MCCBR partners with, and is aware of, several organizations in the local community.  These connections range from the LGBT Library to local businesses which are LGBTQ+ friendly.  For more information about these partners or other entities in the area, click on the name of the organization you wish to know more about.  When “Found on Facebook” is listed, please go to Facebook, type the name of the organization/entity in the Search Bar, click the magnifying glass to be taken to a populated list, and click on the entry you desire.**

**Note that clicking on any of these links will route you to organizations and other entities not directly administered by MCC of the Blue Ridge.  MCC of the Blue Ridge is not responsible for the content provided by external links.  These resources are provided as information only; MCCBR has not received payment or compensation for any listing of resources, organizations, persons, or other entities.

Local Businesses
-Sugar Sweet Creations, Specialty Bakery Items by Rhonda (Found on Facebook)

-Styles by Rhonda, Hairstylist (Found on Facebook)

-Kelly Bryant, LMT at Bryant Massage Therapy 

-C and M 540-312-4263 (Available for various jobs/presentations such as:  Pet/house sitting (including overnight); interior house painting; music (viola/string quartets and vocal (with Mo)) for special occasions; presentations on gender, sexuality, and the Bible, dream interpretation; and training in personal safety and self-defense.)

-Rob Perry, Professional Piercer at Ironheart Evolution Studies (Found on Facebook and at 1539 Apperson Drive, Salem, VA  24153 540-915-1038)

-Reliable Bookkeeping Service (
Available for small businesses and non-profits) by Erika Joyner

-Sharon W. and Keith W., house cleaning services at 540-904-3083 or

Local Resources
The Drop-In Center 
Council of Community Services
Roanoke Diversity Center
The Park (Dance Club)
Roanoke Pride
2-1-1 Virginia, Information Center
LGBT Young Professionals of South-West Virginia
HandsOn Blue Ridge (Listing of several resources in the Roanoke Valley)

Local Faith-Based Resources
Southeast Roanoke Christian Partnership (Found on Facebook)
Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference (Found on Facebook)
Plowshare Peace and Justice Center, Roanoke

Useful Hotline Information
General crisis, depression and suicide, abuse and domestic violence, others
Suicide Prevention
National Hotlines for Trauma and Abuse
Victims of Crime Hotlines
Various Hotlines (AIDS to Medical to Running Away)
Teen Health and Wellness