What We Do

Our mission is to provide support, education, and advocacy. To that end, we offer a multitude of resources and services.

  • Monthly Meetings We meet the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Bellevue United Methodist Church. The first half is peer-to-peer support groups led by trained facilitators and the second half is a guest speaker.
  • Community Outreach We can staff a table (or booth) with PFLAG volunteers to distribute educational materials and directly interact with the public at a wide range of events. We also march in community parades and the Seattle Pride and Trans Pride parades.
  • Scholarships We award yearly scholarships to graduating high school students where they apply through the Pride Foundation, making them also eligible for all Pride Foundation scholarships.
  • Safe Schools We track the LGBTQ policies of Eastside school districts and meet with Superintendents; provide outreach and support to Gay Straight Alliances;  recommend and provide appropriate LGBTQ resources to counselors, teachers, and librarians; and feature expert speakers on safe school topics.
  • Educational literature We distribute free PFLAG brochures and other educational materials through our outreach events and website. We also maintain a membership library and do outreach to local school and county librarians.
  • Facebook PFLAG Bellevue/Eastside We have a highly dynamic Facebook presence with a strong following, where we primarily focus on stories of positive change and hope for the LGBTQ community as well as doable advocacy.

Our 2016-2017 annual report provides our past year’s activities in full detail.

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