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Support Groups and Playgroups

Our Family Coalition

 

 

Peer groups provide a variety of opportunities both for LGBTQ parents and caregivers and prospective parents to meet, explore shared concerns, and support their peers. Our playgroups offer developmentally-enriching and fun opportunities for parents and children to interact. For questions, please contact the staff person listed in each group.

 

SF: Baby & Me Parent-Infant Class & Playgroup

SF: Baby & Me Parent-Infant Class & Playgroup

Ages 0-5. Join us for this fun interactive playgroup for LGBTQ parents/caregivers, allies and their children. Parents and caregivers build community while strengthening their children’s social, emotional and developmental well-being through structured activities, circle time, and family bonding.

Fridays, 10:45am-12pm

Community Well, 78 Ocean Ave, SF

Contact: Jeannette Page at jeannette@ourfamily.org or call 415-981-1960.

Check the calendar for updates and for this season's scheduled sessions.

SF: Toddle with Me Music & Movement Class

SF: Toddle with Me Music & Movement Class

Ages 0-5. Come out and join us for a music-based playgroup for LGBTQ parents/caregivers, allies and our toddlers. Dance, music, songs, and stories are from various cultures and in diverse languages relevant to the families participating. This playgroup helps children with gross motor development through body movement.

Fridays, 9am-10:15am

Community Well, 78 Ocean Ave, SF

Contact: Jeannette Page at jeannette@ourfamily.org or call 415-981-1960.

Check the calendar for the most updated dates, times, and locations this season.

 

SF: LGBTQ+ Family Night for Solo & Partnered Parents

SF: LGBTQ+ Family Night for Solo & Partnered Parents

Ages 0-12. Expand your circle of LGBTQ parents, swap parenting tips, and explore concerns shared by all parents as well as those of special interest to our families. Help your kids build lasting friendships with other children of LGBTQ families as they enjoy fun games and activities.

Fourth Tuesday of the month, 6-8pm

Children's Day School - 333 Dolores St

Contact: Jeannette Page at jeannette@ourfamily.org or call 415-981-1960.

Check the calendar for updates and specifics.

SF: Transgender Parent Support Group

SF: Transgender Parent Support Group

All Ages. Trans parents, prospective parents, and co-parents connect and share what's on their minds. From the workplace to trans activism, transition to temper tantrums, discuss whatever you'd like to in a safe space with friendly, supportive people. Newcomers welcome! Attendance is free. Refreshments provided. Child care provided upon request.

 

When: Third Saturday of the month, 12pm-2pm

Where: Our Family Coalition office, 1385 Mission St. #340, San Francisco.

Contact: Jeannette Page at jeannette@ourfamily.org or call 415-981-1960.

Check the calendar for updates and specifics.

SF & East Bay: Prospective Parents

SF & East Bay: Prospective Parents

Occasional get-togethers in San Francisco and the East Bay provide a great opportunity to meet and network with your fellow LGBTQ prospective parents. Parents, caregivers, and providers often come share with the group, and OFC provides resources on how to build your family.

Check the calendar for dates, times, and locations.

Contact: Jeannette Page at jeannette@ourfamily.org or call 415-981-1960.

East Bay: Tuesday Morning Parent-Child Playgroup

East Bay: Tuesday Morning Parent-Child Playgroup

Ages (0-5) Join us for this new fun interactive playgroup for LGBTQ parents/caregivers, allies and their children. It will provide an opportunity for parents and caregivers to strengthen their children’s social, emotional and developmental well-being through structured activities, circle time, and family bonding.

Tuesdays, 10am-11:30am

Destiny Arts, 970 Grace Ave, Oakland

Check the calendar for updates and specifics!

East Bay: East Oakland Community Playtime

East Bay: East Oakland Community Playtime

Ages 0-5. Come and play! This FREE monthly event for children 0-5 includes: outdoor games; bounce house; face painting; community market; fun multicultural activities; arts and crafts; community resources; storytime; free swim lessons; and healthy snacks.

First Saturday of every month, 11:30am - 2pm.

Youth UpRising Skate Park, 8711 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland.

Staff contact: Yusni Bakar.

Check the calendar for updates and specifics.

East Bay: Rainbow Family Night

East Bay: Rainbow Family Night

Ages 0-5. Our kids have a great time at the Habitot Children’s Museum. Parents have the opportunity to socialize and discuss their lives as LGBTQ parents while the kids get a chance to play and build new friendships.

 

When: First Wednesday of the month, 5:30-7:30pm

Where: Habitot Children’s Museum, Berkeley.

Staff contact: Yusni Bakar.

Check the calendar for updates and specifics.

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