Connecting with other People

EMERGENCIES ----------------------------

  • 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:

  • 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.

NATIONAL -------------

STUDENTS ----------------------------

BLOGS ----------------------------


  • San Francisco - Transgender San Francisco - Transgender Women's Social Group

  • Sacramento - Sutter Gender Identity Support Group

  • Monterey

  • Salinas

  • 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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