Adoptive Parent Support Group

Free for all Adoptive Parents, support groups can be a great place to speak with others that are going through the same frustrations and stress you are going through. It is comforting to know you are not alone in this journey. Come together with other parents in a safe, non-judgment space facilitated by adoptive parents to share and connect with others. All adoptive families are welcome. Childcare provided.
Location: The Center

Calendar: Last Sunday of Every Month, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Contact: Farrell Brenner – f.brenner@lgbtqcenter.org

Baby & Toddler Circle

Join us for support, friendship and play during our new meetup for LGBTQ and allied parents and families with babies. We’ll build community among adults while nurturing family bonding with play and circle time.

Location: The Center

Calendar: Meets 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Contact: hkellylgbtq@gmail.com

LGBTQ Youth Book Club

Our LGBTQ book club for queer teens (ages 12-19) and our allies who love to read QYA (Queer Young Adult) Fiction! Newcomers are always welcome any week. Together we’ll cover cornerstone writers and discover new voices! Discussion and readings lead by a QYA obsesser just like yourself.

Books generously provided by co-sponsor GLSEN Hudson Valley!

Location: The Center

Calendar: Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesdays of the month 4-5:30 p.m.

Contact: Farrell Brenner – f.brenner@lgbtqcenter.org

PFLAG Kingston

PFLAG, formerly known as Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, is the United States’ largest organization for parents, families, friends, and allies united with people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ).

Location: The Center

Calendar: Meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

Contact: Fran Divine – frandivine@gmail.com

Link: https://www.pflag.org/

Queer Young Adult Meetup

A discussion and support group for Queer Young Adults (“QYA”), ages 18-24, to connect, explore the queer experience, and be themselves in a safe and supportive space. All LGBTQ young adults (ages 18-24) welcomed and light refreshments will be served.

Location: Dutchess Community College (53 Pendell Rd. in Poughkeepsie) in Hudson Hall room 315.

Calendar: Meets every second Wednesday at 7pm.

Contact: Farrell Brenner – f.brenner@lgbtqcenter.org