‘Positive Peers’ HIV group by Four Pillars is set up to offer peer support to individuals living with HIV across Grampian. This group meets on a monthly basis and carries out various activities from coffee days, museum visits to hill walking, bowling and more. Whilst together individuals will discuss living with HIV, concerns, medication, relationships, work and more. From time to time Four Pillars will organise professionals to come and talk to the group and offer advice and support, individuals in the group can also arrange 1-2-1 sessions with a trained Four Pillars volunteer to discuss matters they are not wishing to share amongst the group
Four Pillars ‘TransParent’ is a support group for parents with transgender children. This group offers peer support and education to all, the group meet monthly and share information on learning about what it means for their child to be transgender and how best they can support their child. It is noted that there is no age limit to this group and your “child” may well already be in their 40s. Four Pillars recognise that no matter the age they will still be your “child” and you want the best for them. This group also offers a safe space for partners and other relatives that wish to attend and seek advice or information.
‘Grampian T-Folk’ offers a peer social group for the transgender community. The Group will meet twice a month and offer opportunities such as tea & coffees, building relationships, educational activities, best practice advice and professional visits to the group in the form of voice coaching, NHS staff and more.
Four Pillars ‘Talk Four’ is a mental health support group where individuals have the opportunity to talk, share and support each other on a weekly basis. This group (up to 20 members) is intended for early interventions and each group will run for 6 weeks. With the possibility of staying for 12 weeks for those that are in need. To book a place please email firstname.lastname@example.org for dates and start times.
OUT & ABOUT
Four Pillars’ ‘Out & About’ is a social group open to all, its aim is to allow individuals to meet others within the community they otherwise wouldn’t. At the group we aim to build relationships, grow confidences and improve the quality of life for its members. The group meet twice a month and host various activities from coffee, meals and museum visits to hill walking, bowling and much more.
Four Pillars’ ‘Pink Granite’ is a social group for women, its aim is to allow individuals to meet others within the community they otherwise wouldn’t. At the group we aim to build relationships, grow confidences and improve the quality of life for its members. The group meet twice a month and host various activities from coffee, meals and museum visits to hill walking, bowling and much more.