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Counseling

Counseling

The Center offers a wide range of counseling services through its Behavioral Health Services programs. Services include individual, couple/family, and group counseling. Counseling services are also available for gender transitioning, same-sex relationship violence and those who are HIV/AIDS infected or affected.

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Latino Services

Latino Services

Latino/a Services offers a wide variety of culturally and linguistically appropriate services, ranging from case management to social activities to Mi Familia, which provides family support in Spanish-speaking groups.

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Senior Services

Senior Services

The Center’s Senior Services and our “50 and Better Club” strive to create a safe place for those 50 and up to access important resources and referrals related to health care, social services and other community activities.

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Youth Services

Youth Services

The Center offers a wide variety of services and resources for youth, including the Hillcrest Youth Center for LGBT youth and allies ages 14-18, and Sunburst Youth Housing Project for homeless youth ages 18-23.

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HIV Services

HIV Services

HIV-positive individuals, couples and families are welcome at all Center programs and activities. In addition, The Center has services specifically designed for the HIV/AIDS community.

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Family Services

Family Services

Family Matters serves approximately 400 LGBT parents and their children (of all ages) each month. It offers support and educational opportunities for parents and prospective parents, as well as playgroups and social opportunities for families throughout San Diego County.

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Transgender Services

Transgender Services

Discussion groups, advocacy, referrals, social events, workshops and more.

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Counseling

Counseling

Latino Services

Latino Services

Senior Services

Senior Services

Youth Services

Youth Services

HIV Services

HIV Services

Family Services

Family Services

Transgender Services

Transgender Services

What is the San Diego LGBT Community Center?

The San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center, Inc., (d.b.a., The Center) is the nation's second oldest and one of the largest LGBT community centers. Functioning as the LGBT community's anchor organization, The Center is led by a 15-member board of directors, employs more than 50 paid staff and utilizes more than 1000 community volunteers to achieve its twin goals of promoting LGBT health and human rights. The Center provides direct program services to the many different facets of the LGBT community, including men, women, youth, seniors, families, LGBT Latino community members and their families, and those living with HIV. Last year The Center provided more than 73,000 direct service visits to San Diego community members, and through its events, activities and advocacy, touched the lives of thousands more.

¿Que es el Centro Communitario LGBT de San Diego?

El centro comunitario lesbico, gay, bisexual, y transgenero de San Diego, Inc, “The Center” es uno de los mas grandes y mas antiguos centro comunitario LGBT de la nación. Funcionando como organización pilar para la comunidad LGBT, The Center esta dirigido por una junta directiva compuesta por quince miembros. The Center emplea a mas de 50 empleados y utiliza mas de mil voluntarias para alcanzar ambas metas que son promover la salud y bien estar de los miembros LGBT asi como los derechos humanos de estos. The Center provee servicios a diferentes miembros de la communidad LGBT incluyendo, hombres, mujeres, jovenes, ancianos, familias, comunidad Latina/o y sus familiares y aquellas paersonas viviendo con el VIH. El año pasado mas de 61,000 miembros de la comunidad aprovecharon los servicios del centro y atraves de sus eventos, actividades, y apoyo, hacienda la diferencia en la vida de muchas miles mas.

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San Diego LGBT Community Center Leadership Transition & Search Plan

Phase One of the Leadership Transition Plan for the San Diego LGBT Community Center is now completed, including the community input opportunities. More than 200 community members participated and provided feedback regarding what skills, qualities and characteristics they would like the board to consider in the search for the next executive director of the San Diego LGBT Community Center. Feedback was offered by community members, clients, donors, partner organizations, former board members, volunteers and staff members in 1:1 phone interviews, small groups, and surveys.

The Board of Directors, Search Committee and the Search Consultant have created the Final Position Description and Qualifications for the search. With Phase one now complete, Phase Two: Recruitment begins. Recruitment is now open. All applications, inquiries, questions should be sent to mccormackkristel.com.

The Center's updated Leadership Transition Plan can be found here.


Upcoming Events

Sunday, February 18, 2018, Tantrums & Tiaras

Tantrums & Tiaras: Battle of the Bar Queens is an event like no other. What can you expect to see? A high-quality spoof of beauty pageants, of course, complete with a “talent” showcase. Local companies sponsor contestants, none of whom have any experience, as they compete to be crowned the next community Queen! In collaboration with Mo's Universe, you can expect an evening of wigs, glitter and hilarity, all for a great cause! Join the fun and cheer for your favorites. For tickets and more information, visit http://events.thecentersd.org/tantrumst.