CenterLink develops strong, sustainable LGBT community centers and builds a thriving center network that creates healthy, vibrant communities. Serving over LGBTQ community centers across the country in 45 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, as well as centers in Canada, China, and Australia, CenterLink assists newly forming community centers and helps strengthen existing LGBT centers, through networking opportunities for center leaders, peer-based technical assistance and training, and a variety of capacity building services. Our efforts are based on the belief that LGBT community centers are primary change agents in the national movement working toward the liberation and empowerment of LGBT people. Learn more about CenterLink. This biennial report examines LGBT community centers' operating hours, budgets, capacity, program expenses, community outreach, policy work, physical and mental health programs, and more. See all the past reports here.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
THE PRIDE CENTER OF MARYLAND | YOUR Resource Center
Later additions were made in the following years. By the time the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center was established here in , the building had operated under a number of different names, the last being the Food and Maritime High School. The wings were designed by architect Thomas R. As a longtime hub for LGBT residents in the New York metropolitan area, the Center has served as a vital meeting place for over diverse community groups. A year later, they worked with Dr.
LGBT Community Center
In its first year, 60 groups met regularly at the center. Today more than groups call the center home. Programs produced by the center include Center Wellness, an Adult Services Department working with people with AIDS, struggling with substance abuse issues, mental health challenges and much more; Youth Services, an activities-based program for LGBT youth; Center Cultural Programs, presenting established and emerging artists, writers, and activitist to the community; Center Families, the Center's family project.
An LGBT community centre American spelling : LGBT community center , or pride center , is a building which hosts services for non-heterosexual youth, seniors, adult men and women, and trans individuals, as well as an organization which owns and maintains such a building on a non-profit, non-political basis. A number of LGBT community centers are youth-centric "drop-in" establishments, allowing usage or participation by young people aged 30 or lower. LGBT community centers are often the most visible LGBT institutions in high-density municipal areas where gay villages are not in effective establishment e. In a few countries, LGBT community centers and their operators have federated into voluntary organizations for coordination purposes, i. Category:LGBT culture.