Empowering youth, families and communities with gender affirming services, training and research.

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The Gender & Family Project (GFP) empowers youth, families and communities by providing gender affirmative services, training, and research. GFP promotes gender inclusivity as a form of social justice in all the systems involved in the life of the family.

Working directly with transgender and gender expansive young people, their families and their communities, GFP offers a variety of programs and services aimed to build community, decrease isolation, and foster hope and resiliency. Through community and clinical services, research, training and education, GFP provides comprehensive and customized advocacy, regardless of a family’s financial situation or ability to pay.

What We Do

GFP provides comprehensive multidisciplinary services for gender expansive children, transgender adolescents, their families and communities. Please find below a list of our services:

  • Family therapy and parental coaching
  • Referrals for affirmative psychological and gender evaluation
  • Community groups for caregivers, grandparents, siblings, and family members
  • Community and play groups for gender creative children and tweens 5 to 14 years old
  • Community group for transgender, nonbinary, and gender expansive adolescents 14 to 18 years old
  • Virtual community groups for transgender, nonbinary, and gender expansive young persons ages 12-24 years old in the foster care system, the juvenile justice system, and/or who have experienced Child Protective Services
  • Gender inclusivity training and gender literacy education for educators, mental health and health providers, and other organizations
  • Research on gender identity development and family acceptance