Resources for trans community
Organizations with resources
These organizations have self-identified as giving resources that may be of interest to the trans community.
Agate Housing and Services
Agate is a social advocacy organization committed to ending homelessness.
Annex Teen Clinic
The Annex Teen Clinic helps young people take charge of their sexual health. They do so by providing confidential health services and education.
Autism Society of Minnesota*
The Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) enhances the lives of individuals and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. AuSM serves Minnesotans, throughout their lives, with a fundamental commitment to:
- Community building
* NOTE - the Autism Society of Minnesota table will be located at the Quiet Space just off the T Plaza.
Avivo is a provider for:
- Chemical mental health
- Adult and youth employment service
Bridging is a Minnesota nonprofit which empowers people to thrive in their homes.
They provide those seeking housing stability with:
- Quality furniture
- Household goods
Central Minnesota Legal Services
Central Minnesota Legal Services gives free legal help to low-income individuals and families. They help with civil legal issues.
City of Minneapolis Transgender Equity Council
The Transgender Equity Council is a board of appointed community members. They advise City leadership on policy related to trans equity.
Children's MN is the largest pediatric healthcare system in the region to care for kids ages 0-18. It consists of two hospitals and 16 clinics.
Dandelion Spirit Psychotherapy (Dr. Kai Gunty)
Dr. Kai is a therapist who provides therapy for:
Dr. Kai also has:
- Playgroups for trans and gender nonconforming kids
- Support groups for their parents
Disability Hub MN
Disability Hub MN is a free statewide resource network that helps you:
- Solve problems
- Navigate the system
- Plan for your future
Face to Face Health and Counseling
Face to Face is a youth-serving clinic in St. Paul. They specialize in reproductive and sexual health.
Goodwill-Easter Seals of Minnesota
Goodwill career training and education
Goodwill has training programs that include job placement help in:
- Automotive Services
- Business Professional Pathways
- Financial Industry
Hired prepares people for employment that pay sustainable living wages for individuals and families.
Jewish Family and Children's Service of Minneapolis (JFCS)
JFCS is a social service agency for people of all faiths and backgrounds. They have been around locally for 112 years. JFCS serves clients in Hennepin County through many programs.
Ladies of the Lakes
Ladies of the Lake is a nonprofit order of queer nuns. They spread joy and expiate guilt while raising money for the community.
LGBT Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Center heightens campus and community awareness of LGBTQIA+ concerns.
They do this through:
The LGBT Center strives to ensure everyone has equal opportunity, in a supportive and safe environment, to:
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. They offer students more than 100 liberal arts, career and technical programs.
They design their programs to either:
- Prepare them for good jobs in high-demand professions
- Transfer to a four‐year college or university.
Missions Inc. Programs
Missions Inc. Programs provides housing, support, and safety.
They offer these resources to people experiencing:
- Domestic abuse
- Substance use disorders
- Housing instability
- Problematic substance use
National Able/IT Career Lab
The National Able/IT Career Lab offers:
- Accelerated IT training
- Careers pathways program
Nonsectarian Marriage Officiants of Minnesota (NoMO MN)
NoMO MN has a three-way quest.
- NoMO MN desires to rid the world of fill-in-the-blank ceremonies.
- They provide their services at low to no cost.
- NoMO MN works hard to help anyone else become legally ordained in Minnesota.
NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center
NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center is a multi-specialty center. They're located in North Minneapolis.
- Mental health center
- Human service agency
Park Nicollet Clinics
Park Nicollet provides gender-affirming services.
This care includes:
- Hormone therapy
- Puberty suppression
- Mental health care
- Care coordination
PFund Foundation is the upper Midwest community foundation. They support LGBTQ individuals through scholarships and LGBTQ non-profits through grants.
Planned Parenthood North Central States
Planned Parenthood North Central States provides, promotes, and protects reproductive and sexual health.
They do this through:
- High-quality care
Project for Pride in Living
This nonprofit provides disenfranchised communities with:
- Career readiness services
- Low income housing
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
The Minneapolis Health Department's Emergency Preparedness and Response program works to ensure the health and safety of residents and visitors during emergencies and disasters.
Rainbow Health is an LGBTQ-health advocacy and services organization.
- Helping trans/nonbinary people with insurance enrollments and appeals
- Providing Behavioral health services
RECLAIM increases access to mental health support so that queer and trans youth may reclaim their lives from oppression in all its forms.
Sexual Violence Center
SVC gives free direct services to people who have experienced sexual violence.
They serve the counties of:
Stonewall Sports Minneapolis
Stonewall Sports engages the LGBTQIA community in recreational sports and social activities.
The Aliveness Project and Tea Time
The aliveness project is a community center for people living with HIV.
The Arc Minnesota
The Arc Minnesota is a statewide nonprofit organization that works to promote and protect the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, supporting them and their families in a lifetime of full inclusion in their communities.
The Bridge of Youth
The Bridge for Youth centers youth voice, justice, and equity in all they do. The Bridge of Youth empowers youth experiencing homelessness through:
- Safe shelter
- Basic needs
- Healthy relationships
The Family Partnership
Our services aim to disrupt intergenerational cycles of poverty, adversity and trauma through mental health, early childhood education, family home visiting and advocacy services.
The Link is a youth and adult led nonprofit based in north Minneapolis.
They provide emergency shelter and housing and supportive services for youth and young families experiencing:
- Sex trafficking
- People who are involved in the juvenile justice
- People who are involved in the foster care systems
Transforming Families Minnesota
They are a peer led support group for trans and non-binary youth and their parents/caregivers. Their mission is creating a better world for trans youth and their families.
Transforming Generations is a culturally-specific gender-justice and queer justice organization. They're located in St. Paul, MN. They serve the Hmong and LGBTQ+ population.
University of Minnesota Youth and AIDS Projects
The Youth and AIDS Projects is a non-profit organization. They're housed in the University of Minnesota's Department of Pediatrics.
- HIV testing
- HIV/AIDS medical case management
- HIV prevention services
- Sexual health education programs
- These programs are for young people living in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area
Uptown Dermatology & SkinSpa, PA
They're an award winning medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology.
Women's Foundation of Minnesota
The Women's Foundation of Minnesota invests in innovative community-based, community-led solutions to ensure:
- Pathways to economic security
They serve the following people across Minnesota:
- Gender-expansive people
YMCA of the North
YMCA of the North youth and family services gives community based supportive services. Services are for youth and families throughout the seven metro county area.