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Welcome to ARAY

A safe and empowering space for LGBTQ+ youth and allies in Charlotte County, Florida

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Our Mission

Our mission is to​ ​create​ ​a​ ​place​ ​of​ ​support and​ ​provide​ ​information,​ ​advocacy,​ ​and​ ​resources​ ​in​ ​Charlotte​ ​County ​for​ ​LGBTQ+ youth and allies.

Upcoming Events

  • Jul 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Port Charlotte, 1475 Collingswood Blvd, Port Charlotte, FL 33948, USA
    Time for LGBTQ+ youth and allies 14-18 to make friends, get resources, play games, and have fun!
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Our Programs & Services

From weekly drop-ins to family support and local advocacy, ARAY is here to make Charlotte County a safer, more inclusive place

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We are grateful for the support of our partners who make our work possible.

Centerlink logo
Can't Cancel Pride logo
PFLAG Port Charlotte logo
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