Men’s Services

Whether you’re looking for social opportunities, discussion groups, need services, or are interested in volunteering, The San Diego LGBT Community Center has a wide variety of programming for men and the issues that impact their lives.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many of The Center’s services are virtual. Please reach out to men@thecentersd.org or 619.405.0825 for specific information during this time, or see calendar below.

THE CENTER'S SERVICES

Engagement

Engagement opportunities include social discussion groups and opportunities to connect with other men.

ESSENTIAL SUPPORT​

Programs to promote individual wellness, quality of life, and building community with discussion groups on coming out, facing health challenges, and more.

Critical Services

Critical health and social-support services and collaborations with other agencies, including connections to Behavioral Health and mental health services, connections to housing, health and community resources, including HIV prevention, testing, and support, and more.

HIV Testing & Education

The Center’s Sexual Health & Wellness program offers rapid HIV testing for individuals and couples, prevention support, healthcare linkage, education and resource referrals. We utilize 4thGen rapid testing technology using the Determine HIV-1/2 antibody/antigen test and offer enrollment in the UCSD Early Test study which can detect acute (very early stage) HIV infection as soon as one week after potential exposure. Click here to learn more.

RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE TREATMENT & INTERVENTION PROGRAM (RVTIP)​

Group and individual counseling is offered to both offenders and survivors struggling with relationship violence. The Center's RVTIP is certified by the County of San Diego Probation Department and provides a 52-week group counseling intervention for voluntary as well as court-mandated individuals to receive treatment for same-gender/genderqueer relationship violence. Groups include: Men’s Group, Women’s Group, and Transgender & Nonbinary Group. A weekly Relationship Violence Survivor’s Support Group – All Genders is offered as well. For more information about these services, please contact our On Duty Staff at 619.692.2077 x 208 or onduty@thecentersd.org. You may also contact Steve Carroll at 619.692.2077 x139, or scarroll@thecentersd.org.

The Center Programming and Events

Click here to download Monthly Activities for Men Services

To view more events from The Center or other events going on in the community, click here.

Click here to download Monthly Activities for Community Groups

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