Safe Spaces to Meet Like-Minded People

Welcome to Adult Empowerment Services, where you can make new friends, build skills to set you up for success and join supportive conversations to build upon your personal wellness.

Find the Group That's Right for You

At Resource Center, we have a place for everyone. Our groups host regular meetings so it’s easy to get connected — and stay connected — with a social and supportive community.

United Black Ellument (UBE)

Black same-gender-loving men
Ages 18 - 35
We are here to empower each other to reach our greatest potential for good. We talk about sex and relationships; we dive into our interests and connect the community to resources, and we celebrate the unique pride and power that comes from being Black and queer.

Always know what's going on. Follow UBE.

two men couple hugging each other holding homosexual flag at park

Grupo Orgullo Hispano (GOH)

Latinx Community (Gay, bisexuales, transgénero y queer)
Ages 18+
GOH is designed to educate the Latinx community via social programs. Our focus ranges from providing fun and educational activities, where participants have a place to express their ideas and feelings, to raise awareness about the reality we live in terms of health risks to which they are exposed.

Grupo Orgullo Hispano (GOH) ofrece programas de prevención del VIH culturalmente apropiados para gay, bisexuales, transgénero y queer mayores de 18 años de habla epañol. GOH se esfuerza por movilizar a sus integrantes para formar una comunidad saludable, a construir conexiones sociales positivas y a mantener relaciones sexuales más seguras.


Same-gender-loving men
Ages 18 - 35
Young gay, bisexual, queer and questioning men of all races and ethnicities gather monthly to discuss the realities of dating, hooking up and staying safe.

Always know what's going on. Follow FUSE.

lgbtq friends smiling on purple background


Transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals
Ages 18 - 35

In this group, transgender and gender-diverse people gather to socialize, support each other, learn life skills, and advocate for a better world. Here, you will find fierce support in your journey to finding your true self.

Always know what's going on. Follow GenderBrave.


Women and non-binary individuals
Ages 18+

As one of the only LGBTQIA+ women's programs in North Texas, SapphiQ offers social outings, advocacy activities, community events and more.

Always know what's going on. Follow SapphiQ.


Older Adults
Ages 50+

Mix and mingle with us at game nights, movie nights and other social gatherings. We're also here to talk about issues that become more important as we age, such as combating isolation, aging gracefully, retiring safely, grief and more.

Always know what's going on. Follow THRIVE.

  • Wednesdays from 11:00 am – 12:15 pm at our Community Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Rd in Dallas
  • Facilitator: Resource Center Behavioral Health and Adult Empowerment Services

Gender-Affirming Support Group

Open to transgender and gender-diverse adults (18+). This group meets both virtually and in-person and allows attendees to find social support and explore topics related to gender identity.

  • Wednesdays at 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
  • Virtual: Weekly on Wednesdays via Zoom (contact 214-393-3640 to for access to the Zoom link)
  • In addition to virtual, we also meet in-person every 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at our Community Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Rd in Dallas
  • Facilitator: Resource Center Behavioral Health and Adult Empowerment Services

Upcoming faces events

To find the next affinity group event, check out our calendar.

How to Get Involved with a Group

It’s easy — you’re welcome to drop in at one of our many social, supportive or skill building affinity group meetings. Just check out our calendar, and please RSVP if requested.

If you have questions, reach out to a Community Liaison.
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All resource Center locations
closed thursday & friday,
Nov. 23 &24.