Gay Teens

Mission & History

The purpose of The Lighthouse Project is to provide LGBTQ+ affirming and trauma-informed supportive services for individuals experiencing housing instability. 

A project of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW), the Southern Arizona's AIDS Foundation (SAAF) and Our Family Services, Lighthouse will provide linkages to housing services and mental health and substance use treatment, as well as recovery support groups, other referrals and community events for LGBTQ+ young adults and their straight allies. 

Folx must be at least 18 years old to receive services. 

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PROJECT STAFFERS

PROJECT EVALUATOR

Courtney Waters

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Claudia Powell

PROJECT COORDINATOR

Shannon Fowler

EDUCATION SPECIALIST

Jackson Wray

DATA SPECIALIST 

Julie Luchetta

COLLABORATORS

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Jayelle Harrison

KRISTEN GODFREY

MEGAN SANES

CAROLYN FARRIER