Henderson Equality Center opens to assist the LGBTQ community

Posted at 11:59 PM, Jun 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-16 02:05:19-04

HENDERSON (KTNV) — There's a brand-new center catering to the LGBTQ community in Henderson.

It's the first one in the City of Henderson.

The Henderson Equality Center is a community-supported organization.

It provides resources for individuals, their families, and allies.

It also has a food pantry for low-income high school students.

The center also has youth groups, tutoring programs, and other social support groups.

Key activities at the center include:

  • The first Pantry for Low Income High School students in Henderson
  • Youth Group for those 21 and under
  • LGBTQ Youth Tutoring Program, Comprehensive Sex Education
  • Trans Youth Support Group
  • Trans Men Support Group
  • Trans Women Support Group
  • O.W.L. (Older Wiser Learning)
  • Senior Group
  • LGBTQ Alcoholism
  • Detox Local – LGBT+ Addiction Treatment
  • Bisexual+ Support Group
  • And more

The office is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To contact the center, call 855-955-LGBT (5428).

Henderson Equality Center is located on 6250 S Mount Vista St. Suite L-5 in Henderson.