Community-based Resources and Support Groups

Online

 

Trans Families

 

Online forum and support groups for trans youth and their families/caregivers

 

Groups include:

Parent support group (including a group for Spanish speaking families), trans youth leadership, youth support group

www.transfamilies.org

 

info@transfamilies.org

 

 

 

Cincinnati, OH

 

 

GLSEN Greater Cincinnati Chapter

 

A weekly social and organizing group for LGBTQIA+ middle and high school aged students.

 

Open to students 11-18

Mondays from 6:00-8:30 at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church

 

www.facebook.com/ggcyg/

 

www.facebook.com/GLSENCincinnati/

 

 

 

Crossport

 

Cincinnati’s oldest support and social group for the transgender community.

 

Open to trans individuals 18+, attendance predominantly consists of older individuals 30+. 

TG support meeting –

2nd and 4th Monday 7:30 pm Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church

 

Social gathering –

3rd Thursday (location varies) 7:30

Resource/information line that is staffed by a board member 513-344-0116

 

www.facebook.com/crossportcincy/

 

https://crossport.org/

Heartland Trans Wellness

 

Monthly community support groups for trans and non-binary individuals.

 

Monthly community night open to friends, families, and other allies. 

 

Social outing after each meeting.

 

Open to individuals 16+

Trans Night –2nd Wednesday at Caracole, 7:00-8:00 pm

 

Non-binary and Genderqueer Night

 

Community Night - 4th Wednesday at Caracole, 7:00-8:00 pm

 

Private chat group through Facebook.

www.facebook.com/heartland.transwellness/

 

  

Trans Saints

 

Faith-based support system focused on trans people of color

 

Open to all ages

Events posted through Facebook

www.facebook.com/groups/transsaints/

 

 

 

PFLAG Cincinnati

 

Open to LGBT+ individuals and their parents

 

Open to all ages

2nd Tuesday, 7:00-9:30 at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church

www.facebook.com/pflagcinci/

 

www.pflagcinci.org

 

 

 

Trans Wellness Program at Central Clinic

 

Professionally facilitated weekly support group.

 

Open to individuals 18+ receiving service s at Central Clinic.

Wednesdays, 12:30-2:00

Central Clinic Behavioral Health – Adult Services

 

311 Albert Sabin Way

Cincinnati, OH 45229

Phone: 513-558-5801

 

 

University of Cincinnati LGBTQ Center

 

Open to LGBTQIA+ UC students and allies.

 

Extensive programming for students throughout the school year.  Safe Zone Trainings, Pride Ambassador Program, campus & local resources

 

Lounge space with sofas, tables, and seating for students to use during open hours

 

Several weekly and monthly support groups offered during the school year.

 

5th Floor of Steger Student Life Center

 

More info online

https://www.uc.edu/campus-life/lgbtq.html     

 

When open, students are welcome to stop-by to gather more information about programs and services.

 

 

 

Transgender Advocacy Council of Cincinnati

 

Community organization that hosts a monthly event calendar on their website.

 

Organizes annual TDOR and TDOV events.

Groups listed on event calendar are hosted by other organizations included in this list.

 

https://transadvocacycouncil.org/

 

 

 

 

Dayton, OH

 

 

Youth First

 

To provide a comfortable and safe environment for LGBTQ+ youth to meet and socialize

 

Open to youth 13-18

2nd Tuesday, 7:30-9:30 at Harmony Creek Church

Call: 937-640-3333

 

youthfirst@pflagdayton.com

 

 

 

PFLAG Dayton

 

Open to LGBT+ individuals and their parents

 

Open to all ages

2nd Tuesday, 7:00-9:30 at Harmony Creek Church

Call: 937-640-3333

 

www.facebook.com/PFLAGDayton/

 

www.pflagdayton.org

 

 

 

Gatlyn Danes

 

Support and social group for transgender and non-binary individuals.  Partners, families, and allies welcome.

 

Quarterly breakout groups

 

Open to individuals 18+

3rd Tuesday, 7:00-9:30

24 N Jefferson St. Suite 200

Dayton, Ohio

 

Private chat group through Facebook

http://gatlyndamegroup.com/wp/

 

www.facebook.com/groups/GDGDaytonOH/

 

 

 

Dayton Children’s Hospital Gender Diversity Support Group

 

Monthly support group offered through Dayton Children’s Hospital

 

Open to youth ages 10-18

4th Thursday, 7:00-8:00

Dayton Children’s Hospital Main Campus, 1st floor private dining rooms A & B

 

 

Call: 937-641-3855

 

 

Columbus, OH

 

Kaleidoscope Youth Center

 

For LGBTQIA+ youth (12-20) and their allies.

 

Drop-in center, housing support, daily programming, multiple support groups, daily meals

 

 

Weekly Genderscope, QPOC, and Ace Space discussion groups.

 

Discord Server

 

603 E Town St.

Columbus, OH 43215

https://www.kycohio.org/

 

Instagram: @KYCOhio

 

Stop by:

Mon-Thurs 3:30 - 7:00 pm

Friday: 3:30 - 8:00 pm

 

 

Mozaic

 

A wellness program and community space for transgender, gender nonconforming, and non-binary people of color ages 13-29

 

STI testing, PrEP services, linkage to care, community space, weekly programming, social activities

 

Weekly and monthly support groups and community programming.

 

 

2228 Summit St.

Columbus, OH 43201

 

http://www.mozaicohio.org/

 

614-572-0820

 

mozaic@equitashealth.com

 

Stonewall Columbus

 

Resources and programming for the LGBTQIA+ community.

 

Individual Counseling

 

DBT Group, Hiking Club, Recovery Group, Support Groups, Classes, Social Activities

Multiple weekly and monthly groups.

 

 

1160 N High St.

Columbus, OH 43201

 

https://stonewallcolumbus.org/

 

614-299-7764

 

info@stonewallcolumbus.org

 

Business hours:

M-F 10 am – 5 pm

 

 

 

PFLAG Columbus

 

Open to LGBT+ individuals and their parents

 

Open to all ages

 

2nd Sunday 2-4 pm

St Johns United Church of Christ

59 E Mound St.

Columbus, OH 43215

 

4ht Sunday 2-4 pm

First Unitarian Universalist Church

93 W Weisheimer Rd

Columbus, OH 43214

 

 

https://columbuspflag.com/

 

pflagcolumbus@gmail.com

 

 

OCTOPUS LLC

 

An community organization that leads support groups and social activities in the Columbus Area.

Trans Peer Support Group

Every Monday 5-7 pm

4th Mondays POC Breakout Group

 

Non-Binary Peer Support

2nd Thursday 7-9pm

 

TransOhio Peer Support

1st Wed 7 pm

3rd Sunday 3-5 pm

 

Summit on 16th UMC

82 E 16th Ave.

Columbus, OH 43201

 

 

https://www.facebook.com/OCTOPUS-LLC-1868679503414133/

 

griffithskimberly@att.net

 

 

 

 

Indiana

 

Indianapolis, IN

 

Trans Indy

Open trans and non-binary individuals, their families, significant others, and allies.

 

Open to all ages

 

4th Saturday from 3:00-5:00 Life Journey Church

2950 E 55th Place

Indianapolis, IN 46220

www.transindy.org

 

 

PFLAG Indianapolis

 

Open to LGBT+ individuals and their parents

 

Open to all ages

 

1st Monday from 6:00-8:00 at Gender Nexus

1100 W 42nd St., Suite 315

Indianapolis, IN 46208

http://www.indypflag.org/

 

 

GEKCO Gender Expansive Kids

 

A free confidential monthly support group for families with transgender and gender nonconforming children. 

 

Open to gender expansive children and their families aged 12 and under

To protect privacy of attendees, information is not provided publicly. 

Melissa Bickel

(317)-538-6014

Kriztina Inskeep

(317)-590-0826

gekcomama@gmail.com

www.ingekco.com

 

 

Gender Nexus

 

Monthly support groups and community resources for trans individuals, families, partners, and allies

 

Youth group open to individuals under 18

 

Adult groups open to individuals over 18

 

Parent and Partner groups

 

Online Calendar

Trans Talk – Tuesdays 6:30pm

 

Transparent – 2nd Monday 6:00pm

 

Partners Group – 3rd Monday 6:00pm

 

POC Nonbinary Group – Wednesdays at 6:30

 

Gender Nexus

1100 W 42nd St., Suite 315

Indianapolis, IN 46208

http://gendernexus.org/

 

www.facebook.com/GenderNexus/

 

 

Indiana Youth Group

 

Events and resources for Indiana’s LGBTQ+ community 

 

Online calendar

 

All events open to youth ages 12-20

 

Trans and Enby Support -

2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 6:00pm Online

 

Virtual GSA – Tuesdays at 3pm

 

D&D Group – 2nd and 4th Fridays at 7:00pm

www.indianayouthgroup.org

 

 

Kentucky

Northern, KY

 

Northern Kentucky University Office of LGBTQ Programs and Services

Open to LGBTQIA+ NKU students and allies.

 

Support groups, campus & local resources, student ambassador program, Allied Zone trainings

Multiple weekly and monthly support groups including a support group specifically for coming out.

 

See online for more information

https://inside.nku.edu/lgbtq/getinvolved/studentorgs.html

 

 

 

Lexington, KY

 

PFLAG of Central Kentucky

Open to LGBT+ individuals and their parents

 

Open to all ages

 

2nd Tuesday from 6:30-8:30 St Michael’s Episcopal Church

2025 Bellefonte Dr.

Lexington, KY 40503

https://www.pflagcentralky.org/

 

 

Trans Parent Lex

 

Open to parents of trans and gender non-conforming youth.

 

Private Facebook group with several face-to-face events scheduled during the year.

 

Look online for upcoming events

https://www.facebook.com/groups/474570139416422/

 

 

Pride Community Services Organization of KY

Located in Lexington.  Physical community-based Pride Center.

 

Has a calendar of community events in Central and Eastern KY

 

389 Waller Ave. Suite 100

Lexington, KY 40504

 

See calendar for monthly support group information.  Includes schedule for Lexington GSA and TransKentucky

www.pcsoky.org

 

(859)-253-3233

 

 

Frankfort, KY

 

PFLAG of Central Kentucky

Open to LGBT+ individuals and their parents

 

Open to all ages

 

3rd Monday from 5:30-7:30

Unitarian Universalist Community

314 Wilkinson Blvd.

Frankfort, KY 40601

 

https://www.pflagcentralky.org/

 

 

Louisville, KY

 

Louisville Youth Group

 

Open to LGBT+ youth and adults

 

Event information on their website

417 E Broadway

Louisville, KY 40202

502-430-2016

 

https://louisvilleyouthgroup.org/

 

 

PFLAG Louisville

Open to LGBT+ individuals and their parents

 

Open to all ages

 

3rd Sunday from 3:00-5:00

First Lutheran Church

417 E Broadway

Louisville, KY 40202

 

https://www.facebook.com/pflaglouisville/

 

 

Kentucky Online

 

 

Online Support Group for Trans Kids and Families

 

Open to trans children under the age of 13 and their families/caregivers

 

Event information on their website

Online

 

Must register through website for meeting info/schedule

 

sites.google.com/familycounseling

 

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