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Parents of Trans Kids and Support Group - PTKDelaware

PFLAG-Wilmington, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, & United Way of Delaware PRIDE Council announces a new support group for Parents of Trans KIDS.

Monthly meetings on the 3rd Thursday of the month starting at 6:30 pm at Nemours duPont Hospital, 1600 Rockland Rd, Wilmington DE 1980 (stop at the Welcome Desk for directions to our meeting room).

Parents will be able to network with other families that are going through similar experiences while raising a transgender or non-gender conforming child. The goal of the group is to provide parents a safe space where they can discuss what issues are important to them. They will have the chance to raise questions, share resources, network and listen to the experience of other parents whose children are gender diverse. Issues explored will include school, legal matters, privacy, siblings, extended family, and medical.

If you would like to attend our meeting on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 6:30 pm, please email your name along with the age of your child to PTKDelaware@gmail.com

Directions to Nemours duPont Hospital - upon entering the campus at 1600 Rockland Road continue on the driveway. After the playground, make your first left to a surface parking lot. Once parked proceed to the front of the blue glass section of the hospital where you will enter the Fusco Atrium.  The Welcome Desk will be on your right.

LGBTQ Youth Support Group Meeting

         Welcome Back >> We are pleased to announce the next meeting will be November 12, 2016, at the Jewish Family Services Building, 99 Passmore Road, Wilmington DE 19803.   Then starting in October they will meet on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of every month.

     MEETINGS are from 11 AM TO 12:30 pm.  There will be a hang out session until 1:30 pm.

 The building is located up route 202 passed Silverside Road, and take the 1st left just after Ashley Furniture.  This is an open group and all denominations are welcomed.  We have determined that an age group of 12 to 18 will be best.  There is no such group in our area and the only support available is if their schools have a GSA program.  The group will be under the direction of licensed professional counselor , Barbara P. Conrad, MS & certified in Gestalt Therapy, & Sharon Zimmer, MS in Educational Counseling .  Sharon & Barbara facilitated a similar group several years ago and are looking forward to get the group back up and running.  The coming out process is tough enough and it will be great to have a place our LGBTQ youth can turn to for help and support. 

You MUST confirm attendance 2 days prior to the meeting by texting Sharon Zimmer, 302-438-1545 or  email:  cztwins@hotmail.com.
Please help spread the word throughout the area and we THANK Sharon & Barbara for their work on this project.

PFLAG Rehoboth & Camp Rehoboth will host new groups for Parents of Transgender Youth & Transgender Youth.  For more info please contact Salvatore Seeley, LCSW at 302-227-5620.  Meetings will be held at Camp Rehoboth in Rehoboth.
Please join us for the inaugural meeting of the Rehoboth area's Delaware Renaissance Group. We welcome anyone who identifies anywhere on the transgender, gender nonconforming, or gender conforming spectrum as long as you are willing to accept and support anyone else anywhere else on the spectrum; yes this means families and allies are welcome too. The only thing on the agenda for this meeting will be planning what we want from the group going forward. The meeting will be from 8 pm until 10 pm on Saturday the 27th at the Tunnell Cancer Center, 8941 John J Williams Highway, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971 in the McCurry Conference Room. Enter at the rear of the Tunnell Cancer Center through the entrance marked as the Medical Arts Pavilion.  For more info please email:   amandaw@delren.org

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 Big Brothers & Big Sisters Now Has A Mentoring Program for LGBT Youth

Did you know that 7.5% of Delaware youth identify as LGBTQ? Most don’t have someone they feel comfortable talking to about the important things going on in their lives, but Big Brothers Big Sisters of Delaware with the United Way of Delaware want to change that. With Big Brothers Big Sisters, we aim to match LGBTQ youth with an LGBTQ or allied adult, someone who they can talk to and trust. Do you know an adult or youth who would benefit from our program? Contact Big Brothers Big Sisters today. For info call Colleen Dougherty,Big Brother Big Sisters of DE, LGBTQ Mentor Case Manager,   (302) 998-3577,   cdougherty@bbbsde.org