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American Civil Liberties Union

The ACLU works to extend rights to segments of our population that have traditionally been denied their rights, including people of color; women; lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender people; prisoners; and people with disabilities.

Phone: 530-554-1777

Butte County Regional Transit

B-Line (Butte Regional Transit) is Butte County’s regional public transit system. You can use B-Line to travel locally in Chico, Oroville, Paradise, or to travel between communities throughout Butte County. With a simple fare structure and transfer policy, using transit in Butte County is easier than ever, and a great way to save on ever increasing gas prices.

Phone: 530-879-2468

Caring Choices

Caring Choices provides unique services in Northern California in answer to our residents’ often special needs

1398 Ridgewood Drive
Chico, CA 95973
Phone: 530-899-3873


Catalyst is a nonprofit organization committed to serving the needs of all domestic violence victims and their children regardless of ethnicity, citizenship, language, religion, physical disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status.

330 Wall St
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: 530-343-7711

Chico Havurah (Jewish Reconstructionist)

(location for services and events)

1190 East First Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: 530-520-3946

Chico Peace & Justice Center

The Chico Peace & Justice Center is a community-based organization committed to working for the achievement of peace and social and economic justice through the power of non-violence. The center is dedicated to issues of poverty, racism, sexism, economic exploitation, militarism, and environmental destruction. The center works for social change through education, community building, and direct action. For more information:

Phone: 530-898-9078

Congregational Church of Chico

1190 East first Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: 530-342-4913

Duffy’s Tavern

337 Main St
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: 530-343-7718

Has Beans Coffee & Tea Co

1078 Humboldt Ave
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: 530-332-9645

Human Relations Network of Butte County

The Human Relations Network of Butte County’s mission is to promote the civic tolerance necessary to achieve a hate-free community by encouraging by the most effective means possible: recognition and respect for the rights of all persons not to suffer discrimination, physical or verbal threats, or abuse.

Phone: 530-898-6366

Imperial Sovereign Court of the Czaristic Dynasty

The specific purpose of this corporation is to establish and maintain a philanthropic and charitable organization. Dedicated to fundraising activities for charitable organizations, encouraging and promoting human understanding and growth, by enhancing the welfare of the human community. In addition to some of the other positive aspects of the Court System, perhaps the best is that our organization is open to everyone. Our membership is made up of every aspect of society - lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and heterosexual. A person’s gender, lifestyle, or mode of dress has no bearing on being a member of the court “family.”

Contact: Sasha Van Cartier (Empress)

Leon Bistro

817 Main St.
Chico, CA, 95928
Phone: 530-899-1105

Lyons Books

121 W. 5th Street
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: 530-891-3338

Naked Lounge

118 W 2nd Ave
Chico, CA 95926
Phone: 530-895-0676

Panama’s Bar Cafe (Wednesday Nights)

177 E 2nd St
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: 530-895-8817

Paradise Center for Tolerance and Nonviolence

The Paradise Center for Tolerance and Nonviolence (PCTN) is a grassroots, nonsectarian, nonpartisan organization dedicated to honoring and protecting differences, resolving conflicts, and peacefully advocating for a safe, hospitable, and harmonious community for all.

6023 Skyway, at Pearson
Paradise, CA 95969-4959
Phone: 530-877-1856


“PFLAG” is Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays. The new chapter of PFLAG will meet at Trinity United Methodist Church, 285 East 5th St. Meetings will be on the first Tuesday of each month.

Planned Parenthood (LGBT Services)

Our health center supports and welcomes clients regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or biological sex, including but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and intersex clients. All services are provided in a respectful and professional manner. Chico Health Center offers the following services specifically for clients who identify as LGBT: education, resources & services referral.

3100 Cohasset Rd
Chico, CA 95973
Phone: 530-342-8367

Six Degrees Coffee Service and Distributions

Phone: 530-879-0601

Stonewall Alliance Center

Primary purpose is to provide information and services that promote the physical, psychological, and social health of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities in Northern California.

358 East 6th Street (at Flume)
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: 530-893-3336

Trinity United Methodist Church

285 East Fifth St.
Chico, CA 95928
Phone: 530-343-1497

Upper Crust Bakery

130 Main Street
Chico, California 95928
Phone: 530-895-3866