For Life Threatening Emergencies:
Or go to your nearest Emergency Room
For other crisis needs 24/7:
- Call UCI Counseling Center at (949) 824-6457
♦ Or 1-866-817-9842
♦ Text “Home” to 741741
Become a Mentor
LGBTQ+ Mentors receive training from program coordinators and other professionals covering topics such as: coming out, internalized homophobia, LGBTQ+ and intersecting identities, mental health issues, substance abuse, bisexuality, transgender issues ,etc. As a mentor you will positively impact a LGBTQ+ student’s life. With your support and care, a mentee may learn to develop a positive and authentic LGBTQ+ identity.
Mentors are expected to exhibit maturity, responsibility, awareness of boundaries, strong empathic interpersonal skills, and be comfortable with their own LGBTQ+ identities as well as be comfortable with mentoring individuals who identify as LGBTQ+. Mentors are also required to attend monthly check-in meetings with the program coordinator at least once per quarter.
- To apply to be a mentor please complete the following form: https://uci.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9AWqnoo1unvpp0V
- In order for your mentor application to be complete, each mentor has to submit two personal references. References can fill out the following form: https://uci.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dcfwx71CqkKZN53
- Please check in with your references to make sure they have submitted the required form. Once your references have completed their form please send an email to LGBT.firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm receipt of full application.