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Support Groups
 
Adult  |  Youth
 
Our support groups are facilitated by volunteer therapists and trained professionals. There are no fixed fees for most support groups. We do encourage group members to give donations for their participation in these groups. These donations help pay for therapy provided to clients without income. A fee is sometimes charged for groups that have a fixed agenda and psycho-educational format. We call these "Therapy Groups", whereas the other groups are "Peer Support". No one is turned away because of inability to pay a fee. Also refer to our Group Norms and Agreements for more information about support groups.


 
Adult Groups
Come On, Get Happy!
Gay Male Empowerment
HIV+ Men's Weekly Group
Intimate Partner Abuse
Men's Therapy Group
PFLAG
Senior Group
Transgender
 
    
For Social Groups, please see The Pride Center.


 
Come On, Get Happy!
Educational & motivational seminar / discussion group.
Led by Psychotherapist, Dr. Lewis Jordan PHD LMHC NCC

Join us as we learn how to maintain & achieve self love and happiness with emotional balance & stability. This is a drop in seminar and class and all are welcome!

Dr. Jordan speaks and discusses how it is important to understand your own belief systems and how they directly effect most every aspect of your life. Throughout this seminar, Dr. Jordan will administer and explain his psychological testing method called, "The God Test" which is used in his therapy practice today. This non-religious based test helps to uncover the main belief systems that are driving you and effecting your; Relationships, Sex life, Money troubles, Self-Esteem, Career, and ultimately your ability to achieve joy and happiness in your life. Additionally, The purpose of the seminar is to better understand the science of the mind and how to control your own thoughts through a deeper understanding of psychology and the science of metaphysics. While open to all spiritual teachings, the group centers around the metaphysical and science of mind principles. No matter what your faith, religion or lack of, you can gain insight into your own beliefs and in turn, use them to better serve you in your life. "Believe in your own power to be Happy!"
 
Come On, Get Happy!

2nd and 4th Mondays of the month, 7:00-8:30 PM
2312 Wilton Dr., 2nd Floor
Wilton Manors, FL 33305

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Gay Male Empowerment Group
This group provides the opportunity to discuss issues and concerns about being a gay man in South Florida. Topics for discussion as well as social activities are identified by the members of the group. This group will also facilitate a series of community seminars that will be open to the public. Topics in past years have included: “Finding Mr. Right, not Mr. Perfect,” “The Man in the Mirror,” “Challenges of Aging in a Youth Oriented Culture,” “Practical Relationship Skills,” “Becoming Mr. Right.”
Gay Male Empowerment

This group meets on Thursdays at the Pride Center from 7:00 - 8:30 PM.
You can choose to come to any number of sessions to meet your personal goals.
You can sign up, or ask for more information, by calling our group and events line at 954.353.9155 or by sending an e-mail message to info@sunserve.org.

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HIV+ Men's Weekly Group
HIV Men's Weekly

This ongoing group is for HIV-positive gay men dealing with issues including isolation, rejection, concerns about disclosure, stigma, and more. Participants will share experiences, receive support and constructive feedback, and support others. Requires a screening interview and weekly attendance on Tuesdays at 7:00pm. Call Terry Davis at 954-764-5150 Ext. 155.

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Intimate Partner Abuse
INTIMATE PARTNER ABUSE INCLUDES:
name calling, put downs, slurs, humiliation, isolation, being kept from friends and family, economic deprivation, threats, intimidation, violence, sexual coercion, sexual violence
Domestic Violence
SunServe is offering a new weekly support group for LGBT people that are experiencing abuse in their intimate partner relationship, or have just left an abusive intimate partner relationship.
Call 954-764-5150 extension 104 for more information.
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Men’s Therapy Group
Forming now!


SunServe 2312 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors, FL 33305
Thursday’s 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Tom Wasik, LCSW & Hugo Rocchia, RSWI
Sliding Scale – If you cannot afford to pay we will scholarship you.
Call 954.764.5150 Ext 174 and ask for Intake

Focus on attracting gratifying connectivity with others: Building Healthy Interdependency while building on your strengths, skills and resources. This group is goal orientated and utilizes action methods, including creativity, cooperation and humor...Come Join Us!

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PFLAG (Parents, Family, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays)
This group especially seeks to support the parents of youth in SunServe’s Broward Youth Group. Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes the health and well being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons, their families, and friends through SUPPORT - to cope with an adverse society; EDUCATION - to enlighten an ill-informed public; and ADVOCACY - to end discrimination and to secure equal rights.  You can choose to come to any number of sessions to meet your personal goals.  This is a drop in group run by PFLAG and accepts donations.

PFLAG
www.pflagbroward.com

PFLAG – Coral Springs
Meets the 2nd Thursday of every Month, 7pm-9pm
St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church
In Preschool Room
1400 Riverside Drive | Coral Springs, FL 33071

PFLAG – Fort Lauderdale
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every Month, 7pm-9pm
SunServe South
Noble McArtor Center Downstairs in Learning Center
1480 SW 9th Avenue | Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315

PFLAG –  Southwest Ranches/ Cooper City
Meets the 4th Thursday of every month, 7pm-9pm
New Horizon Methodist Church-Upstairs in Learning Center
2nd Room on Left
5741 S Flamingo Rd. | Southwest Ranches, FL 33330

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Noble A. McArtor Senior Group
Tuesdays, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
For more info on the Senior Center, click here.
Noble A. McArtor

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"Safe T" - Transgender Support Group
This is a support group that provides the opportunity for anyone who identifies as transgender in any stage of transition. The group especially welcomes anyone age 18+ who do not fit gender stereotypes and are seeking support and understanding from others with the same experiences.

This group meets Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:00 PM at SunServe North:
2312 Wilton Drive, 2nd floor, Wilton Manors, FL 33315
 
Transgender Support Group
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There is no cost for attending this group, but donations are welcome.
For more information call 954-764-5150 or email info@sunserve.org.

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For Youth Support Groups, click here.
 





Related Services

Counseling | Transgender

For more information call our Intake and Referral Line at 954.764.5150.
 

For Social Groups, please see The Pride Center.





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