Creating a region where LGBTQ+ people thrive means supporting your health and wellness. If you are dealing with any issue that feels beyond your control, including depression, anxiety, victimization, homelessness, stress or relationships issues, we are here to listen without judgement and empower you with the coping strategies and culturally affirming mental health services and resources that provide relief. All services are free.
Telehealth Counseling services are now available at the Center! Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. schedule a secure video appointment in English or Spanish by calling 916-442-0185 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Drop-in Respite at the Lambda Lounge provides a safe place to chill, access resources, or to just talk to someone. Adult respite is open for any person 25 years or older who identifies as part of the LGBTQ+ community. Drop-in is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A safe place to rest, clean restrooms, free WiFi, access to computers, and people who care are on hand to help you with any issues. Youth respite services are available at the center as well, more information for that can be found at saccenter.org/youth.
Community Resource Navigation: Community members are free to stop in to use the restroom, access free WiFi and computers, take a brief rest, get a drink of water. Community resource advocates who care will listen intently and strive to help you find whatever affirming resource you need, whether you are looking for mental and physical health professionals, housing, social services, legal aid, or other support programs.
Drop-in Respite: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Adult community members are invited to come in, relax, take a break from the stressors of their lives and deescalate mental health conditions to prevent suicide, hospitalization, or incarceration.
Community Support Groups*
- Coming Out Support Groups
- Golden Grounds LGBTQ Elders Group
- Women’s Coffee Night
- In the Know: Queer People of Color (QPOC) Group
- Transgender Support Group
- Twenty-Somethings Group
- Melanin Movement (trans women of color)
- Pansexual Pancake Breakfast
12-Step Addiction Recovery Group*
- Over the Rainbow NA
- Midtown AA
- Crystal Meth Anonymous
- Wholesale Miracles (AA Big Book Studies)
- Love & Sex Anonymous
*New groups are added frequently, check out the weekly and COVID schedule online at saccenter.org/weekly-schedule.
Free Individualized Counseling is available for LGBTQ+ victims of crime by appointment.
E-mail Marcy | ☏ (916) 442-0185 ext. 100
E-mail Refugio | ☏ (916) 442-0185
This program is funded by the Sacramento County Division of Behavioral Health Services through voter approved Proposition 63, Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), the California Office of Emergency Services (CalOES), and private community donors.