Affirming Resources

Suicide Hotlines

If you or someone you know may be at risk of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. If you’re a young LGBTQ person and need to talk to someone, call The Trevor Project’s 24-hour crisis hotline for youth at 1-866-488-7386. If you are a transgender person of any age, call the Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860.

Health Care (Connecticut)

Anchor Health Initiatives

203.903.8308

https://anchorhealthinitiative.org/

Case management, Primary care, HIV/STI, Transgender Health, Queer Pelvic Project


Middlesex Health

https://middlesexhealth.org/lgbtq-services

Transgender/non binary health care expertise, plus general practice that is affirming of LGBTQ patients; also has a health care navigator for LGBTQ patients



Priya Phulwani, MD, GUPPE Clinic

860.545.9520

https://health.uconn.edu/graduate-medical-education/pediatric-endocrinology/pediatric-endocrinology-guppe-group/

Transgender and non-binary endocrinological support for teens beginning at or just before puberty


Yale Gender Clinic

203.785.4081

https://www.yalemedicine.org/departments/pediatric-gender-program

Mental Health Care (Connecticut)


Beehive Counseling and Wellness llc

https://beehivecw.com/


Transitions Therapy llc

http://transitionstherapyllc.com/


Serenity Wellness

https://serenitywellness.company/


WPATH (provider search)

https://www.wpath.org/

Gender Clinics (Regional)


GeMS Clinic, Boston Children's Hospital

https://www.childrenshospital.org/centers-and-services/programs/f-_-n/gender-multispecialty-service

Ages, 3 - 25; individualized, safe, and affirmative care to gender-diverse and transgender individuals and their families.


Center for Transgender Health

https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/center-transgender-health/

ages 18+


Mazzoni Center

https://www.mazzonicenter.org/gender-affirming-care

Pediatric and Adolescent care

On-Line Resources



https://translifeline.org/hotline/

877-565-8860

Transgender Hotline is open 24/7, but operating at reduced capacity. We have operators guaranteed to be on call from: 2Pm - 5PM and from 10PM to 1:00 AM. There are other resources on the site as well


www.genderspectrum.org

Really terrific resources; including on-line moderated support groups for trans and non-binary children and teens; Articles and resources site


www.glbthotline.org/transteens.html

Moderated chat line for trans teens


www.imatyfa.org

Trans Youth Family Allies


www.ftmguide.org

Articles and resources site specifically for FTM


www.transactiveonline.org

Information and referral site


www.compassftm.org

New England FTM support, information and social site


www.transequality.org

National Center for TransEquality


www.transgenderlawcenter.org

Articles and resource site


www.thetaskforce.org

National LGBTQ Task Force


www.lambdalegal.org

Articles and resources site


www.transkidspurplerainbow.org

Articles and resources site


www.openmindedhealth.com

Gender & Sexual Minority Health Articles and resources


www.wpath.org

Professional Organization devoted to the medical and health care initiatives regarding folks with gender dysphoria


https://www.transyouthequality.org/

Created by parents for parents and caregivers


https://www.transanta.com/apply

Allows transyouth who are houseless, in foster care, or not able to be with family to apply for $


https://www.thetrevorproject.org/research-briefs/diversity-of-nonbinary-youth/

2020 research specific to non-binary youth risk factors

Online Support Groups


https://www.verywellmind.com/best-online-transgender-support-groups-4800840

Connect to the 5 groups rated as the best on-line support groups


Samdevorah.org/trans-mentor-project

On-line mentoring program for trans and non-binary teens


https://genderspectrum.org/

Info for teens, adults and family members, as well as online support

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