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Support Groups

We're here for you to get the support you need.

We currently offer four Support Groups: Finding Your Way, Positive Life, Women’s Support Group and Green Light.  Please get in touch if you feel our support groups are right for you. 

Finding your way

Living with an HIV Diagnosis programme

This program is designed to provide you with the opportunity to understand your diagnosis, and to learn more about living with HIV . The program will also provide you with an opportunity to meet others that share your experiences and  can offer emotional and practical support. Specific topics explored include: 

  • Manging your diagnosis
  • Living well with HIV
  • Understanding HIV and the Law
  • Understanding treatment options and U=U (undetectable equal untrasmittable)
  • Successful relationships and disclosure
  • Dispelling stigma

The programme consists of six session that run as a rolling program

The interactive sessions are held on Thursday evenings  and run for one and a half hours.  

For more information about this program consult the What’s On calendar or contact Antonio.giacalone@positiveeast.org.uk

Positive Life (LGBT support group) 

If you are HIV+ and you live/work/access your HIV care in the East London area and identify as a gay or bi male/trans you’re assured a warm welcome at Positive Life.  

The group meets up on the last Tuesday of each month to get together with like-minded people and share our experiences, views and opinions on both HIV and non-HIV related matters.  Our focus is on life-enrichment and we often have guest-speakers in to inspire and stimulate our members, such as gay writers, political activists and prominent figures in the gay community who always have something to say!   We also have plenty of social events such as BBQs, activities and parties. 

For more information please contact  Greg on 020 7791 9322 or greg.leonard@positiveeast.org.uk 

Green Light (open to anyone living with HIV) 

If you are HIV+ and live/work/access your HIV care in the East London are and you identify as a heterosexual you are most welcome at Green Light.  The group meets in the evening every two months on the last Wednesday. The focus of Green Light is to promote living well with HIV. 

A creche is available on request/booking, and we provide a delicious hot meal for all and travel expenses for those who have no source of income.

If you would like to know more information about Green Light get in touch with Resty on 02077919377 or resty.mulemwa@positiveeast.org.uk.

Women’s support group

This is a women-only group to provide a safe environment to discuss issues that affect them such as child bearing and menopause.

The group provides a creche on request, delicious hot meal for all and travel expenses to those who have no source of income.

If you would like to know more information about our Women’s Support Group, please contact Resty on 02077919377 or resty.mulemwa@positiveeast.org.uk.

 

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