Transgender and nonbinary services

All of The San Diego LGBT Community Center’s programs are inclusive and supportive of transgender and nonbinary people. In addition to our overall LGBTQ+ resources, we offer services designed specifically for the transgender and nonbinary community through Project TRANS, our Transgender and Nonbinary Services Program. Project TRANS  stands for Transgender Referrals, Assistance, Networking and Services.

Please reach out to trans@thecentersd.org for specific information, or see information below.

Welcome to PROJECT TRANS
Transgender and Nonbinary Services at The Center

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project trans OFFERINGS

Project TRANS at The Center includes programs designed specifically for the transgender and nonbinary community. Project TRANS stands for Transgender Referrals, Assistance, Networking and Services.

Join The Femmily

Join this peer-led empowerment group for trans women, trans femmes and those questioning. This group takes place from an abolitionist perspective and focuses on being a safe space for people of color. This group meets in person and on ZOOM.

Transgender Discussion Group

Join a safe, inclusive discussion group for trans men, trans women and nonbinary folx! Talk about hormones, transitions, life, resources and more! This group meets on ZOOM.

Trans Masculine Discussion Group

Trans Masculine Discussion Group

Join a safe, inclusive discussion group for trans men, trans masc and nonbinary folx! Talk about hormones, transition, life and more! This group meets on ZOOM.

Nonbinary Gender Exploration Group

Nonbinary Gender Exploration & Discussion Group

Join a safe, inclusive discussion group for nonbinary GNC, gender queer and questioning folx! Talk about transition, life and more! This group meets on ZOOM.

Aromantic & Asexual Discussion Group

Aromantic & Asexual Discussion Group

Join a safe and inclusive discussion group for aromantic and asexual folx, as well as those questioning! Talk about life, your identity, resources and more! This group meets on ZOOM.

Transgender & Nonbinary Coming Out Group

Transgender & Nonbinary Coming Out Group

Come hang out with like-minded individuals in an open, inclusive and safe space for people of color, trans, nonbinary and queer folx! This group meets on ZOOM.

Transgenero 2000

Unete a un grupo de discusion inclusivo en espanol para personas transgenero, la comunidad LGBTQ, y nuestra familias y amiges. Habla con nosotros sobre transicion, la vida, comparte recursos y mas!

Diamonds in the Rough

Join a safe, therapist-led inclusive discussion group for trans-women! Talk about hormones, transition, life and more! This group meets on ZOOM.

Finding My Voice

Join Project TRANS and Kelly Owen Le Roux (she/her) for a conversation about gender affirmative voice services. Learn about shifting your pitch or resonance to help support your gender identity and explore techniques to help sustain a healthy voice.

If you’re interested in joining the ProjectTRANS Advisory Committee, please contact: trans@thecentersd.org

Project TRANS At The Center
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Additional Offerings at The Center

Engagement

Engagement opportunities include social activities and discussion groups, presentations by various speakers, workshops via Zoom, and more.

ESSENTIAL SUPPORT​

Programs to promote individual wellness, quality of life, and building community like Peer to Peer support, 1:1 check-ins, legal support and partnerships, networking services, youth services, advocacy, referrals, outreach, sensitivity trainings, and more.

Critical Services

Critical health and social-support services, and collaborations with other support agencies, including HIV prevention and navigation services, connections to behavioral health and mental health services, connections to housing, name and gender marker change support, referrals to LGBTQ  partners for housing and employment discrimination issues. 

HIV Testing & Education

The Center’s Sexual Health & Wellness program offers rapid HIV testing for individuals and couples, prevention support, healthcare linkage, education and resource referrals. We utilize 4thGen rapid testing technology using the Determine HIV-1/2 antibody/antigen test and offer enrollment in the UCSD Early Test study which can detect acute (very early stage) HIV infection as soon as one week after potential exposure. Click here to learn more.

RELATIONSHIP VIOLENCE TREATMENT & INTERVENTION PROGRAM (RVTIP)​

Group and individual counseling is offered to both offenders and survivors struggling with relationship violence. The Center's RVTIP is certified by the County of San Diego Probation Department and provides a 52-week group counseling intervention for voluntary as well as court-mandated individuals to receive treatment for same-gender/genderqueer relationship violence. Groups include: Men’s Group, Women’s Group, and Transgender & Nonbinary Group. A weekly Relationship Violence Survivor’s Support Group – All Genders is offered as well. For more information about these services, please contact our On Duty Staff at 619.692.2077 x208 or onduty@thecentersd.org. You may also contact Steve Carroll at 619.692.2077 x139, or scarroll@thecentersd.org.

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