The William Way LGBT Community Center serves the LGBT community of Philadelphia and its allies 365 days a year. From social groups, networking events, and counseling and support services to art exhibitions and cultural experiences, the Center consistently strives to provide new and innovative programs for the LGBT communities of Philadelphia.

To learn more about our programs and opportunities to get involved, visit the links above or feel free to stop by the center to say hi. One of our friendly volunteers or staff members will be on hand to welcome you.

The Center is the perfect place for a commitment ceremony, birthday party, anniversary celebration, or private occasions. If you are with an organization, you may be interested in the Center's affordable meeting facilities, or holiday and special occasion celebrations. Click here to learn more about all of the ways in which we share our space with the community.

The John J. Wilcox, Jr. LGBT Archives is Philadelphia's most extensive collection of rare books, periodicals, video and audio tapes, personal correspondence, and other ephemera documenting the rich history of our LGBT community. For more info about the archives or to schedule a visit, please email