The Trevor Project


Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ) youth ages 13-24. 

Accredited by the American Association of Suicidology, Trevor's crisis intervention services include the 24/7 free and confidential Trevor Lifeline (1-866-488-7386), instant messaging through TrevorChat, and text messaging interventions through TrevorText. The organization also operates the largest online social network specifically for young LGBTQ people,

Other programs include Ask Trevor, a forum for youth to ask questions and receive responses from trained volunteers, and best practice suicide prevention education programs called Trevor Lifeguard Workshops, appropriate for middle, high school and college age students. Adult education programs inlcude Trevor CARE and Trevor Ally Trainings, offered in-person or online.

With volunteer groups called Trevor Ambassadors and Trevor NextGen in 10 U.S. cities, and a nationwide Trevor Advocacy Network, the Trevor Project is also working to improve life for LBGTQ youth in hometowns across the country. Honored by the White House as a "Champion of Change," The Trevor Project has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Learn more about The Trevor Project at

Selected Awards:
Champion of Change
White House, 2011



Abbe Land
Executive Director & CEO

West Hollywood

Area Served:
California & National

# of Employees:

Nonprofit (donations only)

Guidestar Report

LGBTQ youth in San Diego celebrate Pride! Photo Credit: The Trevor Project
Trevor's volunteers and LGBTQ youth celebrate LA Pride 2013 and empower pridegoers to #AskForHelp. Photo Credit: The Trevor Project
Trevor Hero Award honoree, Katy Perry, reminds LGBTQ youth to be proud of who you are, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for The Trevor Project in the Getty Images and photo booth at TrevorLIVE Los Angeles on Sunday, December 2, 2012.)