Transgender Organizations and Support Groups in California
Denaë speaks at many of the California Transgender
Support Groups listed below.
- Alameda T's
A group with two meeting places available at no charge through Alameda
39160 State Street, Fremont, CA 94538
Telephone (510) 790-2887
Fax (510) 770-8145
The Light House Community Center
P.O. Box 17850, Long Beach, CA 90807
Support for Hetrosexual Cross Dressers
Valley Girls (DVG)
Description: A non-profit, non-sexual social support group serving the transgender community of the Greater East Bay Area in Northern California.
PO Box 2377
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 937-8432 (skype)
Answered live Mon-Thurs from 7-10 p.m. -- The recorder is always on.
Mid-Peninsula Support Group (MPSG)
A support/rap group for all transgendered persons, including MtF and FtM. MPSG is a support group with an emphasis on real support. This is the place to come if you need advice, support, or just a place to talk about what's going on in your life. The group is open to anyone regardless of age, gender identification, race, religion or sexual preference. The only rule is to treat your fellow attendees with respect and courtesy.
- Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month, 7:30–10 pm in the Mahogany Meeting Room in Sequoia Union High School District Administration Building, James and Elwood, Redwood City, CA. 94062.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Pacific
Center, Berkeley California
P.O. Box 700730, San Jose, CA 95170-0730
- The Mid Peninsula Transgender Group
Woman's Health Boutique
1115 South B Street, San Mateo, CA 94401
Telephone (650) 357-9236
Voicemail (408) 619-2908
Fax (408) 739-1199
- River City Gems
“The River City Gems are a social and support group for crossdressers, their partners, and their families. We are based in Sacramento and have members from all over Northern California and neighboring states.”
“Our primary goal is to provide crossdressers and their significant others with opportunities to socialize in a personally affirming, safe, and supportive environment. We also strive to raise awareness of crossdressing and to promote a positive image of our community to business owners, the media, and the general public. But most of all, we like to have fun! The joy we feel in being who we are is captured in our motto, ‘Celebrating Feminine Expression’.”
Gender Association (SGA)
Blue Rose Chapter
P.O. Box 162907, Sacramento, CA 95816
Telephone (916) 364-7212
- Santa Cruz Trans
“All gender-different persons are invited to join and help define the needs of the diverse Santa Cruz Trans public. All persons-transsexual, transgender, and transvestite; MTF, FTM, pre-op, non-op, and post-op; drag kings and queens; intersex and two-spirit; gender queer, gender-variant, gender-different, and gender-questioning-are welcome. Your voice is vital to our community!”
- South Bay Trans Women Support Group
“A group for MTF trans people, including cross dressers, gender questioning, considering the transition, in process or completed the transition.”
- Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month, 7:30–9 p.m., at the Billy DeFrank Center, 938 The Alameda, San Jose CA 95126.
- Phone: (408) 293-2429 (DeFrank Center hotline)
- Email: email@example.com
- TransGender San
PO Box 426486, San Francisco, CA 94142-64861
Telephone (415) 564-3246
- Transgendered Silicon Valley
Contact Jennifer Wolcott
“Looking for a multi-cultural transgender support group?
“Join us at TransUnidas … our group caters to the Latina, Asian & Pacific Islander, Afro American and Native American transgender women of color communities.
- Meetings: 6–8 pm on the third Friday of each month, at 614 Tully Road, San Jose, CA 95111.
- More Information: Call Danielle Castro at (408) 648-7906, or Aunty Anita at (501) 449-8257.
Write to: Tri-Ess Alpha, Box 411352,
Eagle Rock Sta, Los Angeles, CA 90041
Contact Kathy Helms
Telephone (818) 352-9448