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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.

We provide outpatient mental health services, specifically serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & questioning LGBTQIA+ communities.

 

​Call the Confidential Intake Line at 925-692-2056.

Visit our page for the latest monthly updates.

LGBTQIA+ youth ages 12 - 24 years old experiencing houselessness, have been victims of violence, & are in crisis.

 

e: dana@rainbowcc.org

p: 925-692-0090 X704

Currently operating as our “Supply Train Home Delivery” Program.

 

e: cristina@rainbowcc.org

p: 925-692-0090 X708

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:

  • programming

  • mentoring

  • social activities

  • virtual drop-in spaces

e:youthprogram@rainbowcc.org

p: 925-692-0090 X1

Consists of various types of outreach including:

  • social media promotion

  • HIV+ support groups

  • social groups

  • special events that have a focus on male identified people of color & Spanish speaking communities in Contra Costa County.

e: jorge@rainbowcc.org

p: 925-692-0090 X714

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.

 

e: christopher@rainbowcc.org

p: 925-692-0090 X713

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Responsive, interactive, hands on, minds on, hearts on learning experiences for all environments to grow LGBTQIA+ understanding, practices, & fluency.

e: laura@rainbowcc.org

p: 925-692-0090 X6

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.  

  1. Amigos

  2. Gender Voice

  3. Living with HIV Support Group

  4. Mocha

  5. Parents/Guardians of Transgender & Gender-Nonconforming Children

  6. *Queer Magick*

  7. Senior Zoom Lunch

  8. Social Guyzing

  9. Women of the Rainbow

  10. Youth Group

Contact each groups’ designated individual listed at the bottom of the Happenings page here.

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Support & Social Groups
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Rainbow In The News

Share the Spirit: Rainbow Community Center is a lifeline for East Bay LGBTQIA+ youth seeking acceptance for who they are

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Rainbow In The News

All the Colors of the Rainbow:

The best gift you can give your kid is acceptance

SOGIE Handbook FREE Download Now Available!

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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.

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