This is a list of community resources that we have, as best as we can, verified are trans-centred or trans friendly. If you have any suggestions to add to the list, or can confirm that any have become defunct or are not trans friendly in practice, that’d be great.
Zoe Belle Gender Centre resource page: searchable Australia-wide page of trans resources
Minnesota: Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition
New York: Callen Lorde
Philadelphia: The Mazzoni Center. Philadelphia’s LGBT health center, provides hormones on informed consent.
San Francisco: Transgender Health Clinic
San Francisco: Lyon Martin Heath Services. “Excellent non-stigmatizing services for trans people throughout the spectrum” [Gina]
Canada They also have a needle exchange program, legal services, counselling and a street work team. All services are free and confidential.
Montreal: Head and Hands . Offers HRT on informed consent.
Vancouver: Transgender Health Program
Arizona: This Is H.O.W. Trans operated service.
Portland: Outside In. Youth homeless shelter with specific clinic times for trans people in need. Some trans staff.
Halifax: Out of the Cold (November through April). Email: email@example.com
Melbourne: Family Access Network. Provides transitional housing for youth from 15-25. Includes two properties for GLBTI youth.
Perth: Perth Inner City Youth Service (PICYS). Some trans staff.
Phone: 9388 2792
New York: Sylvia Rivera Law Project
Philadelphia FIGHT is an AIDS service organization, ingrovide care for people with HIV at their Lax Center. They say that “If you have HIV, our mission is to serve you for life, regardless of insurance or ability to pay.” [unverified trans friendlyness]
Rape Crisis Centres and Counseling.
General: Survivor Project “is a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the needs of intersex and trans survivors of domestic and sexual violence through caring action, education and expanding access to resources and to opportunities for action.”
Boston: Boston Area Rape Crisis Center
New York: Callen-Lorde
North Carolina: The Orange County Rape Crisis Center
Pittsburgh Action Against Rape provides services to all and respects all forms of gender identity: cis, trans, non-binary.
Minnesota: the Sexual Violence Center
Eugene-Springfield, Oregon: Sexual Assault Support Services
San Francisco and Oakland: Bay Area Women Against Rape
Montreal: 2110 centre for gender advocacy
Toronto: the 519 Church Street Community Center.
Vancouver: Women Against Violence Against Women [unconfirmed as trans friendly]
Winnipeg: Klinic Community Heath Center
Philadelphia: The Attic Youth Center provides services for LGBTIQ youth 14-21. They have counseling, including peer counseling, help for obtaining a GED (General Education Diploma, for people who dropped out of high school).
Pacific Northwest: TransActive
Montreal: Head and Hands
Perth: Freedom Centre. Mentor and peer support for LGBT youth under 25. Trans specific times, trans staff.
Philadelphia: Prevention Point Philly runs a needle exchange in the city. You can use this needle exchange if you’re on hormones – they have needles for hormone injections, sharps containers, etc. I’ve used them and they’ve treated me well. I believe that they have some basic testing for transmissible diseases (HIV at least) as well. They operate from a mobile van and have several collection points around the city [description from GallingGalla]
Melbourne: Toilart – mapping gender-neutral/disabled toilets in Melbourne