The Pacific Center


Gay Community Center Working With The LGBT Community, Providing Mental Health & Wellness Services, Counseling & Peer Groups We are a distribution SPOT for Pink Spots, pick up your new LGBTQ Neighborhood Guide here! About Us: Mission Pacific Center for Human Growth fosters and enhances the well-being and self respect of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer youth, seniors, and adults through the delivery of LGBTQ competent mental health and wellness services, and through the cultivation of a strong community of LGBTQ-proficient mental health care professionals. Programs Licensed mental health services for approximately 450 people annually Accredited training for graduate-level student intern therapists Mental health support programs for HIV+ men living in Alameda County Youth services, including a youth-led speaker’s bureau (reaching over 700 students and teachers annually) and a safe-space drop-in program weekdays (serving 50+ youth) 12-15 peer support groups that are volunteer-led, with over 300 participant Organizational Background Founded in 1973, Pacific Center for Human Growth is the oldest LGBTQ center in the Bay Area, the third oldest in the nation and operates the only sliding scale mental health clinic for LGBTQ people and their families in Alameda County. Utilizing over 100 volunteers (board of directors, clinical supervisors and trainers, peer group facilitators, clinical interns, front desk and event volunteers), Pacific Center provides direct services for the Alameda County and greater East Bay LGBTQ communities. We currently serve over 3,000 people a year. Pacific Center is volunteer-driven with eight part-time staff members. Show Your Pride, Let Us Know You Found Us Through Pink Spots Gay & Lesbian (LGBTQ) Community Center


2712 Telegraph Avenue
Berkeley, California 94705

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Business Hours: Mon – Fri: 10am – 9pm Sat: 10am – 4pm Sun: Closed Community Drop-in & Library Hours: Mon – Fri: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sat: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sun: Closed


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Berkeley, CA
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I volunteered for the Pacific Center, and they were really great. They trained me, remembered me (though they have a lot of volunteers!), gave me a lot of opportunities, and overall were really nice. :)

August 2015

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