Whether you’re one of the thousands of LGBTQ+ young people experiencing homelessness in LA, you’re looking for an adult mentor, you’re not feeling safe at school, or you just want a fun and welcoming space to connect with others your age, your Center is here to help.
No organization serves more LGBTQ+ people in need of housing services than the Los Angeles LGBT Center.
The Youth Center offers services for LGBTQ+ youth—from housing navigation to mental health support.
Lifeworks Mentorship Program
LifeWorks gives youth the opportunity to match with an adult who will support them in their personal development.
We offer a space for LGBTQ+ young people to engage in career awareness, exploration, and preparation.
Foster Youth Services (RISE)
RISE is one of the leading LGBTQ+ programs addressing the disproportionate outcomes for youth in systems of care.
Our education program is a safe space for youth ages 18-24 to pursue their educational goals at all levels.
Nicole Richie Surprises Our Youth Fashion Show!
Nicole Richie joins a fashion show held at the Youth Center.
Nicole Richie takes the runway.
Lisa Phillips, Director of Youth Services, chats with Nicole in our Youth Academy.
Lisa Phillips of the Center and Nicole Richie.