SAGE Wilmington

of the Cape Fear Coast’s mission is to bring our LGBTQ+ elders together by organizing social gatherings and networking with existing service/advocacy programs to build support and community for each other.


Wilmington Elders!

SAGE Night Out is held by SAGE Wilmington and invites the older population of Wilmington, NC to gather and build community! This is specifically tailored to the LGBTQ+ community, but allies are welcome as well. These gatherings are every third Wednesday of the month, from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. We hope to see you there!


For resources dealing with the elderly population and Alzheimers disease as well as resources to try and prevent this disease, SAGE Wilmington has partnered with Alzheimers NC to increase competency and provide local solutions or resources.


Find any new updates within SAGE Wilmington at this site. We are now on a program named Meetup, to try and promote events as much as possible. Feel free to follow us on there!


HERO is a local organization standing for HIV + Elders Regional Outreach. It was an agency formed in early 2015. 70% of those living with HIV/AIDS are over the age of 50, meaning that this is a big topic for the elderly community. Check out this page for more information. Meetings are on pause at the moment due to COVID-19. If needed, please reach out to

This website provides more information on SAGE USA, the national organization that serves the elderly LGBTQ+ community.


SAGE Cents is a program that can help with finances and is geared specifically towards the older community.


To sign up for a phone call to talk about your day, what may be bothering you, or anything on your mind, click on the link above. SAGE Connect is a virtual program that will connect an older SAGE member to someone else who is willing to listen and wants to chat.

Elder Resources

There are several outside resources available to our LGBTQIA Elders.

If you would like to offer support or know of other support opportunities, please contact us and we’ll make sure to include you.

We Want to Hear from You!

Do you have an organization that wants to get involved or receive information and training to better serve the LGBTQ+ community here in Wilmington? Are you an individual in need of services? Either way, we're here to help. Call. Email. Or use this contact form to be in touch.

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