Recurring Event Grief and Loss Support Group

Grief and Loss Support Group (Ages 55+)

The senior program is starting a grief and loss support group for anyone 55+. Grief is a normal and natural reaction when dealing with bereavement. A person can experience loss due to a passing of a loved one, a breakup, divorce or any other types of loss you may have experienced. Join us as we offer support and encourage one another to share our stories in a safe and welcoming environment.

Youth Empowered to Act (YETA) – Elevate (Ages 14-24)

The Center OC 1605 N Spurgeon St, Santa Ana

The Elevate Program creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to increase their advocacy and leadership skills. Through a trauma-informed, health-centered and asset-based approach, youth leaders will work to effect transformative and peer-led policy, systems and environmental change in Orange County. Youth leaders work to identify healthy alternatives to suspension/expulsion related to substance use. Ultimately, LGBTQ Center OC is committed to ending the school-to-prison pipeline and transforming the pipeline to restorative justice, healing and rehabilitation through their Elevate Program. Elevate Program Goals: Reframe substance abuse as a public health issue Combat the detrimental impacts from the War on Drugs on BIPOC/LGBTQ communities Provide trauma-informed counseling and process groups at no cost Raise awareness through social media campaigns, activities, and events

Recurring Event Cafe Con Community

Cafe Con Community (Ages 18-25)

Come join our bilingual Spanish/English group Café con Community! This group is intended to provide a safe space for Latino/a & LGBTQ+ identifying persons ages 18-25 wanting to process issues related to their Latino/a identity and how this impacts their experience in the U.S. This group aims to create a sense of community and teach insight promoting healthy coping strategies and interpersonal relationships.