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515 Hickman Avenue

Mid-Missouri's LGBTQ Community Center

The Center Project, a grassroots nonprofit organization, is Mid-Missouri’s only community center focused on the needs of the LGBTQ+ community.

Designed as a safe and open space, TCP supports the under-served sexuality and gender-based groups within the region, including youth, families, and those living in rural communities.


Find a time to meet new and old friends. Join us for one of our many events. We hope to see you soon — and you’ve very welcome!



The Center Project depends on community donations to keep our doors open. We gladly accept monetary donations as well as office supplies.



Local LGBTQ group opens new home to public

COLUMBIA – The LGBTQ group The Center Project (TCP) held an open house Saturday for its new permanent facility. Tuesday, Columbia’s Board of Adjustment unanimously granted the group a…





The Center Project

A place to gather, hold a meeting, borrow a book, watch a movie, make friends and more! Visit our website for programming, resources, opportunities and information about our partner organizations.
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The Center ProjectSunday, March 24th, 2019 at 10:29am
“There is no ‘pushing of the gay agenda’, just teaching young people about who they will be sharing the world with.”
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The Center ProjectSaturday, March 23rd, 2019 at 6:22pm
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The Center ProjectFriday, March 22nd, 2019 at 5:59pm
Way to go, Ella! 👏🏼👏🏿👏🏽👏🏼👏🏾
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The Center ProjectFriday, March 22nd, 2019 at 12:15pm
Columbia friends - we need your help and we can pay for your services! We need to make our front door wheelchair accessible ASAP (see pictures). Please share widely and if you can help please contact Roxie at
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The Center ProjectThursday, March 21st, 2019 at 8:13pm
"Kimberly was a straight-ticket Republican and a conservative Christian—until she raised a transgender daughter."