A safe space “drop-in” center for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender individuals under the age of 30, who are looking for a place where they feel a sense of belonging at times when they are most vulnerable to community discrimination and alienation.
The Mission Statement of the Gathering Center:
“Striving to empower the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities, by providing a safe space to educate individuals through fun social events and community activities that encourage safe sex, build self-esteem and support individuals to reach their goals.”
The Gathering Center staff believe that by providing a space where youth can come together either as an individual or a group and discuss life issues, in turn will give them the necessary tools to be empowered. The space provides support for life skills development by offering a computer lab, resource area, and various workshops. Fun and social activities provided weekly include; Movie Night, Karaoke, Kickball Tournaments, Spades Night and many other daily activities.
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 12:00p-8:00pm Telephone: 407-532-0070