WHAT IS THE ADULT TRANS PROJECT?
Following on from the success and positive impact that The Young Transgender Centre of Excellence Project has had, we are ecstatic to have received funding from ‘The Big Lottery; reaching communities’ to provide a service specifically for trans and gender-questioning adults.
The Adult Trans Project has been developed to support 18+ individuals who identify as transgender or who are questioning their gender identity. It also aims to provide their families/partners with information, guidance and help.
The project started on the 1st of November 2017 and will run for 3 years.
how can the project help you?
We recognise that every person’s situation is different and therefore the help that you may need/want will vary depending on your circumstances and your intention behind getting in touch.
You’re a member of the Trans community/questioning
We offer a huge variety of services for adult Trans individuals. This includes our social/support group Living Out Loud which meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6-8Pm here at the Centre.
We run a drop-in service on Mondays 2-4Pm and Fridays 11-1Pm where you can pop in and speak to us, and will do our best to help you. Whether you’re looking for information/resources or you’d just like to speak to somebody, drop-ins are a great first step.
We currently offer advice and resources on the following:
· Binders, packers etc
· Name changes via Deedpoll and who needs to be informed
· Medical procedures and surgeries (both NHS and private)
· Online links, helpful apps, other organisations and helplines
· NHS Gender clinics (waiting times, point of contact etc)
· Private Gender clinics
· Shared Care agreements with your GP
If you require help or advice on something that isn’t listed above, please get in touch and we will do our best to help where we can.
You’re the family member/partner of somebody who is transgender/questioning
So, a family member/friend has told you that they have or are experiencing Gender Dysphoria and may be trans. We understand that it can be an emotionally difficult time and people react differently to the news depending on their own understanding and awareness. You may have questions and could be unsure where to begin finding the answers or you’d like to meet other people who are in a similar situation. We recognise the need for an environment where family members/partners of trans individuals can openly discuss their own experiences and ask each other questions, which is why we’ve set up our support group Strong Ties.
Strong Ties meets here at the Leicester LGB&T Centre on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 6-8Pm.
If you feel that you’d benefit from attending the group or know somebody who would and want to get in touch, fill in the contact form below or call the Centre!
We also run a drop-in service on Mondays 2-4Pm and Fridays 11-1Pm where you can pop in and speak to us, and will do our best to help you. Whether you’re looking for information/resources or you’d just like to speak to somebody, drop-ins are a great first step.
Alternatively, if you’d prefer a fixed time you can get in touch with us and make an appointment that’s better suited.
Get in touch
If you think that this project can help you/ somebody that you know, then please contact us.
You can use the form below, call us on 0116 254 7412 or alternatively feel free to pop in to the centre to speak to us.
WEEKLY CALENDAR *
Monday - Drop-in sessions 2-4Pm
1st & 3rd Wednesday - Living Out Loud 6-8Pm
2nd & 4th Thursday - Strong Ties 6-8Pm
Friday - Drop-in sessions 11-1Pm