Los Angeles LGBT Center
Los Angeles LGBT Center

Be safe. Be welcome. Be yourself.

If you’re one of the thousands of homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning young people (ages 12 – 24) without a home, the Los Angeles LGBT Center's Youth Center on Highland can help. 

Services include:

•  Housing  •  Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks
•  Showers  •  Clothing and laundry services

•  Education Program  •  HIV testing and counseling
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 Employment program  •  Computer lab
• 
 Housing referrals  •  Recreational activities
• 
 Art/music groups  •  Counseling and support groups


Meal Schedule:

Breakfast - 8:30 a.m.
Lunch - 12:30 p.m. weekdays/1 p.m. weekends
Dinner - 4:45 p.m. weekdays only


Clothing
Two times a day, we open up our closet to offer you new underwear and socks and gently used other clothing donated by our supporters and/or purchased by the Center.

Laundry Services
First thing in the morning, you’re welcome to wash your clothes in our laundry room for free, with detergent provided.

Showers
Our shower facilities offer everything you need to freshen up, including: shampoo, conditioner, body wash and towels.

Support Groups
We offer daily support groups cover to address the diverse needs of LGBT young people.

DVD Day Room
When you just need to take a break, you can enjoy watching a movie or TV show in our day room.

Lending Library
We have a library with an eclectic selection of books that you can borrow or keep.

Computer & FREE Internet Access
Use our computers for high-speed Internet to check your e-mail, look for a job and look up local hangouts.

Dance Room
Bring your CDs and express yourself in our dance room, where you can dance alone or choreograph something with your friends.

Arts & Crafts
If you like to draw, paint, and create, you’ll find the art supplies you need in the art room. Once a week, an art instructor teaches a new art project.