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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.



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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

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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.


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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.



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


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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. Kickback

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

  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.

Support & Social Groups

Rainbow In The News

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

SOGIE Handbook FREE Download Available

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Open source, free, and downloadable, SOGIE Handbook written by Rainbow's former 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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