Los Angeles Metropolitan Area Community Resources

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ANAHEIM

CONVENTION & VISITORS CENTER

Anahaheim-OrangeCountyAnaheim/Orange County Convention and Visitors Bureau

800 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802
855-405-5020
www.AnaheimOC.org

Your Southern California adventure starts here!

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CATALINA ISLAND

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITORS CENTER

CatalinaChamberCatalina Island Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

#1 Green Pier
Avalon, CA 90704
310-510-1520
www.CatalinaChamber.com

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BUENA PARK

CONVENTION & VISITORS CENTER

California Welcome CentersThe California Welcome Center Buena Park

6601 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90622
800-541-3953
www.VisitCalifornia.com

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IRVINE

ADVOCACY

AIDS Walk OCAIDS Walk Orange County

17982 Sky Park Circle, Ste. J
Irvine, CA 92614
949-809-5700
www.OCASF.org

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LAGUNA BEACH

CONVENTION & VISITORS CENTER

VisitLagunaBeachVisit Laguna Beach

381 Forest Avenue
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
949-497-9229
www.LagunaBeachInfo.com

Laguna Beach is Southern California’s premier coastal destination, located midway between Los Angeles and San Diego.

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LONG BEACH

ADVOCACY

The Center Long Beach

2017 E. 4th Street
Long Beach, CA 90814
(562) 434-4455
www.CenterLB.org

The Center offers a wide variety of services for the LGBT community. We invite you to visit us or contact us if you have questions.

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CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

OpenDoorOpen Door Ministries

2221 Palo Verde Avenue #2G
Long Beach, CA 90815
562-925-3533
Info@OpenDoorLongBeach.org
www.OpenDoorLongBeach.org

Open Door is an open and affirming church where everyone is welcome. We are Biblically based and Christ-centered and offer our loving hearts and serving hands to all who walk through our open doors.

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StGregorysSt. Gregory’s Episcopal Church

6201 East Willow Street
Long Beach, CA 90815
562-420-1311
Info@StGregorysChurch.com
www.StGregorysChurch.com

We strive to be a welcoming spiritual home for all ages and a place where each person’s gift of ministry is received and used to the honor and glory of God and to the benefit of His children in this place and community.

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CONVENTION & VISITORS CENTER

LongBeachLong Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

301 E Ocean Blvd., Ste 1900
Long Beach, CA 90802
562-436-3645
800-452-7829

www.VisitLongBeach.com

The Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official organization for convention and tourism marketing for the City of Long Beach.

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EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

2013 Header30YearsResize960x100Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride

P.O. Box 2050
Long Beach, CA 90801
562-987-9191
www.LongBeachPride.com

To engage in and support bridge building activities that educate, encourage and celebrate LGBT inclusion and pride.

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LOS ANGELES

ADVOCACY

apla-logoAIDS Project Los Angeles

611 S. Kingley Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90005
213-201-1600
www.APLA.org

AIDS Project Los Angeles is dedicated to: improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease; reducing the incidence of HIV infection; and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy.

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Gay Asian Pacific Support Network LogoGay Asian Pacific Support Network

P.O. Box 691093
Los Angeles, CA 90069
213-368-3488
www.GAPSN.org

GAPSN is a brotherhood of gay and bisexual Asian Pacific Islander (API) men supporting and empowering each other. We create a safe space for all gay and bisexual men through our socials, raps, and political-advocacy work. We come from every Asian Pacific Islander background and represent all ages, careers, and stages of coming out. We are your brothers. We are your family.

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Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center

1625 N. Schrader Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
(323) 993-7400
www.LAGLC.org

The Center provides a broad array of services for the LGBT community. Welcoming nearly a quarter-million ethnically diverse youth and adults each year.

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CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

FoundersMCCFounders Metropolitan Community Church

4607 Prospect Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
323-669-3434
Info@MCCLA.org
www.MCCLA.org

We truly believe that God’s love is for all people.

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EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

LAPrideLos Angeles Pride

8235 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
323-969-8302
www.LAPride.org

Christopher Street West Association, Inc. is a non-profit service organization within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community, composed of volunteers committed to the goals of human rights, education, outreach, and better understanding within our community, as well as the non-LGBT community.

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CONVENTION & VISITORS CENTER

laInc_searchLargeDowntown Los Angeles Tourism Visitor Information Center

900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
213-763-3466
www.DiscoverLosAngeles.com

Stop by for free maps, visitor guides and information to get the most from your visit to Los Angeles.

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laInc_searchLargeHollywood Los Angeles Visitors Information Center

6801 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028
323-467-6412
www.DiscoverLosAngeles.com

Multilingual staffs answer visitors’ travel questions and provide directions, recommendations and public transportation information.

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NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

ADVOCACY

Acredited CollegesCollege Guide for LGBT Students

www.AccreditedColleges.com

 

The Trevor Project

Teen Suicide Hotline
The Trevor project is a national organization focused on crisis and suicide prevention efforts among the LGBTQ youth.

866-4-U-Trevor
(866) 488-7386
www.thetrevorproject.org

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITORS CENTER

NGLCCNational Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce®

729 15th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
202-234-9181
www.NGLCC.org

The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community.

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ONTARIO

CONVENTION & VISITORS CENTER

laInc_searchLargeGreater Ontario Convention & Visitors Bureau

2000 E Convention Center Way
Ontario, CA 91764
909-937-3000
www.DiscoverLosAngeles.com

Provides business and travel groups and meeting professionals with an unbiased, comprehensive resource when booking a tour, convention, meeting or event within the cities of Ontartio and Rancho Cucamonga, California, and beyond.

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OXNARD

CONVENTION & VISITORS CENTER

California Welcome CentersThe California Welcome Center Oxnard

1000 Town Center Dr.
Oxnard, CA 93036
805-988-0717
www.VisitCalifornia.com

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SANTA ANA

ADVOCACY

LGBTQCenterLogoThe Center Orange County

1605 N. Spurgeon St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 953-5428
www.thecenteroc.org

For 40 years The Center OC has been advocating on behalf of Orange County LGBT community, working to ensure its well-being through a wide variety of programs and services.

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EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Pride LogoOrange County LGBT Pride

Broadway & 4th St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
714-794-5428
www.PrideOC.com

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SANTA BARBARA

ADVOCACY

Pacific Pride Foundation

126 E. Haley Street, Ste. A-11
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
(805) 963-3636 x 103
www.PrideFoundation.org

Proudly provides services to the HIV/AIDS and LGBT communities of Santa Barbara County.  All our programs are free or low cost and offered in English and Spanish through our offices in Santa Barbara & Santa Maria.

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TORRANCE

ADVOCACY

South Bay Center

16610 Crenshaw Blvd.
Torrance, CA 90504
310-328-6550
www.SouthBayCenter.org

This LGBT Community Organization is to provide a focal point for the members of our community in the South Bay for education, social interaction, personal growth, and political power, and to foster public understanding of our community.

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CONVENTION & VISITORS CENTER

laInc_searchLargeDiscover Torrance Visitors Bureau

3400 Torrance Blvd, Ste 100
Torrance, CA 90503
310-802-7777
www.DiscoverLosAngeles.com

The beach city of Torrance is centrally located in LA’s South Bay, just 10 miles south of LAX.

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WEST HOLLYWOOD

ADVOCACY

Gay Peace Officers Association LogoGay Peace Officers Association of Southern California

P.O. Box 691183
West Hollywood, CA 90069
www.GPOASC.org

The primary purpose of the GPOA is to provide a safe and supportive forum in which LGBT officers and law enforcement professionals can tackle the many difficult challenges they face in the workplace and at home such as discrimination and coming out.

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CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS

stambroseSt. Ambrose

1281 N Fairfax Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90046
StAmbrosech@aol.com
www.St-Ambrose.com

We warmly welcome all who seek the spiritual life that the Roman Catholic faith and our community have to offer. Our Lord Jesus Christ has given us so much for which we are thankful!

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StVictorSt. Victor Catholic Church

1281 N Fairfax Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90046
StAmbrosech@aol.com
www.SaintVictor.org

St. Victor’s parish promotes Christian love, participation, and unity among its diverse members in a media intense area around the celebration and contemplation of the Eucharist.

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CONVENTION & VISITORS CENTER

WeHoVisit West Hollywood

8687 Melrose Ave, Ste M-38
West Hollywood, CA 90069
www.VisitWestHollywood.com

Official Guide to West Hollywood.

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