Support Groups

Support Groups 2017-08-30T17:34:44+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.

Positive Steps Group Flyer

Next Meeting

Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Shanti Orange County
An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting for HIV positive in recovery. Outside Doors Automatically Lock at 7:00p Bring your AA 12&12 Book A Limited Number of Loaner Books Available On-Site Each AA group is autonomous except in matters affecting other groups or AA as a whole *All welcomed who are HIV+ with a desire to be Clean[...]

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.

Next Meeting

Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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. Shanti and Laguna Drug are pleased to co-sponsor Circulo Latino, a monthly support and education group.

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

Group Info Card
Women at Shanti

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

Next Meeting

Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Shanti Orange County
Shanti is pleased to host this weekly therapy group 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[...]

A Collaboration of Shanti and the LGBT Center OC

Rainbow Youth Collaborative

Rainbow Youth Groups are a lively, social, drop-in group for LGBTQ youth and allies ages 13-18 every Friday from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Shanti. These are weekly engaging discussions and fun social interactions where youth can make lifelong connections with peers in a safe and friendly environment. This fun and interactive program emphasizes positive identity, social skills, creativity, and leadership development. Events include an annual Queer Youth Prom, Bonfires, Open Mic Nights, Queer Film Series, youth-focused discussions, OC Pride, concerts, conferences, and more.

LGBT Center Rainbow Youth Group Flyer

Next Meeting

Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Shanti Orange County
South Orange County Rainbow Youth Group! Rainbow Youth Group is a lively social drop‐in group for LGBTQ and allied youth ages 13‐18. Join us every two weeks for engaging discussions and fun social interactions, where youth can make life long connections with peers in a safe and friendly environment. This fun and interactive program emphasizes[...]

Transgender Youth Group

South County Trans Youth Group is a new, social drop-in group for transgender and gender non-conforming young adults ages 13-18. This is a wonderful group for non-conforming youth from the South County community. We invite youth to get involved and participate in engaging discussions, social activities and community events in South County and greater Orange County!

This is a free, closed space facilitate by and for transgender and gender non-conforming youth. For more information please contact Stephanie Camacho-Van Dyke at 714-953-5428 x205 or at stephanie.vandyke@lgbtcenteroc.org.

LGBT Center Breaking Binaries Flyer

Next Meeting

Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Shanti Orange County
South County Trans Youth Group is a new, social drop-in group for transgender and gender non-conforming young adults ages 13-18. This is a wonderful group for non-conforming youth from the South County community. We invite youth to get involved and participate in engaging discussions, social activities and community events in South County and greater Orange[...]