Penn LGBT Center

The LGBT Center is an important resource for many queer groups on Penn’s campus and in the greater Philadelphia community, serving as meeting space and an organizational hub. The Center has many programs of its own, and its staff can serve as valuable advisors.


Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers therapy, counseling, crisis intervention, medication consultation, and psychological evaluation for members of the Penn community. To schedule an appointment or consult with a counselor, call 215 – 898 – 7021 between 9am and 5pm, Monday through Friday.

Student Health Service

SHS offers comprehensive primary care for Penn students, including free, confidential, rapid HIV testing.

The William Way Community Center

The William Way Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center is the premiere LGBT Community Center serving the Philadelphia region.

Mazzoni Center

Mazzoni Center is a Philadelphia health and wellness center which focuses on the needs of LGBT individuals and the community.

The Attic Youth Center

The Attic is an independent LGBTQ youth center located in Philadelphia.

Equality Forum

Equality Forum is a major LGBT civil rights organization based in Philadelphia. Equality Forum coordinates LGBT History Month and the annual Equality Forum conference.

VPUL Low Income/First Generation Students

Find information on the Vice Provost for University Life’s website about resources for low-income students or students who are the first in their families to go to college.

LGBTQ Fellowships/Scholarships

See the attached file for information about fellowships and scholarships for LGBTQ students,, research, and advocacy.