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Featured: Rainbow Umbrella
Rainbow Umbrella (RU) is a positive, safe and welcoming space, free of drugs and alcohol. RU is an activities-based program that provides support and empowerment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and questioning (LGBTIQQ) youth ages 13 to 23 and their allies.
Meetings every Friday from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.
Free and confidential.
Community Resource Center
2471 Portola Rd
Ventura, CA 93003
Interface Children & Family Services
Crisis outreach services including for runaway, homeless and couch surfing youth
260 W. 4th Street, Oxnard, CA
GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) and Related School Clubs
There are GSA clubs at many high schools and colleges in Ventura County, including:
- Buena High School
- California Virtual Academies
- Channel Islands High School
- Fillmore High School – Social Equality Club
- Hueneme High School
- Newbury Park High School
- Oxnard High School
- Pacifica High School
- Rio Mesa High School
- Santa Paula High School
- Santa Susana High School
- Thousand Oaks High School
- Ventura High School
- Westlake High School
- Cal Lutheran University – PRIDE (People Respecting Individuality, Diversity, and Equality)
- CSU Channel Islands – Spectrum – Queer-Straight Alliance
- Oxnard College
- Ventura College
Interested in starting a GSA?
Check out: gsanetwork.org/resources/building-your-gsa
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