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Local LGBTQIA+ Resources in Grand Junction and on the Western Slope

Updated: May 7


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Looking for safe and affirming LGBTQIA+ places along the western slope of Colorado? Well look no further! Our clinicians have compiled an ongoing list of friendly providers, businesses, faith-based organizations, social medias, and more! We try and update our listing at least every 1-2 months to stay accurate and current. If you don't see a resource you believe we should add, please contact us through private message below. Or if you see a resource we should possible remove please reach out to us at our number or private message as well.


Identity Insights Counseling: Devin Pinkston, MA, LPC. 1212 Bookcliff Ave Ste 3

Grand Junction, CO 81501:

Phone: 970-697-4169. https://www.devinpinkston.com


Identity Insights Counseling: Kyle Davis, MA, NCC, LPC. 1212 Bookcliff Ave Ste 3

Grand Junction, CO 81501 Phone: 970-697-4169

Identity Insights Counseling: Cody Neal, MA, NCC, LPC. 1212 Bookcliff Ave Ste 3 Grand Junction, CO 81501: Phone: 970-697-4169


Identity Insights Counseling: Barbora Dolejsova, MA, LPCC (TELEHEALTH ONLY)

Phone: 303-527-7194

Identity Insights Counseling: Laura Edwards, MA, NCC, LPCC. 1212 Bookcliff Ave STE 3 Grand Junction, CO 81501.

Phone: 970-270-2497


Identity Insights Counseling: Joanna Lester, MA, NCC, LPCC. (TELEHEALTH ONLY)

Phone: 720-640-0877


Identity Insights Counseling: Carole Feist, MA, NCC, LPCC, LMHC-A (TELEHEALTH ONLY)

Phone:Phone: 970-697-4169


Identity Insights Counseling: Maranee Parry, BA, Masters Intern 1212 Bookcliff Ave STE 3 Phone: 970-778-2300


Identity Insights Counseling: Katherine Hendricks, MFT Intern (TELEHEALTH ONLY)

Phone: 970-697-4169


Identity Insights Counseling: Troy Griffin, MA, NCC, LPCC (TELEHEALTH ONLY)

Phone: 307-352-9061


Identity Insights Counseling: Madison DeCrow-Green, BA, LPCC-Intern. 1212 Bookcliff Ave STE 3 Grand Junction, CO, 81501. Phone: 970-697-41691


Identity Insights Counseling: Lesa Theaman, BA, MSW-Intern. 1212 Bookcliff Ave STE 3 Grand Junction, CO, 81501. Phone: 970-697-4169


Grand Junction Counseling Agencies/Private Practices

Desert Sand Counseling and Consulting, LLC

Megan Sand, LCSW (they/she)

640 Grand Ave, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501 Phone: (970) 235-1136


Red Rocks Wellness Counseling Services

Christy Ausband, LCSW (she/her)

Phone: 970-234-9922


Location in Montrose (telehealth available)

Phone: 314-303-0818


High Desert Healing Center

1141 North 25th St., Unit C Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-436-4107

Lotus Wellness: Bea Phillips, NLC Psychotherapist (she/her)

420 N 8th St.

Grand Junction, CO 81501


Dazholi "DD" Love (she/her)

Love Counseling

300 Main Street, STE 6 Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: (970) 852-0687


Dr. Mae MacIntyire, PhD

Action Potential Behavioral Health and Sports Psychology

Focus: ADHD and Learning Disabilities and Psych Testing

1000 N. 9th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-609-9810


Suzanne Goudzwaard, Psy.D

Associates and Behavioral Counseling

Phone: 970-245-3212

CMU Mental Health and Behavioral Health Services

Student Wellness Center, 1060 Orchard Ave, Ste. N (north of the tennis courts)

Phone: 970-644-3740, ext. #4


Chelsea Yamaguchi, MA, NCC, LPC

Counselor/Owner

She/Her

Encounter Counseling

744 Horizon Ct. Suite 220

Grand Junction, CO 81506

970.812.0136


Individual Matters: Dr. Katrina Katen, Psy.D.

Individual Matters

2530 E Foresight Cir. Grand Junction, CO 81505

Phone: 970-628-5589


Stacy Mendell, LCSW, AASW, CAIS

Animal Assisted Therapy of the Western Slope

640 Grand Ave, Grand Junction CO 81501

Phone: 970-462-7134


Crisis Support

TransLife Line

About: "Radical community care. Trans Lifeline provides trans peer support for our community that’s been divested from police since day one. We’re run by and for trans people."


The Trevor Project

24/7 Crisis support for our LGBTQIA+ community nation wide

Phone: 1-866-488-7386

Text: text "START" to 678-678


Garfield, Basalt, Eagle, Pitkin County 24/CoResponder Crisis

Aspen Hope

Crisis Line (24/7 HOPELINE)

Aspen (970) 925-5858

Garfield 970-945-3728

Therapy Line

(970) 924-0703

Life Coaches

Annette and Ada

Academy for Personal Development

216 North Ave., Ste. 1, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: (970) 462-7818


Tantric Instructor and Healing

Dakini Leah (she/her)

Western Slope tantra, meditation and intimacy healing

Phone: 970-242-5094


Voice Coaches

"Your Lessons Now"

Trans-affirming voice and music coaching practice


Anna Lantry, BM, GCPH

(she/her/hers)

"Trans Vocal Training LLC"


Social Media Resources/LGBTQ+ Giveaways

"Soft Served Gentleman"-Dean Alejandro

Instagram: @softservedgentleman

Facebook: @softservedgentleman (https://www.facebook.com/SoftServedGentleMan)


Trauma Informed Massage Therapist

Mind and Muscle Medicine, LLC

Owner: Rachel Scutt, BS, LMT

Address: 2526 Patterson Rd. #100, Grand Junction, CO 81505

Phone: 719-505-209


Chiropractic Providers

Rhiannon Dickison, D.C., CCSP (she/her)

Best Slope Chiropractic

759 Horizon Dr. Ste. E Grand Junction, CO 81506 Phone: (970) 235-2632 Email: info@bestslopechiropractic.com


Free STI Screenings

​​Western Colorado AIDS Project (WESTCAP) *testing by appointment only*

2352 North 7th St. Suite A-1 Grand Junction, 81501

Phone: 970-243-2437 / Toll Free: 800.765.8594


LGBTQ+/Queer Friendly Medication Prescribers

Jennifer Crowe, PMHNP-BC (she/her)

Telehealth Only (most major insurances and medicaid in Colorado accepted)

Phone: (970) 579-1064‬


Chelsea Arata, PMHNP-BC (she/her)

Grand Valley Primary Care

Phone: 970-263-2600


Delta-Montrose Counseling Agencies

Deborah Westervelt, LCSW Clinical Services, LLC

Phone: 314-303-0818

Private Pay


CASA (Court Appointed Social Advocates)

Youth Access Center

Rainbow Space LGBTQ+ Support Group

147 N. Townsend on the corner of North 2nd Street

4:00pm-5:30pm (Ages 14-24)


AXIS HEALTH SYSTEM

Axis Health System Montrose

605 E. Miami Road, Montrose CO, 81401:

Phone: 970-252-3200


Axis Health System Crisis Walk-In Center (Open 24/7)

300 N. Cascade Ave. Montrose, CO 81401

Phone 970-252-6220


Center for Mental Health - Delta

107 W. 11th St., Delta CO, 81416

Phone: 970-252-3200


Visit Find a Location - Axis Health System (centermh.org) for Axis Health System offices in Gunnison, Hotchkiss, Naturita, Norwood Ridgway, & Telluride


Trans and Non-Binary Friendly Electrolysis and Laser Hair Removal

Nicole, CED: Electrolysis

Point of contact: Richard Romero

Grand Junction, CO

(Must call to schedule an appointment and retrieve address)

Phone: 970-773-6270

Monica Marsden

Grand Junction Electrolysis – Sola Salon # 8

2424 Hwy 6 & 50 Ste. 530 Grand Junction, CO 81505 (in The Mesa Mall)

Phone: 970-749-0518


Regenesis Plastic Surgery and Dermatology

2515 Foresight Cir., Ste 100, Grand Junction, CO 81505

Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-242-8177


Bellezza Laser Aesthetics

Integrative Medicine Center, 2470 Patterson Rd Ste. 8, Grand Junction, CO 81505

Phone: 970-245-6911


Transgender Friendly Doctors (HAT)

Dr. Scott Rollins, MD

Integrative Medicine

2470 Patterson Rd. #8 Grand Junction, CO 81505

Phone: 970-245-6911


Dr. Amy Bratteli, MD

Harmony HRT, LLC (ADOLESCENT AND ADULT SPECIALIST)

456 Kokopelli Blvd Unit B Fruita, CO 81521

Phone: 970-639-2677 fax: 970-639-2676

Website: Harmony HRT


Dr. Jennifer Stroh, MD (she/her)

Marrillac Clinic

(ADULT SPECIALIST ONLY)

2139 N. 12th Street Suite 2 Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-256-1664


Amy Witte, BA, RN, MS, FNP-C (she/her)

Marillac Health

*Adults only and adolescents only referred by The TRUE Center in Denver

29 1/2 Road (Near Public Health Building)

Grand Junction, CO

Phone: 970.200.1600


Dr. Victoria Cummings, MD

Appleton Clinics

607 25 Rd Suite 201 Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-242-1566


Julie M. LeClaire, NP-C, MSN

Grand Valley Primary Care II

2020 N. 12th St. Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-644-4220

Dr. Thomas "Tom" Miller, MD

Pediatric Associates of Montrose and Delta

(Children and Youth under 18 primarily. Dr. Miller physician at both locations)

-Montrose Location: 947 S 5th St. Montrose, CO: Phone: 970-249-2421

-Delta Location : 242 cottonwood st., #101 Delta, CO: Phone: 970-874-7552


Transgender Friendly (Top) Surgeon

Dr. Matthew Swelstad, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Pitcher, MD

ReGenesis Plastic Surgery & Dermatology

2515 Foresight Cir, Ste 100, Grand Junction, CO 81505

Phone: 970-242-8177


Hysterectomy Specialists

Dr. Joshua Pearson, D.O

Women’s Health Care of Western Colorado

2525 N. 8th St. #202 Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-245-1168


Dr. Ron Stuart, M.D.

Canyon View Women’s Health

2373 G Rd. Ste 240, Grand Junction, CO 81505

Phone: 970-243-7908


Chiropractors (Grand Junction)

Dr. Rhiannon Dickison, D.C., CCSP (she/her)

759 Horizon Dr. Suite E

Grand Junction, CO 81506

Phone: (970) 235-2632 


Postvention Alliance

Provides education, program training, and support workshops for individuals who have been affected by suicidal thinking or behavior in themselves or someone they love or have lost someone to suicide.


HIV/AIDS Care on the Western Slope

Western Colorado Health Network

Mike Mansheim (he/him): Regional Direction

2352 North 7th Street Suite A

Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-243-2437


HIV clinic at St. Mary’s Family Medicine Center

*Must be established with PCP to be seen at the clinic

Randall Reitz, Ph.D

Amy Davis, MD Director

Alicia Guetierez, behavioral health staff


Financial Advisors

Jonathan Tippets (he/him)

Northwestern Mutual

326 Main St. Unit 200

Grand Junction, CO, 81501 C: 608.792.8280

Human Rights Campaign Scores for Northwestern-Click here to access link


Brett Montgomery

Northwestern Mutual

521 Rood Ave, Suite B

Grand Junction, CO 81501

C: 970-640-9142

5 Things LGBTQ+ People Should Include in Their Financial Planning Click here to access link


Real Estate

Provides monthly financial support to over 21 National LGBTQIA+ non-profits. Search local or state area code to connect with queer friendly providers


Queer Friendly Bars

Good Judy's

103 N. 1st St.

Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-241-4010

Housing-Shelter

Latimer House - shelter and counseling for victims of domestic violence

Undisclosed location - Call for more information

Phone: (970) 241-0324

The House - For teens that need help

Undisclosed locations - Call for more information

Phone: 970-241-1445, to volunteer call Troy at 970-580-4837


Salons

Leslie Saenz

Follow the Saenz 'Hair by Leslie Saenz'- https://www.facebook.com/HairByLeslieSaenz/

Phone: (970) 270-3366


OR


Natural Attractions Salon

117 N. 6th St.

Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: (970) 263-8288


Barbers

Bejarano's Barbering

637 Main Street, Grand Junction, CO

Phone: (970) 948-9978


1st Class Barbershop

Lane Richards (he/him)

987 Hwy 340 in Fruita

Phone: 970-314-0292


Home Improvement

"Handy Angie's Cleaning and Handywoman Services"

Specializing in home cleans and Airbnb turnover cleans; home and motorcycle repairs

Phone: 970-424-7076


Lock Smith Services

"D20 Locksmith"

Serving Grand Junction and Mesa County

24 hour and family owned

25% off service fee for new clients

10% off service fee for service members and veterans

Keys, fobs, broken keys, extractions, change locks

Phone: 970-239-1636

Clothing Alterations

In Stitches Alterations & Custom Sewing

1700 170 BL #2 Grand Junction 81501


Arts and Creativity

"Face Painting Creations, LLC"

Transgender/LGBTQ Friendly Groups

1. MOGII-Western Slope Pride Facebook Page


2. Grand Junction Queer and Ally Connection

3. Western Slope of Colorado LGBTQ Things to Do

4. Coffee with Queers

In person coffee meetups in Grand Junction

Email: CWQ.gjco@gmail.com

5. Parents of LGBTQ+ groups

Monthly meeting every 3rd Tuesday at 7:00pm. Parent groups will be a hybrid of excellent online mini-courses created for parents, in collaboration with Dylan Wilder Quinn, at their/his/her newly launched site TransIntimate.com, along with facilitated support meetings in person.


6. LoveBeyond Understanding: LGBTQ+Teen Support & Resiliency Group

Meetings Weekly Meetings at 4:00p, near Grand Junction High School

(Age13-18 years) Hosted in a safe space, with a non-binary professional facilitator Email: lovebeyondunderstanding@gmail.com


7. BAM! Business Art Mentorship Youth Program


LGBTQIA+ Advocacy

1. One Colorado

http://www.one-colorado.org

One Colorado Facebook Page


2. Western Slope Pride Facebook Page

https://www.facebook.com/CoWestPride/

Western Slope Pride Website


3. Colorado West Pride Facebook Group

GSA's and Safe Spaces

​Grand Junction High School

GSA (Gay Straight Alliance)

1400 N. 5th Street

Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-254-6900

Sponsor contacts: Justin Whiteford Justin.whitefor@d51schools.org

Colorado Mesa University

Mike Mansheim 970-248-1412

mmanshei@coloradomesa.edu


Colorado Mesa University

Genders and Sexualities Alliance


Western Colorado Alliance

West Slope Youth Voice elevates the Western Slope young adults through peer-to-peer organizing by fostering leadership development and encouraging students to become active participants in their democracy.

Contact Mesa County Community Organizer Joel Dyar: joel@westerncoloradoalliance.org or 970-256-7650 ext. 103


Western Colorado Writers' Forum's

Mission is to foster a dynamic literary and writing community that advances the cultural life of Western Colorado.

supporters of Caleb Ferganchick's 3rd Annual Slamming Bricks live poetry competition and accompanying anthology edited by Avery Brooks

Welcoming and affirming churches

First Congregational Church

1425N 5th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-242-0298


Two Rivers Center for Spiritual Living

251 Colorado Ave Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-433-7799

St Matthews

3888 27-1/2 Rd., Grand Junction, CO 81506

Phone: 970-242-3293


American Lutheran

631 26 1/2 Rd., Grand Junction, CO 81506

Phone: 970-242-7774


Unitarian Universalist

536 Ouray Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-257-0772


Open/Affirming Churches Delta/Montrose Area

​Hillcrest Congregational United Church of Christ

611 S. Hillcrest Dr., Montrose, Co 81401

Phone: 970-249-9047

Union Congregational Church United Church of Christ

696 Main St., Nucla, CO 81424

Phone: 970-864-2163


Devin Pinkston, Grand Junction Co

Devin Pinkston is a local mental health counselor and Gender Therapist in Grand Junction Colorado. Call to schedule a consultation today at 970-697-4169

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