Please contact the service provider to verify information as some services may have alternate hours and/or offerings at this time.

Are you a member of the LGBTQIA+ community and need a space to learn, connect, and find support?

  • Tacoma Rainbow Center
    • The Tacoma Resource Center is a resource hub for the LGBTQ community in South Puget Sound. Rainbow Center has daily open hours, where resources — including a lending library, computer and WI-FI access, advocacy services, and educational materials — are available to community members.
      • Address: 2215 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
      • Phone: 253-383-2318
  • Oasis Youth Center
  • The Trevor Project
    • The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth.
    • Phone: 1-866-488-7386
  • Human Rights Campaign
    • The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) operates with the goal of ensuring that every LGBTQIA+ person is free to live their life openly, with their equal rights ensured. HRC maintains a list of information and advice on a range of topics in support of this mission.
  • Preferred Name Change
    • Pierce College recognizes that referring to students by the name they wish to be called in classrooms and when interacting with college personnel supports a respectful learning environment. You can add or update a preferred name in ctcLink, at the Admissions or Registration Office at any campus.
  • Pierce College Library Resources
    • The Pierce College Library maintains a guide with LGBTQIA+ Information Competency and Queer Pedagogy resources, the Pierce College Library Diversity Statement, and other relevant calls to action.
    • Equity, Diversity, Inclusion – College Access, Retention, and Engagement Services (EDI CARES) provides a brave space for Black, Indigenous, Persons of Color (BIPOC), LGBTQ/QTPOC, students with disabilities, and all students and staff to seek refuge, and an opportunity for them to cultivate their strengths, intelligence, resilience, and creativity.

Are you a family member of an LGBTQIA+ child and need information, resources, and support in order to support your child?

  • P-FLAG Tacoma
    • P-FLAG is a national organization that provides advocacy and support for LGBTQ people, their families, and allies. They have a chapter in Tacoma.
  • Gender Diversity
    • Gender Diversity is a family support group organization that provides a safe space for family members with trans and gender-diverse children who need information and support for their child’s gender expression or identity.