Welcome to The Center

Serving the LGBTQ+ Community of Southern Nevada

The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada, a community-based organization, supports and promotes activities directed at furthering the well-being, positive image, and human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, asexual, two-spirit, and queer community, its allies, and low to moderate income residents in Southern Nevada.

99. Victim Resource Guide

Victim Resource Guide

Covid 19 Feature Teaser

COVID-19 Resouce Guide

The Online Center Feature Teaser

The Online Center

CAN Advocate Resource Center Feature Teaser

CAN Advocate Resource Center

Proud Together 2020

Proud Together 2020

Meet Vanessa

Meet Vanessa

Meet Jeffrey

Meet Jeffrey

Arlene Cooper Community Health Center

Arlene Cooper Community Health Center

Today at The Center

2020-10-19 - Affirmations

Affirmations: LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Counseling

Community Counseling Center provides mental health and substance use counseling for all LGBTQIA+ identified people, their family, loved ones, and allies, with respect, support, and validation for personal identity. Call to set up appointments at 702-369-8700.
Monday, October 19th
2020-10-19 - David R. Parks Lending Library

David R. Parks Lending Library

Named by the community in honor of Nevada State Senator David Parks, our LGBTQIA+ focused lending library offers more than 4,000 books and hundreds of DVDs to borrow at no charge for two weeks.
Monday, October 19th
2020-10-19 - 12-Step: Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)

12-Step: Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA)

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (S.L.A.A.) is a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition-oriented fellowship based on the model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous
Monday, October 19th
2020-10-19 - Crystal Meth Anonymous

Crystal Meth Anonymous

Crystal Meth Anonymous is open to all genders and sexual orientations
Monday, October 19th
2020-10-19 - Bi/Pansexual Discussion Group

Bi/Pansexual Discussion Group

A space for bi-sexual and pansexual people to discuss topics of coming out, representation in the media, agency, erasure, isolation, gender dynamics & paradigms, and the nature of gendered attractions and more!
Monday, October 19th
2020-10-20 - Name and Gender Marker Change Workshop

Name and Gender Marker Change Workshop

Assistance filling out applications for name and gender marker changes for gender identity!
Monday, October 19th
2020-10-20 - Affirmations

Affirmations: LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Counseling

Community Counseling Center provides mental health and substance use counseling for all LGBTQIA+ identified people, their family, loved ones, and allies, with respect, support, and validation for personal identity. Call to set up appointments at 702-369-8700.
Tuesday, October 20th
2020-10-20 - David R. Parks Lending Library

David R. Parks Lending Library

Named by the community in honor of Nevada State Senator David Parks, our LGBTQIA+ focused lending library offers more than 4,000 books and hundreds of DVDs to borrow at no charge for two weeks.
Tuesday, October 20th
2020-10-20 - Medicaid & SNAP Sign up

Medicaid & SNAP Sign up

Assistance with applications for Medicaid and food assistance from Olive Crest
Tuesday, October 20th
2020-10-20 - Virtual Tutoring: K-12 and Undergrad

Virtual Tutoring: K-12 and Undergrad

@thecenterlv & @qvolutionlv are providing on-line tutoring while our center is closed during this time. Continuity in the face of uncertainty eases anxiety. No matter what your academic goals are, we can help!
Tuesday, October 20th

Center Resource Guides

01. CAN Advocate Resource Guide
02. Crisis Resource Guide
03. COVID-19 Resource Guide
04. Victim Resource Guide
99. Cultural Diversity Guide
99. Family Resource Guide
99. HIV / AIDS Resource Guide
99. Men's Resource Guide
99. Military and Veteran Resource Guide
99. Personal Relationships
99. Seniors Resource Guide
99. Trans & Gender Diversity Resource Guide
99. Women's Resource Guide
99. Youth Resource Guide

Support The Center

Volunteer

The Center relies on the generous dedication of its volunteers to help us provide free and low-cost services to our community.

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Donate

We rely on generous contributions from supporters like you to maintain our free to no-cost community programming.

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Sponsor

Corporate sponsorships help us provide much-needed programs and services to the LGBTQ community in Southern Nevada.

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Center Hours

Open Mon - Fri, 10AM-7PM

Contact Us

Jolt Coffee Co. Hours

Open Mon - Fri, 8AM-6PM & Sat 8AM-3PM

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Health Clinic Hours

Open Mon-Thur 1PM-6PM

Free Testing

Location

We are located at 401 S. Maryland Parkway

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Center News

Petzing Perseverance Scholarship

Petzing Perseverance Scholarship

A scholarship program fro LGBTQIA+ and allied people who are pursuing a career in healthcare or social services wanting to work specifically helping the LGBTDIA+ community

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LGBTQ+ Scholarship resources by BestColleges.com and CampusPride.org

LGBTQ+ Scholarship resources by BestColleges.com and CampusPride.org

In honor of Pride Month, our team at BestColleges.com partnered with CampusPride.org to share resources that will benefit students who identify as LGBTQ+. Our Pride Month Series deep dives into the best colleges for LGBTQ+ students, scholarships, COVID-19 resources, and safety tips.

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The Center Statement on Historic SCOTUS Ruling

The Center Statement on Historic SCOTUS Ruling

Today, the highest court in the land delivered a landmark ruling in favor of civil rights for all. In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court of the

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The Center Responds to Trump Administration Rollbacks

The Center Responds to Trump Administration Rollbacks

Yesterday, the Dept of Health and Human Services under the Trump administration revised a rule illuminating protections against healthcare discrimination based on gender identity

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The LGBTQ Center Re-opening Guidelines

The LGBTQ Center Re-opening Guidelines

The LGBTQ Community Center of Southern Nevada is announcing our reopening tomorrow, June 8th. Our operating hours for programming will be 10:00 – 7:00 PM, with limited hours on Saturday from 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The Wellness Clinic will reopen on June 29th, and we will make announcements regarding its safe reopening as the day draws closer. We have been preparing for opening The Center in a manner that ensures the safety of our community, volunteers, and staff. The entire staff met Friday to make final preparations for opening and we are excited to see everyone as we work together to maintain the safety of our community.

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A message from The Center: Mourning George Floyd

A message from The Center: Mourning George Floyd

The Center will remain a place of safety, welcoming, and empowerment for everyone who is marginalized and victim to those who hate us for our sexual orientation, gender identity, or the color of one’s skin. We proudly stand with the Black Lives Matter movement in our outrage, our support, and our demand that the institutions of our country that allow for privilege, supremacy. racism, homophobia, transphobia, and violence toward anyone simply for who they are, be confronted openly and honestly so that real change can begin.

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Cox awards $35,000 in diversity scholarships to 10 graduating seniors

Cox awards $35,000 in diversity scholarships to 10 graduating seniors

Cox Las Vegas has distributed $35,000 in diversity scholarships to 10 college-bound, high school seniors as part of its annual Cox Diversity Scholarship program in partnership with the Public Education Foundation and Southern Nevada-based diverse organizations.

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The LGBTQ+ Center of Southern Nevada Announces New 24/7 Victim Hotline

The LGBTQ+ Center of Southern Nevada Announces New 24/7 Victim Hotline

The LGBTQ+ Community Center of Southern Nevada (The Center) announces the release of its new Center Advocacy Network 24/7 Victim Hotline, a resource for all victims of crime. Staffed 24/7 with an army of CAN trained and certified volunteer advocates, the hotline assists victims of crime in obtaining resources and services. 

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The Center Celebrates 7 Years at the Robert L. Forbuss Building

The Center Celebrates 7 Years at the Robert L. Forbuss Building

Today, The LGBTQ Community Center of Southern Nevada (The Center) celebrates seven years since the doors opened to the Robert L Forbuss Building, a safe and affirming place for LGBTQ individuals and families to gather and build community.

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Census Day is April 1st! Get counted. LGBTQ People matter!

Census Day is April 1st! Get counted. LGBTQ People matter!

The most important thing is that you complete the Census so that Nevada will get our fair share of resources to build better lives and for the people who live here. Your community is counting on you, so be counted!  

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How to Use Zoom Meeting and Video Conferencing

In this video, learn how to use Zoom in 2020 for both meetings and video conferencing.

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The Center Joins Delivering with Dignity to Provide Meal Delivery

The Delivering With Dignity service is intended for people struggling financially on a daily basis and who are most at risk according to U.S. Center for Disease Control guidelines for contracting coronavirus if they leave their homes.

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Census 2020

Census 2020

The Census is under way and is an important part of funding for programs at The Center. Completing the online census is fast and east.

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Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance during the pandemic.

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Food Pantry & Basic Needs

Food Pantry & Basic Needs

Food Pantry & Basic Needs in Southern Nevada

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The Center Announces Grand Re-Opening of the LGBTQ Safety Dorm

The Center Announces Grand Re-Opening of the LGBTQ Safety Dorm

The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada and The Human Rights Campaign, The Salvation Army will re-open its LGBTQ Safety Dorm at The Salvation Army West Owens Avenue Campus, Building 47, North Las Vegas, NV 89030 on Wednesday, February 5th at 10 am.

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Las Vegas LGBTQ Center Supports GLAAD by "Going Purple" on #SpiritDay

Each year on Spirit Day, millions go purple to support LGBTQ youth. Add your name below to take the pledge against bullying.

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Chasten Buttigieg Visits The LGBTQ Center in Las Vegas

Chasten Buttigieg Visits The LGBTQ Center in Las Vegas

While visiting Las Vegas, Chasten Buttigieg scheduled a visit at The Center where he was greeted by Board President Joe Oddo, Jr, and Executive Director John Waldron. 

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The Center Introduces Iconorarium

The Center Introduces Iconorarium

The Center is proud to announce a new multi year agreement with Iconic Nightclub where we will host an adjacent party while the Honorarium is occurring! This is the FIRST time we have ever done anything like this, but you spoke and we listened!

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Homophobic Slur Mars Center Entrance

Homophobic Slur Mars Center Entrance

On the morning of September 5, 2019, an individual approached the entrance of The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada and spray-painted a homophobic slur on the glass doors.

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Cox

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IRSCDE

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Kraft Sussman Funeral Services

Kraft Sussman Funeral Services

Lambda Business Assocation

Lambda Business Assocation

Las Vegas Pride

Las Vegas Pride

Las Vegas Prime Timers

Las Vegas Prime Timers

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal

MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International

NGRA

NGRA

QLife

QLife

Shulman Family Foundation

Shulman Family Foundation

Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

The Valley Heatlh System

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Wynn Las Vegas

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