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Family and Youth Support Groups

We understand the value of connecting with families and youth who share your experience, have good advice or have stories that help you find your way. TransActive support groups offer a safe space to share your hopes (and fears), be your true self, ask questions, and to take the steps towards a more fulfilling, connected life.

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All groups are facilitated by gender diverse individuals and/or supportive allies.

Child/Youth Support 
Child/youth support groups offer age-appropriate play, activity and conversation-driven experiential learning. (Broken out by ages between 4-17)

Adult Family Support 
A facilitated support group for adult family members (parents, caregivers, aunts/uncles, siblings, etc) of transgender, gender expansive, queer, and non-binary children and youth.

Groups meet on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month, per trimester:

FALL: September – December
SPRING: January – April
SUMMER: May – August

Support group fees, per trimester:

$15.00 for a youth to self-register for the Vanguard support group
$40.00 for an individual (adult or child) to attend one support group
$50.00 for two-or-more family members to attend two-or-more groups

Questions? Contact us at or 503-768-6024