LGBT Center of Raleigh

324 South Harrington Street - Raleigh NC 27603 - 919-832-4484

Youth Programs

The Youth Initiative works to support, engage and empower LGBTQ+ youth in North Carolina.

The youth leadership team is made up of a partnership of youth leaders and adult volunteers who work to support the youth's organizing efforts. This allows the programs to be youth led while providing the support and encouragement for the programs to reach more youth in our growing service area. At this time we have a local presence for our on going events, but a statewide reach with our online and annual leadership camp. 

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Our Newest Program: TpartE

 

THE YOUTH LEADERSHIP TEAM

APPLY FOR THE 2016-2017 LEADERSHIP TEAM HERE: http://goo.gl/forms/IW3EszDE02 The application deadline is April 16, 2016.

Our Youth programs are coordinated by our Youth Leadership Team that is made up of youth in the Triangle Region that make all programming decisions and coordinate the programs in partnership with our adult volunteers. 

We are now recruiting adult volunteers to assist the programs as team advisors and event volunteers. For more information contact our Youth Programs Manager and Youth chair by clicking here

 OUTREACH

We are currently collecting contact information for Counselors, GSA leaders and advisors to update you on new resources available as our programming continues to develop and other area opportunities continue to come available. Please contact our Communications Chair by clicking here to get more information. 

YOUTH RESOURCES

The Trevor Project: Call 866-488-7386 or go to www.thetrevorproject.org

Hopeline: A 24 Hour Youth Crisis Line 919-231-4525

LGBT Friendly Emergency Youth Housing: Haven House Services www.havenhousenc.org; Raleigh-Wrenn House 919-832-7866

FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF THE LGBTQ YOUTH NEEDING SUPPORT:

Triangle PFLAG: The Triangle Chapter of Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) has been a great resource in the region for many years. Find out more at: www.pflagtriangle.org.

The Triangle PFLAG has 2 meetings a month:

  • DURHAM: 1st Thursdays at 7:30 pm at Pilgrim UCC at 3011 Academy Road, Durham, NC
  • RALEIGH: 3rd Wednesdays at 7:30 pm at Community UCC at 814 Dixie Trail Drive, Raleigh, NC 

Upcoming Events

Feb
26
Raleigh LGBT Wedding Expo
12:30pm - 3:30pm
Feb
27
HIV/STI Testing
6pm - 7:45pm
Mar
01
Mar
02
SAGE Raleigh Lunch
11:30am - 1pm
Mar
02
HIV/STI Testing
6pm - 7:45pm
Mar
03
Durham LGBT Game Night
7:30pm - 11pm
Mar
04
Mar
04
Mar
04
Center OpenMic
7pm - 10pm

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Center Hours:
Mon-Fri noon to 8 pm
Sat & Sun noon to 6 pm
Mon & Thur HIV/STD Testing 6 to 7:45 pm

Help Lines

Do you need help NOW?

 

The Trevor Project  blockbullets 866-488-7386
Suicide Prevention Lifeline blockbullets 800-273-8255

Wrenn House/Haven House Crisis Line

  • 919-832-7866

InterAct of Wake County

  • Domestic Violence - 919-828-7740
  • Sexual Assault - 919-828-3005