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Diversity Center of Santa Cruz County

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General Agency Information
Name: Diversity Center of Santa Cruz County
Alternate Name(s): The Diversity Center
The LGBT Diversity Center
The Santa Cruz County Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center
Address: 1117 Soquel Avenue
Santa Cruz,  CA  95062
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-425-5422
Fax: 831-425-0743
Description: The Diversity Center of Santa Cruz county is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people flourish as full participants throughout our local community. Our walk-in center is a wonderful place to relax and browse our lending library of over 3000 titles with LGBT+ characters. We offer resources and information to our community through our online directory, phone call or walk-ins.

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, questioning, or any other identity as well as our allies are welcome here.
Mission: The Diversity Center Santa Cruz County is building an equitable community where LGBTQ people thrive.

Our Vision:
To have a healthy, vibrant, and diverse LGBTQ community in Santa Cruz County, free from fear, hatred, and prejudice and safe in their persons, work, and homes; with a spirit of collaborative leadership that fosters the sharing of resources, talents, and gifts with each other and with the greater community.
Facilities: Meeting facility for rent, capacity 50, call for availability.
Meetings: Fourth Tuesday of each month, 6-8pm, the Public is welcome.
Publications: LGBT, Resource Directory
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within One Block
Eligibility: Open to All
Fees: Call for Information
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Funding Source: Grants
Officials/Contact Persons
Officials: Sharon Papo
Executive Director
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Alcohol Dependency Support Groups
Alcoholism Counseling
Drug Abuse Counseling
Drug Dependency Support Groups
Gay Men
Gay/Lesbian Advocacy Groups
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Advocacy Groups
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Issues
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Parents
Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender Support Groups
Gender Identity Support Groups
Information and Referral
Library Services
Mutual Support Groups
Private Nonprofits
Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Social Clubs/Events
Speakers/Speakers Bureaus
Veteran Support Groups
This agency was last updated on May 9, 2019.