What's the status quo? Where do your community members connect with each other today? Where do they hang out in general and what do they do when they are seeking specific answers related to their needs or pain points?
This sounds like borderline stalking territory but you are merely being curious about how you can best help your community. Here's why is this is super important:
"I was spending a lot of time browsing Hacker News looking for stories that could serve as inspiration and education for how I could build my own online business and that's not really the use case that Hacker News was designed for." - Courtland Allen, Indiehackers
"Even if a community for a topic already exists, you can always bring a new angle. Find that angle by building the community that you wish existed for yourself." - David Spinks
The Ultimate Guide to Unbundling Reddit - how to create a product (or community) that serves the unmet needs of an individual subreddit.