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Programs & Services

 

Support and Referral Services

Need someone to talk to; to share your feelings with? Our staff and volunteers can help you find one-on-one and group support as well as refer you to other LGBTQ-sensitive agencies. Meals, clothing and assistance in locating housing are always available at our Drop-In center.

For more information contact us today at 305-571-9601.

If this is an emergency or you need immediate assistance, please DIAL (305) 646-3600 to reach Switchboard of Miami’s 24 hour GLBTQ Helpline or DIAL 911 for immediate assistance.


Weekly Programs

Rainbow Circle

Rainbow Circle is a peer-led LGBTQ support & discussion group. Topics covered often include coming out, relationships, bullying, peer pressure, drugs & alcohol, depression and self-esteem. 

You pick and develop discussion topics and are able to express your thoughts and feelings without fear in a safe and supportive environment.

 Youth Chorale

South Florida LGBTQ Youth Chorale is fun, will help you develop musical skills and self-confidence, meet new friends and provide an outlet for artistic expression. Through your performances you will promote dialogue and better understanding of LGBT people and build bridges to the broader (heterosexual) community. 

This is the Glee Club of the LGBTQ community… come sing with us!

Youth Council

Youth Council is Pridelines’ youth leadership team. Youth Council discusses and plans upcoming events, provides input to program staff and board of directors on behalf of their peers, and develops agendas for Town Hall meetings.

This is a great way to become a leader among your Pridelines friends and within your community. 

Between Here & Somewhere Else

Age Limit: 16 – 24

Between Here & Somewhere Else is a unique gender and sexuality education program for transgender and gender variant individuals.

This program is designed to help TG/GV people learn about themselves and how to deal with the discontinuity between their hearts and the mirror, and the thoughts and feelings they experience.

Sex Talk:
Peer Health Educators

Age Limit: 14 – 20

Sex Talk: Peer Health Educators are young LGBTQ adults who learn how to talk to other young adults about sex, sexuality and HIV/STD prevention.

You’ll conduct outreach events, record video messages, participate in a series of performances and organize special events with a purpose.

Becoming Women,
Building Our Future

Age Limit: 16 – 22

Becoming Women – Building Our Future is a financial education, economic empowerment and leadership development program for young LBTQ women.

This program is designed to build self-esteem and break down the social isolation and structural barriers that prevent young women from attaining economic self-sufficiency.

PFLAG /
Rainbow Circle

PFLAG/Rainbow Circle is designed to be a support and discussion group for Parents, families and Friends of Lesbian And Gay, bisexual and transgender people.

The day begins with a potluck lunch at 12pm for you, your family and friends. Then, break into let the adults join their discussion and support groups while you split off and have your own Rainbow Circle meeting.

Lavender Salon

Lavender Salon is a fun and relaxed intergenerational LGBTQ affirming event for Pridelines’ youth, volunteers and allies. Good food, good company and social action all wrapped into one night.
Potluck at begins at 6:30pm and is followed by a program including music, entertainment, games, volunteer training and/or social action.


Monthly Programming

Youth Enrichment Activities

Youth Enrichment Activities (YEA!) are event and fieldtrip styled programs that happen on a monthly basis. Some of our more popular YEA! events include:

  • LGBTQ Youth Prom – the oldest annual LGBTQ prom in South Florida
  • CampOUT – a weekend-long sleepaway camp for LGBTQ youth and their straight allies designed to develop your leadership skills.
  • Our weekend trip to Gay Days at Disney
  • Boat Trips on Biscayne Bay
  • Beach and Pool Parties
  • Holiday Dinners and Parties