Social & Support Groups

QUEST offers three social & Support groups for LGBTQIA+ youth (ages 13-18,) LGBTQIA+ adults (18 years old and over, and Caregivers & Parents of LGBTQIA+ Children. For registration Contact our Coordinator at

PROUD Kids meets virtually every Monday from 6:00-7:00 pm.

Adulting and Queer meets the first & third Thursday of the month virtually from 6:00-7:00 pm.

Rainbow Guardians meets the first & third Wednesday of the month virtually from 6:00-7:00 pm.

Development of these groups was based on the findings of the LGBTQ Youth Needs Assessment, conducted by QUEST in 2018. A common thread throughout the survey responses was a need for better social connections, with 82% of survey respondents indicating an interest in LGBTQ-only social spaces.

For registration and to find out more, contact

LGBTQ Support Group at Waterbury Youth Services

The first LGBTQ support group in the Waterbury area, the purpose of this group is to give LGBTQ-identified and questioning youth a safe place to discuss topics they feel are relevant to their experiences and identities.

For more information, contact:

Amanda Mastropietro