Support Groups

Support Groups 2017-11-15T13:24:37+00:00

Positive Steps

Shanti is pleased to welcome Positive Steps, an Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting for the HIV+ in Recovery on Mondays from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at Shanti Orange County. Meeting Format: AA’s 12 Steps and 12 Traditions Book Study.

Note: Outside Doors Automatically lock at 7:00pm. Bring your own AA 12 & 12 Book. A limited number of loaner books available on-site.

Questions: Call Ruth at 714-600-3347.

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Circulo Latino

Shanti and Laguna Drug are pleased to co-sponsor Circulo Latino, a monthly support and education group.

Un grupo para personas VIH+ llega al sur del condado de Orange completamente en Espanol. Un lugar seguro y confidencial promoviendo la buena salud y educacion.

Reunion cada primer Martes de mes, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Resevar al (949) 452-0888.

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Circle of Women

Shanti is pleased to sponsor Circle of Women, a monthly gathering of women exploring the challenges of living with chronic diseases.  Our goal is to provide both a supportive and therapeutic atmosphere where women can connect with one another.  We are currently constructing this group and are taking a list of those who are interested.  Please contact Lindsay Fitzpatrick at 949-452-0888 or lindsay.fitzpatrick@shantioc.org

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HIV Group

Shanti is pleased to host two weekly therapy groups designed to provide facilitation and peer support for people living with HIV.  The goal is for each member to both share their life experiences to receive support, as well as provide support for others in the group.  These groups are facilitated by therapists who also can provide education and a therapeutic atmosphere for those who participate. Please contact Lindsay Fitzpatrick at 949-452-0888 or lindsay.fitzpatrick@shantioc.org

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A Collaboration of Shanti and the LGBT Center OC

South County Rainbow Group

South County Rainbow Group is an engaging social drop-in group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ) and allied youth ages 13-18. This group meets the first and third Friday of the month from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Shanti OC. South County Rainbow Group provides social, interactive, and educational group activities and events in South County and the greater Orange County area. Youth are able to connect with their peers in a safe and supportive environment facilitated by LGBT Center OC staff and adult mentor facilitators. There is no cost to participate.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Camacho-Van Dyke, Youth Program Manager at the LGBT Center OC, at 714-953-5428 x 205 or at stephanie.vandyke@lgbtcenteroc.org.

LGBT Center Rainbow Youth Group Flyer

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Breaking Binaries Transgender Youth Group

Breaking Binaries is a new social drop-in group for transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary, and gender-questioning youth ages 13-18. This group meets the second and fourth Friday of the month from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Shanti OC. Similar to South County Rainbow Group, Breaking Binaries invites youth from the transgender community to get involved and participate in engaging discussions, social activities and community events in South County and the greater Orange County area. Trans youth are able to connect with their peers in a safe and supportive environment facilitated by LGBT Center OC staff and adult mentor facilitators. There is no cost to participate.

Please note: This is a closed space facilitated by and for transgender, gender non-conforming, non-binary, and gender-questioning youth. Allies are respectfully asked to keep the space for trans people only and visit South County Rainbow Group instead.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Camacho-Van Dyke, Youth Program Manager at the LGBT Center OC, at 714-953-5428 x 205 or at stephanie.vandyke@lgbtcenteroc.org.

LGBT Center Breaking Binaries Flyer

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