Top Resources for Transgender People in Philadelphia

Therapy Center of Philadelphia, Leeway Foundation and more in our updating guide to the top resources for transgender people in Philly.

Attic Youth Center

255 South 16th Street
The Attic creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within a safe and supportive community, and promotes the acceptance of LGBTQ youth in society. It provides myriad creative outlets for local youth, such as poetry, print screening, drag, art and more.


1207 Chestnut Street
GALAEI (Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative) is unwavering in its commitment to promote queer Latin@ social justice in the Philadelphia area. It’s outreach projects include everything from promoting sexual health in the Philadelphia Latin@ community to stumping for equal rights. It also fosters a program for trans folks in Philadelphia called the Trans-Health Information Project (TIP).

Leeway Foundation

1315 Walnut Street
Through grant-making and other programs, Leeway promotes artistic expression that amplifies the voices of those on the margins, promotes sustainable and healthy communities, and works in the service of movements for economic and social justice. It supports women and trans* artists and cultural producers working in communities at the intersection of art, culture, and social change.

Mazzoni Center

21 South 12th Street
Mazzoni Center offers a variety of LGBT-focused healthcare services, such as food banks for the hungry, HIV- and STD-testing, mental and behavioral health services, and more. It also created and hosts the annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference (see below).

Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Mazzoni Center’s annual, multi-day event plays home to a variety of workshops, speaking engagements and activities addressing the needs of the transgender community. For more information on each years’ event, go here.

Therapy Center of Philadelphia

1315 Walnut Street
This local organization provides affordable psychotherapy on a sliding fee scale to working and low-income women and transgender people in Philadelphia.

William Way LGBT Community Center

1315 Spruce Street
The William Way LGBT Community Center encourages, supports, and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Greater Philadelphia region through service, recreational, educational, and cultural programming. It hosts an array of events and art exhibits, as well as just being a damn good place to relax with others in the community.

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