History

The Center’s Programs & Milestones

LGBT History

2021
2021

New Website

The Center launches a new website that is user-friendly, easy to navigate, and more intentionally showcases specific programs targeted to our LGBTQ community.

2021

Black Services at The Center

Black Services at The Center

Black Services at The Center is established to provide dynamic programming and direct services for San Diego’s Black LGBTQ community.

2021

Updates to Sunburst Youth Housing Project

The Sunburst Youth Housing Project, that also houses Safe S.T.A.Y. an overnight emergency housing program for LGBTQ youth, received much needed renovations including new windows, cool-flat roof system, exterior patching and paint.

2021

Updates to The Center’s main facility

Updates to The Center’s main facility

During The Center’s closure due to the pandemic, the main facility at 3909 Centre Street received upgrades including new floors, new lighting, a new welcome desk and lobby area, renovated restrooms, a new Sexual Health & Wellness Lounge, new community meeting rooms, and improvements to the sound system in the historic auditorium, as well as a new HVAC system to provide the cleanest air possible to our community.

2022
2022

New STI Screening Services

New STI Screening Services

The Center announces new STI screening services to complement our BeTheGeneration Sexual Health and Wellness program. The Center now offers chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis screenings as well as HIV and Hepatitis C testing.

2022

The Center’s Open House

The Center’s Open House

The Center hosts an Open House in May to welcome the community back to The Center once COVID vaccines and boosters are available to the public. The Open House brings over 400 community members to learn about The Center’s programs and services.

2022

The Center purchases a new building for Hillcrest Youth Center

The Center purchases a new building for Hillcrest Youth Center

The Center purchases its first building in 16 years to become the new home of the Hillcrest Youth Center.

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