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LGBTQIA+ Resources

Campus Resources

Student Health Center

The Orange Coast College Student Health Center provides medical care and mental health resources. If you or someone you know is a current OCC student and needs help with the aforementioned, please do not hesitate to reach out to Student Health Center staff. For more information, please visit their website. 


Phone Number: (714) 432-5808

Location: Student Health Center, Building 89 (north of Watson Hall)

Office Hours: 

Monday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.**
Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.**
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.**
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.**
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.**
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED
(**By Appointment Only)

Title IX

Orange Coast College's Title IX Office supports a safe, inclusive, and nondiscriminatory educational and working environment and will provide a prompt and equitable response to any report of sexual harassment made to the Title IX Coordinator. The Title IX Office also implements prevention, education, and training to increase awareness, influence a change in behavior and bystander intervention, and comply with mandatory training requirements such as the Name Standards Policy and Pronouns.
Students and employees may use their preferred or chosen first name, regardless of whether they have legally changed their name. Please note students and employees' legal names will continue to be used in certain capacities as required by law; e.g., transcripts, payroll records, financial aid documents. For more information on how to change your name and pronouns please visit the Title IX website.

Pirates' Cove

Pirates' Cove food distribution happens each Thursday between 9 and 10 AM at OCC's Lot G (on the corner of Fairview and Monitor Way.) Entrance is on Monitor Way--look for the tents! To sign-up please visit their website for more information.


OCC Cares

OCC Cares is an initiative meant to connect students with resources for basic needs to positively impact their well-being and college success. It is our goal to keep our students, staff and the community as safe as possible while providing continued service during this critical time by limiting exposure to the COVID-19 virus. As a result, OCC Cares has transitioned online to help our students during these difficult times. For funding information please visit their website.


Community Resources

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OC LGBT Center 

The LGBTQ Center Orange County provides services to individuals across a broad spectrum of culture, ethnicity, age, and economic background. Programming is especially designed for gay men, lesbians, youth, the transgender community, the Spanish-speaking LGBTQ community, the bisexual community, and LGBTQ families.

Phone Number: Office 714-953-LGBT (5428)
Counseling 714-953-5428 x330

Campus Pride

A national organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create a safer college environment for LGBT students.


National Suicide Prevention Hotline

Help with substance abuse, economic worries, relationship and family problems, sexual orientation issues, illness, getting over abuse, depression, mental and physical illness, and even loneliness.

The Lifeline is a network of 160 crisis centers in 50 states.

Phone Number: 800-273-TALK (8255)


OC Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)

PFLAG is a group of families and allies who support and work with the LGBTQ community. They host meetings and advocate for the health and well-being of LGBTQ individuals. Visit their website for meetings and events.
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 1100
Laguna Beach, CA 92652


The Trevor Lifeline

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.

Visit the website to find local, regional and national resources.
Phone Number: 866-488-7386


Gay Straight Alliance

A support network for student-run clubs that bring together LGBTQ and straight students to support each other, provide a safe place to socialize, and create a platform for activism to fight homophobia and transphobia.

Visit the website to find local, regional and national resources.
Phone Number: 213-529-4822


GLBT National Help Center

Peer counseling (via phone and chat), information and local resources.

Visit the website to find local, regional and national resources.
Phone Number: 888-THE-GLNH (888-843-4564)