Celebrate diversity

 

New in town and trying to find your fellow rainbows? Looking to get more involved in the local community? We can help!

We're a group of volunteers dedicated to promoting a sense of unity and support for the local LGBTTQQIAAPF community. Whether you're lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, fluid, asexual, queer, questioning or anything in-between, you've come to the right place. Here you'll find resources, events and support in Monterey County, California and beyond.

Acabas de mudarte a la ciudad de Monterey y estas buscando a tu "familia"? Estas buscando maneras de involucrarte con la comunidad local? Podemos ayudar!

Somos un grupo de voluntarios dedicados a promover un sentido de unidad y apoyo local para la comunidad LGBTTQQIAAPF. No importa si eres lesbiana, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgenero, asexual, si estas questionando tu sexualidad o simplemente ere un aleado, has llegado al lugar perfecto. En esta pagina encontraras los recursos, eventos y el apoyo para el condado de Monterey al igual que sus ciudades vecinas. 

 

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MONTEREY PENINSULA PRIDE & COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES PROUDLY PRESENT: 

"Celebrating Generations Of Pride" Event

SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2018

Join us for our second annual celebration, co-sponsored by Monterey Peninsula Pride and Community Human Services. The purpose of Monterey Peninsula Pride and Celebration is to unite and serve local LGBTQ+ communities by celebrating our histories, pursuing multicultural equity, developing LGBTQ+ leadership, educating ourselves and others, and cultivating alliances. 


Rainbow Youth Support Group

Come experience a supportive environment for LGBTQ+ youth to create community, share and process common themes. This group will open to new members every 12 weeks, and examine topics including, but not limited to:

Suicide prevention
Domestic violence and abuse
Drug and alcohol use
Race and culture
Social media

Safe Zones
Health
Allies
Coming out
Family dynamics

This group supports folks ages 15-20, and runs weekly on Tuesday evenings from 5-6:30, beginning May 1, at Shine a Light Counseling Center in Monterey. Please contact Tayler at taylerbthompson@gmail.com or Hillary at hillary@shinealightcounseling.com with any questions and to begin the screening process.  


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RainbowS OVER SEASIDE

Counseling and Support for LGBTQ Teens

Community Human Services is now offering a free counseling and support group for LGBTQ teens 12-17 years of age, led by master’s level mental health clinician, Edgar Rondon.

Sessions will be held alternating Saturdays from 1:30-3:00 p.m. at Family Services Center, 1178 Broadway Avenue in Seaside. This group will provide a safe space for LGBTQ teens and their families to share their experiences in an anonymous, supportive and encouraging environment. 

Medi-Cal accepted, free to those who qualify. For more information, please call 831-394-4622.


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Rainbows Over Seaside

Counseling and Support for LGBTQ Adults

Community Human Services is now offering a free counseling and support group for LGBTQ adults, led by master’s level mental health clinician, Edgar Rondon.

Sessions will be held alternating Saturdays from 1:30-3:00 p.m. at Family Services Center, 1178 Broadway Avenue in Seaside. This group will provide a safe space for LGBTQ individuals and their families to share their experiences in an anonymous, supportive and encouraging environment. 

Medi-Cal accepted, free to those who qualify. For more information, please call 831-394-4622.


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