Programs & Services

Learn about Affirmations' programs and services.


Welcome & Resource Desk


The Welcome & Resource Desk is the hub of Affirmations' programs and services.  Whether you’re looking for additional services and support, a visitor to our great city searching for LGBTQ-friendly businesses, or a young professional seeking opportunities or training, we're here for you.

Community Spaces


Affirmations is proud to serve as Michigan's largest LGBTQ community center and one of the 10 largest LGBTQ community centers in the country.  Learn more about the community spaces in our 15,000 square foot center. 

Community Activities & Events


Affirmations' Allan Gilmour and Eric Jirgens Community Center is host to a number of activities and events -- providing opportunities for fun, friends, and fitness to the metro-Detroit LGBTQ community.

Health & Wellness


Affirmations works to address LGBTQ health disparities by improving the health and well-being of LGBTQ individuals and communities in southeastern Michigan.

Support & Discussion Groups


Affirmations offers a broad range of general discussion and support groups, social activities, and camaraderie.



As a young member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community, you may face unique issues and challenges. Affirmations provides a safe environment where you can socialize with peers, find support for coming out, participate in career and leadership programs, and find the confidence to just be you.

Pittmann-Puckett Art Gallery


The Gallery is an exhibition and performance space intended for the presentation of work by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender artists. Available to established and emerging artists, especially those whose work speaks to or about the LGBTQ community, the Pittmann-Puckett Art Gallery is a space for artists to exhibit and sell their work. The Gallery features comfortable seating perfect for conversation and quiet contemplation.

Volunteer and Intern Spotlight

Jud Cole

Partner Spotlight

Thank you Care One, Inc. for your support of our Spring Bash gala. Your help is assisting in keeping our doors open twelve hours a day, six days a week, fifty-two weeks a year! We are beyond appreciative for your commitment.

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