Transgender Families

Resources for Transgender Youth

Gender Spectrum

Gender Spectrum offers a wide variety of resources for transgender and gender-expansive children, teens, and their families. Their online community space, known as The Lounge, hosts a number of groups, including Transitioning as a Young Adult, Genderqueers, Trans*ing College, Parents and Primary Caregivers, and more. To view the full list of groups, visit genderspectrum.org/lounge/

Gender Spectrum also offers in-person support groups and trainings, as well as an annual summer conference for youth and families. For more information, visit genderspectrum.org/category/we-can-help.

Dimensions Clinic

Dimensions Clinic, San Francisco

Dimensions provides support and low-cost health services for transgender, gender-variant, and queer youth ages 12-25. Dimensions offers a weekly support group run by trans counselors for transgender and gender-variant youth.

Bay Area Rainbow Day Camp

Bay Area Rainbow Day Camp is a summer program designed to empower gender-expansive youth by creating a safe space in which to explore gender identity amongst peers. The camp is held in El Cerrito and offers programs for ages 5-12 and 13-17.

Resources for Transgender Adults

Transgender Parent Support Group

Transgender Parent Support Group, Our Family Coalition, San Francisco

Running near-continuously for over ten years, our Trans and Gender Nonconforming Parent support group is for parents, prospective parents, partners, and co-parents to connect and share what's on their minds. From the workplace to trans activism, transition to temper tantrums, folks connect in a safe space with friendly, supportive people. See the calendar for upcoming meetings.

Trans: Thrive

Trans: Thrive, Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center, San Francisco

Trans: Thrive is a safe space by and for the transgender community. The program includes a variety of support and social groups, including a Transfeminine Group, Transmasculine Group, TransEmpowerment, and more.

Lyon-Martin Health Services

Lyon-Martin Health Services, San Francisco

Lyon-Martin Health Services offers primary, preventative, and mental health services in a trans-affirmative environment. The clinic accepts MediCal and MediCare, as well as many private insurance plans, and offers sliding scale fees for patients who are uninsured.

Resources for All Ages

Multi-Specialty Transitions Department, Kaiser Permanente

Multi-Specialty Transitions Department, Kaiser PermanenteOakland Medical Center, Oakland

The Multi-Specialty Transitions Department offers culturally competent, comprehensive healthcare services for transgender Kaiser Permanente members, including hormone consultations, surgical evaluations, psychological services, and gynecological care. If you are currently a member of Kaiser Permanente, you can ask your Primary Care Physician for a referral. For information on membership options, visit kp.org.

Gender Pathways Clinic, Kaiser Permanente

Gender Pathways Clinic, Kaiser Permanente, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco

The Gender Pathways Clinic offers integrated, cross-disciplinary healthcare services for transgender and gender-expansive Kaiser Permanente members. If you are currently a member of Kaiser Permanente, you can ask your Primary Care Physician for a referral. For information on membership options, visit kp.org.

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