Southern Arizona Gender Alliance

Transgender Community Support & Advocacy since 1998

Other Support Groups in Tucson

In addition to SAGA, a number of other organizations can help. Call the numbers given to confirm meeting dates and times, as they are subject to change to better serve the members of the individual groups.

Cancer Support Group

Sponsored by Arizona Cancer Center at UMC Weekly Cancer Support Group for Lesbians, Bisexual & Transgender women Meets every Monday at 4:30 Some advantages to being in a Support Group?

  • You can connect with others and remember that you are not alone.
  • You can provide support in hard times.
  • You can provide information and coping skills.
  • You can offer tips that only cancer survivors, friends of cancer survivors, and family of cancer survivors understand.

If interested please RSVP to Brenda Casey, LMSW (520-694-0347)  prior to attending. University of Az Cancer Center 3838 North Campbell

LGBT GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP

Sponsored by TMC Hospice Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, 4:30pm – 6:00pm Peppi’s House Tucson Medical Center Hospice 2715 N. Wyatt Dr, Tucson, 85712 This is an informal and relaxed group for anyone grieving a loss of any kind, no matter how long ago it was.  We are sponsored by TMC Hospice. Before attending, please contact: Judith Keane at TMC Hospice 324-2438 judith.keane@tmcaz.com

 

New support groups or groups who have changed locations/times:

LBGT Students of Color support group Mondays 5:30-6:30 African American Student Affairs (MLK Center) 1322 East 1st Street (U of A Campus) Contact Juan Pereyra at 621.7585 or jpereyra@email.arizona.edu for more information.

PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians And Gays)

Very trans-friendly and knowledgeable. Excellent resource for parents seeking support. PFLAG support meetings are held on the first Wednesday evening of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the offices of Residence Life on the University of Arizona Campus. Contact: PFLAG PO Box 36264 Tucson, AZ 85740-6242 520/575-8660 http://pflagtucson.org/

 

(SOS) Survivors of Suicide Tucson (LBGT Friendly)

You can attend the Survivors of Suicide in Tucson the first and third Thursday of each month from 6:00-8:00pm at the Catalina Methodist Church at 2700 speedway building H-30.  (Speedway and Treat)

 

Spirit To Spirit

LBGTQ Spiritual Conversation Group Meets 1st and 3rd Weds. 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. 2447 Los Altos  (1/2 block N. of Grant and 1 block W. of 1st Ave)

 

Tau Upsilon Chapter of Tri-Ess

Support group in Tucson focusing on heterosexual cross-dressers and their families, but open and accepting to all transgender people. Membership is screened and by invitation only. Contact information: Dorothy:   dorothyo58@cox.net Christina:  christina_marie69@comcast.net

 

Transgender  Veterans Group

Weekly support group held every Friday afternoon at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson open to Veterans enrolled with the VA.  Please call Lynn Pion-Kurpiewski if you are interested in attending or learning more. Contact Info: Lynn Pion-Kurpiewski, LMSW 520-792-1450; option 1; extension 3996