About the Center
Located in the heart of Columbia, the Harriet Hancock LGBT Center is the hub of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender activity in the Midlands of South Carolina.
Our facility offers a variety of resources including a free lending library, meeting spaces for LGBT-supportive groups, and a directory of LGBT-friendly businesses, organizations, and counselors while also serving as the headquarters for the South Carolina Pride Movement. The resources provided at the Harriet Hancock LGBT Center are free and available to everyone during operating hours. These times may vary depending on the availability of center staff and volunteers. Check out the Calendar for our current schedule of meetings, events, and open hours.
The Harriet Hancock Center Foundation is organized as a nonprofit corporation and has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (Federal Tax ID# 57-0836466).The Harriet Hancock Center Foundation is also a registered charity with the Secretary of State of South Carolina. Please consult your tax adviser for the extent to which your contribution is tax deductible according to the law.