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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:

  • Single Group: $40.00 per trimester: For individual adults wanting to attend adult group meetings. 
  • Multiple Groups: $50.00 per trimester: Covers adults and youth who are registered together. 
  • Youth Pass: $15 per trimester: For self registering youth age 14-17 attending Vanguard without an adult.

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