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Antrim County
    TGMI North Michigan Chapter

Bay County
​     TGMI Mid-Michigan/Tri Cities Chapter
      TGMI/PerceptionsTG, At 7:00 PM, on the first Thursday of each month , Char hosts a trans support group at the Parrish Hall of Trinity Episcopal Church, 815 N. Grant St., Bay City, MI 48708.

Cheboygan County
    TGMI North Michigan Chapter

Chippewa County
   TGMI Sault Ste. Marie Chapter

Calhoun County
   3Ci (Calhoun County Coalition for Inclusion) This group is for members of the Calhoun County Coalition for Inclusion (3Ci), as well as members of GSAs in Calhoun County and all supporters of LGBTQIAA Calhoun County residents! The purpose of this group is to give you a place to schedule meetings, network with each other, and support open and affirming places in Calhoun County! inclusion.coalition@yahoo.com
   Battle Creek Pride, http://www.battlecreekpride.org/

Charlevoix County
    TGMI North Michigan Chapter

Dickinson County
     The Veterans Hospital, in Iron Mountain, MI is forming a group to address the needs and concerns of any former Military personnel that deal with or have dealt with the Gender Dysphoria issues in their life. The contact person is Cory, in the Mental Health Dept. the Circle of Care section.at 800-215-8262 ext 32541


Emmet County
    TGMI North Michigan Chapter
    Northwest Michigan Gender Society, CD/TS support group. SOs or partners support also available. PO Box 271,Petoskey, MI 49770 


Genesee County
    TGMI Flint Chapter
    Flint Trans Spectrum, We meet at 7pm every 3rd Friday of the month at Wellness, 311 E. Court St., Flint, MI 48502., Call (810) 232-0888, http://www.transgenderflint.com transgenderflint@gmail.com All transgender, transsexual, crossdresser, genderqueer, intersex, or questioning people are welcome, as well as friends, family, allies, and partners. Come dressed as you prefer; there is a changing area available if you need it.
    Team T at Genesee County PFLAG, Team T, a Transgender Support group, meets as part of  PFLAG Genesee County. Meets the second Sunday from 2-4pm, Unitarian Universalist Church of Flint, 2474 S Ballenger Hwy. Flint, MI 48507, www.pflagflint.com pflagflint@yahoo.com, PFLAG is Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbian and Gays. Originally PFLAG started as a support system for parents, family, friends, and loved ones of transgender, lesbian, gay, and bisexual people. Now, PFLAG supports all gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender/gender non-conforming people and their friends, family, spouses, and loved ones. PFLAG runs support groups for friends/family/allies, lesbian, bisexual and gay people, and transgender people. After every meeting is an educational portion. 
    Transgender Connect, Flint chapter, https://www.facebook.com/groups/TGconnectFlint/
University of Michigan Flint Ellen Bommarito LGBT Center, 213 UCEN at 303. E. Kearsley St. Flint, MI 48502., 810-766-6606 , jensalam@umflint.edu , www.umflint.edu/lgbt


Grand Traverse County
    TGMI Traverse City Chapter
    Transgender Oasis of Traverse City: Group Support (231) 944-8200 Garfield Courts, S. Garfield Ave. http://artofwellnessTC.com  Separate Groups for Transgender People and their Families/Friends. Discreet location; unisex bathrooms.
    LGBTQ Support Group, Facebook page . Meets at UUCCGT, 6726 Center Rd, Traverse City. Contact Rachel Snyder, 800-842-2954 x 107


Houghton County
     The Keweenaw Peninsula GLBT Group meets every Thursday evening starting at 7:30 pm at the Cyberia Café coffee House in Houghton for a social time, this group includes several TG folk. A confidential support group meets weekly as well, for further information contact Dianne at dsprague@mtu.edu or phone (906) 482- 7183, or contact Sue at (906) 487-2538. 


Isabella County
    TGMI Mid Michigan Chapter
    Transcend, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Transcend/127458540599917
    Transgender Central Michigan, Meeting on the 3rd Tuesday in Mt.Pleasant MI , 989-572-0246. Please call for time and location People who are transgender or questioning and their significant others are welcome.
    Central Michigan University, Office of Gay & Lesbian Programs, LGBT Commission, Michigan Student Assembly, Michael L. Stemmeler, Coordinator, Ozell Hayes II, Chairperson; 313-549-2045 an


Ingham County
    TGMI Lansing Chapter
    Transgender Lansing, a chapter of TGMI. Meetings are the 4th Monday of every month, 6-9 pm, or as long as we need. Edgewood United Church of Christ, 469 N Hagadon Rd, East Lansing, 48823 https://www.facebook.com/groups/56386266994/
     Lansing Association for Human Rights, http://www.LAHROnline.org
    LAMBDA MU, Tri-Ess Chapter www.tri-ess.org Lower Michigan Area (Meetings in Lansing), P.O. Box 503, Charlotte, MI 48813-9998, Contact: Sandra, sandrastewart@gendertree.com
     T.R.U.E. is an LGBTQ* support group for teens 14-18 who are exploring and/or looking for support of their gender and sexual identities. Tuesdays at 4 pm at Everybody Reads in Lansing, MI. For more information contact: Erich N. Pitcher, MS, truelgbtq@gmail.com 725-222-TRUE (8783) Accepts voicemail & text messages
​    East Lansing, Michigan State University, LBGT Resource Center, Staff contact is Deanna Hurlbert, hurlber3@msu.edu 517-353-9520 Trans*Action http://transactionmsu.wix.com/transaction and Trans*Professional Networking, Contact: Erich N. Pitcher, pitche13@msu.edu Courses: WST: Lesbian & Gay Studies: Sociology, Psychology, & Cultural Issues (Gershen Kaufman & Anita Skeen, 1991) Gershen Kaufman vps48@msu.edu

Jackson county
    TGMI Jackson Chapter
    PFLAG Jackson, http://community.pflag.org/jacksonmichigan . "We have TG support and a great TGcoordinator, Julie Nemecek. Our meetings are always the second Thursday. We meet at Immanuel Lutheran Church at 7:00PM. Our website lists each meeting; Contact us at pflag_jackson@yahoo.com, or call (517)750-3045 or (517)536-8042."

Kalamazoo County
     TGMI Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo Chapter
     The Kalamazoo Gay & Lesbian Resource Center, 629 Pioneer Street, Kalamazoo, MI. 49008, http://www.kglrc.org
     Western Michigan University, LGB fraternity Delta Lambda Phi

Kalkaska County
    TGMI North Michigan Chapter

Kent County
    TGMI Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo Chapter
    Puff 'n Stuff. Or After Six, P.O. Box 126 Comstock Park, MI 49321 Support group in Grand Rapids for Transsexuals.
    After Six, Grand Rapids area support for transsexuals, PO Box 126, Comstock Park, MI. 49321 USA. 
    Grand Rapids Pride Center, 343 Atlas Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49506, (616) 458-3511, info@grpride.org  http://www.grpride.org/
    Grand Rapids support group for Crossdressers, crossdressers-wmi@hotmail.com
TGOWM (Transgender Friends of West Michigan). Meeting information can be obtained by going to Yahoo Clubs http://groups.yahoo.com/group/tgowm and leaving a contact request with the web mistress or posting a message at tgowm@yahoogroups.com. 
​    Grand Valley State University, Transspectrum, Student life dept., Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI. "So as of March 19th GVSU now has a school recognized support setting for transgender & gender nonconformist individuals. The group meets every Thursday from noon until 2pm in the Kirkhof building. For more information feel free to contact Grand Valley Student life at 616-331-2345. Or contact the Grand Valley LGBT resource center at 616-331-2530"


Macomb County
    TGMI Detroit Metro Chapter
    Transitions - Gender Variant Support Group, (586) 838825, Clinton Twp  https://www.facebook.com/groups/TransitionsGroup/ . "This is an open support group, offered at no cost. Providing continued support for those who find stereotypical gender boxes restrictive and confining. The goal of this group is to offer a place where participants can embrace equality, support, and inclusion in a non-judgmental atmosphere, and provide interaction with others to discuss, and harvest resources and information on all topics that affect the Transgender and Gender Variant communities.Advocates, Allies, Friends and Loved Ones are always welcome."​

Marquette County
   TGMI Marquette Chapter

Mason County
   West Shore Pride Committee, c/o David A. Hawley, 509 1/2 S. Washington Ave., Ludington, MI 49431-2347, WSPride@webtv.nethttp://community.webtv.net/dahawley/TheresUNITYin, 231-843-8355. 

Midland county
    Tri-cities Chapter
    Transgender Support- 4th Thursdays at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Midland, 6220 N Jefferson Ave, Midland, MI 48640

Oakland County
    TGMI Detroit Metro Chapter
     Affirmations Lesbian and Gay Community Center, 195 West Nine Mile (entrance on Troy), Ferndale, MI 48220, 248.398.7105, Fax: 248.541.1943 info@GoAffirmations.org, http://www.GoAffirmations.org  Three transgender groups now meet at Affirmations.
    PFLAG Detroit, 248-656-2875, http://www.pflagdetroit.org/homepage.html Meets the 2nd Sunday of the month from 2-5p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Master, 3333 Coolidge, Troy. 

Otsego County
     TGMI North Michigan Chapter
     NU LAMBDA PI, Tri-Ess chapter, Upper/Lower Michigan (Meetings in Gaylord), PO Box 2322, Gaylord, MI 49734, E-Mail Sandy & Carol: nulambdapi@yahoo.com, Web Site: http://www.geocities.com/nulambdapi


Ottawa County
    TGMI Lakeshore Chapter, usually 3rd Friday of month, Grace Episcopal Church, 555 Michigan, Holland MI 49424. PFLAG meeting follows. Contact Marcy
    PFLAG Holland/Lakeshore, http://www.pflaglakeshore.org/ , Karen Prins, Transgender Coordinator


St. Clair County
    TGMI Port Huron Chapter


Washtenaw County
    American Friends Service Committee, 1414 Hill St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Michael Gibson-Faith, Director of lgbT issues program, 734-761-8283, afscgibsonfaith@yahoo.com
    Creative Expressions Group for LGBT & questioning teens ages 13-18, teens of queer parents, & straight allies 13-18. Meets Saturdays, 1-4 pm, at Ozone House, 1705 Washtenaw/Oxford, Ann Arbor, east of Hill St. Call Ozone House 734-662-2265 for more information. 
    Jim Toy Community Center, 319 Braun Court, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, (734) 995-9867, www.jimtoycenter.org
    PFLAG - Ann Arbor, Michigan, http://pflagaa.org/meetings--map.html
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Spectrum Center, 3200 Michigan Union, Ann Arbor MI 48109, spectrumcenter.umich.edu
    University of Michigan Health system Comprehensive Gender Services program (UMHS-CGSP), 300 North Ingalls, rm. NI4D-21, Ann Arbor, MI 48190-0475, 734-763-0466, fax: 734-615-7772, um-cgsp@umich.edu, http://www.med.umich.edu/transgender.
    Eastern Michigan University, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered Resource Center, 201-C Goodison Hall, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197 TEL: 313-487-4149 Ken Papineau 


Wayne County
     TGMI Detroit Metro Chapter
     TAP2 (Transwomen Are People Too), A Community Health Awareness Group (CHAG) - Behavioral Health/Case management Program “Providing Information for a Health-Wise Community”, 1300 W. Fort Street, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone (313) 963-3434, FAX (313) 963-1832. Our “Target” – African-American Transwomen between the ages of 18 & 29 who are High Risk for HIV or are currently living with HIV/AIDS.What Does TAP2 Offer? Through Case Management, We Assist Clients with Accessing: Doctors Appointments; Medications; Legal Name Change; Mental Health Evaluations. Affordable Care Act Navigation; Basic Needs: Many TAP2 Clients Benefit from assistance with Accessing basic living needs such as housing, employment, food, and clothing. How to Get Started? Contact Program Staff: Brenda White - Outreach & Recruitment Specialist (313) 963-3434 ext. 143 Teen Davis - Outreach & Recruitment Specialist (313) 963-3434 ext. 112 Sarah Stewart, MSW - CLEAR Clinician (313) 963-3434 ext. 145 stewarts@chagdetroit.org
     Wayne State University, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Services Director/staff person: Lynne Remsburg lremsbu@teadmin.stuaffrs.wayne.edu

Other counties
    TGMI Rural Areas Chapter


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Neighboring States

Illinois 
    Chicago Gender Society, PO Box 31465, Chicago, IL 60631, 708-863-7714, http://www.Chicagogender.comc-g-s@comcast.net
    Illinois Gender Advocates, 47 W Division St #391, Chicago, IL 60610-2339, 312-409-5489, iga@genderadvocates.orghttp://www.genderadvocates.org
    TransGenesis Social Services, 4554 N. Broadway #311, Chicago, IL 60640, 773-878-0890, 866-206-9071x7922, http://www.transgenesis.org

Indiana 
    Michiana Transgender Alliance, (Serving Northern Indiana and Southern Michigan), http://www.michianatransgenderalliance.bravehost.com/
    TONI (Transgender Outreach of Northern Indiana). http://www.geocities.com/toni_site01
    Trees. Inc., South Bend, Indiana. info@webetrees.org www.webetreees.org 219-331-4665

Ohio 
    The Alpha Omega Society, PO Box 2053, Sheffield Lake, OH 44054-0053, http://www.aosoc.orginfo@aosoc.org
    Crystal Club, PO Box 287, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068-0287, cc@stargate.com
    North Coast Paradise Club, PO Box 29564, Cleveland, OH 44129, 216-586-9292, paradise@tgforum.com 
    Pathways, Toledo, OH, OnPathways@aol.com 
    Trans Family, 2121 South Green Rd #2, Cleveland, OH 44121, http://www.transfamily.org, 216-691-4357. 

Wisconsin 
    Madison Area Transgender Association, 4230 East Towne Blvd.  #193, Madison, Wisconsin 53704, 608-219-6304, http://www.madisontgassociation.org/index2.html


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Other States

Arizona
    TGNet Arizona, Tucson, AZ.  The organization that Alexander Goodrum founded, TGNet Arizona, has merged with the Southern Arizona Gender Alliance (SAGA). You can visit both web sites via http://www.sagatucson.org or www.tgnetarizona.org
British Columbia  
    The Vancouver GNO Club, Vancouver, Canada, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vangno.  "The club is for local and out of town  T-Girls/CD's and their SO's to meet, chat, and plan outings together.  If you plan to come this way, or would like to meet on-line friends,  we welcome you to look us up." --Tora Roberts
    Transaction Canada
California
    The Butterfly Project, AIDS Project East Bay, 1755 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, 510-663-7979, http://www.apeb.org
    Transgender San Francisco, http://www.tgsf.org
    Los Angeles Gender Center  "This is the center in which I started my transition.  They are excelent!" /CS
Colorado 
    Gender Identity Center of Colorado, http://www.gicofcolo.org  Host of the Colorado Gold Rush conference in Denver, http://www.cologoldrush.org
New Mexico
    Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico, www.tgrcnm.org
Ontario
    Meal-Trans, 519 Church St, Community Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada,  416-392-6874 the 519, Toronto, Canada.
    Toronto Community Centre: http://www.the519.org
Pennsylvania
    TransPitt, PO Box 3214, Pittsburgh, PA 15230, thenikki@hotmail.com, 412-422-1558. 

National
    The American Boyz, Inc, 212A S. Bridge St, # 131, Elkton, MD, 21922-1118, phone: 410-620-2161; fax: 410-620-2024, Email: amboyz@iximd.com; URL: http://home.iximd.com/~amboyz 
    FTM Informational Network: http://www.ftminfo.net
    Human Rights Campaign, 1640 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036, http://www.hrc.org
    International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), PO Box 229, Waltham, MA 02254, 617-899-2212, http://www.ifge.org
    Intersex Society of North America, http://www.isna.org
    National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), transequality.org 
    Society for the Second Self (Tri-ESS), 8880 Bellaire B-2 #104, Houston, TX, triessinfo@aol.com
    Transgender American Veterans Association, http://www.tavausa.org
    Transgender Officers Protect and Serve (TOPS), 3210 Tom Matthews Drive, Lakeland, FL 33809, 888-983-3222, 812-752-9228,tg-tops@onelist.com