Programs and services for trans youth

Please note: This is a list in progress that reflects the geographic areas of the team who worked on the original curriculum. Please contact us with suggestions relevant to your area!! Some of these organizations are aimed at trans youth specifically, others include services/information for trans people of all ages. Their inclusion on this list is not necessarily an endorsement, and no organization is perfect.


Black Trans Advocacy Coalition: improves the black trans human experience by overcoming  violence and injustice in the world through the power, value and  love of all people. Provides grants and care packages to Black trans people across the U.S.

Sam & Devorah Foundation for Transgender Youth: supports trans and non-binary youth by offering safe spaces and programs where they can connect, thrive and be empowered.

The Trans Justice Funding Project: a community-led funding initiative founded in 2012 to support grassroots, trans justice groups run by and for trans people in the United States, including U.S. territories.

The Trevor Project: crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

Transgender Law Center: the largest national trans-led organization advocating for a world in which all people are free to define themselves and their futures. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.

Trans Lifeline: a grassroots hotline offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.


BAGLY: The Boston Alliance of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Youth: a youth-led, adult-supported social support organization, committed to social justice and creating, sustaining, and advocating for programs, policies, and services for the LGBTQ+ youth community.

Boston GLASS: provides a continuum of services to LGBTQ+ youth of color and their allies in the Greater Boston and Greater Framingham areas

SAYFTEE: Boston-area socially conscious organization committed to meet the needs of gender expansive and LGBTQI youth and families in Massachusetts.

Transgender Emergency Fund of Massachusetts: critical assistance for low-income and homeless transgender people living in Massachusetts.


Diverse & Resilient: works achieve health equity and improve the safety and well-being of LGBTQ people and communities in Wisconsin


TransLatin@ Coalition: organization formed by Trans Latin@ leaders who have come together in 2009 to organize and advocate for the needs of Trans Latin@s who are immigrants and reside in the US.

Research on trans youth

Trans pedagogy

coming soon

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