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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 wait list) are eligible for free counseling, a clinical process group, 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 support groups and social events, and to use our Central Texas Trans Resource Guide.

For a flier about our services including events for the Fall of 2019/Winter of 2020, please click here or learn more below

 
 
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Weekly Support Groups and Socials

We offer several weekly support groups and social events. Free and open to adult members of the trans and non-binary community.

Come and drop by any week! This is a closed space for trans, non-binary and gender-questioning people only.

Mondays, 6:00 - 7:30 PM

1st and 3rd Mondays: A support group specifically for trans and non-binary adults who are POC.

2nd and 4th Mondays: Social drop-in gathering led by our mentors.

Tuesdays, 5:30 - 6:20 pm OR 7:00-7:50* pm

Gender Affirmation Support Groups

*please note that due to high demand, at times the 7:00 PM group is at capacity, so we recommend arriving early and/or attending the 5:30 PM group.

Monthly workshops and Social events

All Events 6:00pm - 8:00pm

October: Halloween Bash, 10/31

November: Job Fair, 11/21

December: Voice Event, 12/12

January: Sober Curiosity Event, 1/9

February: Valentine Shindig, 2/13

All support groups and socials take place at 909 E. 49th 1/2 St., Austin, TX 78751 unless otherwise indicated.

For closures, please consult our calendar

 
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Free Short-term counseling

Patients of the KIND Clinic (and those on the wait list for gender care services) 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 a request for a counseling screening 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 wes.cowan@outyouth.org