Education - Los Angeles LGBT Center

No organization offers a wider range of services for LGBT and questioning youth than the Los Angeles LGBT Center.

Whether you’re one of the thousands of LGBT young people experiencing homelessness in L.A., 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, we can help.

Be sure to check out our annual Models of Pride conference—it’s the world’s largest free conference for LGBTQ youth.


Youth Education

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Haven’t finished high school? We can help you get your GED or enroll you in our charter school. We also offer college scholarships.

The Los Angeles LGBT Center can help you achieve your education goals and are here to assist you in taking the next steps in furthering your education and achieving your dreams. The Center has partnerships with 5 Keys Charter School, Los Angeles Unified School District, UCLA, Cal State Northridge and a number of corporate partners to offer the following programs and enrichment activities:

• Charter High School – earn your high school diploma
• LAUSD Counselors – get advice, high school transcripts and counselling to get your education back on track
• Tutoring – get help on all subject areas and for all class levels
• College Tours – learn about your options for higher education by visiting campuses and talking with college and university staff
• GED and HiSet preparation – pass the national or California equivalency exam
• Graduation – join fellow students in a graduation ceremony in partnership with the City of West Hollywood
• College Counselling – learn the tricks and tactics to applying for, and getting accepted to, a college or university
• Scholarship Program – fund a portion of your college education by applying for one of our partner scholarships

Contact our education coordinators for information on any of the programs listed above using the Contact Us email button or calling 323-860-3677 or 323-860-3661. We offer short-term, limited financial assistance for some fees associated with obtaining a GED and applying for colleges. 

If you think you or your family member has a medical or psychiatric emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. Do not attempt to access emergency medical care through this contact email.

If you are an established client of the Center with a non-emergency medical question, please call 323-993-7500.

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