Support Groups

Support Groups2018-05-23T16:24:44+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

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Nov 19 @ 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.

Circulo Latino Group Flyer

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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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Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 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

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

Next Meeting

Dec 7 @ 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[...]

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

Next Meeting

Nov 23 @ 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[...]