The Center is committed to working towards providing a comprehensive array of programs and services developed specifically to meet the needs of members of the trans community.
Legal Name and Gender Marker Change Clinic
Every 3rd Saturday at The Center, 2:00-4:00pm
Join The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach for a free legal name and gender marker change clinic. Volunteer attorneys will provide guidance in filling out California court paperwork for name and/or gender change and fee waivers. Paperwork will be pre-printed for you to fill out! Just bring yourself and your questions. Additional information will be provided about changing state and federal identity documents.
Individual appointments can be made by calling 562-434-4455.
The Center is proud to offer a support group for families of transgender children and teens.
Three groups will meet simultaneously:
•Parent/caregiver group (with a parent facilitator and therapist)
•Trans teen group (13-18 year olds with teen facilitator and therapist)
•Child play group ( toddler to 12 year olds, trans* youth and their siblings, full adult supervision)
Contact the Youth Services Manager at 562-434-4455 ext.227 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Trans Support Group
A support group open to all.
Every Thursday at The Center, 7:00-9:00pm
Contact Kelly at (626) 203-2423 for more information.
Other Trans Resources
The Center for Transyouth Health and Development, a division of the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, promotes healthy futures for transyouth by providing services, research, training and capacity building that is developmentally informed, affirmative, compassionate and holistic for gender non-conforming children and transyouth.
The LGBT Center OC’s Trans*itions Health and Wellness program includes various support groups for trans* persons (children and youth included) and their families, name and gender change clinic, self-defense classes, events committee and a hormone replacement therapy clinic in partnership with Metamorphosis Medical Clinic.
Gender Justice LA is a grassroots organization that is building the the power of the trans* and gender non-conforming community here in LA. They use community organizing and leadership development to make concrete changes in the lives of all trans* people, especially low-income trans* people of color. They seek to build our community’s power to fight for racial, social and economic justice.
The Los Angeles LGBT Center is Southern California’s largest and most comprehensive provider of healthcare for trans* and gender non-conforming people.
Naked Truth is an extension of Open Door Ministries, a Christ-centered, open and affirming LGBT church that is exactly that; an open door to all who are looking for a church to call home.
St. John’s Well Child and Family Center welcomes all patients regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, and/or presentation. They provide free or low-cost healthcare for all, regardless of ability to pay. Medi-Cal and most other insurance plans are accepted. Some of their services include comprehensive primary healthcare, hormone replacement therapy, assistance with name/gender change, legal support, HIV testing and counseling, health insurance enrollment, and case management/ referral services.