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Billy DeFrank Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Community Center

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Billy DeFrank Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender Community Center

Provides rap sessions, workshops, forums and information and referral for members of the lesbian and gay community.

Description:

The Community Center serves the diverse and unique human care, educational and social needs of the South Bay's lesbian, gay and bisexual community. The center service programs provide peer and professional counseling services such as the Coming Out group, Youth Support group and Twenty Something's young adult group. The center also provides information and referral for community events, jobs, housing, services and businesses. The center publishes a quarterly newsletter for its membership on services and events provided by the center. The educational programs promote physical and mental health by disseminating accurate information about AIDS, STDs, drug and alcohol abuse and recovery, and tobacco. Enhancement of self-esteem and self-knowledge is also provided through dissemination of information on the unique achievements of lesbian and gay writers, artists and philosophers, the lesbian, gay and bisexual culture and its contribution to society as a whole, and the development of political and social leadership skills within the lesbian, gay community. The social program organizes, schedules and conducts recreational classes, entertainment and community events such as dances, theatrical performances, concerts, and game nights. Formerly known as Billy DeFrank Lesbian and Gay Community Center.

Location

Public Transit:

VTA stops within 1 block. CALTRAIN stops within 2 blocks.
938 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126 37.3315012 -121.9080281 Other

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • American Sign Language
  • Tagalog

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair

Services

Fees:

Vary according to service and income. No one turned away for lack of funds. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.

Audience:

Gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgendered persons

Eligibility:

None

How to Apply:

Walk in or apply by phone or web address.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies according to service.

Service Areas:

  • Santa Clara County