Programs and Services
Youth Programs and Services
We have drop in groups in Novato, Mill Valley and San Rafael; our youth advisory committee, Q’d In! meets twice a month and plans other fun activities for LGBT youth in Marin.
LGBT Senior Discussion Group
The Spahr Center offers two monthly LGBT senior discussion groups; one in Northern Marin at The Margaret Todd Senior Center and the other in Southern Marin at the Corte Madera Town Center.
Parent Support Group
Support Group for parents of trans/non-binary/gender questioning children is a great resource for parents and caregivers. Share your experiences in a safe place and explore how best to support the child.
Information, Education & Training
The Spahr Center is happy to provide education on LGBTQ issues as well as gender identity issues.
View our Client Code of Conduct, Rights and Grievance Policy here
Medical Case Management
Medical case management helps clients coordinate with physicians, supports staying on HIV medications and partners with clients to resolve other issues including linking them with other community resources.
Our benefits advocate works with you on your insurance and premium issues, social security applications and trouble shooting and can link you with other public benefit programs.
Emergency Financial Assistance
Clients with qualifying incomes can request limited emergency financial assistance with utility bills, prescription drugs, medical transportation and health insurance premiums and co-pays.
We have 3 different support groups for individuals living with and affected by a positive HIV diagnosis.
To support good nutrition and health, our pantry is open Wednesday – Friday from 12 – 5 pm for our clients living with HIV.
HIV/Hep C Testing Clinics
We offer free, confidential, rapid tests for HIV as well as Hepatitis C on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 4:30 – 7:00 pm.
Risk Assessment/Prevention Counseling
We’re available to help testers understand the level of risk involved in their lifestyle and about developing a plan to reduce risk for themselves and their partners.
PrEP Information and Linkage
Is PrEP, the daily pill that prevents HIV, the correct choice for your prevention planning? How can you afford it and where can you get it? Our PrEP navigator will help you answer your questions and help you decide if PrEP is right for you.
People who inject drugs can access sterile equipment and can safely dispose of bio-waste through our Syringe Access Program (commonly referred to as the “needle exchange”). Our Syringe Access Program is going mobile starting December 3rd!!
Our experienced speakers provide HIV education and speak about LBGTQ issues and perspectives in middle and high school classrooms throughout Marin.
Community Presentations & Trainings
We are happy to speak to your group or organization about HIV/AIDS or LGBTQ topics and we provide cultural competency training and HIV 101 classes in English and Spanish. Give us a call.
Information & Referral
Every day, we are called upon to provide up-to-date LBGTQ and HIV/AIDS information and to refer people to needed resources in the community. Don’t hesitate to contact us with your questions and requests.