Professional Services Directory

The following is a listing of LGBTQ+ supportive professional services in Hot Springs and the Central Arkansas area. Please consider using them when possible.

If you are a service provider and would like to be included in this directory please contact us and let us know.


NOTE:  Many of these resources have been affected by COVID-19 safety and health requirements.  Please contact them directly for information about their services.

GENERAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Hot Springs LGBTQ+ Alliance
https://www.hslgbta.org/
The Hot Springs LBGT Alliance was formed for the purpose of developing and maintaining a sense of community and awareness of, about and for LGBTQ+ persons and their allies throughout Garland County, Arkansas. We accomplish that through social, outreach, educational and service programs to support our community and celebrate our diversity. For more information or to volunteer your time visit the website above.

Ouachita Region (Arkansas) Resource Guide
http://www.hsresourceguide.org/
A comprehensive guide to Social Services in the Ouachita Region in Arkansas. The extensive guide includes programs and services for Clark, Garland, Hot Spring, Montgomery, Pike, Polk and Saline Counties.

CRISIS / ABUSE SERVICES

Trevor Project: LGBTQ Suicide Hotline [24/7]
https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ — 1-866-488-7386
If you or a young LGBTQ person you care about is experiencing a crisis, call the free and confidential Trevor Lifeline at 866-488-7386, message through TrevorChat, or text through
TrevorText — Text START to 678678.  Message rates apply.
Provides live confidential and secure help for LGBTQ youth with a trained specialist.

Arkansas Crisis Line – 888 274 7472
Anonymous and confidential crisis intervention and counseling, offering local referrals

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/chat/ — 800 273 8255
Connecting individuals with counselors for emotional support and other services via web chat.

HOSPITALS

CHI St. Vincent Hospital
300 Werner St. — https://www.chistvincent.com/ – 501 622 1000

National Park Medical Center
1910 Malvern Ave — https://nationalparkmedical.com/ – 501 321 1000

PHYSICAL HEALTH / WELLNESS

Tuggle Clinic HIV/ AIDS Resource Center
https://www.unitedwayouachitas.org/tuggle-clinic — 501 623 5598
Medical Treatment, Case Management, Testing, Medications, Support Groups and Prevention Education. 

Dr. Hunter Carrington
Lake Hamilton Family Medicine — 1661 Airport Rd. — 501 651 4300

Dr. Randy Hill
CHI St. Vincent Primary Care – 1 Mercy Ln. – 501 622 6500

CHI St. Vincent Primary Care & Specialty Clinics – 1 Mercy Ln. – 501 622 6500
Search our easy-to-use Find a Doctor [https://www.chistvincent.com/find-a-doctor] tool or Clinic [https://www.chistvincent.com/hospitals-locations/clinics] search.

National Park Medical Physician Referral Line – 877 320 3222

Aloha Therapeutic Massage
203 Patricia St. 501-625-0540 Ferrin Lunestad http://www.alohatherapeutic.com/
Ferrin Lunestad LMT offers customized care for both wellness and pain relief. Specializing in pain relief using Trigger Point Therapy and Myo-facial Release, Ferrin focuses on resolving whole patterns of tension throughout the body, improving balance and working with the breath and core muscle dynamics.

Natural State Midwife Services
1010 3rd St. Little Rock AR 501-282-9057 Shea Childs https://www.facebook.com/Natural-State-Midwife-Services-150579561692470/
Shea Childs is a state licensed, CPM practicing in central Arkansas, offering women in a two-hour radius from Hot Springs prenatal care and home birth services. She is not a nurse or a physician.

Planet Fitness
3310 Central Ave. 501-651-2424  www.planetfitness.com
It’s our goal to provide a clean, safe, welcoming environment for anyone who walks through our door, and all the equipment, amenities and support you need once you’re here.

The Yoga Place
301 Whittington Ave. 501-681-0566 Karen Reeves https://theyogaplacehs.com/
Our Vinyasa Yoga classes combine flowing movement with breath to reduce stress, control weight, bring relief to tight and stiff muscles and enhance clarity of the mind. We will practice both classical and creatively adapted sun salutations plus more!

MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health Professionalshttps://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/ar/hot-springs
Listing of mental health professionals in Hot Springs.  Can select a professional based on insurance accepted, specialty, gender, etc.

Evans Counseling Center
1401 Malvern Ave — https://www.evansfamilycounseling.com/ — 501 701 0088
Adults from all faith groups/atheist groups, all genders, sexual orientations and races are welcome and invited to our practice.

LEGAL SERVICES

Baim Reagler & Naramore Law Firm
307 Carpenter Dam Rd. 501-609-9800 Ashley Wright Naramore www.HSEstatePlans.com
Provides estate planning and related legal services to clients of all ages and circumstances.

Drake & Street Attorneys
102 Hawthorne 501- 321-1300 Joshua Drake www.DrakeandStreet.com
A full service law firm located in Hot Springs, Arkansas providing high quality legal services to individuals and businesses in the Hot Springs area.

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

PRIDEHAWKS
National Park College, Hot Springs AR
PrideHawks is a student led GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) that is open to all LGBT+ and non-LGBT students at National Park College. For more information contact faculty advisors Dr. Sheri LaDuke at sheri.laduke@np.edu or Susan Millerd at susan.millerd@np.edu.

PRISM
University of Central Arkansas, Conway AR https://uca.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/prism
The Pride, Raising awareness, Involvement, Support, and Mentoring Alliance (PRISM) serves the LGBTQQIAP community of the University of Central Arkansas, including students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

SPECTRUM
Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR https://atu.presence.io/organization/spectrum
Spectrum is a student organization devoted to the support and advocacy of the LGBTQ+ community on the Arkansas Tech University campus. 

RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
109 Hobson Ave — https://princeofpeacehotsprings.weebly.com/ — 501-623-1549

Unitarian Universalist Church of Hot Springs
100 Norwalk St. — https://uuchurchhotsprings.org – 501 404 5110

Unitarian Universalist Village Church
403 Barcelona Rd., Hot Springs Village — https://www.uuvc.org/ – 501 922 1255
As a diverse faith community, the Unitarian Universalists promote an environment and culture in which they can serve as a welcoming religious community for all who practice a liberal religious life.

HOMELESS YOUTH SERVICES

Drop-in Center [14-24yo] – Hot Springs
https://occnet.org/our-programs/oyc/the-drop-in.html — 501 282 0292
The Youth Services Drop-In Center assists youth under the age of 24 who are experiencing or at risk for experiencing homelessness or unstable housing. All of our services are FREE

Lucie’s Place [18-25yo] — Little Rock
https://www.luciesplace.org –501-508-5005
Provides support for LGBTQ young adults experiencing homelessness in Central Arkansas.

TRANSGENDER SUPPORT SERVICES

AR Transgender Equity Collaborative
http://www.artranscoalition.org/
ArTEC works to advance equality, justice, and inclusion for transgender and gender non-conforming people in Arkansas and building educational awareness, resources, and gender-inclusive communities within the state.

Dr. Hunter Carrington
Lake Hamilton Family Medicine — 1661 Airport Rd. — *can prescribe HRT — 501 651 4300

Hot Springs Pediatric Clinic
1920 Malvern Ave. — http://www.hotspringspediatric.com/ — 501-321-1314
Transgender friendly; Doesn’t prescribe HRT

LITTLE ROCK AREA LGBTQ SERVICES

PRIDECORPS
https://www.pridecorps.org/ — 866-488-7386
We are a non-profit organization for LGBT persons in central Arkansas. Our mission is to celebrate, support, & empower LGBT individuals. We meet the first & third Tuesdays of each month 6:30-8 pm at Pulaski Heights UMC.

SENIOR SERVICES

See Ouachita Region (Arkansas) Resource Guide — http://www.hsresourceguide.org/

HOUSING SERVICES

See Ouachita Region (Arkansas) Resource Guide — http://www.hsresourceguide.org/

VETERINARY SERVICES

Countryside Animal Hospital 1107 Higdon Ferry Rd. – 501 624 2351 https://www.countrysideanimalhospitalofhotsprings.com/
Provides the Hot Springs, Arkansas community with first class veterinary care.  Our animal clinic also proudly serves the surrounding communities of Hot Springs Village, Malvern, Fountain Lake, Lake Hamilton and Euclid Heights.

LAW ENFORCEMENT

Emergency [Only] 911

Hot Springs Police Department — 501 321-6789

Hot Springs Village Police — 501 922-0011

Garland County Sheriff Dispatch – 501 622 3666

Arkansas State Police – 501 767 8550