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NYC Support Groups



All groups are at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center at 208 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011

212.620.7310

Grief Support Group: Phase I seeks to help lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-identified people of all genders navigate their grief and healing processes after losing a loved one.
Thursdays, beginning October 6, 6 – 7:30pm

Positive CARE Group is an ongoing group for newly diagnosed (within the last three years) HIV-positive gay and bisexual men and men of trans-experience. This ongoing group is offered without charge.
Mondays, restarts September 19, 6 - 7:30pm

Using and Cruising: A Harm Reduction Group for Men is an ongoing group for gay and bisexual men and men of trans-experience who are concerned about their use of alcohol and drugs.
Mondays, restarts September 19, 6 – 7:30pm

Living Free in Recovery: Men is a recovery group for gay and bisexual men and men of trans-experience dealing with relationships sex and drugs.
Mondays, beginning October 17, 6 - 7:30pm

Living Free in Recovery: Women is a recovery group for lesbian and bisexual women and women of trans-experience dealing with relationships sex and drugs.
Wednesdays, beginning October 5, 6 – 7:30pm

Learning, Coping and Healing is a group for LGBT-identified people of all genders dealing with anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns.
Thursdays, beginning October 6, 6 – 7:30pm

Not Quite Ready to Quit is a workshop that helps smokers increase their motivation for quitting and eliminating roadblocks to making the big decision to stop smoking.
Monday, September 26, 6 - 9pm
Wednesday, October 5, 6 - 9pm

Commit to Quit is a six- session group for smokers who have decided that now is the time to quit smoking! You must attend one session of the Not Quite Ready to Quit workshop (see above) to attend this group.
Wednesday, beginning October 19, 6 – 7:30pm


Trans-Amorous

Wednesdays, beginning October 5, 7:30 - 9pm

An inclusive and supportive vision of trans-community includes individuals who are trans-amorous or who partner with transgender and gender non-conforming people. Partners and those attracted to trans-people may be affected by the stigma and oppression associated with trans-identities. In addition, they may feel isolated, face unique challenges to their identity, or may find themselves invisible within straight and queer spaces. Trans-Amorous is a group for people of all genders to discuss and explore their attraction to and relationships with trans-identified or gender non-conforming individuals. This group is open to people currently in partnerships with trans-people, people formerly in partnerships with trans-people and people who are exploring their attraction to trans-people. Trans-Amorous requires an intake interview prior to participation and will be offered on a sliding scale basis. Call Center CARE at 212.620.7310 to register.

Trans-Scribes

Wednesdays, beginning October 5, 7:30 - 9pm

Telling one’s story is a powerful act in the processes of self-discovery and healing. Writing one’s story accesses a sense of connection with others in the trans-communities, as well as a sense of accomplishment. In claiming our own lived experiences, we have an opportunity to make sense of life, teach and help others, and generate a community of support.Trans-Scribes is a group for transgender, gender non-conforming, gender questioning and trans-amorous people of all genders to explore and discuss their feelings and concerns about gender, trans-identities and their histories. This group will use weekly, in group writing exercises emphasizing _expression and connection. No previous writing experience is needed. Trans-Scribes requires an intake interview prior to participation and will be offered on a sliding scale basis. Call Center CARE at 212.620.7310 to register.


Drop-In Groups – no intake required

Gender Drop-in: Masculine Spectrum

Wednesdays, beginning October 5, 7:30 - 9pm

Gender Drop-in: Masculine Spectrum is a drop-in group for those assigned female at birth who now identify as trans-masculine, trans-male, gender-queer, Ag/Aggressive, transexual, androgynous, exploring and so forth.

Gender Drop-in: Feminine Spectrum

Wednesdays, beginning October 5, 7:30 - 9pm

Gender Drop-in: Feminine Spectrum is a drop-in group for those assigned male at birth who now identify as trans-female, cross-dresser, drag queen, transexual, femme queen, exploring and so forth.
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