Affirmations Support and Discussion Groups

Support and Discussion Groups

Support and Discussion Groups

Affirmations’ Support & Discussion Groups are FREE for anyone who’d like to access them virtually or at the Center. The groups are intended to provide guests connection, support, and Community around a particular issue or identity.

Interested in starting your own group that you don’t see here? Feel free to send us an email at info@goaffirmations.org to get started.

Virtual Group Meetings

Arab/Middle Eastern LGBTQ+ Support

• This group is a closed and confidential group dedicated to providing a safe space and voice for Arab/Middle eastern individuals ages 20-35 who identify as LGBTQ+. We will process and explore sexuality and identity, relationship concerns, self-esteem, shame and stigma of identifying as LGBTQ+ in the Arabic/Middle Eastern community, family expectations, anxiety, and depression, or any topic of interest.
• Mondays at 7 pm EST via Zoom
• For registration and to obtain a meeting password, email mayssamesto@gmail.com.

Brown Baggers AA

• Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 11:30 AM, Saturdays, and Sundays at 1:30 PM.
• For link and password, please contact John J at (248) 629-6952 or email info@goaffirmations.org.

CMA

• Saturdays at 5:30 PM.
• For link and password, please email cma@goaffirmations.org.

Coming Out

• Saturdays at 10:30 AM. These meetings will stop on Saturday, July 31st, 2021.
• For link and password, please contact Sean at ComingOut@goaffirmations.org.

Disability & Discussion

• Sundays at 2 PM
• For link and password, please email info@GoAffirmations.Org or call (248) 398-7105.

FtM Detroit

• Every other Wednesday at 7 PM.
• https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5683807337 is the link and the Meeting ID is 713 420 8861

Gentle Movement

• Saturdays at 7 PM. Please note that this group is inactive until August 2021.
• For link and password, please email info@GoAffirmations.Org or call (248) 398-7105.

Healing from Religious or Spiritual Damage

• Wednesdays at 6:30 PM.
• For link and password, please email bbell@GoAffirmations.Org or call (248) 398-7105.

ISMS (Interrupting Social Media Stereotypes)

• Third Thursdays at 1 PM. For link and meeting information, please email info@us2consulting or call 248.398.7105.
• A virtual roundtable networking and discussion group addressing various social stigmas with a different theme each month. Participants will be a part of an active learning discussion regarding the month’s theme, and find ways that we as a community can work against these “isms.” The group will be led by the team from US2 Consulting, Inc. and hosted via Zoom by Affirmations LGBTQ+ Community Center.

LEWK! Social Group

• In-person meetings the first Saturday of every month
• Zoom meetings the last Thursday of every month from 6 PM – 8 PM
• LEWK! is a group for people who are LGBTQ+ and allies, ages 20-50
• If you are seeking community, friendship, and a safe space to be your genuine self, this is the group for you!
For more information and details on upcoming meetings, click here or contact us at LEWK@goaffirmations.org

LGBTQ+ Parent and Caregiver Support

• Every Second Saturday at 1 PM.
• For link and password, please contact info@goaffirmations.org or call (248) 398-7105

LGBTQ+ People Of Color

• 2nd and 4th Mondays at 7:30 PM.
• Please email lgbtpoc@goaffirmations.org call (248)398-7105 for link information.

Men’s Discussion

• Saturdays at 5 PM.
• For link and password, please email info@goaffirmations.org or call (248) 398-7105.

NA Regardless of…

• Thursdays at 11:30 AM.
• For link and password, please call (248) 629-6952 or email info@goaffirmations.org.

Queer Conversations

• Saturdays at 12:00 PM.
• An intersectional safe space for LGBTQ+ People of Color. Socialize, vent, and build community. For link and password information, please call (248) 398-7105 or email info@goaffirmations.org.

SAA – Sex Addicts Anonymous

• Mondays at 7:00 PM.
• Join Zoom Meeting with the link https://zoom.us/j/168085354
or call (312)626-6799 and then press 168085354# (if prompted, press # again) to phone in.

Serenity AA

• Mondays at 5:30 PM.
• For link and password, please contact Mark I. at (248) 568-3450 or midalski@ameritech.net or Drew S. at (225) 324-8756.

SMART Recovery

• Saturdays at 10 AM.
• For link and password information, please contact toddsmitmarch@gmail.com.

Transgender Life Support

• Thursdays at 7 PM.
• Join via Discord with the link https://discord.gg/tJh4yha

Transgender and Non-Binary Discussion

• Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 PM.
• Join via Zoom with the link https://zoom.us/j/101968941 or meeting ID – 101 968 941.
• Join via mobile with (646)-876-9923 then press 101968941# then # again.

Writing Group

• 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 6:45 PM.
• Please email affirmationswriting@gmail.com for Discord Information.

In-Person Group Meetings

AA Serenity

  • Mondays, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
  • Meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous.

AA Brownbaggers

  • Starting July 26th, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11:30 am to 1 p.m., and Starting July 31st, Saturday, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
  • Meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous.

CMA – Crystal Clean

  • Starting July 31st, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • A confidential recovery group for those recovering from the use of Crystal Meth.

Coming Out

  • Starting July 31st, Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • A confidential support group covering all aspects of coming out and the effects it may have in life.

Coming Out Together

  • Tuesdays, 7 to 9 p.m.
  • Confidential support group covering all aspects of coming out and the effects it may have in life.

Gentle Flow Yoga

  • Meets Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
  • Classes are designed for all levels from beginners to those with regular yoga practice. The cost is $10.

Men’s Discussion Group

  • Saturdays, 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Discussion group for gay, bisexual, and transgender men ages 18 and up. Topics vary from lighthearted subjects to in-depth discussions. Holds holiday parties and outings in addition to regular meetings.

Motor City Bears

  • 2nd Saturdays, 6 to 8 p.m.
  • A social, fundraising group made up of Bears and admirers. Membership is open to all that consider themselves men* and are attracted to men. * includes biological males as well as male presenting individuals.
  • For more information and for the meeting link, please click here.

NA Diversity

  • Starting September Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
  • Meeting of Narcotics Anonymous.

LEWK! Social Group 

  • In-person meetings the first Saturday of every month
  • LEWK! is a group for people who are LGBTQ+ and allies, ages 20-50
  • If you are seeking community, friendship, and a safe space to be your genuine self, this is the group for you!
  • For more information and details on upcoming meetings, click here or contact us at LEWK@goaffirmations.org

LGBTQ+ People of Color

  • Meets the first and third Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
  • Talk about racism, homophobia, and transphobia with other QTPOC! Socialize, vent, and have fun!

Queer Conversations

  • Meets Saturdays at 12 p.m.
  • Join in a fun, interactive conversation with peers about current events, community topics, and much more – all decided by the luck of the draw and submissions of participants. Come with conversation topics ready, because yours might just be the topic of the day! All ages are welcome.

Senior Koffee Klatch

  • Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • A discussion and networking group for people 45 and older. Various discussion topics, social outings, and potlucks are held throughout the year.

SMART Recovery

  • Saturdays at 10 a.m.
  • For link and password information, please contact toddsmitmarch@gmail.com

Transgender Life Support

  • Tuesdays, 7 to 9 p.m.
  • An open support group for transgender individuals just coming out and their allies.

Transgender and Non-Binary Discussion

  • Saturdays, at 2 p.m.
  • An open support group for transgender individuals just coming out and their allies.

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