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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


UPCOMING peer discussion groups


  • June 25th 7-8:30 PM- Peer Advice Night with a licensed therapist.

    Social half-hour at 6:30PM!


  • July 10th, 7-8:30pm - Discussion on self care as a Person of Color!


  • July 1st, 7-8:30 PM- Discussion on independence for marginalized folxs.


Drop-In Space: Coming in june

Starting Thursday, June 6th, We Are Family will offer “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.


salute the solstice charleston yoga fest

June 20th, 6-8 PM. Charleston County Parks and the Charleston yoga community present Salute the Solstice Charleston Yoga Fest at James Island County Park. Mission Yoga has made We Are Family their beneficiary of this event!


The Charleston adult queer prom

June 27th, 6PM.

It's that time again! Prom season...for ADULTS. Last year we brought you our first Adult Prom event featuring a "Slay through the Decades" theme, A Lip Sync Battle, and an incredible time to remember.

For one night only, dance the night away as Dudleys transforms into the WAF Enchanted garden for this magical prom!


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