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Nicole Murray Ramirez Latin@ Services

Those who come to Latin@ Services often become second family. And families take care of each other. Created in 2004, the mission of Latin@ Services is to provide a safe, welcoming and culturally and linguistically appropriate space that allows our community members to accept and embrace every aspect of their identities, including their culture, traditions, language, spirituality and sexual and gender identities. For more information, contact us at or 619.692.2077 x116.

Latin@ Services offers a wide variety of services, including:

  • Drop-in center with culturally and linguistically appropriate resources
  • Support and discussion groups
  • Referrals to culturally proficient agencies, providers and services
  • Client advocacy
  • Transgender support services
  • HIV/STD prevention and education
  • Health education and referrals to primary medical care
  • Support and discussion groups
  • Outreach to Latin@ LGBT community
  • Trainings on basic Latin@ LGBT and HIV issues
  • Case management and prevention case management
  • Social activities and events
  • Home and hospital visits
  • Family, individual and crisis interventions
  • Translation of documents
  • Speakers for community agencies, universities and other service providers
  • Domestic violence referrals
  • Transgender support services
  • Health education and referrals

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Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm

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Group meeting times and days are subject to change. Please call ahead to make sure the group you're interested in is meeting. For more information on LGBT discussion groups, call 619.692.2077 x 211, or email

Shades of Color
An empowerment group for black men, Shades of Color covers a variety of topics, including healthy relationships, self-esteem, living with HIV, spiritual awareness, community mobilizing and more. The group meets every Wednesday from 12 noon to 1:30 pm and lunch is provided. For more information, contact us at 619.692.2077 x116 or
Wednesday, 12-1:30pm

Grupos en Español

Mi Familia y Mi Familia - South Bay

Un grupo para personas que tienen familiares que son Gay, Lesbiana, Bisexual, o Transgenero. Este grupo es para educar, apoyar, y comprender a nuestros hijos. Invitamos a padres, madres, hermanos o hermanas, tios/as, o cualquier familiar a participar en platicas del grupo.
Para más información, por favor póngase en contacto con Ricardo Gallego al 619.692.2077 x116,

Un grupo de apoyo para mujeres que se identifican como lesbianas o bisexuals. Un espacio para conocer a otras mujeres para socializar y platicar de temas que nos unen. Platicas son en Espanol.
Tuesday/Martes, 6-7:30pm

Grupo de apoyo "Las Manzanitas"

Las Manzanitas es un grupo de apoyo LGBT que provee información y apoyo para los que viven infectados/afectados por el VIH. No es necesario ser VIH+ para participar. El grupo se reúne semanalmente cada Miércoles de 6:30 a 9:00 pm y se proveen bocadillos. Amigos y parientes de la comunidad LGBT son bienvenidos el ultimo Miércoles del mes. Para más información, por favor póngase en contacto con Rogelio Sanchez al 619.203.5125 or
Wednesday/Miércoles, 6-8pm

Acción Positiva

Grupo de apoyo para hombres gay (Cerrado/Closed)
Thursday/Jueves 6-8pm

Grupo de apoyo "Transgenero 2000"

Un grupo abierto a familias, amigos y personas que quieran comprender y dar apoyo a trangeneros, en este grupo se dan diferentes temas educativos y tambien las chicas comparten sus experiencias de la vida. El grupo se fundo en abril del año 2000.
1st and 3rd Friday of the month/Viernes, 6-8:30pm


YA+ meets the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6pm. It is a bilingual discussion and support group for young people who are HIV+. For more information, contact Ricardo Gallego at or 619.692.2077 x116.
1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 6-7:30pm

Grupo  para Sobrevivientes de Largo Plazo

Un grupo para las personas que tienen 15 años o más  con VIH  o mas de 50 años de edad sin importar el tiempo viviendo con VIH. Será para personas LGBTQ y heteros  viviendo con VIH. Para mas información, ó si tiene preguntas puede comunicarse con Raul Robles 619.200.4594.
El segundo lunes de cada mes de 6 a 8