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Meetings are held every Tuesday from 5:00-6:45pm. All LGBTQ youth and their allies are welcome, and everyone must respect social distancing, and the need to wear a mask indoors at all times.

This Spring and Summer we will be meeting at Scalzi Park in Stamford. In rain or very hot weather, we will meet indoors at The Avon Theatre. If the weather is questionable please check our Facebook page for timely updates on meeting location. Come join us!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scalzi Park, 100 Bridge St, Stamford, CT 06905

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Avon Theater, 272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT 06901

We are still here for all Lighthouse kids.  Please contact Joe Belisle by emailing  lighthouse@kidsincrisis.org or you can call our helpline 24 hours a day to talk.

203-661-1911

 

Also, check out Facebook.com/KICLighthouse

When meetings resume, our locations will still be as follows:

STAMFORD LOCATION
Weekly gatherings, with free supper, take place on Tuesday, from 5pm-6:45pm at the Avon Theater.

GREENWICH LOCATION
Weekly gatherings, with free supper, take place on Tuesdays, from 6pm-8pm at Arch Street.

 


 

Lighthouse serves lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ) teens and their allies with a welcoming, safe space weekly meeting. Lighthouse encourages LGBTQ youth to live their best, healthiest and most authentic lives.

Teens can drop in to share life experiences and feelings, socialize, snack, and share common bonds, in Lighthouse’s confidential, non-threatening environment. Lighthouse also hosts guest speakers, trips, barbecues, parties and movie nights.

Lighthouse empowers LGBTQ youth to clarify issues, gain skills and resiliency, and envision and seek healthy, productive, and fulfilling adult lives.

 


Lighthouse in the Media

‘Let the kids simply be themselves:’ Lighthouse offers a beacon to LGBTQ teens in Fairfield County

Lighthouse offers a beacon to LGBTQ teens in Greenwich, Stamford

I’m so incredibly proud of my dear friend and mentor Joe Belisle for all of the amazing work he is doing at Kids In Crisis. Rainbow Cafe, which has evolved into Lighthouse, was such an invaluable resource for me as a queer youth trying to navigate high school. More importantly, though, it was integral in helping me develop my own unique identity, and it gave me a community I am so proud to be a part of as well as some truly incredible lifelong friendships. Thank you Joe, Debbie, and Kids in Crisis for the unwavering support you continue to provide LGBTQ youth in our community❤️” – Jessie, 22 year old former Lighthouse member.

 


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