Rainbow Families offers regular, facilitated peer support groups for the LGBTQ+ family community in all its diverse forms.
These groups include:
Groups are offered throughout the year, based on requests and facilitator availability. Monitor our Events section for schedules and info on how to RSVP. Contact us to learn more about our support groups.
The Adoption Support Group is a monthly support group for LGBTQ+ prospective parents currently in the process of pursuing adoption, including 'waiting' families, facilitated by an experienced host.
The Conception Support Group is a monthly support group for the LGBTQ+ community (individuals and partnered) trying to get pregnant using donor sperm. We offer a safe and comfortable environment to share our stories and resources on the journey to pregnancy. The group is facilitated by a licensed therapist.
The Pregnancy Support Group is a monthly support group, for those in the LGBTQ+ community currently pregnant or who recently gave birth (from conception up through approximately 3 months postpartum). We offer a safe and comfortable environment to share our stories and resources during the journey of pregnancy and the first few months of parenthood.
Grief and loss as it relates to family building is often not discussed, or worse, dismissed. This is particularly true for the LGBTQ+ community. This group, facilitated by an expert in the field, helps discover paths to healing and coping and more. Sessions are held monthly in 3-month cycles. Like all Rainbow Families support groups, this is a safe and welcoming space.