Diversity Collective Ventura County is excited to announce the Community Resource Center serving the LGBTQ Community of Ventura County we have been working so hard to open is finally a reality. We had a soft opening  June 1st, 2017 and a grand opening August 3rd. Strategically located in Ventura on Portola Road which provides easy access to Oxnard and the 101 Freeway. It was our mission to maintain our relationship we developed over the years with the city of Ventura while choosing a location with easy access from other cities in the county. DCVC is happy to partner with The Free 2B Me Foundation, Rainbow Umbrella, HOPE Counseling Center and immigration lawyer Sam Baumer who all hold office space and conduct services for our community. We will use this page to keep the community informed of programs, events, and meetings taking place at the center. Stay tuned for our online calendar but for now here is a list of our community partners and organizations using the community spaces here at the CRC.     


HOPE Holding Our Pride and Equality 

LGBTQ Focused counseling center

seeing clients daily by appointment at the CRC

Phone: 805-890-2289

Rainbow Umbrella 

Group is LGBTQS youth 13 to 23 years of age.

Different activities weekly -
Ventura Youth Group meets Friday's 5:30 to 7:30 at the CRC
Contact Audrey Viktoria for more info at

Baumer Law Offices

Sam Baumer immigration attorney 805-890-5248   


Thrive LGBTQ+  Community Meeting Thursday's

at the Community Resource Center

6:00 - 6:45: Spiritual Healing Session with Crystal Star ($10)
7:00 - 8:00: Community meeting.

DCVC 1st Thursday Community Mixer / AIDS Walk Awards   

Thursday, April 5th 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 

Hosted at The Tavern in Ventura

DJ and raffle.

Maypole Magic Sunset Harbor Cruise. 

Saturday, May 5th 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm 

Out of Ventura Harbor to benefit the Community Resource Center

Fratelli a Mens Chorus VC Concert

Sunday, May 6th 2:00 pm 

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Oxnard



National Suicide Prevention Helpline - 24/7 1-880-273-8255

Trevor Project - 24/7 LGBT+ Suicide Prevention Helpline 1-886-488-7386

Trans Lifeline - Transgender Suicide Prevention Helpline 877-565-8860   

Lavender Living Room an LGBTQ Newsletter

Generated by Lynne Doherty longtime lesbian advocate in Ojai.

Sign up here.   

LGBT Alcohol Anonymous Candlelight Meeting
Wednesday night 7:00 pm and Friday night at 8:00 pm
Ventura County Office
24 East Main Street
Suite 108 side of building towards the back parking lot. 

DCVC is proud members of the Ventura Chamber of Commerce

Check out their website and facebook page for ongoing events.   

Great Outdoors Santa Barbara / Ventura Chapter

Great Outdoors California is the largest gay, bi, and lesbian

outdoor recreation organization in the western United States.

It is a registered not-for-profit organization.


Gold Coast Card Players Club

A Tuesday night card and game social club. Now in our 26th year!

Contact Neil or Keith Coffman-Grey at 805.569.0561 

Hosts in Santa Barbara and Ventura/Oxnard area. 

PFLAG Parents, Families, Freinds and Allies united with the LGBT Community.

Ventura Chapter meets the fourth Wednesday of every month. 7:00 pm
Community Resource Center 2471 Portola Road. Suite 100  Ventura, CA 93003

FFLUID the former Simi Valley PFLAG Chapter 

See website for meeting information.

Planned Parenthood California Central Coast   

For LGBTQ health care services including PREP and PEP.

Santa Paula West Pride Clinic 

One of 14 in the nation. For LGBTQ health care services.

Coalition for Family Harmony

LGBTQ services including counseling.

Ventura County HIV-AIDS Center

HIV-AIDS services including free rapid testing.   

Holistic Chamber of Commerce

Justice For All

Social justice organization in Ventura County West

One Step A La Vez 

youth service orientated organization in Fillmore

LGBTQ Focused addiction rehab assistance.








Diversity Collective Ventura County is a community based non profit 501c3 organization.  Promoting advocacy, education, and mental and physical health for the LGBTQ community in Ventura County, California via our community resource center, programs and community events. We are the parent organization of Ventura County Pride, AIDS Walk Ventura and The Diversity Gala. All proceeds raised through fundraising efforts go to fund DCVC and it's community programs.