Our mission is to empower our LGBTQ community through supportive services & awareness. The Grand Rapids Pride Center aims to be at the center of a vibrant and inclusive community that supports all LGBTQ individuals.
We meet once a month as families, childcare is available for ages 3 and under.
Support groups are safe and welcoming spaces where you can meet with other parents and caregivers who are also supporting LGBTQ children. These groups meet once or twice a month, are run by trained volunteers (most of whom are parents themselves), and are filled with people who can offer support, answer questions, and link you […]
This group provides an open space for teens who are trans and/or nonbinary identified to support and relate to one another around issues of identity, school life, home life, social and medical transitioning, and anything else.
talk, skills and art group for ages 14-18 trans affirming yet open to all lgbt, pan, agender,nonbinary etc.
Parent Support Group for parents and caregivers of transgender, gender expansive, or gender questioning children (of any age)
IS THERE A CHILD (of any age) IN YOUR LIFE WHO… consistently wants to dress in clothes of the opposite gender? insists that you call them by the opposite pronoun? tells you they are the opposite gender, both, or neither? This Support Group for parents of trans/non-binary/gender questioning children is a great resource for parents and […]
Many parents take news of a child’s gender identity in stride. For others, it can be overwhelming and confusing when your child comes out as trans or gender expansive. All of these are common initial reactions to having a loved one “come out” as trans, especially given society’s negative attitudes towards trans people. Meeting up […]
This open support group provides a safe and confidential space for gender diverse youth to make friends, talk about gender-related and non-gender-related topics, and to simply be themselves. Our facilitators include an adult who identifies as a member of the trans community, and a mental health professional.
This open support group provides a safe and confidential space for gender diverse teens (14-18) to make friends, talk about gender-related and non-gender-related topics, and to simply be themselves. Our facilitators include an adult who identifies as a member of the trans community, and a mental health professional.
Genderrific Caregiver Support is a monthly support circle for parents and caregivers of gender diverse children and youth. Our group is a partnership of local families, UCSF Child/Adolescent Gender Center and City and County of SF Department of Public Health. Join us every 4th Tuesday of the month beginning September 25th Time: 6-7:30pm Location: San […]