The Diversity Center is dedicated to building a diverse community, promoting health and well being, and advancing social justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, and questioning individuals and their allies in Santa Cruz County. Our vision is a healthy, vibrant, and diverse LGBTTIQ community in Santa Cruz County that is free from fear, hatred, and prejudice and safe in their persons, work, and their homes ; with a spirit of collaborative leadership that fosters the sharing of resources, talents, and gifts with each other and with the greater Santa Cruz Community See the map to our center for directions. Serving the Santa Cruz county Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Questioning Community of Santa Cruz County. We serve our community in various ways. First of all, we provide safe space for visitors. Each week, many visitors come through our door. Everyone who enters is welcome, treated with respect, and assisted in the best way possible by one of our dedicated volunteer hosts. Visitors utilize our lending library of over 2000 titles, watch videos, or relax in our garden area and socialize with others. They come for friendship, safety, support, referral, our lending and resource library, cyber center, or in-house sponsored activities and events. We are open in the afternoons six days a week and almost every night special meetings are scheduled. See the schedule for open hours and activities held at the center. Our center hosts field numerous phone calls seeking business and service referrals as well as center activity information. We also field many calls and visits from people looking for a job, living quarters, health information, and professional services referrals. By having a place The Diversity Center provides services to our community members in the best way possible. If you are new in town, coming out, questioning or out and about and proud, The Diversity Center touches the lives of everyone in our community in some way - now more than ever.