Gay Desert Hot Springs

Meet The LGBTQ Center Of Riverside County, California

Posted on June 25, 2022

Our Vision

To guide and support the local LGBTQ+ community and its allies. To help them become who they aspire to be. To achieve their goals with courage and pride. To form friendships and connections with members of the community through different programs that will inspire them to be the best they can be. To be free. To love all and be loved by all.

LGBTQ+ Resources at a Glance

A Distinct Identity

We have created this page to help you more easily find resources. We will continue to update this page as we get new resources and information. Please reach out to us if you have any resources that we can add to help our community. Also let us know if any of these resources are not helpful. We care and we stand together.

LGBTQ+ Support Riverside County

Free Peer Chat Website – Take My Hand: 

RUHS- Behavioral Health Consumer Affairs: 

       Phone: 951-955-7161

The Trevor Project:

       Phone: 866-488-7386

Trans Lifeline:

       Phone: 877-565-8860


       Phone: 951-888-1346

Riverside County Transgender Health and Wellness (report)

UCR LGBT Resource center:

Family Support

Riverside PFLAG:

Temecula PFLAG:

Palm Springs PFLAG:

TransFamily Support Group:

HIV Services


Desert AIDS Project:

Foothill AIDS Project:

Bienestar community-based social services organization based in the Greater Los Angeles area. Servicing Latino/LGBTQ.

     Phone: 866-590-6411


STD Testing and Prevention in Riverside

Medical Services

Borrego Health:

Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP):

     Phone: 800-440-4347


RUHS-Medical: Transgender Services

     Phone: 951-486-4000

Youth Services

Rainbow Pride Youth Alliance:

Safeschools desert Cities:

Operation Safe House “Emergency Youth Housing” 24/7

     Phone: 951-351-4418

Cup of Happy Operation Safehouse:

Stepping Stones –Youth Resource & Support Center Western Region 

      Phone: 951-955-9800 

The Arena – Youth Mid County Resource & Support Center  

      Phone: 951-940-6755

Desert FLOW – Youth Resource & Support Center Desert Region

       Phone: 760-863-7970

Intelligent Higher Education  Resource

LGBT Centers of Southern California

The Center Riverside:

             Phone: 951-364-3305

The Center Palm Springs:

            Phone: 760-416-7790


The Center Orange County:

             Phone: 714-953-5428

The Center San Diego:

            Phone: 619-692-2077

Los Angeles LGBT Center:

            Phone: 323-993-7400

Long Beach LGBT:

            Phone: 562-434-4455

National Resources & Information



Straight for Equality-



The Trevor Project:

Trans Lifeline:


TSER – Trans Student Educational Resources:

Equality California:

Transgender Law center:

Human Rights Campaign:

Planned Parenthood: