NAGLY is an organization for LGBT Youth. They have weekly meetings for supportive parents and have a variety of community offerings for parents and family members.

Parents/Friends of LGBT Family Members (PFLAG)

Boston PFLAG hosts a lot of groups for parents of transgender youth across MA. This organization may be able to link parents with other families even outside of the support groups.


SAYFTEE is a Boston-area socially conscious business committed to offering therapy, workshops, trainings, groups, and other services to meet the needs of gender expansive and LGBTQI.

Fenway Health

Fenway Health has a monthly drop-in support group for parents of trans/gender expansive youth


Resources and support for Jewish families

Camp Aranutiq

Camp Aranutiq is a summer camp for trans youth.

GLBT Youth National Talkline

Therapeutic Resources

Individual therapy for parents of trans youth

Literary Resources

Books that might be helpful for parents of transgender and gender-diverse children
  • My Daughter He, by Candace Waldron, a mom in MA who supported her child as he transitioned (female to male).
  • The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals, by Stephanie Brill & Rachel Pepper, a guidebook to supporting transgender and gender diverse children.

Crisis Intervention

  • Trevor ProjectLifeline: 1-866-488-7386 or Text START to 678678 for text help.
  • Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860
  • LGBT Helpline: 1-617-267-9001 or toll-free 1-888-340-4528

TransCEND (Transgender Care and Education Needs Diversity)

  • This program offers member support, assistance with accessing basicservices, medical care, support groups, educational groups, risk reduction materials, and individual case management.
  • For more information call: 857-313-6513, or email