The Des Moines PRIDE Center

The DSM Pride Center provides a voice  and  visibility to the undeserved and unserved LGBTQI community, their supporters, and families in Central Iowa. They work with progressive, supportive, and allied groups to strengthen all of our work together.

Their Services

  • Suicide prevention
  • Provide Safe Housing
  • Help transgender understand $4 hormone drug program
  • Provide 10 private work spaces
  • Counseling/Services as needed
  • Meeting Space

Support Groups

LGBTQ Parents Support Group

Coming Out support Group

Transgender Support Group

Bi Support Group

Lesbian Support Group

Grief Support Group

LGBTQ Support Group

What’s The Center?

¨ A SAFE PLACE to be

¨ Old friends and a place to make new ones

¨ A learning library of books, DVDs & Movies

¨ Programming & Support for Families

¨ Art by LBGTQI artists

¨ Legal & Social Research Resources

¨ Drug & Alcohol Free Space

¨ Financial Literacy Education

¨ Volunteer Opportunities

¨ Safe Sex Information

¨ Holiday meals

¨ Clothes Closet

¨ Elder Potlucks

¨ LGBTQI Community Resources

¨ Work Development Resources

¨ Monthly  & Social  Events & Potlucks

¨ Meeting Space

¨ Free Wi-Fi

PCCI -(Progress Coalition of Central Iowa)

WCC—(Women’s Cultural


Equality Iowa—(Iowa’s Oldest LGBT Statewide Organization Protecting All Iowan’s Civil Rights)

SAGE—(Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders)

Dykes of the Roundtable—(Women of Color)

PFLAG—(Parents, Families, & Friends of Lesbians and Gays) State Council and Des Moines Chapter

TABU—Together All Brothers Unite (Gay Men of Color)

Rainbow Youth & Allies—(25 yrs & Under)

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