Santa Barbara Transgender Advocacy Network (SBTAN) offers: support groups for transgender adults, teens, and families of trans youth; trans affirming trainings for organizations and schools; local events and community activism.
SBTAN offers monthly Family Support Groups led by parents of trans children of all ages to provide a safe space to share the challenges and joys of the coming-out process. Groups meet 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm. Most meetings are conducted online through Zoom, but occasional in-person meetings are held. If you are interested in attending a support group meeting, or to learn more about how SBTAN can support parents and families, please contact: Kathy@sbtan.org.
Lisa's Place is an Adult Support Group (18 and older) for individuals of ALL gender expressions, to connect for friendship and support. Teens are encouraged to join the youth group list. Meetings are online with both Zoom and Discord, from 5 - 7 PM on Mondays and 7 - 9 PM on Thursdays. Discord meetings are Wednesdays 4 - 6 PM. For more details, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.