Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and our best attempt to answer them. If you have more specific questions, Contact Us.
Q1: How can I get involved?
You can get involved by attending our monthly meetings; joining PFLAG; writing letters to your representatives; and, educating yourself. Contact Us for more volunteer opportunities.
Q2: Are gays and lesbians welcome at meetings?
PFLAG meetings are open to everyone. Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning people are especially welcome.
Q3: How do I reach PFLAG chapters in other cities?
PFLAG has over 500 chapter/affiliates worldwide. A complete list of contacts is available by attending our meetings, calling our helpline (707-681-1477), or via PFLAG National.
Q4: Are there support groups for children of gays and lesbians?
COLAGE (Children of Lesbians and Gays Everywhere) is a group run by and for children of all ages.
Gay Dad Project is community for everyone to talk when a parent comes out.
Q5: Are there support groups for spouses of gays and lesbians?
The Straight Spouse Support Network is available in the San Francisco Bay Area. Call Amity Pierce Buxton, author of “The Other Side of the Closet” (510-525-0200).
Q6: Where do you meet?
In Napa, we meet at the Wolfe Center located at 2310 First Street, Napa, CA 94558 on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. In Conestoga, we meet at the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church* 1504 Myrtle St., Calistoga, CA 94515 on the second Thursday of each month from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Check other chapter locations to see if there is one closer to you.
Q7: Where can I find literature?
PFLAG publishes a wide variety of literature that are available on the internet, many are available at our monthly meetings, or you can call PFLAG Napa at (707) 681-1477.
Q8: Can I get PFLAG parents to speak to my group?
Our chapter has a speaker’s bureau and can usually fill requests. Call us at (707) 681-1477 or email us 1-2 months in advance.