Scholarship Applications Now Open

The Community Center is accepting applications for the 2024 J. Tracy Hermann Scholarship. Up to five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded in mid-June. Applications due by 5/31.

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Our Programs

The Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center programs and services strive to support and connect across all corners of our diverse LGBTQ+ community. Our goal is to provide offerings which support, empower, and celebrate our LGBTQ+ community members and educate allies on uplifting our community.

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Center Programs

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Well-Being Institute

The LGBTQ+ Well-Being Institute at The Community Center is dedicated to providing comprehensive, holistic wellness programming that affirms and uplifts all members of the LGBTQ+ community. The Institute’s work includes no-cost, culturally-responsive, short-term individual and group counseling along with a wide range of educational and wellness services to support individuals in living healthy and fulfilling lives.

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Our Space

Our space is available to rent for both short term and special events. We have a large event space and smaller conferences room available. For rental information, please contact us at 

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Our Accountability Journey

In early 2020, the Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center (The Community Center) received a very public call-out from community members, including a list of demands for action, in reaction to past harms experienced by some in the community. We’ve listened to our community are are taking action.

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Cultural Responsiveness Training

The Community Center provides training on LGBTQ+ Culturally Responsive Care for educators, health and human service providers, schools, and government workers. This work is funded in part by the New York State Department of Health and the Dyson Foundation, and is available to your organization at no cost.

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Latest News

Meet our new Building Manager: Michael Erp

April 11, 2024

Michael Erp, who many know as the facilitator of the Mankind and Rainbow Lounge groups, as well as the coordinator of recent art exhibitions at the Community Center, is our new Building Manager.

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Richard Heyl de Ortiz Joins The Community Center Team as Executive Director

November 28, 2023

The Board of Directors is excited to announce that Richard Heyl de Ortiz (he/his/him) will join The Community Center team as our new Executive Director in early December.

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“Without the Hudson Valley LGBTQ+ Community Center I’d be adrift and alone in the world, and I’m grateful it’s here.”

M.M.

“An incredible organization with the resources and know how to support everyone in the LGBTQ Community and their allies.”

T.E.

“Great safe place for LGBTIQ people to get support and resources.”

A.B.