for Students and Staff

LGBTQ+ Information

MCPS takes pride in the level of support for both students and staff that identify in the LGBTQIA+ community. We have welcoming, affirming schools, classrooms, teams, and clubs. We value all of our children, youth, teachers, staff, and parents.


Emergency Numbers

24/7 free suicide crisis support, available by call, text, or chat:


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  

24/7 crisis support for LGBTQ youth, 100% confidential and free:

   Text “START” to 678-678, Call 1-866-488-7386 or Chat

The Trevor Project  

24/7 free local Montgomery County Crisis Center, in person or call:

 240-777-7000 (24/7)

Montgomery County Crisis Center  

Dates to Remember

The Great LGBTQIA+ Guide

60 page comprehensive guidebook for all

View full LGBTQIA+ Guide

  • Activities and Drop In Centers
  • Coming Out
  • Healthcare
  • Transgender resources
  • Parent Information
  • School Counselor and GSA Sponsors
  • Cultural/Racial Intersectionality
  • Faith
  • Military
  • Visibility and Empowerment