The LOFT’s Mission and Values

The LOFT LGBTQ+ Community Center is a non-profit institution that provides a range of services for the LGBTQ+ Community in Westchester County, NY, and the Lower Hudson Valley Region.  The LOFT offers both in-person, virtual, and hybrid servicessupport groupssocial activities, and special events like Westchester PrideThe Hudson Valley TransForum, and also runs The Trans Support of The Hudson Valley (TSHV), a program designed to assist and empower TGNCNB Communities across the lower Hudson Valley region. The LOFT was founded in 1983 and is currently located at 252 Bryant Ave, White Plains, NY 10605. 


Our Mission:  Advocate | Educate | Celebrate

▪️To further the cause of inclusion, diversity, and pride through education, advocacy, and celebration.


Our Core Values:  Respect | Inclusivity | Opportunity | Integrity

▪️To provide a safe space in which everyone is respected, supported, and valued.

▪️To ensure an inclusive and affirming environment which reflects our diverse identities.

▪️To broaden knowledge about and for our community.

▪️To foster awareness of issues which affect all members of our community and be responsive to their needs.

▪️To be a forceful advocate for justice and positive, progressive change for all LGBTQ+ people.

▪️To celebrate the past, present, and future of our culture and our contributions to society.

▪️To steadfastly fulfill our mission with dedication and vigilance.