New Peer-Led Support Groups for LGBTQ+ Older Adults

July 11, 2018

UPDATED: We are excited to share that Silver Circles is now open to non-DC residents. All are welcome to register!

This dynamic group of peer facilitators will be leading support groups all across DC for older adults who identify as LGBTQ+.

Iona Senior Services and Whitman-Walker Health are excited to announce the start of Silver Circles: peer-led support groups for adults who 60+ and identify as LGBTQ+.

Connect with other LGBTQ+ peers, create a safe space to talk about issues that impact you, and build support to help navigate challenges! Each group will be co-facilitated by peers and will meet for one hour twice a month.

Silver Circles will be held at the following locations:

Iona Senior Services
4125 Albemarle St., NW
Washington, DC 20016

Max Robinson Center
2301 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20020

Whitman-Walker Health
1525 14th St., NW
Washington, DC 20005

How to register:

To join a Silver Circle, contact Michael Mitchell at Whitman-Walker Health at either mmitchell@whitman-walker.org or 202-939-7646. He will conduct a short intake and answer your questions about meeting times and anything else you’d like to know.

Funding for Silver Circles is provided by the DC Office on Aging.

15 thoughts on “New Peer-Led Support Groups for LGBTQ+ Older Adults”

  1. I’m interested in joining the Silver Circle group. I live in Brookland and would attend the events at the Whitman Walker Clinic.

    1. Hi Peter,

      Thank you for your comment and interest! We will follow-up with you via email about registering for the group.

  2. Hi, I’m interested in joining the Silver Circle Group, I am closest to the Whitman Walker Facility
    Thank you

    1. I’ve shared your question with our Information & Referral Team, and they’ll reach out to you via email. You can also contact our Helpline directly by calling (202) 895-9448, or emailing info@iona.org. Thank you!

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