Families @ The Center

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Families at The Center is an inclusive family program at the San Diego LGBT Community Center. Our program is designed to provide resources, education, support and opportunities for community building for LGBTQIA+ families and those considering parenthood. At the Center, we believe family is whomever you define as family -related and by choice. We welcome anyone you feel has cared about, supported, mentored or nurtured your development. We know that families thrive and grow through the inclusion of many different members and all are welcome to take part in our program.

Family services include:

  • Information and referrals regarding schools, parenting, housing and voting
  • Support groups and peer support
  • Educational and skill-building opportunities
  • Social and recreational opportunities

For more information, contact us at families@thecentersd.org.

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Discussion Groups

Un grupo para personas que tienen familiares que son Gay, Lesbiana, Bisexual, o Transgenero. Este grupo es para educar, apoyar, y comprender a nuestros hijos. Invitamos a padres, madres, hermanos o hermanas, tios/as, o cualquier familiar a participar en platicas del grupo.

This is a Spanish-speaking support group for Latino families with LGBT members. The group provides education, support, understanding and a safe and understanding space to share stories and concerns. It is facilitated by parents who share their experiences and their process of coming to understand and support their LGBT children. All family members are welcome.

South Bay Mi Familia: 2nd Mondays from 6-8pm. 1180 3rd Ave, Suite C1, Chula Vista, Ca 91911. For questions and accomodations, please contact Tiana Vargas at 619.692.2077 x212, families@thecentersd.org.
2nd Monday of the month, 6-8pm at the South Bay Youth Center

Hillcrest Mi Familia: 3rd Mondays, 6-8pm at The San Diego LGBT Community Center. Para más información, por favor póngase en contacto con Ricardo Gallego al 619.692.2077 x116, latinos@thecentersd.org.
3rd Monday of the month, 6-8pm at The Center 

This is a support group for parents and guardians of transgender and gender non-conforming youth and adults. You are invited to find community and discuss how to lovingly support your youth.

1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6:30-730pm at The Center.

This is a peer-peer support group for LGBTQ+ persons, their families, friends and our straight allies.

3rd Monday of every month from 7-8pm at our South Bay Youth Center 1180 3rd Ave Chula Vista, CA 91911.

Fleet and Family Support Services and AMPA’s LGBT Military Support Group is open to all LGBT Active Duty Service Members, partners, and families with or without children. For more information, contact Elisa Ruben at 619.988.2057 or elisa.d.ruben@navy.mil.

3rd Thursdays, 6-7:30pm at The Center

Join us at The San Diego LGBT Community Center for our Children’s Playgroups! Children are welcome to play and participate in activities! We encourage parents and guardians to socialize and connect with other LGBTQ+ families. For more information, contact us at families@thecentersd.org.

Children Ages 0-5, Last Friday of the month, 9:30-11:30am at The Center

Children Ages 13 and under, First Saturday of the month, 12-2pm at The Center*

Creating Kin: Processing Group

The path to parenthood isn’t always straight and the winding roads can be tough to navigate. This group offers a space to share and process the challenges that can come with this transitional time. This group is facilitated by a licensed therapist. 

First Monday of the month. 6:30-7:30pm at the Hillcrest Youth Center at 1807 Robinson Avenue, Suite 106, San Diego 92103.

Creating Kin: Resource Group

This community building group offers access to inclusive resources and education. Topics change every month, along with guest speakers/providers who will join to answer questions and share information. 

Every 4th Monday of the month. 6:30pm – 7:30pm at the Hillcrest Youth Center at 1807 Robinson Avenue, Suite 106, San Diego 92103.

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