Help and Resources

OBX Pridefest works with local and North Carolina organizations to make resources and helplines to members of the LGBTQIA+ community for accessible. Utilize our trusted recommendations for relationships, equal rights, and harm reduction.

Outer Banks LGBTQ+ Resources

Raleigh LGBTQ Center

The Raleigh LGBTQ Center aims to strengthen individual and community development through social and educational activities. They also facilitate the incubation of supportive services and groups to identify needs and advocate for resources benefiting the diverse population of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, their friends, and supporters within and beyond central North Carolina.

The Recovery Village – Ridgefield

The 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health reports that 18.7 million people aged 18 or older had a substance use disorder in the United States. People who identify as gay or lesbian are more than twice as likely than those who identify as heterosexual to have a severe alcohol or tobacco use disorder. Read more about the issue in our educational guide.

Equality NC

Equality North Carolina is the oldest statewide organization in the country dedicated to securing the rights and protections of the LGBTQ community. We’re invested in ensuring that every North Carolinian can see themselves in this movement and help create a safer, more equitable world for all marginalized folks. Together we can build a better North Carolina.

LGBTQ+ Domestic violence resources

Intimate partner violence affects people of all gender identities, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.

Does Your Partner…

  • threaten to out you to family, friends, employer, or faith leaders?
  • control your access to hormones or gender-affirming clothes?
  • control or question your gender identity and/or sexuality to impact the custody of children?
  • threaten to use gender identity and/or sexuality to impact the custody of children?

Free and confidential support is available by calling Outer Banks Hotline 24-hour a day crisis line.

Call Outer Banks Hotline at (252)-473-3366

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