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

Updated: Oct 25


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 970-644-2392.

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

Grand Junction, CO 81501 Phone: 970-644-2392

Identity Insights Counseling: Cody Neal, MA, NCC, LPC. 1212 Bookcliff Ave Ste 3 Grand Junction, CO 81501: Phone: 970-644-2392

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

Phone: 303-527-7194

Identity Insights Counseling: Meagan Clark, MA, NCC, LSC, LPCC (TELEHEALTH ONLY)

Phone: 720-255-1667

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: 970-433-4635

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: 970-433-4635

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

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

Deborah L. Westervelt, LCSW - Behavioral Health Therapist LGBTQ+ (

High Desert Healing Center

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

Phone: 970-436-4107

Website: High Desert Counseling

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

420 N 8th St.

Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-670-7826

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

1801 I-70 Business Loop, Unit B5, Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-245-3212

Website: Suzanne J. Goudzwaard, Psy.D. – Associates in Behavioral Counseling (

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

Website: Mental Health and Behavioral Health Services | Colorado Mesa University

Chelsea Yamaguchi, MA, NCC, LPC



Encounter Counseling

744 Horizon Ct. Suite 220

Grand Junction, CO 81506


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

Website: Animal Assisted Therapy of the Western Slope, LLC (

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."

US (877) 565-8860


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

Website: Annette and Ada's Academy for Personal Development

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


"Trans Vocal Training LLC"



Social Media Resources/LGBTQ+ Giveaways

"Soft Served Gentleman"-Dean Alejandro

Instagram: @softservedgentleman

Facebook: @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


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

​Website: HIV, HCV, & STI Testing - Colorado Health Network Inc.

LGBTQ+/Queer Friendly Medication Prescribers

Jennifer Crowe, PMHNP-BC (she/her)

Identity Insights, LLC (TELEHEALTH ONLY)

Calle our main office number to schedule: 970-433-4635

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



Axis Health System Montrose

605 E. Miami Road, Montrose CO, 81401:

Phone: 970-252-3200

Website: Montrose - Axis Health System

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

300 N. Cascade Ave. Montrose, CO 81401

Phone 970-252-6220

Website: Crisis Walk-In Center - Axis Health System

Center for Mental Health - Delta

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

Phone: 970-252-3200

Website: Delta Location - Axis Health System (

Visit Find a Location - Axis Health System ( 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

Website: Grand Junction Electrolysis

Regenesis Plastic Surgery and Dermatology

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

Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-242-8177

Website: Home - Regenesis Plastic Surgery

Bellezza Laser Aesthetics

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

Phone: 970-245-6911

Website: Bellezza Laser Aesthetics - laser skin care

Transgender Friendly Doctors (HAT)

Dr. Scott Rollins, MD

Integrative Medicine

2470 Patterson Rd. #8 Grand Junction, CO 81505

Phone: 970-245-6911

Website: Integrative Functional Medicine Center of Western Colorado (

Dr. Amy Bratteli, MD


456 Kokopelli Blvd Unit B Fruita, CO 81521

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

Website: Harmony HRT

Dr. Jennifer Stroh, MD

Marrillac Clinic


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

Website: Appleton Clinics™ - A Family Doctor Primary Care Clinic

Julie M. LeClaire, NP-C, MSN

Grand Valley Primary Care II

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

Phone: 970-644-4220

Website: Grand Valley Primary Care

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

Website: Pediatric Associate Prof, LLC

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

Website: Regenesis Plastic Surgery

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

Website: Women's Health Care of Western Colorado (

Dr. Ron Stuart, M.D.

Canyon View Women’s Health

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

Phone: 970-243-7908

Website: Canyon View Women's Health (

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


Latimer House - shelter and counseling for victims of domestic violence

Undisclosed location - Call for more information

Phone: (970) 241-0324

Website: Hilltop's Latimer House | (

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



Leslie Saenz

Follow the Saenz 'Hair by Leslie Saenz'-

Phone: (970) 270-3366


Natural Attractions Salon

117 N. 6th St.

Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: (970) 263-8288


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

Book online at:

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

Phone: (970) 457-1697

Arts and Creativity

"Face Painting Creations, LLC"

Facebook group:

Transgender/LGBTQ Friendly Groups

1. MOGII-Western Slope Pride Facebook Page

2. Grand Junction Queer and Ally Connection (Public Page) (Private Group

3. Western Slope of Colorado LGBTQ Things to Do

Private Facebook Group:

4. Coffee with Queers

In person coffee meetups in Grand Junction




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, 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:


7. BAM! Business Art Mentorship Youth Program


LGBTQIA+ Advocacy

1. One Colorado

One Colorado Facebook Page

2. Western Slope Pride Facebook Page

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

Colorado Mesa University

Mike Mansheim 970-248-1412


Colorado Mesa University

Genders and Sexualities Alliance

Website: Organization Details | Presence

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: 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

Website: First Congregational United Church of Christ Grand Junction (

Two Rivers Center for Spiritual Living

251 Colorado Ave Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-433-7799

Website: Center for Spiritual Living Grand Junction

St Matthews

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

Phone: 970-242-3293

Website: St. Matthew's Episcopal Church (

American Lutheran

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

Phone: 970-242-7774

Website: American Lutheran Church Grand Junction (

Unitarian Universalist

536 Ouray Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501

Phone: 970-257-0772

Website: GRAND VALLEY UU - Grand Valley UU | Grand Junction, CO

Open/Affirming Churches Delta/Montrose Area

​Hillcrest Congregational United Church of Christ

611 S. Hillcrest Dr., Montrose, Co 81401

Phone: 970-249-9047

Website: Home (

Union Congregational Church United Church of Christ

696 Main St., Nucla, CO 81424

Phone: 970-864-2163

Website: Union Congregational UCC Nucla CO | Facebook

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 970-644-2392.

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