Support Groups for Youth

Translution

A social/education support group for teens age 13-19 who identify as transgender, genderqueer/fluid or are questioning their gender. This group meets weekly and allows youth exploring their Gender Identity and/or expression a safe and support place to be themselves with other youth going through similar experiences.

When: Every 2nd Wednesday of the Month. Please see the calendar on our website for specifics.
Time: 6-7pm
Location: Identity Center 336 E 5th Ave, Anchorage
Contact Person: Brooks Banker, bankerbrooks@gmail.com

Q-Club Mat-Su Valley

A weekly social/educational group facilitated by Identity. The meetings are open to all LGBTQ teens and allies ages 13-19 in the Mat-Su Valley. Most meetings we aim to provide education around a subject relevant to the lives of LGBTQ youth. We cover topics from applying for college or jobs to LGBTQ specific sexual health education. Other times we provide a comfortable space for LGBTQ youth to play games and hangout. This group works to ensure LGBTQ teens have the opportunity to access necessary resources to live happier and more productive lives. Come join us for fun, food, and friendship!

When: Every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Please see the calendar on our website for specifics.
Time: 6-8 p.m
Location: Denali Family Services 291 E. Swanson Avenue, Wasilla
Contact Person: Brooks Banker, bankerbrooks@gmail.com

Q-Club Anchorage

A weekly social/educational group facilitated by Identity. The meetings are open to all LGBTQ teens and allies ages 13-19 in Anchorage. Most meetings we aim to provide education around a subject relevant to the lives of LGBTQ youth. We cover topics from applying for college or jobs to LGBTQ specific sexual health education. Other times we provide a comfortable space for LGBTQ youth to play games and hangout. This group works to ensure LGBTQ teens have the opportunity to access necessary resources to live happier and more productive lives. Come join us for fun, food, and friendship!

When: Every Thursday
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Location: Identity Center, 336 E. 5th Ave, Anchorage.
Contact Person: Brooks Banker, bankerbrooks@gmail.com

Support Groups for Adults

TransParent

A social/educational support group for parents, family members or guardians of transgender/genderqueer youth. As many of us know when someone comes out in our lives their entire community comes out with them. This groups aims to provide social and educational support to any adults who have a young person who recently came out or is actively exploring their Gender Identity. There are also opportunities to get involved in working with other parents and school officials in better understand the needs of parents and guardians with Trans youth in their lives.

When: Second Wednesday of every month.
Time: 6-7pm
Location: Identity Center, 336 E 5th Ave
Contact Person: Brooks Banker, bankerbrooks@gmail.com

Anchorage Transgender Community

A social/educational support group for transgender/genderqueer adults ages 18+. This group provides social and educational support to adults and their family and friends.

When: Every Friday (Friends and family are invited to join the first Friday of the month)
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Identity Center, 336 E 5th Ave
Contact Person: Samuel Ohana, Samuel.ohana9@gmail.com

Anchorage Transgender Community Calendar

View here:  ATC Event Calendar

People interested in more information should email ATC with questions or to be added to the email list for the Anchorage Transgender Community Group.

Contact e-mail: anchoragetranscommunity@gmail.com