Community Partners

A directory of LGBTQ (and allied) organizations

School Groups

The Equality Club is an on-campus club open to the entire Walla Walla Community College student body. We operate under the Associated Student Body of WWCC and  provide social events, co-sponsoring projects with other ASB clubs, and provide a voice for our members and the WWCC student body.

Facebook:  facebook.com/wwccequality

Email: [email protected]

Walla Walla High School’s Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) is a student service organization whose purpose is to provide a safe environment for people of all sexual orientations or gender identities by promoting equality through community awareness.

For more information contact Crystal Evans ([email protected]) or Keith Swanson ([email protected]).

Students for Equality is an LGBTQ student network at Walla Walla University, that is focused on providing community and support.

Facebook: facebook.com/wwusfe

Text: (509) 593-0535

Email: [email protected]

Whitman P.R.I.S.M. (Pride, Raising Involvement, Solidarity
and Mentorship) is a student organization for current Whitman students who identify on the queer spectrum.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (509) 526-3021

Political Organizations

Walla Walla County Democrats is a political party organization with a mission of electing Democratic candidates to public office. Walla Walla Dems work tirelessly in the community to advance Democratic ideals.

Facebook: facebook.com/wallawallademocrats

Walla Walla DSA is a chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America, the largest socialist organization in the United States. DSA’s members are building progressive movements for social change while establishing an openly democratic socialist presence in American communities and politics.

Facebook: facebook.com/wallawalladsa

Walla Walla Progressives is a group of progressive voters that work to bring together diverse people to discuss local and national issues.

Facebook: facebook.com/walla2progressives

Community Organizations

A vibrant support group that welcomes all who are questioning or coming to terms with their gender identity, negotiating coming-out or navigating transition, or seeking information for themselves or a loved one. We also welcome post-transition people of all genders who have integrated into society and wish to help others by sharing their wisdom.

Facebook: facebook.com/BMGCWW

Email: [email protected]

Blue Mountain Heart to Heart (BMH2H) is a community organization whose mission is to promote public health with advocacy, education, harm reduction and support for individuals across a spectrum of chronic conditions, with a special emphasis on HIV prevention and care. They serve clients and provide prevention education. They provide free, confidential HIV and Hepatitis C testing at their office.

Facebook: facebook.com/bmh2h

Website: bluemountainheart.org

Phone: (509) 529-4744

Community Pride Walla Walla is an advocacy group that champions the dignity of LGBTQ people in Walla Walla, particularly with regards to access of respectful and appropriate health care.

Facebook: facebook.com/communitypridewallawalla

Email: [email protected]

Elevate Walla Walla is a community advocacy organization focused on improving the lives of marginalized communities in the Walla Walla Valley through education, advocacy and civic mobilization.

Facebook: facebook.com/elevatewallawalla

Website: elevatewallawalla.com

The LGBTQ Veterans Care Coordinator acts as a point of contact for veterans who have questions or concerns which pertain specifically to their unique health care needs related to their LGBTQ identity. Furthermore, the VCC coordinates events, educational campaigns, supportive programs, as well as a stakeholders group to better address the needs of LGBTQ Veterans.

Celena Veverka, LICSW
Phone: (509) 525-5200 Ext. 26969

The LGBTQ Special Emphasis Program Coordinator (SEPC) assists VA employees and staff who may have concerns or needs which are perhaps not being addressed. VA Employees and staff may contact the LGBTQ SEPC with any questions, concerns or ideas.

Elizabeth Lovelady
Phone: (509) 525-5200 Ext. 26502

The mission of Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho is to provide exceptional reproductive and complementary health care services, honest education, and fearless advocacy for all.

Facebook: facebook.com/ppgwni/

Website: ppgwni.org

Phone: (509) 207-3017

Triple Point is a youth support group for LGBTQ youth between the ages of 13-18. Triple Point exists to empower LGBTQ youth and their allies by providing education, information, and support in a safe, accepting environment for them to grow and thrive in the community.

Facebook: facebook.com/triplepointwallawalla

Phone: (509) 529-2130 ext. 8110

Walla Walla Diversity Coalition seeks to prevent discrimination and promote cooperation among all members of the human community, regardless of diverse backgrounds and human differences.

Facebook: facebook.com/wallawalladiversitycoalition

Email: [email protected]

YWCA of Walla Walla has been serving our community since 1917 and is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

Facebook: facebook.com/ywcawallawalla/

Website: ywcaww.org

Phone: (509) 525-2570

Religious Organizations

First Congregational Church is part of the United Church of Christ conference, and welcomes all persons into the life of the church — regardless of age, race ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or mental or physical disabilities.

Facebook: facebook.com/First-Congregational-Church-of-Walla-Walla-United-Church-of-Christ-151538311574746/

Website: firstchurchuccww.org

Phone: (509) 525-8753

Pioneer United Methodist Church is part of the United Methodist Church conference and is an open and affirming congregation that welcomes and affirms LGBTQ persons.

Facebook: facebook.com/pioneerww

Website: pioneerww.org

Phone: (509) 525-1870

The local chapter of Seventh-day Adventist Kinship International, which supports people with a background of being Seventh-day Adventist and LGBTQ. The local chapter is open to all, hosts social events, provides LGBTQ Christian educational resources, and holds personal support groups upon request

For more information contact Terry Rice by email at [email protected]

CREDIT: This directory is an adapted work of the Walla Walla Valley LGBTQ Resource brochure which was compiled by volunteers with Community Pride Walla Walla and Walla Walla Queers.  The original project was funded thanks to a grant from the Pride Foundation.

OutLoud is the leading voice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people in the Walla Walla Valley, working to foster a community where LGBTQ people can live authentic lives free from discrimination and bigotry.

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