The Center strives to ensure that everyone can find a place where they feel safe, welcome and needed. The Center’s diverse menu of community groups reflect the desire by providing peer support to marginalized populations within the LGBT community. All groups are free and welcome new participants that are part of the group’s focus.
Current groups are listed below. ✉ E-mail Maihnia Lee for details or to start a new group.
The Center also provides low- or no-cost meeting space for groups and community partners. 🔎 View rental reservation and rental information.
The Troop meets on the first and third Sundays of each month at 2 p.m. at the Center.
All LGBT seniors who are interested in living up to their full potential are welcome. Please come with your visionary hats on, your bucket list if you have one, and your secrets for a happy, healthy, productive and prosperous life!
Who can attend: All individuals who identify as people of color are welcome at this group.
This group has a significant online community presence and a monthly potluck. Embrace’s goal is to support as many of the estimated 5,000+ LGBT persons in the region with HIV and AIDS and their allies through free or low-cost social activities, harm reduction and stigma and discrimination education; and resource and referral services so that all people are treated with the dignity and respect that they deserve.
Embrace is open to anyone affected by HIV/AIDS.
The monthly potluck is the first Saturday of each month, 6-9 p.m., at the Center.
Anyone struggling with gender identity or gender expression, thinking about transition, looking for resources or just wanting to learn more about gender identity, expression or transition is welcome to come and discuss experiences and life-situations.
This small-group setting is all-inclusive, open to people of all genders and presentations, and at any stage of transition. The group meets on the third Tuesday of each month from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Center (Upstairs Conference Room)
For more information email email@example.com
The group accepts anyone who identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, genderless, asexual, or anything that falls on the queer spectrum in regards to both sexual orientation and gender identity regardless of race, culture, or religious affiliation. Participants must be at least 20 years old and have a physical or developmental disability.
This group meets every first and third Fridays at the Center from 6 to 7 p.m.
For questions or more information please email QAbility@saccenter.org
You’re pansexual AND you like pancakes AND you’ve been looking for a group to meet other pans and build a community? If you love hearts not parts, join every SECOND SUNDAY of the month from 11 am- 1 pm for the pancake breakfast group for pansexuals.
Anyone who identifies as pansexual, bisexual or queer can attend. No one under 18, as we may be talking about subjects around sexual health and dating.
For more information, email the group at firstname.lastname@example.org
12-Step Support Groups
The Center is happy to host several different LGBT focused 12 step recovery groups. The LGBT population experiences a disproportionately high rate of substance abuse. It is estimated that 20-30 percent of gay and transgender people abuse substances, compared to approximately 9 percent of the general population. The Sacramento LGBT Community Center hosts addiction recovery groups each week to support a healthier community. All groups are open to anyone affected by substance abuse.
- Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m.
- Thursdays, 6:45-7:45 p.m.
- Sundays, 7-8 p.m.