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, TrevorSpace.org
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 TheTrevorProject.org.
Champion of Change
White House, 2011
Executive Director & CEO
California & National
# of Employees:
Nonprofit (donations only)