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SUPPORT GROUPS

Are you looking for a sense of community or family? Do you want to find people who share your similar experiences and life? Find a support group with Bienestar! We would love to welcome you to one of our many weekly support groups that are held across all of our different center locations.

No matter how you may identify, we definitely have a group of people who share similar experiences and are ready to provide a space of support and community for you. New people are always welcome to join any of our groups.

Some of our groups are focused on specific communities:

  • Gay and Bisexual Men
  • Transgender Women
  • LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer) Youth
  • People living with HIV/AIDS
  • People dealing with Substance Abuse disorders
  • Spanish-speaking LGBTQ people

If you would like more information about our support groups, please contact the Bienestar center location nearest you by calling (866) 590-6411.

Our Current Support Groups:

Gay/Bisexual/Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)

  • HOLLYWOOD "Mano a Mano" for HIV+ Men (en Español)
    Fridays 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • HOLLYWOOD "Circulos de Ambiente" (en Español)
    Wednesdays 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • LONG BEACH "Hombres De Ambiente" (en Español)
    Mondays 5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • POMONA "Hermanos de Luna Y Sol" 18+ (en Español)
    Thursdays 7:30pm-9:30pm
  • SAN FERNANDO VALLEY "Hermanos de Luna Y Sol" (en Español)
    Mondays 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • SOUTH LOS ANGELES "CARAS" (en Español)
    Tuesdays 7:00pm-9:00pm

HIV+ Individuals

  • EAST LOS ANGELES Mental Health Support Group for HIV+ Individuals (en Español)
    Mondays 5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • EAST LOS ANGELES "Genesis" for HIV+ Men (en Español/English)
    Tuesdays 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • HOLLYWOOD "Esperanza" for HIV+ Women (en Español)
    Tuesdays 11:00am – 1:00pm
  • HOLLYWOOD "VIDA" for HIV+ Transgender Women (en Español)
    Fridays 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • HOLLYWOOD "Mano a Mano" for HIV+ Men (en Español)
    Fridays 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • LONG BEACH "Mano a Mano" for HIV+ Men (en Español)
    Wednesdays 5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • POMONA "New Frontiers" for HIV+ Individuals 18-34 (in English)
    Mondays 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • POMONA "Aprendiendo a Vivir" for HIV+ Individuals and family/friends 18+ (en Español)
    Wednesdays 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • SAN FERNANDO VALLEY Therapy Group for HIV+ Individuals (en Español)
    Thursdays 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • SOUTH LOS ANGELES "ECOS" for HIV+ Individuals (en Español)
    Thursdays 6:00pm-8:00pm

Lesbians

Parents & Families

  • EAST LOS ANGELES "PFLAG" Parent Support Group for Families with LGBTQ Members (en Español/English)
    3rd Thursday of every month 7:00pm – 9:00pm
  • HOLLYWOOD "PFLAG" Parent Support Group for Families with LGBTQ Members (in English)
    2nd Thursday of every month 7:30pm-9:30pm
  • SAN FERNANDO VALLEY "PFLAG" Parent Support Group for Families with LGBTQ Members (en Español/English)
    4th Friday of every month 7:00pm-9:00pm

Substance Use

  • EAST LOS ANGELES Rehab Program, open group for Substance Abuse Prevention (in English)
    Mondays 5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • EAST LOS ANGELES "Narcotics Anonymous" for anyone who has issues with addiction (in English)
    Thursdays 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Transgender Women

  • EL MONTE "Transgeneros Unidas" (en Español)
    Tuesdays 5:00pm – 7:00pm
  • HOLLYWOOD "Transgeneros Unidas" (en Español)
    Wednesdays 1:00pm – 3:00pm
  • HOLLYWOOD "VIDA" for HIV+ Transgender Women (en Español)
    Fridays 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • LONG BEACH "Transgeneros Unidas" (en Español)
    Thursdays 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • SAN FERNANDO VALLEY "Transgeneros Unidas" (en Español)
    Mondays 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • SOUTH LOS ANGELES "Transgeneros Unidas" (en Español)
    Mondays 3:00pm-5:00pm

Wellness Group

  • EAST LOS ANGELES "Bienestar Cada Día" Open Group for Everyone (English and Español)
    Wednesdays 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Youth

  • POMONA "Sabores" for LGBTQ Youth 14-25 (in English/Español)
    Tuesdays 7:00pm-9:00pm

To Access Any of our locations, call us at (866) 590-6411 or email info@bienestar.org

East Los Angeles

5326 E. Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90022

El Monte/AHF Clinic

3131 Santa Anita Ave., Ste. 109
El Monte, CA 91733

Hollywood

4955 W. Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Long Beach

1464 Cherry Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813

Pomona

180 E. Mission Blvd.
Pomona, CA 91766

San Fernando Valley

8134 Van Nuys Blvd., Ste. 200
Panorama City, CA 91402

South Los Angeles

130 W. Manchester Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90003