MA Support Groups

Support Groups in the MA Area:

Trans*Partners Support Group
A drop-in support group for non-trans* partners of trans*individuals undergoing social or medical transition. Registration Required
10/7/15, 6-7:30 PM
1340 Boylston St. 7th Floor
Contact: Sarah Eley, LICSW 857.313.6551 | SEley@fenwayhealth.org
Age Range: 18+
Free and confidential. Topics rotate monthly

Drop-In Group for Parents and/or Guardians of Trans and Genderqueer Youth
The Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center
First Thursday of each month, from 7:00-8:30p
Free
Contact: Rachel at rkahn@fenwayhealth.org

All Gender Process and Support Group
Age inclusive support group for individuals of all genders.
The Meeting Point (Jamaica Plain): 2nd and 4th Monday 6:30-8
Contact: LeLaina Romero, Ph.D. | LeLainaRomeroTMP@gmail.com
Age Range: 18+
Sliding Scale $25-35

Support Group for Transgender Adolescents & Teens Dealing with Gender Identity
The Meeting Point (Jamaica Plain) – Wednesday Nights – First Cycle Starts October 22,2014
Contact: Adam Glick, LICSW | admglick@gmail.com | 617-970-8580 or
Melissa MacNish, LMHC | melissamacnishlmhc@gmail.com | 857-719-4237
Age Range: 14-18

LGBTQ Teens Social Group
1120 Hancock St, 1st Floor. Quincy, MA 02169
For more info contact Candice Kunigenas 617-481-7227 X 193 | ckunigenas@baystatecs.org
Age: 13-18
Meets: Mondays 6-7:30 PM; Drop in Group. Caregiver must accompany teen inside for first visit

Caregivers of LGBTQ Teens Support Group
1120 Hancock St, 1st Floor. Quincy, MA 02169
For more info contact Kathryn kmyers@baystatecs.org | 617-481-7227 x 193
Meets: Mondays 6-7:30 PM; Drop in Group

BATS – Boston Area Trans Support
Peer-run support group for transgender young adults (teen, college-age, twenty-something) in and around Boston. We are inclusive of both female-to-male (FTM) spectrum and male-to-female (MTF) spectrum individual, of genderqueer persons, of intersexed folks, and of those questioning their gender identity.
Cambridge, MA
Contact: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/boston-area-trans-support/info
Age Range: 18-30

COMPASS
A New England area female-to-male (FTM) trans support, information, and social group for people assigned female at birth who feel that is not an accurate or complete description of their gender.
First Thursday of the Month
Contact: compassftm@gmail.com | http://www.compassftm.org

Tiffany Club of New England
A social and support organization for the transgender community.Newcomers are encouraged to drop in any Tuesday evening, 7:00 – 9:00 pm, or the first and third Saturday evening of the month. They also have an event calendar on their webpage.
Waltham, Ma
Contact: TCNE.ORG | 781-891-9325 | info@tcne.org

Gender Identity Group at GLASS
http://www.jri.org/services/health-hiv-lgbtq-services/health-and-prevention-services/boston-glass
25 West St, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA. | (617) 266-3349
1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month. The new times is 4-6:30 with the freedom to just drop in when you can (most people just keep coming at 5:30)
Contact: Damian Lima 617-266-3349 |dlima@jri.org
Age Range: Under 26

Trans & Questioning Support Group & NCTA—North Central Transgender Alliance
Meets 2nd Thursday of every month in the Leominster/Fitchburg area. Closed support group, not a therapy group.
Age Range: 16+
Contact: Bo Azora-Minda 978-466-8330 | nctransalliance@yahoo.com

Transgender AA Group
Meets Friday Nights 7-8 PM at The Addiction Referral Center | 33 Main Street, Marlborough, MA 01752
Contact Info: Drew – UnityMeeting@aol.com | TheAddictionReferralCenter.com

Trans4mations
85 Green St. Worcester, MA | 508-755-3773
An educational drop-in group for transgender, gender variant, and questioning individuals. This group is limited to individuals
Age Range: 18-35.
Meets: Mondays from 6:00-8:00 pm.

New Horizons
85 Green St. Worcester, MA | 508-755-3773
An educational drop-in group for transgender, gender variant, and questioning individuals.
Age Range: 35+
Meets: Tuesdays from 6:00-8:00 pm.

HIV Peer Support Groups at the Justice Resource Institute
JRI has a number of peer support groups for people living with HIV – http://www.jri.org/services/health-hiv-lgbtq-services/health-and-prevention-services/peer-support-services

TCORE in Brockton
https://www.bamsi.org/program/tcore/
Trans Community Outreach, Resources and Empowerment, TCORE, is a program designed to nurture and advance the well-being of trans, gender-expansive, and questioning community members through individualized support and connection to resources. TCORE offers individual-, community-, and systems-level support in the Brockton area.

Adolescent LGBTQ Skills Group at Northeast Health Services 20 Winter Street. Pembroke, MA 02359. 781-241-4207 x1809.

BrAGLY
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rAGLY is a weekly youth group open to LGBTQ and allied youth ages 14-18. BrAGLY meets every Thursday from 6-8pm at 111 Torrey Street in Brockton. This location is accessible by BAT 3, 9, and 13.

PFLAG Parents of Transgender and/or Gender Non-conforming Children Support Groups

  • Andover – Meets 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7pm. Contact for location – Margie – MerrimackValleypflagT@gbpflag.org
  • Easton – Contact for details on meeting times and places. Ken – Ken@thinkres.com
  • Boston – Contact for details on meeting times and places. Joan – jkkf136@gmail.com
  • Salem-Meets 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7pm. Contact for more details, Candace at candacewaldron16@gmail.com
  • Waltham
    • Main Group: Contact for details on meeting times and places. Sandra – WalthamChapterT@gbpflag.org
    • Group for parents of MTF transgender children only: Contact for details on meeting times and places. Dianne – teachkids427@hotmail.
    • Family Support Group of Transgender and/or Non-conforming people: Contact for details on meeting times and places. Joan – jkkf136@gmail.com

PFLAG Parents of LGBTQ Support Groups

  • Andover, Merrimack Valley – 4th Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm – South Church, 41 Central St., Andover, MA Contact: merrimackvalleypflag@gmail.com
  • Arlington – 2nd Tuesday of the month, 7:15pm – First Parish Church, 630 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington Contact: Ann at pflagarlmass@yahoo.com
  • Cape Ann – 1st Tuesday of the month, 7:00pm – First Universalist Church of Essex, 57 Main St., Essex (the intersection of routes 133 and 22) – Contact: Melanie at weeartie@yahoo.com
  • Concord – 3rd Sunday of the month, 7:00pm – The West Concord Union Church 1317 Main St. Concord – Contact: Ken Heideman at kheideman@ametsoc.org
  • Easton – 4th Monday of the month (if holiday, then 3rd Monday), 7:30pm – Unity Church, 9 Main St., Easton – Contact: John at cardozaj@comcast.net
  • Metrowest – 4th Monday of the month, 7:00pm – Rice House, 309 Washington Street, Wellesley Hills Rice House is on the campus of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills – Contact: metrowestpflag@verizon.net
  • Reading – 2nd Thursday of the month, 7:30pm – Loring House, 211 Summer Ave., Reading. – Loring House is on the campus of the Unitarian Universalist Church, at the intersection of Woburn St. and Summer Ave. – Contact: Martha at pflagreading@aol.com
  • South Shore Duxbury – 4th Monday of the month, 7:30pm – First Parish Church, 842 Tremont St. (Rt. 3A), Duxbury Contact: DuxburyPFLAG@gmail.com (starts Oct. 27th)

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