If you’re a parent of a transgender individual, or identify as transgender* and are between the ages of 12–22, we have support groups for you in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Genesee, Ingham, Lenawee, and Washtenaw Counties.

Ann Arbor Child, Youth, and Parent Support Groups

4th Tuesday of each month • 6:30- 8:00 p.m.

Journey of Faith Christian Church

1900 Manchester Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Parent Support Group

Facilitator: Carolyn Herrmann & Angi Olson

carolynherrmann@yahoo.com • 734-223-2859
aolson@yahoo.com • 734-646-1788

Trans Youth Support Group 

Facilitator: Joy Cavanaugh, LPC joy4therapy@gmail.com • 313-303-7322

Gender Expansive Children’s Play Group (ages 5 -11)

Facilitator: Lindsey Spitz lindsey.r.spitz@gmail.com

There is no fee to attend the groups. For information about the facilitators, visit www.standwithtrans.org

Questions about Stand with Trans? Contact Roz Keith. 248-739-9254 or roz@standwithtrans.org

Farmington Hills Parent and Youth Support Groups

2nd and 4th Thursday of each month 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Orchard United Methodist Church

30450 Farmington Rd., Farmington, MI 48334

Trans Youth Support Group 

Facilitators: Melissa Farrell, PsyD, LP • mfarrellpsyd@gmail.com
Susan Radzilowski, MSW, LMSW, ACSW, IMH-E • skr125@gmail.com
Jenny Shea, LMSW – Clinical and Macro • info@newleaftherapy.net

Parent Support Group 

Facilitator: Roz Gould Keith • roz@standwithtrans.org • 248-739-9254

There is no fee to attend the groups. For information about the facilitators, visit www.standwithtrans.org

Questions about Stand with Trans? Contact Roz Keith. 248-739-9254 or roz@standwithtrans.org

Flint Parent and Youth Support Groups

2nd Wednesday of each month • 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Flint

2474 S. Ballenger Highway, Flint, MI

Youth Support Group

Facilitator: Sara Griffin, MA, LPC • eiregriff@aol.com • 773-531-0072

There is no fee to attend the groups. For information about the facilitators, visit www.standwithtrans.org

Questions about Stand with Trans? Contact Roz Keith. 248-739-9254 or roz@standwithtrans.org

Grand Rapids Youth Support Groups

2nd Sunday of each month • 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Grand Rapids Pride Center

343 Atlas Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI

Youth Support Group, ages 12-17

Facilitator: Ann Bixler, MA LLP ICAADC RPT
bixlera69@gmail.com • 616-202-4444 ext. 1

There is no fee to attend the groups. 

Questions about Stand with Trans? Contact Roz Keith. 248-739-9254 or roz@standwithtrans.org

Kalamazoo Youth Support Groups

1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month • 5:30 -7:00 p.m.
(1st Wednesday: ages 10-13, 3rd Wednesday: ages 14-18)

OutFront Kalamazoo

340 S. Rose St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Trans/GNC Youth Support Group, middle and high school youth

Facilitator: Linda Herrin, LPC, ITCA  linda@kalamazoo-psychotherapy.com • 269-459-7666

There is no fee to attend the groups. For information about the facilitators, visit www.standwithtrans.org

Questions about Stand with Trans? Contact Roz Keith. 248-739-9254 or roz@standwithtrans.org

Lake Orion Parent Support Group

1st Tuesday of each month 7:00 – 8:30pm

St. Mary’s In-the-Hills Episcopal Church

2512 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion, MI 48360

Facilitator: Lisa Goyette  lisa.goyette@sbcglobal.net • 248-330-8493

There is no fee to attend the groups. For information about the facilitators, visit www.standwithtrans.org

Questions about Stand with Trans? Contact Roz Keith. 248-739-9254 or roz@standwithtrans.org

Lansing Parent Support Group

3rd Monday of each month 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Salus Center

408 S. Washington Square, Lansing, MI.

Parent Support Group Facilitators: Nicole Ellefson & Renee Price

ellefson@msu.edu • 517-449-3341
renee.renee.price@gmail.com

Trans Youth Support Group, middle and high school youth

Chris Horton, MSW
chrishortonmsw@gmail.com

There is no fee to attend the groups. For information about the facilitators, visit www.standwithtrans.org

Questions about Stand with Trans? Contact Roz Keith. 248-739-9254 or roz@standwithtrans.org

Livonia Child, Youth, and Parent Support Groups

1st Thursday of each month • 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Emmanuel Lutheran Church

34567 7 Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48152

Parent Support Group
Facilitators: Scott Sessler pastorscott@emmanuel-livonia.org • 734-673-2485 and Karen Sessler • kssessle@yahoo.com • 734-673-3590

Trans Youth Support Group, ages 12+
Facilitator: Anthany Beasley, LMSW
anthany@beasleyfamilytherapyservices.com

Gender Expansive Children’s Play Group, ages 5-11

Facilitators: Charity Schaffer and Jason Stafne
Play based group activities and homework time for kids.

There is no fee to attend the groups. For information about the facilitators, visit www.standwithtrans.org

Questions about Stand with Trans? Contact Roz Keith. 248-739-9254 or roz@standwithtrans.org

Macomb Parent and Youth Support Groups

2nd Monday of each month
(except August – 3rd Monday)
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Dakota High School

21051 21 Mile Rd., Macomb, MI 48044

Parent Support Group

Facilitator: Penny Hader, MSW

Trans Youth Support Group  

Facilitator: Stephanie Lange, LMSW
slange@cvs.k12.mi.us • 586-723-2872

There is no fee to attend the groups. For information about the facilitators, visit www.standwithtrans.org

Questions about Stand with Trans? Contact Roz Keith. 248-739-9254 or roz@standwithtrans.org

Wyandotte Parent and Youth Support Groups

1st Sunday of each month
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

St. Stephens Episcopal Church

2803 1st Street, Wyandotte, MI 48192

Parent Support Group

Facilitator: Kim Tooley • 734-747-4363

Trans Youth Support Group  

Facilitator: Dale Rogalski, MA, TLLP, CHT
dale@innerpeace.health • 248-880-3017

There is no fee to attend the groups. For information about the facilitators, visit www.standwithtrans.org

Questions about Stand with Trans? Contact Roz Keith. 248-739-9254 or roz@standwithtrans.org

Support Groups

If you're a parent of a transgender individual, or identify as transgender* and are between the ages of 12–22, we have support groups for you in Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Genesee, Ingham, Lenawee, and Washtenaw Counties.