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Transgender Wellness is a program of Out Youth that operates through the KIND Clinic to provide a full range of clinical and social support services to trans and non-binary adults. All current patients of KIND (and those on the waitlist) are eligible for free counseling, mentorship and Life Support, which includes support with name and gender marker changes, looking for housing and employment, or other life challenges.

Additionally, all adult members of the trans and non-binary community are welcome at our weekly Gender Affirmation Support group, our events, and to use our Central Texas Trans Resource Guide.

View Spring/Summer 2019 Transgender Wellness events here


Gender Affirmation Support Group

A free weekly support group for trans and non-binary adults. Free and open to the community. Come and drop by any week! This is a closed space for trans, non-binary and gender-questioning people only.

Every Tuesday from 5:00 - 6:00 pm OR 7:00-8:00* pm at Out Youth (909 E. 49th 1/2 St., Austin)

Facilitated by Cassidy Laminack, LMFT-Associate, LPC Intern, Wes Cowan, Social Worker, and Cece Flores, Social Worker.

*please note that due to high demand, at times the 7:00 PM is at capacity, so we recommend arriving early and/or attending the 5:00 PM group.


Free Short-term counseling

Patients of the KIND Clinic have access to free short-term counseling. This counseling can be to specifically address gender transition or other issues in a person's life.

To get started, patients of the KIND Clinic can request a phone screening using the button below. Alternatively, patients can complete an in-person screening for counseling at their first Gender Care appointment at KIND.

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Austin and Central Texas Trans Resource Guide

From looking for competent therapists and doctors to affirming places for clothes and fitness, finding resources as a trans or non-binary person can be difficult. This guide draws together resources that trans people have used in Austin and Central Texas. Topics include therapists, support groups, psychiatrists, HRT, dentists, OB/GYNs, surgeons, hair removal, fertility services, housing, transportation, food, employment, education, clothing and binders, legal support and much more!

This is a living document created based on the recommendations of those within the trans community. However, providers or organizations mentioned here may or may not be suitable for every situation, and we cannot guarantee the quality of service you may receive.

We welcome feedback, corrections and additions to this guide so that it can grow to more fully meet the needs of the community.

Transgender Wellness Report, 2018 - 2019

Have questions? Contact Wes Cowan, Social Worker, at