DC Metro Area Transgender Support Groups


Maryland Trans*Unity

transunity.net * groups.google.com/group/mdtransunity * transunity.net/support-group-info
Everyone is welcome to participate in our programs. This includes people who identify as transgender, transsexual, genderqueer, crossdressers, non-transitioners, detransitioners, retransitioners, agender, bigender, pangender, or any other identity under the trans* umbrella.

We are currently meeting on Zoom.
1st & 3rd Sundays, 2-4 pm
2nd Thursday, 7-9 pm

To join us, please email facilitators@transunity.net for the Zoom link.

PFLAG Bethesda/Cedar Lane Trans* Families

PFLAG DC – Cedar Lane Trans Families
Debbie Strauss: deborah.s.strauss@gmail.com 
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church – 9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda, MD
3rd Sunday, 2-4 pm

Howard County PFLAG Trans support group

Suzi Gerb, transgroup@pflaghoco.org
Trans support group for adults.
Owen Brown Interfaith Center – 7246 Cradlerock Way – Columbia, MD 21045
1st & 3rd Wednesday 7:30-9pm

Frederick Trans and Gender Nonbinary Community Group

For meeting address, email: trans@thefrederickcenter.org
This monthly TFC group is open to all Trans and Gender Non-Binary adults (ages 18+ only). We provide a safe space to discuss issues of interest – including identity, coming out, transition – to support one another in gender exploration, and to build connections with one another. Meetings topics and activities will largely be determined by group interest. We will commit to Respect, Direct Communication, Gentleness, Exploration, and Confidentiality. Free, just show up. Accompanied significant others also welcome.
3rd Thursday 7-9PM

Frederick TransFamily

Kate MacShane, M.Ed., MSW:  TransFamily@thefrederickcenter.org
A free, biweekly support group for parents and guardians of transgender, non-binary, and other gender-diverse young people. Professionally facilitated by Kate MacShane, M.Ed., MSW. A nonjudgmental space for learning how to strengthen family relationships, navigate gender transition, and support your gender-diverse loved one. No registration required. Join anytime. Group is for caregivers only, no children.
Frederick YMCA Activity Room, 1000 N. Market St., Frederick.
1st & 3rd Saturday from 9:00-10:30 am.


DCATS (DC Area Transmasculine Society)

dcatsinfo.org & dcats.org
social and support group for persons on the transmasculine spectrum and their significant others, family, friends and allies.  The DC Area Transmasculine Society is a peer-facilitated social and support group for anyone on the transmasculine spectrum- persons born or assigned female at birth that feel that this is an inaccurate or incomplete description of who they are today. The group hosts a variety of events open to family, friends, and partners, as well as a binder/syringe exchange, and other programs.
Partners of Transmasc Folx meets at the same time in another room.
Whitman-Walker Clinic – 1525 14th St, NW Washington DC
2nd Sunday

Transgender Peer Support Group at Whitman Walker

Peer Support Program Coordinator at 202.939.7646 or peersupport@whitman-walker.org.
An initial screening appointment is necessary for admission.

Center Trans

DC Center, 2000 14th St NW, Washington, DC
2nd Tuesday & 4th Friday, 7pm

Genderqueer DC

genderqueerdc.org & facebook.com/genderqdc
DC Center, 2000 14th St NW, Washington, DC
4th Tuesday, 7pm


Taylor Chandler Walker twalker@uhupil.org
Us Helping Us People Into Living has a Trans and Gender Expansive support group.  Right now we are meeting virtually through Zoom. People register and are sent a login.
3636 Georgia Ave. NW Washington, DC 20010
2nd & 4th Wednesday. 7-9 pm


Transgender Education Association and Transformations

Second Friday, a peer led community building group for members and friends of the Trans and gender expansive communities that gathered on the Second Friday of each month. In addition, meetings include a group for the parents and guardians of Transgender and gender expansive children and young adults, as well as a group for teens and teens, and a Trans Masculine / GNB Group, all gathering concurrently.

These meetings also provide space for a concurrent closed group gathering for Transgender and gender expansive tweens and teens.
Emma – 703 371 3622 – RevEmmaChattin@gmail.com
MCC NOVA, 10383 Democracy Lane, Fairfax, VA
Second Friday, 7 pm

SO Circle (Significant Others)

is a group for the significant others of those in transition (however in the individual may define that).
This is a closed group (only for SO’s).
Emma – 703 371 3622 – RevEmmaChattin@gmail.com
MCC NOVA, 10383 Democracy Lane, Fairfax, VA
3rd Sunday, 3-5 pm

Fairfax Trans Families (PFLAG)

MCC NOVA, 10383 Democracy Lane, Fairfax, VA
3rd Sunday, 3-5 pm

MAGIC (Metro Area Gender Identity Coalition)

Peer-facilitated transgender support group
magicdc.org or info@magicdc.org
Falls Church Presbyterian Church – 225 E. Broad St, Falls Church, VA
3rd Friday, 8 pm

NOVA Transyouth

Peer-supported group for ages 18-35
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington – 4444 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, VA
2nd Saturday, 6:30 pm

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