Connecting with other People
SLO HOTLINE - (800) 783-0607 a confidential mental health support, crisis and suicide prevention telephone line 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Make the call, ANYTIME.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
TRANS HOTLINE - (877) 565-8860 a suicide prevention hotline run by and for transgender people. Available 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. PST.
WOMENADE - SLO-County-based donations -- Contact TCC if you (all genders) are in emergency need of living assistance. TCC can now refer Trans people in need of assistance to meet essentials for living.
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Trans*Tuesdays - Local emotional support group
North SLO County Support Group - Local social support group
Stand Out! - (Facebook page) Peer support group for parents and guardians of LGBTQ+ identified youth. Email: StandOut@writeme.com
GALA - Gay and Lesbian Alliance of the Central Coast provides a center for LGBT activities and resources.
Your True Gender - Educational conferences and presentations by Jessica Lynn.
Laura's Playground - Forums, live chat, resources
Susan's Place -- Forums, live chat, resources, art, news, opinion
Know Your Rights (as an LGBT student) - My School My Rights, a project by the ACLU
AffordableColleges.com - This website has strategies for helping LGBT students figure out how to handle college tuition
AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org - A Guide to Finding a Supportive School
Learn How to Become - Transgender in the Workplace, A Career & Resource Guide
Transgender Universe - Fun and informative. Politics, entertainment, news!
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San Francisco - Transgender San Francisco - Transgender Women's Social Group
Sacramento - Sutter Gender Identity Support Group
Fresno - Trans-E-Motion, Facebook page
Bakersfield - Transgender Services and Support Group
Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara Transgender Advocacy Network (SBTAN) - Trans Community Space at 2101 State Street, 93105; ph# (805) 364-2185
Los Angeles - L.A. Gender Center
Trans Lounge - Los Angeles LGBT Center’s groundbreaking education, empowerment and social program
San Diego - Project T.R.A.N.S. at The Center
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