resources » LGBT Community Centers

Organizations dedicated to building healthy communities.

Cascades Rainbow Community Center
This is an up-and-coming resource center serving the LGBT community in Skagit County.  It hosts weekly social/support meetings in Mount Vernon, offers a fabulous lending library, and brings LGBT-related events to the northwest Washington area.

This is the place to find out what's going on in the HBT (homosexual, bisexual, transgender/sexual) community in and around Port Townsend and the Eastern Olympic Peninsula.

Inland Northwest LGBT Center (Spokane)
(509) 489-1914
Building a vibrant LGBTQ community through collaborative programs promoting education, advocacy and wellness.

Oasis Youth Center in Tacoma, WA
(253) 671-2838
Oasis strives to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (GLBTQ) youth by providing activities, programs and services that support and empower youth, create healthy community, provide essential resources, promote cultural diversity and advocate for civil rights.

Quest Youth Center - Kennewick, WA
Formerly Vista Youth Center, Quest is the new LGBTQ youth center in Kennewick, the only center open and serving youth from the Mid-Columbia and surrounding areas.Quest seeks to educate, empower, advocate for, and build community for LGBTQ youth and young adults in the Mid-Columbia Basin of Washington state. They provide peer support, tutoring, and family-themed activities for those aged 14-30. 

Seattle Gay Scene
An LGBT community events calendar for the Seattle area.

Stonewall Youth Center, in Olympia, WA
Stonewall Youth is an organization of youth, activists, and allies that empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQQIA) youth to speak for themselves, educate their communities, and support each other. We offer a confidential safe space for queer and questioning youth by hosting regular support group meetings and a place to find supportive friends. 

The Rainbow Center (Olympia)
A virtual community center for Olympia and surrounding communities, serving the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and allied people.

Tacoma Rainbow Center
(253) 383-2318
The Rainbow Center's mission is to eliminate discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity by providing education, resources, information and opportunities for empowerment to individuals and organization with the south Puget Sound area.