Youth Programs & Services


The Spahr Center is committed to providing LGBTQ+ youth a safe inclusive space where they can express themselves and form a supportive community.  We are pleased to have received renewed funding from the Marin County Department of Behavioral Health to continue these programs. 

Transgender People Are Under Vicious Attack – HELP FIGHT BACK!

By Janna Barkin, Parent Groups Advisor Unacceptable. The Supreme Court recently agreed to hear three cases that would allow them to evaluate whether employers can fire an employee for being transgender. Currently, trans people are protected under Title VII of the...

Marin County Recognizes LGBTQ+ Pride Day, and History is Made!

On June 18, Spahr Center staff and supporters were present as the Marin County Board of Supervisors met to consider a Resolution, sponsored by Supervisors Damon Connolly and Dennis Rodoni, to declare June 22, 2019 Pride Day.  The Board devoted over an hour to hearing...

Act up! Fight Back! Meet the Spahr Center’s Youth Advocacy Coalition

Youth Advocacy Coalition The Spahr Center’s Youth Advocacy Coalition is a group comprised of queer and trans youth, high-school aged and up, who are passionate about activism and changing societal norms surrounding the LGTBQ+ community in Marin. Founded in March of...

LGBTQ Youth Drop-in Groups

We now have drop on groups in Novato, Mill Valley and San Rafael!! Food is provided!

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Q’d In!

The Spahr Center’s Youth Advocacy Coalition works for queer and trans justice in Marin in addition to planning fun events for thier peers.

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