Learn About Us

GRIOT Circle is a community-based organization that addresses the needs of older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people of color.

Upcoming Events

Dec
14
Fri
12:30 pm Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle
Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle
Dec 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle | New York | United States
Each week GRIOT provides a free healthy and nutritious lunch for seniors. Monday through Friday, from 12:30-1:30 pm. As a service provided through DFTA (Department For the Aging) a hot lunch along with a beverage…
2:00 pm Woodcarving @ GRIOT Circle
Woodcarving @ GRIOT Circle
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Woodcarving @ GRIOT Circle | New York | United States
  Learn the fine art of woodcarving from a seasoned pro. No experience necessary. Woodcarving tools are provided. Contact GRIOT at 718-246-2775 to learn more or to join This is a free program
Dec
17
Mon
12:30 pm Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle
Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle
Dec 17 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle | New York | United States
Each week GRIOT provides a free healthy and nutritious lunch for seniors. Monday through Friday, from 12:30-1:30 pm. As a service provided through DFTA (Department For the Aging) a hot lunch along with a beverage…
2:00 pm Book Club @ Griot Circle
Book Club @ Griot Circle
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The GRIOT Circle Book Club meets weekly to discuss the chosen book and to share insights. The Book Club gives our members a way to share and create avenues for friendship and socialization. The books…
Dec
18
Tue
12:30 pm Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle
Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle
Dec 18 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Griot Lunch Program @ Griot Circle | New York | United States
Each week GRIOT provides a free healthy and nutritious lunch for seniors. Monday through Friday, from 12:30-1:30 pm. As a service provided through DFTA (Department For the Aging) a hot lunch along with a beverage…
2:30 pm Spanish 101 @ GRIOT Circle
Spanish 101 @ GRIOT Circle
Dec 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Spanish 101 @ GRIOT Circle | New York | United States
Spanish 101 Learn introductory Spanish with a native Spanish speaker. Fun-filled lessons will include grammar, speech, and writing skills. Free!!! To join contact GRIOT @ 718-246-2775

Join Us

GRIOT Circle provides educational and informational forums, referrals to social service providers, case management, social outreach and Buddy 2 Buddy Peer Caregiving Program. In partnership with SAGE, we provide health and fitness programs, spiritual wellness, computer training.

Support Us

Since 1996, GRIOT Circle has provided a welcoming space, culturally sensitive services, and member-centered programming that affirm the lives of LGBTQ elders of color. Much of this is made possible because of our generous supporters.

Contact Us
25 Flatbush Avenue, 5th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11217
Phone: (718) 246-2775    Email: Reunion@griotcircle.org