The Center provides a safe and confidential environment for LGBTQ+ youth, families, and allies. Programs at the Center are diverse and include support groups, special art offerings, mentoring programs, Pride Café, community service, health initiative classes, parent workshops, financial literacy, tutoring, and career exploration.
The Center is located on the main level of The Estle Center, 1030 5th Avenue SE.
The Center is open, with strict guidelines in place to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Get involved with the Center by volunteering. Support and guide youth at the LGBTQ Youth Center with one-on-one companionship or facilitated group activities.
We thank the following businesses and organizations for their outreach and support:
Matt Van Maanen
We’re here to help.
If you (or someone with you) are experiencing a medical emergency, or are in danger, call 911 immediately.
If you are experiencing a mental health crisis or feeling suicidal, call or text 988 immediately.
Your Life Iowa: (Facilitated by Foundation 2)
Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: