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An Affirming Space for LGBTQ+ Youth.

We Are Family has been providing support, resources, and leadership development opportunities to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex, (LGBTQI) and straight ally youth since 1995.


Upcoming Programs & Events


Peer discussion Groups


  • August 13th 7-8:30 PM- Join us for a Back to School venting session. Share your worries and discuss how to prepare for this school year!

    Social half-hour at 6:30PM!


  • August 19th, 7-8:30 PM- Discussion on healthy relationships and boundaries, which will include going through Spring Up’s Safety & Self Care Plan.


  • August 14th, 7-8:30pm - Cancelled for event. Go to programs page for more info.

Drop-In Space

We Are Family offers “Drop-In Space” every Thursday from 3-6 PM at our location for youth 20 years of age and younger. Youth can come by and hang out in a cool LGBTQ+ affirming space after school under the supervision of WAF staff and trained volunteers.

  • Thursday, August 8th, 3-6 PM

  • Thursday, August 15th, 3-6 PM

  • Thursday, August 22nd, 3-6 PM


Charleston Battery Soccer Club Pride Night at MUSC Health Stadium

Saturday, August 3rd, 7:30-10:30 PM

The Charleston Battery Soccer Club is hosting a Pride Night at their MUSC Health Stadium located at 1990 Daniel Island Dr, Charleston, SC 29492 on Saturday, August 3rd. The festivities begin at 7:30 PM. $3 of every ticket purchased using the promo code: CHSPRIDE19 will go to We are Family! Check out the Facebook event details here. Additionally, the Charleston Battery's official supporter club, The Regiment will be raising funds for We Are Family with pre-sale custom soccer supporter scarves


Grand Opening Celebration!

Saturday, August 10th, 4-7 PM

We Are Family, Alliance For Full Acceptance, and Charleston Pride are celebrating the opening of their new spaces, Closet Case Thrift and the Equality Hub, at 1801 Reynolds Ave with our community by hosting an Opening Celebration on Saturday, August 10th from 4-7 PM!

Join us for a brief ribbon cutting ceremony at 5PM followed by food trucks, indoor and outdoor activities, and more! This is a FREE event.


October 2018

We Are Family is…the place in the Charleston SC area that supports kids. Every child needs love & support! I'm beyond excited to get further involved. This may read cliche, but I've found my family!

Robin Smith, Volunteer