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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

Parent Support Group 

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

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

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

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 Tween, Teen, 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 13+
Facilitator: Anthany Beasley, LMSW
anthany@beasleyfamilytherapyservices.com

Gender Expansive Tween Group, ages 9-12

Facilitators: TBA

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
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

Beaumont - Royal Oak Parent and Youth Support Groups

Email for details: roz@standwithtrans.org

Royal Oak Administration Building, 1st Floor
3711 W. 13 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48073

Free parking is available in the South Parking Deck

Parent Support Group

Facilitator: Tejinder Gill
tej.international@gmail.com • 248-980-5999

Trans Youth Support Group

Facilitator: Dale Rogalski, MA
Drogalskima@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

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: Melanie Thorn
rimaca825@gmail.com

Trans Youth Support Group  (12+)

Facilitator: Dale Rogalski, MA
Drogalskima@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

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.