Gender Education, Advocacy & Resources (GEAR) is a program of Resource Center founded in 2005, as the first formalized transgender program sponsored by a major LGBTQ organization in North Texas. GEAR is dedicated to empowering transgender people through advocacy, support and medical services. While all transgender adults can call for resources, the program's emphasis is on serving young adults ages 18-29.
Couples Support Group (18+)
If you're in a committed relationship where one or both partners are trans identified, join our support group for couples of all ages. In partnership with SMU's Center for Family Counseling, the goals are to process emotions, improve relationship communication, and effectively navigate through the transition process as a couple. The group meets every Tuesday at 7-8 p.m. at the Community Center, located at 5750 Cedar Springs Rd., Dallas 75235.
Monday Meetup (18-29)
Young Trans & Gender Non-conforming Adults meet every Monday at 6-9 p.m. at the Community Center, located at 5750 Cedar Springs Rd., Dallas 75235. This is a social group that provides support and community.
Support Group (18-29)
Young Adult Gender Identity Group meets every Tuesday at 6-7 p.m. at the Community Center, located at 5750 Cedar Springs Rd., Dallas 75235. This group is led by SMU's Center for Family Counseling.
Transgender Health Clinic
Click here for information about Resource Center's Transgender Health Clinic at the Nelson-Tebedo Clinic. The Transgender Health Clinic serves all members of the transgender community, age 18 and over. While this clinic serves the transgender community, it operates separate from the GEAR program.
If you are seeking resources, call the message center at 214-540-4415 .
Behavioral Health Services
- LGBTQ focused mental health and substance abuse for adults.
- Behavioral Health counseling services are available for adults in either individual, group or family settings.
- Click here for behavioral health services.