About the OutCenter

The OutCenter is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization governed by a board of LGBTQ+ community members and allies. Our mission is to provide LGBTQ+ people and their families with the services and support they need to feel safe and comfortable in their communities, while also working with local and state-wide groups to establish respect and understanding of LGBTQ+ people and bring equality home to Southwest Michigan (Berrien, Cass and Van Buren Counties).


Hours of Operation

Drop-in Center

Our physical location is closed however, our drop-in center is offering a virtual presence:

To join remotely:

  1. Download the Google Hangouts Meet app on your phone or computer.
  2. Then go to the OutCenter website calendar page.
  3. Select “See more details” under the program session scheduled.
  4. Next to “Joining info” select the “https” link and you will be added to the session.
  5. Or without video, simply dial the following number and enter the following PIN and # listed for that session.

NOTE: OutCenter’s Google Hangouts and Meet App are HIPAA Compliant.

Administrative Offices

Currently by appointment only. Please email maryjoschnell@outcenter.org to set up a virtual office visit.