Groups -- Parenting

Parents of LGBT Children


Families Group (2012 F,P)
This group focuses on specific needs of LGBTQA (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgendered, questioning, allied) parents and children. This group provides separate programming opportunities for children of LGBTQA parents, LQBTQA parents, and the family. Call for more information.
Call: UP Center- (217) 550-4248
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Local Website:

UParent (2016, F,L)
This group is a peer-led support and education group operated through and supported by the UP Center. This group is open to parents/guardians of transgender or gender-questioning children of all ages. This is a non-judgmental space for those who want to meet other parents and guardians for support and socialization. Meets first Thursday of each month from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Please check website for location information.
Call: UP Center- (217) 550-4248 or Staci Poe- (872) 205-0960
Email: -
Local Website:!uparent/c1mup