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Community Resources

CSULB Counseling and Psychological Services

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) helps students meet the personal challenges associated with identifying and accomplishing academic, career, and life goals. Our services include short-term counseling for individuals and couples, group counseling, career development counseling, referral services, psychoeducational workshops, and crisis intervention.

CSULB Safe Zone Project

Counseling and Psychological Services is proud to introduce the Safe Zone Project at CSULB. The Safe Zone is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) awareness and support program, designed to improve campus climate for this underrepresented community. The program has been implemented on numerous college campuses across the country with tremendous success. Each campus has tailored the program to meet its specific needs.

CSULB Health Resource Center

The Health Resource Center (HRC) can offer additional health information regarding any health topics for all CSULB students. The HRC also offers services and programs to increase health awareness.

CSULB Women's Resource Center

The Women's Resource Center is a safe, comfortable, supportive environment - and invigorating and stimulating as well - designed to support your intellectual pursuits and emotional well-being. We have sofas and tables for studying and small group meetings, coffee in the pot, hot water in the kettle, cold water in the refrigerator, multiple resources available for you and a knowledgeable staff to assist you.

CSULB Japanese Gardens

Dedicated in April 1981, the garden was built through the generosity of Mrs. Loraine Miller Collins. The contribution was made in memory of her late husband, Earl Burns Miller, for whom the 1.3 acre plot is named. Following three years of planning, in cooperation with California State University Long Beach, Mrs. Collins selected Long Beach landscape architect Edward R. Lovell to design the garden. In preparation for the project, Mr. Lovell visited similar gardens in Japan and in the United States.

Delta Lambda Phi - Rho Chapter

National Social Fraternity In Washington, DC, in October 1986, three elderly gentlemen established a trust to create a social fraternity that would not discriminate based on sexual orientation; the donors regretted such an alternative organization did not exist during their formative years. As Trustee, Vernon L. Strickland, III, administered the founding of Delta Lambda Phi National Social Fraternity, creating its crest, selecting its mascot and designing its rituals.

CSULB Career Development Center

The mission of the Career Development Center (CDC) is to provide innovative career decision-making and job search services that enhance student success.

CSULB University Library Resources

GLBT resources can be viewed through CSULB's University Library.

National Center for Transgender Equality

The National Center for Transgender Equality is a national social justice organization devoted to ending discrimination and violence against transgender people through education and advocacy on national issues of importance to transgender people. By empowering transgender people and our allies to educate and influence policymakers and others, NCTE facilitates a strong and clear voice for transgender equality in our nation’s capital and around the country.

Long Beach Gay and Lesbian Center

Today, we serve over 21,000 people a year and include an array of services including support groups, youth services, legal assistance, employment referrals, rental and roommate referrals, a hate crimes hotline, mental health referral, women’s health programs, cultural and social activities (including a Film Festival), educational forums, and HIV prevention and support programs. The Center provides meeting space for more than 40 community groups each month. The Center also continues to be at the forefront of LGBT activism and advocacy with the Marriage Equality Project.

PFLAG

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization with over 200,000 members and supporters and over 500 affiliates in the United States. This vast grassroots network is cultivated, resourced and serviced by the PFLAG National Office, located in Washington, D.C., the national Board of Directors and 13 Regional Directors.

GLSEN

GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established in 1990, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community.

Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center

Since 1971 the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center has been building the health, advocating for the rights and enriching the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

The Center Orange County

The Center OC provides leadership development and social programs for youth; low cost mental health counseling in several languages; health education; transgender programming; programs for gay, bi and curious men; programs for lesbians and women who are bisexual or questioning; social events that bring us together for friendship and community building; and much more.