The Lesbian & Gay Community Center of Charlotte

The Lesbian and Gay Community Center provides space and opportunity to nurture, celebrate, and empower our diverse LGBT community through programs, events, and collaboration. The Center Values & Goals

  • To provide a welcoming, fun, safe, and inclusive gathering place for meetings and events
  • To enhance access to resources by serving as a central point of information and referrals to local organizations
  • To initiate and cooperate on programs serving the LGBT population
  • To host social events and promote a sense of community
  • To present opportunities for learning, topical dialogues, and forums for discussion
  • To promote a more efficient use of nonprofit funds through affordable meeting space, pooled office costs, and project collaboration.
  • To reduce isolation among marginalized and under-served groups within the community
  • To increase public awareness and understanding of the LGBT community
  • To inspire a sense of pride, wellness, and responsibility among individuals in the LGBT community span>
  • To channel advocacy of fairness and equality for the LGBT community
  • To strengthen community development by fostering interaction among organizations and individuals
  • To incubate start-up groups to address unmet needs in the LGBT community

 

 

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The Lesbian & Gay Community Center of Charlotte

820 Hamilton Street, Suite B11
Charlotte, NC 28206
704-333-0144 phone

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Facility Directions, Spaces & Rentals The Community Center is now located with the Uptown Village and North Carolina Music Factory found in the North West Quadrant of Uptown Charlotte referred to as the Fourth Ward. The Center's number is 704-377-4067 if you need assistance finding us. Directions to the Center 820 Hamilton Street Suite B11 Charlotte, NC 28206 (map) Located in the North Carolina Music Factory Directions When coming to Uptown Charlotte from I-77 or I-85 go east on Brookshire Freeway (NC 16) towards the center of town. As you are going east on Brookshire Freeway take the first exit after I-77 onto Graham Street. The Graham Street exit will ramp you onto 10th Stree. Follow 10th Street across Graham Street one block to Smith Street. Turn right on Smith Street and follow it over the Railroad Tracks and it will turn to the left into Seaboard Street. Follow Seaboard Street about a block and a half and the Uptown Village and North Carolina Music Factory will be the brick buildings on your right - Silver Hammer Studios and other Uptown Village businesses are around the corner across the street. Alternate Directions When coming to Uptown Charlotte from I-77 or I-85 go east on Brookshire Freeway (NC 16) towards the center of town. As you are going east on Brookshire Freeway take the first exit after I-77 onto Graham Street. The Graham Street exit will ramp you onto 10th Street. Turn right on Graham Street, which is the first light. Turn left onto Statesville Avenue at the stop light. Follow Statesville Avenue about one block and turn left on Callahan Street. Proceed about one block and turn left on Polk Street. Take the next right onto Hamilton Street. Follow Hamilton Street over the Interstate and the North Carolina Music Factory will be on your left and the remainder of Uptown Village will be on your right.