Community-based Resources and Support Groups



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




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






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

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.



Trans Saints


Faith-based support system focused on trans people of color


Open to all ages

Events posted through Facebook




PFLAG Cincinnati


Open to LGBT+ individuals and their parents


Open to all ages

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




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     


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.





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




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




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




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


Instagram: @KYCOhio


Stop by:

Mon-Thurs 3:30 - 7:00 pm

Friday: 3:30 - 8:00 pm





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




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




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





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







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



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



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


Kriztina Inskeep




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



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




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




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



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



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





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



Louisville, KY


Louisville Youth Group


Open to LGBT+ youth and adults


Event information on their website

417 E Broadway

Louisville, KY 40202




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



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



Must register through website for meeting info/schedule