GROUPS

POSITIVE PEERS

‘Positive Peers’ HIV group 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 suppor

  • Facebook groups are private and only members that attend can join or see who is in the group.
  • Meeting: First Thursday of the month in Four Pillars from 6pm
  • To Join: Please first contact or call 01224 211963

TRANSPARENT

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

  • Facebook: Groups are private and only members that attend can join or see who is in the group.
  • Meeting: First Wednesday of the month in Four Pillars from 6pm
  • To Join: Please first contact or call 01224 211963

GRAMPIAN T-FOLK

‘Grampian T-Folk’ offers a peer social group for the transgender community. The Group meets monthly 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

  • Facebook: Groups are private and only members that attend can join or see who is in the group.
  • Meeting: First Sunday of the month in Four Pillars from 1pm
  • To Join: Please first contact or call 01224 211963

TALK FOUR

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 mail@fourpillarsuk.org for dates and start times

  • Facebook: Groups are private and only members that attend can join or see who is in the group.
  • Meeting: Every Tuesday in Four Pillars from 6pm
  • To Join: Please first contact or call 01224 211963

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

  • Facebook: Groups are private and only members that attend can join or see who is in the group.
  • Meeting: Second Thursday of the month in Four Pillars from 6pm (all ages)
  • Meeting: Forth Thursday of the month in Four Pillars from 6pm (over 50)
  • To Join: Please first contact or call 01224 211963

INCLUSION

Inclusion’ is a support group for parents with LGBT+ 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 LGBT+ 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 adults themselves. Four Pillars recognise that no matter the age they will still be your “child” and you want the best for them.

  • Facebook: Groups are private and only members that attend can join or see who is in the group.
  • Meeting: Third Thursday of the month in Four Pillars from 6pm
  • To Join: Please first contact or call 01224 211963

4 SURVIVORS

4 Survivors is a collaborative group set up by Rape Crisis Grampian and Four Pillars and offers group support for LGBT survivors of Domestic Abuse, Sexual Assault and Rape. The group meets monthly and provides individuals the opportunity to share their story, receive support and build friendships in a safe setting, allowing individuals to increase confidences and move forward.

  • Facebook: Groups are private and only members that attend can join or see who is in the group.
  • Meeting: Last Tuesday of the month in RCG
  • To Join: Please first contact or call 01224 590932

PINK GRANITE

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 monthly and host various activities from coffee, meals and museum visits to hill walking, bowling and much more.

  • Facebook: Groups are private and only members that attend can join or see who is in the group.
  • Meeting: Second Wednesday of the month in Four Pillars from 6pm
  • To Join: Please first contact or call 01224 211963