If you are interested in contributing, please visit our GOFUNDME and consider donating at a level that feels comfortable for you. This youth group is a much-needed resource for these kids, and the only one of its kind in Ventura! Every dollar is greatly appreciated!



Every Friday Night at 5:30pm-7:30pm

Open to all Youth (13 to 23)

Community Resource Center

2471 Portola Rd

Ventura, CA 93003

 video by José Márquez

PFLAG Ventura meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at 7:00pm at the Community Resource Center, 2471 Portola Rd, Ventura, CA 93003. For more information about PFLAG Ventura chapter meetings and activities contact Paul Leighton (805) 765-1672 or pflag.ventura.ca@gmail.com.

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We have a new home! Our meeting location changed in July 2017, so if you haven't been in a while, make sure you head to Diversity Collective on Portola Rd


For additional information or questions, contact us at ruyouthgroup@gmail.com, 

(805) 836-0099, or PO Box 2882 Ventura, CA 93002


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. RU meets every Friday from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. All youth are welcome. Free and confidential. Rainbow Umbrella is a 501c3 nonprofit organization (501c3 ID # 46-4242088).


2018 Rainbow Umbrella