SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS

PFLAG conducts several free support group meetings every month in and around the Atlanta metropolitan area. Even if the meeting date falls on a holiday, we still meet as usual. Meetings are FREE to attend. All are welcome – lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and parents, families, and straight allies are invited. You are also welcome to bring someone who can support you – a spouse, child, relative, friend, or neighbor.

Who Should Attend

Parents, family, and friends who are dealing with the news of a loved one coming out, as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender people are all encouraged to attend our support group meetings. If you are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender and would like to come out to your family and friends and are looking for ways to come out, this is an excellent place to get support and ideas that have worked for others.

Currently, our support group meetings are held virtually through Zoom. Email us at info@pflagatl.org and let us know which meeting you would like to attend, and we will send you an invitation. If you have additional questions, call us at (678) 561-7354. Leave us a voicemail with your name and contact number and we’ll get back to you.

Upcoming Events

First Monday Support Group
Mon, Dec 07
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Dec 07, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
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Join us for our regular support group meeting on the first Monday of every month.
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Second Saturday Atlanta Gender Variations
Sat, Dec 12
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Dec 12, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
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Parents supporting parents of transgender children meeting on the second Saturday of every month.
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Third Sunday Support Group
Sun, Dec 20
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Dec 20, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
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Join us for our regular support group meeting on the third Sunday of every month.
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During support group meetings, the attendees are divided into small groups, and each group is led by a trained facilitator. We value confidentiality in our support groups because it allows people to share openly. You may say as much or as little as you like, no one will ever force you say a word. In the warm and supportive atmosphere many newcomers find they are able to put troubling thoughts and fears into words for the first time, and receive reassurance, guidance, and information.

The important distinction between a PFLAG support group and a counseling or therapy session is that we try not to give you advice. We believe in the power of listening and sharing our stories and experiences as a tool for self-development. PFLAG’s goal is to keep families together by promoting understanding and love.

Information on other local chapter meetings can be found on each chapter's website.

PFLAG Johns Creek

PFLAG Marietta

PFLAG Peachtree City

PFLAG Sandy Springs

PFLAG Woodstock

PFLAG Athens Area

PFLAG Blairsville

PFLAG Anniston

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