8/1/22 Clinical Department Update
We are not currently taking clients, including transfer of care. Our clinical waitlist is temporarily closed as of January 31, 2022. Please go to our Clinical page to stay updated.
Rainbow Community Center builds community, equity, & well-being among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning & Intersex (LGBTQIA+) people & our allies.
Since 1995, we have been offering support & social opportunities to the LGBTQIA+ community & its allies.
Community Mental Health Services
We provide outpatient mental health services, specifically serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & questioning LGBTQIA+ communities.
A reminder that we are not taking clients at the moment, including transfer of care. Our waitlist is also currently full.
Supporting a positive self-identity for all LGBTQIA+ youth & young adults ages 11-25.
Addressing internalized homophobia, promoting resilience, & helping youth decide when & how to more safely & bravely disclose their gender identities & sexual orientation through:
virtual drop-in spaces
HIV Education & Prevention Programs
Older Adult Programs
Provides a safe space for LGBTQIA+ older adults to gather, socialize, & create a supportive community. Our seniors are more likely than their straight & cisgender peers to be isolated. We aim to increase support, help address internalized homophobia & shame, & ensure access to a supportive network of peers.
Support & Social Groups
Our social and support groups include both professional & community peer-led sessions & activity groups for people with diverse identities increasing the sense of community amongst the LGBTQIA+ population & decreased isolation.
Living with HIV Support Group
Parents/Guardians of Transgender & Gender-Nonconforming Children
Partners of Trans Folks
Rainbow Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers
Senior Zoom Lunch
Women of the Rainbow
Contact each groups’ designated individual listed in our Happenings page here.
SOGIE Handbook FREE Download Now Available!
Open source, free, and downloadable, SOGIE Handbook written by Rainbow's Executive Director! Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, & Expression Affirming Approach and Expansive Practices for anyone who connects with anyone and wants a helpful tool. Funded by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) & supported by the New York State Department of Health and Cornell University.