LGBT 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