CANDLE provides numerous trainings for youth-serving professionals, parents, and young people. Training topics include numerous subjects related to the prevention of drug use, risky behaviors and violence amongst youth. CANDLE works with schools and organizations to create the most appropriate training for your unique needs.
Youth Pride programs include:
- Common Threads Youth Empowerment Retreat
- Trans Youth Group
- TRUST for LGBTQ+ Youth and Their Allies
- Professional Development Workshops
- LGBTQ+ and Bullying Prevention Workshops
TRANS Youth Group
The Trans Youth Group is open to transgender, gender-queer, third gender, and non-binary youth 12-18. Topics can range from coming out and dealing with isolation to starting hormone replacement therapy.
TRANS Youth Group meets every third Wednesday from 7-9:30 pm in a confidential location.
TRUST is a weekly group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) high school students and their supportive allies. It provides a safe, structured setting in which youth can discuss issues related to sexual orientation. Facilitated by professional social workers, topics include isolation, communication and healthy decision-making.
TRUST meets on Wednesday Nights from 6:30-8 pm in a confidential location.
For More Information on Either Group, Contact:
(845) 634-6677 ext. 20