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The LOFT is a meet-up location for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and allied communities. With more than 30 regular groups and numerous special events throughout the year, the center provide and safe and affirming environment to be yourself and meet new people or reconnect with old friends. Our meet-ups fall under four main categories: support, education, celebration and advocacy.

The LOFT is a non-profit community organization based in Westchester County and serving the lower Hudson Valley LGBT community for more than 30 years and counting!

Upcoming events (5+)

20-Something Group Discussion & Activity Group

The LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center

The LOFT 20-Somethings Discussion & Activity Group is open to all LGBTQ persons ages 20-29. This open topic group discussion is meant as a safe space for this age group to open up and hangout with each other. Activities are posted to calendar as they are planned. _______________________________________ The 20-Somethings discussion group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 7:30pm-9:00pm. *The LOFT utilizes many social media outlets to promote its groups and events including www.meetup.com. The RSVPs here on Meet-up are not reflective of the total number of attendees.

LOFT Writers Workshop

The LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center

Have you ever thought about writing creatively, but don’t know where or how to start? Do you have a novel, short story, poem, or play inside of you that’s begging to be set free? Have you done creative writing in the past, but stepped away for a bit and are looking for a way to get back into the craft? Do you want to try something new surrounded by a great support team? Then The LOFT Writers Workshop wants you! ________________________________________ The LOFT Writers Workshop meeting schedule is as follows. Each meeting will be Wednesdays from 7:30pm to 9:00pm. Meeting Schedule & Topics: Wednesday, August 21st, - Writing Exercises Wednesday, September 18th - Roundtable Workshop Wednesday, October 16th - TBD Friday, October 18th - Open Mic Night Wednesday, November 20th - Roundtable Workshop Wednesday, December 18th - TBD Workshop is free! $5 suggested donation, more if you can, less if you can't!

The LOFT's LGBT Mental Health Peer Support Group

The LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center

The LOFT: LGBT Community Center will be offering a new peer support group for the local LGBTQ community to focus on mental health. The LOFT's LGBT Mental Health Peer Support Group will take place on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 7:30pm-9pm. The group is for members of the LGBTQ community, ages 18 and over, who are living with a mental health condition either diagnosed or undiagnosed. The LGBTQ community represents great diversity across all demographic categories and there is diversity of human brains and minds. Even among all this diversity, there are ways we can relate to and support one another in an LGBTQ safe space and decrease feelings of isolation and stigma. LOFT Peer Support Groups are open topic drop-in groups. There is no need to preregister and no fee to attend. Donations are welcome. They are lead by facilitators who identify as peers with those in attendance. *The LOFT utilizes many social media outlets to promote its groups and events including www.meetup.com. The RSVPs here on Meet-up are not reflective of the total number of attendees.

T.E.A.M. LOFT - Volunteer at Hudson Valley Trans Forum (Fri/Sat)

The LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center

T.E.A.M. LOFT will be assisting at this year's Hudson Valley Trans Forum. This year, the event will be held at The LOFT on Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23. T.E.A.M. LOFT is asking for volunteers for both day's events. We will be assisting with the set-up and break-down of the event, as well as during the event. This event goes from 10:00 am to 4:00 p m, and you can sign up with Ryan ([masked] or[masked] x 14)

Past events (2,979)

Pride Chorus Group

The LOFT: LGBT Community Services Center

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