Senior Services

50+ and Better Together is the Senior Services program at The Center that provides a community of new friends for seniors. This program is for LGBTQ community members 50 and older.

Please reach out to or (619) 692-2077 ext. 147 for specific information, or see our offerings and calendar of events below.


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50+ And Better Together Offerings

Senior Drop-In

Join us in person to catch up with friends, enjoy lunch, gather resources from Center staff, and connect to our amazing LGBTQ+ Community!

Game Day

Join us for an afternoon of fun games and conversation. Join a game of Canasta, bring your own games, or play one of the many games we have on hand at The Center. Meet new people and have fun!

Senior Lunch & Learn

Join us for a monthly educational, informational, and entertaining presentation focused on the needs of our LGBTQ Senior Community.

Feeling Fit

This class for older adults helps to improve balance, strength, flexibility, and maintain independence. It’s suitable for all levels - exercises can be done sitting or standing. 

50+ HIV Discussion Group

If you are 50 years or better and living with HIV, then this discussion group is just for you! Discuss the topics that interest you most. Discover how to feel your best. Socialize with others who can relate.

Prostate Cancer
Support Group

If you’ve experienced or are currently in treatment for prostate cancer this group is here for you to provide support, empathy, and community. This group is peer facilitated and focused on the support needed by group members.

Senior Services at The Center
Programs and Events

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Click here to download Monthly Activities for Seniors.

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additional offerings at the center


Engagement opportunities include Lunch and Learn programs with speakers on variety of topics, card parties, game days, discussion groups and coffee chats, peer groups, health and fitness classes, a Senior Advisory Committee, and more.


Programs to promote individual wellness, quality of life, and building community including 1:1 check-ins, Feeling Fit, support groups for Grief & Loss, Prostate Cancer survivors, HIV+ Seniors, and more.

Critical Services

Critical health and social-support services and collaborations with other agencies, including access to food resources and programs through our monthly Senior Food Bank, connections to Behavioral Health and mental health services, connections to housing, and access to important resources and referrals regarding health care and social services.

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.


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 x208 or You may also contact Steve Carroll at 619.692.2077 x139, or

If you’re interested in joining the Senior Services Advisory Committee, please contact:

The Center’s Senior Services Program is funded in part by SCAN Health Plan. One of the nation’s largest not-for-profit Medicare Advantage plans, SCAN is dedicated to keeping seniors healthy and independent.

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