True Colors: Sexual Minority Youth and Family Services of Connecticut

LGBTQ+ Courage Resource!

True Colors

  • Programming in support of GLBTQI youth, their families, and professionals who support them.
  • Offers adult training, youth programs, Gay-Straight Alliance programs.
  • Safe Harbor project ensuring culturally competent, unbiased and affirming service by all DCF staff and its contracted providers,
  • Annual conference,
  • Mentoring.


30 Arbor Street, Suite 201A
Hartford, CT 06106

Contact – Email or Phone  (860) 232-0050


True Colors is a non-profit organization that works with other social service agencies, schools, organizations, and within communities to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are both recognized and competently met.
The organization trains more than 6,000 people annually, organizes the largest LGBT youth conference in the country with more than 3,000 attendees and manages the state’s only LGBT mentoring program. True Colors has been spotlighted by both national and local media for their expertise in LGBTI youth issues.


About Thomas Lawrence Long

Associate professor-in-residence, School of Nursing, University of Connecticut; editor and writing coach
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