Transgender 101

Help your workplace, organization or church learn the basics
of what it means to be transgender!

OutSupport offers Transgender 101,
a free, one hour program taught by parents of young transgender adults. It is designed to help Northeast Ohio learn about topics including:

  • Trans lingo

  • Social, medical and legal issues
  • How to be an ally
  • Resources for transgender individuals

Email us or contact
Sandy at 330-461-5545
to schedule!

Local Help


Medina Alternative Paths 24/7

Medina Police Department – 330-725-7777

Portage Path Community, Mental Health Center

24 hours / 7 days
(330) 434-9144

Crisis Intervention Center of Stark County
24 hours / 7 days


The Free Clinic of Greater Cleveland
Crisis Intervention & Referral Service
Open Every Night from 8pm to Midnight

Free Crisis Services
Sunday-Thursday 6pm-2am
Friday-Saturday 8pm-4am

Cleveland 24-Hour Crisis Hotline
Cuyahoga County Community Mental Health Board

National Help

National Suicide Prevention Hotline/Crisis Services 

800-273-TALK (8255)

S.A.F.E. – Self Abuse Finally Ends

The Trevor Project – Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention for LGBT Youth

866-488-7386 – Transgender Lifeline Suicide and Crisis Hotline (100% of operators are trans-identified)

LGBT Help Center – National Hotline for all ages

LGBT National Youth Talkline – Serving youth through age 25
800-246-7743 (4:00pm-midnight, M-F and 12:00pm to 5:00pm Saturday)

Join us at our next OutSupport meeting!

Ongoing monthly support and informational meetings where you can share your unfolding stories, ask questions, meet new friends, enjoy ongoing personal support and lend your encouragement to others dealing with similar issues.

Monday, December 19
7 – 9 pm

United Church of Christ
217 E. Liberty Street
Medina, OH 

Our Mission

Promote the health and well-being
of LGBTQ persons
and their loved ones through support, education and advocacy.

Enlighten the public,
end discrimination,
and secure equal rights.