How to Support a Transgender Teen
Young people who receive supportive care while they're transitioning can go on to lead healthy, happy lives.
Below are local, national, and online resources for transgender patients and their families. More general LGBTQ resources are also available.
Affirmations Community Center
290 W Nine Mile Rd
Ferndale, MI 48220
Programs include health and wellness workshops, counseling and group support, structured youth programs and a variety of community and social connection opportunities for the LGBTQ community.
Stand with Trans
Stand with Trans is a community organization whose mission is to provide the tools needed by transgender youth so they will be empowered, supported and validated as they transition to their authentic life.
The Ruth Ellis Center
77 Victor St
Highland Park, MI 48203
The Ruth Ellis Center provides residential, drop-in programs, mental health services long and short-term safe space and support services for runaway, homeless and at-risk LGBTQ youth in Detroit and Southeastern Michigan.
Transcend the Binary
Transcend’s mission is to secure access to trans affirmative care, resources and services for our clients in Michigan.
Trans Sistas of Color Project -- Detroit
TSOCP aims to uplift, influence and impact the lives and well-being of trans women of color in Metro Detroit.
This group provides trans men an opportunity to discuss and support a fuller image of transition within their larger life.