi: Yes