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Trans Lifeline (Nonprofit )

Trans Lifeline is run by and for trans people.

Trans Lifeline is a grassroots hotline and microgrants 501(c)(3) non-profit organization offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis – for the trans community, by the trans community.

Our Principles:

  • Peer Support
  • Community, Not Cops
  • Harm Reduction
  • Confidentiality and Anonymity
  • Structural Not Pathological
  • Informed Consent
  • Dismantling White Supremacy
  • Financial Redistribution
  • Equity Not Equality
  • Autonomy & Self Determination

Our Hotline does not provide peer and crisis support via email, text, livechat or social media. If you need support or are in crisis please contact our hotline- US (877) 565-8860 or CAN (877) 330-6366.

Online and Virtual Assistance

Our Family & Friends Line provides peer support for friends, partners, family members, and professionals supporting trans loved ones and community members. We trust trans people as the experts in our own lives, and we resource trans people’s support networks to do the same.

To access this service, call our main hotline and ask for our Family & Friends Line. The operator will find out the best time to call you back and you will receive a call back from a Family & Friends operator who has lived experience supporting trans people.

Click here for a list of FAQS.

(877) 565-8860
Updated within the last 1 month.

Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support phone service run by trans people for our trans and questioning peers. Call us if you need someone trans to talk to, even if you’re not in crisis or if you’re not sure you’re trans.

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  • When you call, you’ll speak to a trans/nonbinary peer operator
  • Full anonymity & confidentiality
  • No nonconsensual active rescue (calling 911, emergency services, or law enforcement)

Click here for a list of FAQS.

Click here to view End-of-Year Pause in Hotline Operations & New Hours in 2024


Monday - Friday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM Central
(877) 565-8860
Updated within the last 1 month.