LUSH (Ladies United for Sexual Health)

Fempower yourself at Pride for Youth’s only program for female-identified and assigned female at birth to talk about their sexual health in an open forum with staff and peers alike. Feel free to ask any question that is on your mind! This group is open to individuals age 13-20 during Coffeehouse.

When: First and third Friday of each month at 7:30pm during Coffeehouse
Contact: Maria Demauro 516-679-9000 ext. 16 or mdemauro@longislandcrisiscenter.org


Mpower+

Mpower+ is a social and supportive space for individuals through age 30 who are gay, bisexual or trans-identified and living with HIV. Allies are also welcome. What is any ally? Someone who sees past HIV status, and does not consider one’s status a barrier to friendship, or romantic or sexual relationships. This group engages in various activities and group discussions, and is a great place to meet others! Transportation is available and dinner is served every week.

When: Every Tuesday 4:00-8:00pm
Contact: Jamie Peeler – 516-679-9000 ext. 22 or jpeeler@longislandcrisiscenter.org


TransAction

TransAction is a supportive space for individuals ages 15-30 who identify as transgender or hold a gender non-conforming identity (TGNC). Those who are questioning their gender identity are also welcome. The group meets every Tuesday for various activities and discussions that are relevant to the community, and of course to meet others and have fun!

When: Every Tuesday from 4:00-8:00pm
Contact: Maria Demauro (516) 679-9000 ext. 16 or mdemauro@longislandcrisiscenter.org


 Young Adults After School (YAAS!)

YAAS! is a social and supportive space for LGBTQ individuals ages 13-20. The group addresses important topics such as coming out, dating, social media, etc. through discussion, activities and games. Transportation is available, and dinner is served each week.

When: 10-week cycles each Fall and Spring every Friday from 6:00-7:00pm (call for exact dates)
Contact: Maria Demauro 516-679-9000 ext. 16 or mdemauro@longislandcrisiscenter.org