Leon County Schools LGBTQ+ Safe Zones
The Leon County Schools Safe Zone program provides resources within each school to support our LGBTQ+ students. LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Allies are identified by Safe Zone logo on their office or classroom. The logo means that teacher or faculty member's room is a safe place for all students. It means the teacher or faculty member is a personal contact in whom the students can confide regarding issues related to gender identity or sexual orientation.
The Safe Zone Ally...
- supports the rights of LGBTQ+ students
- will respect the privacy of student
- provides a safe place for LGBTQ+ students to discuss sexual orientation or gender identity issues
- will keep all interactions confidential
- will keep the identity of LGBTQ+ students confidential
- can help transgender students implement a transition plan
Safe Zone Allies
This list contains contact information for the Safe Zone Allies in each school.
School Ally Room Number Ally Name Ally Email Ally Phone Number
Safe Zone Allies can provide contact information, when appropriate, to students for addressing issues for LGBTQ+ students. These resources are organizations in the surrounding community that can provide answers and support to students and their families.
The Trevor Project
1-866-4-U-TREVOR 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention for LGBTQ youth.
The Family Tree
The center of LGBT life in Tallahassee, the Family Tree is a hub for LGBT-friendly resources in the Tallahassee community.
PFLAG (Parents, Friends and Family of Lesbians and Gays)
Promotes the health, well-being, and rights of lesbian,gay, and transgender individuals, as well as their family and friends, through support, education and advocacy.
A local support group for parents of transgender children.
The Outlet is a Tallahassee community affordable mental health resource that hosts a monthly transgender youth support group.
Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN)
The leading national education organization focused on ensuring safety for all students.
Provides resources, research, and model policies.
A youth leadership organization linking GSAâ€™s to one another and community resources through peer support, leadership development, and training.