New Peer-Led Support Groups for LGBTQ+ Older Adults

July 11, 2018


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 is co-facilitated by peers and meets for one hour twice a month.

Silver Circles are held at the following locations:

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

Whitman Walker-Health
Max Robinson Center
2301 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20020

Whitman-Walker Health
1377 R St., NW
Washington, DC 20005

How to register:

To join a Silver Circle, contact Michael Mitchell at Whitman-Walker Health at either 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. DC and non-DC residents alike are encouraged to join.

Funding for Silver Circles is provided by the DC Department of Aging and Community Living.

16 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 Thank you!

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