Local LGBT Organizations

On this page is where you can find businesses and services who are LGBT owned or LGBT friendly. Not for Profit organizations are listed for free, as are The Center's current business members.

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HOPE AND HELP CENTER – The Hope and Help Center of Central Florida was founded in 1988 and is the largest HIV/AIDS service and advocacy organization in the Orlando metropolitan area – HopeandHelp.org

IMPULSE ORLANDO – Impulse Group is an international organization on a mission to empower our generation by promoting education and awareness. With the support of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), we have been given an unprecedented platform to help accomplish our goals. Since chapter foundation in November 2014, Impulse Orlando has created strong partnerships with many local health resources, and has raised awareness with each of it’s high-impact engagement events geared to the 18-30 MSM demographic throughout Orlando – ImpulseOrlando.org

MBA ORLANDO – The Metropolitan Business Association of Orlando (MBA Orlando) is the LGBT chamber of commerce for the Orlando metropolitan area. The organization was first started in 1992 and has since grown to boast over 300 active business members as well as a list of corporate partners that numbers over two dozen. MBA Orlando is an affiliate of the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). – MBAOrlando.org

ZEBRA COALITION – The Zebra Coalition is the only organization in Central Florida that provides an entire list of services to what they call homeless “LGBT+ youth.” LGBT+ youth means that while the LGBT community is a focus, they care about the welfare of all youth, and nobody will be turned away if they need help finding temporary, and eventually permanent, housing. Their services include a youth crisis hotline, groups and workshops, food and clothing, medical resources, mental health counseling, continuing education, and aftercare. – ZebraYouth.org

ORLANDO YOUTH ALLIANCE – The Orlando Youth Alliance (stylized as oya!) is a group that provides a safe space for LGBT and allied youth to talk about issues that are pressing in their lives and to meet other people who are like them. This group specifically serves people between the ages of 13 and 24. The Orlando Youth Alliance was started in 1990 as the “Delta Youth Alliance,” and has served thousands of people across Central Florida in its nearly 25-year existence. – OrlandoYouthAlliance.org

ORLANDO FRINGE – The Orlando Fringe is the longest running Fringe Festival in the United States, celebrating 24 years as “Orlando’s most unique cultural experience”.  Orlando Fringe is a proud member of the United States Association of Fringe Festivals (USAFF) – OrlandoFringe.org

HARBOR HOUSE – Harbor House seeks to eliminate domestic violence by providing safety, shelter, counseling, education, advocacy and justice. Since the inception of the domestic violence movement in the 1970’s, Harbor House has been highly regarded as one of the best comprehensive domestic violence programs in the State of Florida.  We have five main programs to support our mission: emergency shelter, children’s services, community outreach, legal advocacy services and community & professional education. The main program is the 110 bed emergency shelter that is operated 24 hours a day for women and child survivors of family violence. This life saving program has been in operation for 34 years and is the only State certified domestic violence shelter in Orange County. – harborhousefl.com

MIRACLE OF LOVE – The mission of Miracle of Love, Inc. is to provide comprehensive, multicultural HIV/AIDS care, education and prevention services that are effective and responsive to the Central Florida communities. – Miracleofloveinc.org

HRC ORLANDO – The largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, HRC envisions an America where LGBT people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community. – HRC.org

CORRINE DRIVE COUNSELING CENTER – CDCC therapists meet/exceed the requirements set forth by the Florida Board: Mental Health Counselors are required to have obtained at least a Master’’s Degree in the field of psychology, mental health or related field. A licensed counselor has worked in the field for at least two years full-time after graduation and has passed the state licensure exam. A non-licensed counselor must work under the supervision of a licensed counselor until post-graduation hours are fulfilled. corrinedrivecounselingcenter.com

ORLANDO IMMUNOLOGY CENTER – Orlando’s premier HIV/AIDS medical agency. Orlando Immunology Center, or simply OIC, is a part of Infectious Disease Consultants (IDC, PA), the largest private infectious diseases practice in Florida with over 40+ years of experience, and 14 board certified physicians, 3 of them providing HIV medical care. In addition, IDC offers in-patient and out-patient consultations and follow-up care, to patients suspected or diagnosed with an infectious condition.  OICorlando.com

TWO SPIRITS HEALTH SERVICES – Two Spirit Health Services, Inc. is the brainchild of Robert and Dr. David Baker-Hargrove (www.drdavidbakerhargrove.com). It was founded in April 2011 and began services in September 2013. Dr. David and Robert wanted to establish a place where Central Florida’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community who are on disability or without insurance can go to get mental health and other related services. Our concept has the feel of a private practice office, rather than an institution, staffed by people who “get you”.  TwoSpiritHealth.org