About Us


Center History Timeline - updated

Founded in 1975, The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland is a leading nonprofit organization that empowers Northeast Ohio’s LGBTQ community through advocacy, education, collaboration, and celebration.


  • The heart of the region’s LGBTQ community, The Center is a one-stop hub that provides opportunities and resources for everyone it serves.


  • The Center’s facility is a welcoming and visible space that brings the community together for resources, support, connections and programming. The Center serves as the public face and advocate for the LGBTQ community.


  • Through leadership within the community, cultural competency training outside the community, media representation, and collaborations, the organization aims to improve every Northeast Ohio resident’s quality of life


  • In addition, The Center has the important role of social connector, hosting year-round gatherings, public events, and cultural programs that unite, honor, and celebrate the LGBTQ community.

Our Mission

To enrich the lives of the diverse LGBTQ+ community through advocacy, support, education, and celebration.

Our Vision

The LGBTQ+ community is embraced and celebrated as an integral part of the thriving Northeast Ohio region.

Our Values


We strive for excellence in programming and all aspects of our work.


We are committed to being welcoming to all people.


We will conduct all aspects of our business with compassion and integrity


We will be proactive in addressing community needs within our mission.


We believe partnerships and collaboration with community stakeholders enable us to enhance our work for constituents.

** The Center is an equal-opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expressions, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

6705 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

(216) 651-5428

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 8 PM
Saturday: Closed (4th Saturday 10 AM - 2PM)



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