Diversity and Inclusion

LGBTQ+ Police Liaison

In an effort to increase community outreach and trust between the LGBTQ+ community and the Brookline Police Department, Officer Kristin Healy self-initiated the LGBTQ+ Liaison role in June of 2021, which the command staff for the Police Department fully supported. Officer Healy is a member of the Walk and Talk Unit and is willing to speak with anyone in need of police services or just needs someone who will listen. Officer Healy's contact information is below as well as a guide for local resources.

Officer Kristin Healy 

Phone: 617-730-2781

Email: kmhealy@brooklinema.gov

BPD LGBTQ+ Resource Guide

LGBTQ+ Inclusive Flag


Public Schools of Brookline Gender Sexuality Alliances

SchoolContact NameEmail
Brookline High SchoolKate LeslieKathryn_Leslie@psbma.org
Baker SchoolPam PenwardenPam_Penwarden@psbma.org
Driscoll SchoolJackie LavigneJacquelyn_Lavigne@psbma.org
Florida Ruffin Ridley SchoolJen MayloneJennifer_Maylone@psbma.org
Heath SchoolSara O’SheaSara_Oshea@psbma.org
Lawrence SchoolJennifer SandersJennifer_Sanders@psbma.org
Lincoln SchoolBen SteinBen_Stein@psbma.org  
Pierce SchoolKate SullivanKate_Sullivan@psbma.org
Runkle SchoolRebecca SneiderRebecca_Sneider@psbma.org


Community Resources

The Brookline Center for Community Mental Health

617-277-8107 / 617-734-6385

info@brooklinecenter.org

BAGLY

617-227-4313

info@bagly.org

LGBTQ Elder Group

Third Saturday every month (11:00am-1:00pm) 

at the Goddard House

165 Chestnut St. Brookline, MA 02445

Greater Boston PFLAG

781-891-5966

info@gbpflag.org

MA Transgender Political Coalition

617-778-0519 

info@masstpc.org

Youth on Fire

617-661-2508 

yof@aac.org

Trevor Project

https://www.thetrevorproject.org/

Wayside Youth and Family Services 

508-879-9800 

http://www.waysideyouth.org

Scarleteen

http://www.scarleteen.com/

WAGLY

The Unitarian Universalist Society 

309 Washington St.

Wellesley Hills, MA 02481

QTCRGE (formerly HGBC)

http://www.hbgc-boston.org

smcguffey@hbgc-boston.org

617-487-HBGC(4242)

Out MetroWest

Eliot Church

474 Centre St. Newton, MA 

Kay Gordon

kay.gordon@outmetrowest.org

Second Step LGBTQ and Youth Group 

Nicole Nelson 

nnelson@thesecondstep.org

Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA) LGBTQ+ Group 

Michelle Pierce 

617-558-1881 x15 

mpierce@medainc.org


Hotlines Just to Talk

Fenway Community Health Hotlines Peer Listening 

1-800-399-7337 

Listening of Any Age 

1-888-340-4528

LGBTQ National Youth 

1-800-246-7743

Gay & Lesbian National Hotline 

1-888-THE-GLNH (843-4564)

Trans Lifeline - A crisis hotline staffed by transgender people, for transgender people 

1-877-565-8860

Trevor Lifeline - For young people in crisis or feeling suicidal

1-866-488-7386


Health Resources

Fenway Health

617-267-0900

information@fenwayhealth.org

AIDS Action Committee

75 Amory Street, Boston, MA 02119

617-437-6200

 JRI Health/Boston GLASS Community Center    

75 Armory St, Boston, MA 02110 

Ismael Rivera

617-266-3349 x215

irivera@jri.org

Planned Parenthood: LGBT Services 

1-800-258-4448

1055 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215

The Triangle Program at HRI Hospital

227 Babcock Street

Brookline, MA 02446

617-390-1320

Boston Center Partial Hospital Program

14 Fordham Road Boston, MA 02134

617-783-9676


Legal Resources

GLAD (Gay & Lesbian Advocates and Defenders)

617-426-1350

gladlaw@glad.org

MA Commission against Discrimination

617-994-6000

assistanttochairman@state.ma.us