The 15th Annual Stronger Together World AIDS Day Breakfast on November 30th is both a celebration of achievements and a rallying cry to end AIDS in Washington by 2020. This breakfast is an opportunity for you to make the strongest impact you can by supporting the network of AIDS service providers in Seattle.
Looking to revamp your wardrobe for Fall and Winter? Swing by SCS’s Fall Pop-up Shop November 9th from 11am-3pm - hosted by Peer Support Specialist Monique.
If you are interested in donating items, collaborating, or volunteering your services for this event, please email our Development Department at firstname.lastname@example.org
HALLOWEEN is coming! To celebrate, George at True Love Art Gallery has set the day aside, Wednesday, October 31st, 1pm - 9pm, for his Doodle-Bug Flash special! Sketchy Doodle bugs for $62 all day. Cash only. First come, first served. Half of the proceeds will be donated to Seattle Counseling Service.
Are you looking to increase the strength of your connection with your partner(s)? Are you or your partner a current client at SCS? Learn to engage more deeply in these relationships by attending this FREE, 6-week series with one of our Marriage and Family Therapists. To register for a class, email email@example.com.
This August, we're excited to be participating in the Holistic Health Fair Featuring GSBA Scholarship Fund.
Young Professionals with Pride (YPP) is a community networking group for LGBTQ and allied young professionals hosted by the Greater Seattle Business Association, North America's largest LGBTQ and allied chamber of commerce. YPP is an intentional space for young folks of all identities to connect, network, learn, and grow as professionals and people.
PNW Black Pride Celebrates, Inspires, and Advances equity for All People.
Pacific Northwest Black Pride Celebration works toward a future without bias where all people enjoy equity and equal rights. We do this by producing LGBTQIA+ Pride events that inspire, educate, support and celebrate similarities in our diverse communities.
More info here: https://www.nwblackpride.org/
Purchase your tickets today! Support your local nonprofit organizations by attending the 15th Annual LEO Party - a drag show benefit and birthday fundraiser hosted at Neighbours Nightclub by beloved bartender, board member and community advocate, Mr. Gay Seattle, Joe Torres. 100% of proceeds from these evening benefit Seattle Counseling Service and YouthCare.
SCS is thrilled and honored to be a sponsor of Gender Odyssey Seattle 2018. For the first time ever, Gender Odyssey and SCS have partnered together to offer a Therapist On-Call Program, in which SCS clinicians will be on site August 10-12 during the conference to offer FREE and confidential counseling sessions for attendees.
Gender Odyssey is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender diverse children of all ages, their families and supporters, and the professionals who serve them.
SCS is excited to be the featured nonprofit at GSBA’s Women on Top – Seattle’s premier social and business gathering for professional female and gender diverse people – is a program of GSBA, North America’s largest LGBTQ chamber of commerce.
Strengthen bonds with colleagues you haven't seen for a while. Make new connections. Take some time to enjoy friendships with other professional women in a beautiful atmosphere.
You’re invited to Pizza + Philanthropy; a night to celebrate Pride and support SCS! We have partnered with Mioposto to raise $2,000 in support of our work, so come out and join us! SCS staff and board will be on site to take donations and share information about SCS.
Join SCS at the Seattle PrideFest rally and party at Seattle Center, now in its 12th year. Free for all. A celebration of LGBTQ arts, culture, and Pride, on four stages. Carmen Carerra, Nomi, Debby Holiday, DJ Minx, and 100+ other artists. For the full lineup and schedule, visit pridefest.org.
Now in its 5th year, PrideFest Capitol Hill is now expanded to encompass Broadway from John to Roy, as well as Denny Way and Cal Anderson Park for Family Pride and Queer Youth Pride. Make sure to stop by our table and say hi! For the full schedule and lineup, visit pridefest.org.
Stop by our table at Trans Pride this year! Trans Pride begins with a march at 6:00pm beginning at the Seattle Central College Plaza and ends at Cal Anderson Park at 6:30pm where you can celebrate and hear a diverse and powerful group of speakers and performers. For the full schedule and lineup, visit transpride.org.
Join SCS at Stoup Brewing on Thursday, June 21st for their monthly Thank You Thursday event. We will be in the taproom sharing stories and accepting donations in support of Seattle’s LGBTQ community. Stoup will also be donating $1 per pint to SCS! #DrinkBeerDoGood
Together, we broke a record at any ICON thus far and respectively raised over $130,000 (not counting company matches to come)! We couldn't have done it without all of you, our beautiful supporters, generous sponsors, talented performers, and dedicated volunteers - thank you for being a part of the Seattle Counseling Service family and for helping us continue to be able to provide accessible services for our LGBTQ+ community.
This breakfast event celebrates our successes and inspires our future work in the HIV/AIDS Healthcare sector. Stay tuned for our keynote speaker this year, sure to fill your heart with Pride in how far we have come as a community in the fight against AIDS.
Five of Seattle's most prominent community non-profits partner to bring you Stronger Together. Gay City Health Project, Seattle Counseling Service, and CareTeams, a program of Samaritan Center of Puget Sound, Inspire Youth Project and Center for Multicultural Health work, to provide crucial HIV prevention, education, support and care in the Seattle area.
Emcee: Molly Shen of KOMO 4 News
Keynote Speaker: Phill Wilson of Black AIDS Institute
Honorees: George Bakan of Seattle Gay News and Vanessa Granberry
We hope you can be a part of this important event!
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
7:30 am registration
8:00 am breakfast
Washington State Convention Center
800 Convention Place Seattle, WA 98101
While your breakfast is complimentary, the event is a fundraiser. We invite and challenge all guests to consider a minimum gift or pledge of $150 to the partner organization(s) of their choice.
Register online at www.strongertogetherseattle.com
SCS will have a presence at the following Pride events:
Saturday, June 20th
Friday, June 26th
Capitol Hill Pride Festival
Saturday, June 27th
Seattle Pride Parade!
Sunday, June 28th
Seattle Pride Fest
Sunday, June 28th
SCS participates in the Seattle Foundation's annual Giving Day - GiveBIG! Make a donation through our page on the Seattle Foundation Website (It HAS to be through this page to count!) between midnight and midnight on May 5th and not only will the first $2,000 in donations be matched dollar for dollar by our SCS Match Pool, but they will also be partially matched by The Seattle Foundation stretch pool! This year we raise money to support our brand-new LGBTQ Refugee/Immigrant Outreach Project.
Please Join us!
Seattle Counseling Service (SCS) will host an Open House at our location at the corner of Pine and Melrose in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood on April 22, 2015 from 4-6pm. Everyone in the community is invited to tour the entire facility, meet our staff, enjoy refreshments and learn about our latest programs - highlighting the incredible work SCS provides through mental health therapy, addiction treatment, case management, education and outreach services we have been providing to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer community since 1969. This is the first time SCS has hosted an open house since our move to this location in 2004.
featuring RuPaul's Drag Race sensation
ONGINA (Season 1)
YARA SOFIA (Season 3)
Sunday, August 10 at 6pm
1509 Broadway, Seattle
hosted by Aleksa Manila & Roxy Doll
with The Sisters Of Perpetual Indulgence, The Abbey of St. Joan
featuring Seattle's best entertainers
Recording Artist VELO
Miss Latin Look International Layla Manila
Miss UTOPIA Atasha Manila and Casa de Manila
Miss Neighbours Anastasia Beaverhausen
Isaac Scott of Hollaback Thursdays (Sinfinite Productions)
Miss Gay Seattle Olivia LaGarce & Haus of Lady Dude
Miss Gay Latina Luna
Haus of Paradisco
Pride Idol Finalist Chris Hoffman
Pride Idol 2014 Winner Ruth Soto
Fraya Love / Louie Alexander of "Le Faux" at Julia's on Broadway
and dancing the night away are sexy go-go dancers!
Curtis (LV), Jason (LV) & Carlos (SF)
$30 VIP tickets (includes Greet & Meet with the Stars and buffet)
$10 General tickets
*Tickets available at leoxi.brownpapertickets.com
Sponsored by Muckleshoot Charities
with Neighbours Nightclub, Steamworks, IHOP & Seattle Counseling Service
SCS, founded in 1969, is a nonprofit agency that provides mental health therapy & addiction counseling to the LGBTQ communities.
FB Event Page - facebook.com/events/1479290315622126/
YOU can help SCS provide much needed mental health and addiction recovery support to our community! We provide services to your friends, your loved ones, your neighbors, and any community member in need. Real people with real troubles rely on our help everyday - over 1700 a year in fact! SCS is a rock in our community and has relied on donations since the beginning of the gay rights movement in America.
On May 6, 2014, you have an opportunity to show your support for your favorite LGBTQ behavioral health agency. From midnight to midnight (Pacific Time), The Seattle Foundation will host its fourth annual GiveBIG. Our goal is to turn out thousands of new and returning individual donors to help support SCS. And thanks to The Seattle Foundation, as well as individual donors and sponsors like Boeing, Microsoft, Starbucks and more your donation to SCS will be stretched to go even farther! Last year, more than $11.1 million was raised for 1,300 nonprofits on GiveBIG day, with 54,500 individual gifts made. Last year, GiveBIG raised $12.6 million for nonprofits in our community in 24 hours!
Won't you help us? In the month ahead, Suggest your friends like us on Facebook, and join our Facebook event. And hey, size doesn't matter - if you can't giveBIG, giveMICRO! Commit to a micropayment on May 6th, because every dollar helps. And ask your friends to do so too! GiveBIG is like an app that makes you feel good about yourself for helping others!