Coastal Bend Pride Center

The Coastal Bend Pride Center is a cornerstone for the LGBTQIA+ community in the Corpus Christi area and beyond, offering an inclusive safe space and a variety of crucial services. Established as the first and only LGBTQIA+ community center south of San Antonio, the Pride Center extends its reach to 12 counties within the Coastal Bend region. It focuses on nurturing a supportive environment through its social and support groups tailored to diverse needs, including those of youth, families, and the wider LGBTQIA+ population.

The Center’s dedication to mental health is evident in its counseling services, which cover a spectrum from individual to family therapy. They have a commitment to supporting the community\'s well-being, both mental and physical, with health screenings, HIV/STD prevention and education, and offering connections to LGBTQIA+-friendly healthcare providers.

Education and empowerment are also key missions of the Pride Center. They provide educational resources and training, aiming to increase LGBTQIA+ cultural competency and history awareness. The Pride Center actively hosts and organizes community events and programming to foster learning, networking, and advocacy for LGBTQIA+ rights and well-being.

Furthermore, the Pride Center\'s involvement goes beyond providing services. They engage in community outreach and education to the general public and health providers, ensuring a broader impact for their advocacy and support initiatives.

In essence, the Coastal Bend Pride Center stands as a beacon of hope, resources, and community for the LGBTQIA+ population in the Coastal Bend region, making it an invaluable asset to the area. It\'s a place where health, wellness, education, and advocacy intersect to support and elevate the lives of the LGBTQIA+ community and their allies.

Robert Kymes rkymes@cbwellness.org 2882 Holly Road, Corpus Christi, Texas

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Upcoming Events

June

01jun6:00 am8:08 amRainbow Run/Walk 5KCole Park6:00 am - 8:08 am(GMT-05:00) Event Organized ByCoastal Bend Pride CenterCole Park, 2600 Ocean Dr. Corpus Christi, Texas

09jun12:00 pm2:30 pmKnow Your Rights WorkshopCoastal Bend Wellness Foundation12:00 pm - 2:30 pm(GMT-05:00) Event Organized ByCoastal Bend Pride CenterCoastal Bend Wellness Foundation, 2882 Holly Road

14jun5:30 pm7:30 pmOutProfessionals MixerLazy Beach Brewing Downtown5:30 pm - 7:30 pm(GMT-05:00) Event Organized ByCoastal Bend Pride CenterLazy Beach Brewing Downtown, 312 N Chaparral St B

15jun7:00 pm11:00 pmYouth PromCoastal Bend Pride Center7:00 pm - 11:00 pm(GMT-05:00) Event Organized ByCoastal Bend Pride CenterCoastal Bend Wellness Foundation, 2882 Holly Road

19jun7:00 pm9:00 pmRainbow RodeoThe Ranch7:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-05:00) Event Organized ByCoastal Bend Pride CenterThe Ranch Dance Hall, 4653 Everhart Rd

23jun11:00 am12:30 pmNavigating Corpus Christi Book ClubCoastal Bend Wellness Foundation11:00 am - 12:30 pm(GMT-05:00) Event Organized ByCoastal Bend Pride CenterCoastal Bend Wellness Foundation, 2882 Holly Road