We are Central Illinois’ LGBTQ Community Center offering various groups, services, training, gatherings (social and educational) and transitional housing. 

New at The Phoenix Center – we have an on-staff ASL interpreter available for HIV/HEP C/STD testing as well as interpretation for other services. TTY services as well as Skype services are available.

To Skype contact Anthony – am.phoenix@comcast.net.  


  • 2/24/18 – 8th Annual Phoenix Center Trivia Nite – join us for this fun filled evening of trivia. Doors open at 6, trivia starts at 6:30. $10 per person (tables of 10). You can bring your own food & drinks. Location: Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Church on Woodside Road. Mulligans and 50/50 tickets will be for sale!
  • 4/28/18 – 6th Annual Club LaCage Drag Show – Set up in club style, with free snacks at all tables, this show is one you won’t forget! Doors open at 6:30 pm, show starts at 7 pm. Premium VIP tickets (best seats) are $35, VIP are $25 (still on the main floor), and balcony seats are $15. For mature audiences only. For tickets go to www.hcfta.org. 
  • 5/19/18 7th Annual Springfield PrideFest – Noon – 10pm. For more information, go to www.springfieldpride.org

There is a lot of information on this site so please take time to look around. If there is something that you are looking for but cannot find, please call us at 217-528-5253. Thanks for visiting our site!

Jonna J Cooley PhD, Executive Director