Trans Resource List

  • AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW)

    The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin envisions a world without AIDS and strives to assure that everyone with HIV disease will live a long and healthy life.  The ARCW is at the forefront of HIV prevention, care, and treatment and is dedicated to providing quality medical, dental, mental health, and social services for all people with HIV disease.

    820 N Plankinton Ave.
    Milwaukee WI 53203
    Phone: (800) 359-9272
    Phone: (414) 273-1991

  • Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Gender Health Clinic

    Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin is committed to improving the lives of all children and youth in any facet of their health and well-being.  CHW recognizes the need for a health clinic devoted to children and youth who may have concerns of any kind relating to gender identity.  They are dedicated to providing care, education and support to patients and their families, while being sensitive to different experiences and circumstances.  Milwaukee-area providers are Bradley Javorsky, MD and Jenna Sarvaideo, DO in endocrinology and Jessica Francis, MD and Raj Narayan, MD in OB-GYN.

    9200 W Wisconsin Ave.
    Milwaukee, WI 53226
    Phone: (414) 805-3666

  • Courage MKE

    Courage MKE is a charity raising funds and awareness for LGBTQ+ youth to ensure they have the skills, tools, and resources needed to grow into successful leaders.

    PO Box 342386
    Milwaukee, WI 53234
    Phone: (414) 233-5777

  • Cream City Foundation

    Cream City Foundation serves as the leader in mobilizing philanthropic resources, fostering strategic collaboration, effecting positive change, and advancing the quality, dignity, and health of LGBT people in Southeastern Wisconsin.

    Email: 

    759 N Milwaukee St.
    Suite 212
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Phone: (414) 225-0244

  • Dignity / Milwaukee

    As a chapter of DignityUSA, Dignity / Milwaukee offers LGBT Catholics, Christians, and allies a place of worship, spiritual growth & healing, and fellowship in Milwaukee.  Dignity / Milwaukee meets on the first and third Sunday of every month at 6:00pm at Village Church.

    Email: 

    130 E Juneau Ave.
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Phone: (414) 269-7285

  • FORGE

    FORGE was founded in 1994 in Milwaukee to provide peer support primarily to those on the female-to-male (FTM) gender spectrum and local significant others, friends, family, and allies (SOFFAs).  Over the years, FORGE’s scope has grown to include everyone in the transgender community (defined as including SOFFAs), and many of their programs have become national.  You’ll find information about the training and technical assistance FORGE provides, plus descriptions of major current projects on their website.

    Email: 

    PO Box 1272
    Milwaukee, WI 53201
    Phone: (414) 559-2123

  • Gemini Gender Group

    This Milwaukee-based male-to-female transgender group meets at the Milwaukee LGBT Community Center on the second Saturday of the month at 6:00pm.  Allies, family members, cross-dressers, transsexuals, and all those with varying gender identities are welcome.

    Email: 

    PO Box 44211
    Milwaukee, WI 53214

  • Greater Milwaukee Center for Health & Wellness

    Greater Milwaukee Center for Health & Wellness, Inc. is dedicated to the practice of primary health care and health-related social services care coordination.  Although our goal is to provide services for all of the Greater Milwaukee area, there is a special focus on vulnerable populations that traditionally experience barriers to accessing health care.

    Linda Wesp, APNP is a board-certified Family Practice Nurse Practitioner and HIV specialist.  She has worked as a Registered Nurse for over 15 years and has over nine years of experience as a primary care provider working with the transgender community, youth & young adults, and people living with HIV.  Ms. Wesp is passionate about providing high-quality care and working with each patient in a team approach to reach their individual health and wellness goals.

    4655 N Port Washington Rd.
    Suite 325
    Glendale, WI 53212
    Phone: (414) 269-8282

  • LGBT National Help Center

    All services are free and confidential.  The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Hotline provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.  They speak with callers of all ages about coming-out issues, relationship concerns, HIV/AIDS anxiety and safer-sex information, and lots more!  They also maintain the largest resource database of its kind in the world, with over 18,000 listings.  The database contains information on social and support groups, as well as gay-friendly religious organizations, sports leagues, student groups, and more.  They also have information on LGBT-friendly businesses including lawyers, doctors, and various counseling professionals.

    Email: 

    Phone: (888) 843-4564

  • Milwaukee LGBT Community Center

    The Milwaukee LGBT Community Center is dedicated to serving the needs of LGBTQ people and to making the Greater Milwaukee area safer and more inclusive.  They focus on anti-violence, healthy relationships, counseling, youth & elder adult programming, and more.  The Center’s resources include a lending library with over 2,000 LGBT titles, meeting space for over 100 groups during the year, computer / Internet access, and referrals.

    Alex Corona
    Transgender Resource Coordinator

    1110 N Market St.
    Second Floor
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
    Phone: (414) 292-3074

  • MLK Heritage Health Center

    Milwaukee Health Services, Inc. is a private, nonprofit Federally-Qualified Community Health Center, (FQHC).  MHSI provides a comprehensive range of primary medical, dental, podiatry, and behavioral healthcare, in addition to a limited number of specialty services.  With experience serving low-income populations since 1989, MHSI is committed to removing barriers and improving health outcomes to promote quality of life and reduce disparities among racial and ethnic communities.

    Mark Behar, PA-C
    Phone: (414) 372-8080 ext. 1139

    Member & cofounder of LBGPA Caucus of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.  Areas of specialty include: family practice; gay & lesbian health; transgender health care, including hormonal therapies; and HPV (wart) management, including cryotherapy.  Payment options include: fee for service, private insurance, Medicare, sliding scale fee, and HMO / PPO.

    2555 N Doctor Martin Luther King, Junior Dr.
    Milwaukee, WI, 53212
    Phone: (414) 372-8080

  • Pathfinders

    For 40 years, Pathfinders has helped those served to take charge of their lives, connect to others, and contribute to the community.  Their programs are designed to protect youth, strengthen individuals and families, and improve the emotional and mental health of neighbors struggling with difficult challenges.  In partnership with generous individual supporters, foundations, businesses, faith communities, and government, more than 7,800 people each year are able to find safety, hope, and healing.

    Email: 

    4200 N Holton St.
    Suite 400
    Milwaukee, WI 53212
    Phone: (414) 964-2565

  • Pathways Counseling Center

    The Milwaukee Transgender Program adheres to WPATH criteria of gender transition.  If significant medical or mental concerns are present, they must be reasonably well controlled.  These concerns may include major mental illness, suicidal thinking or attempts, acute anxiety, and / or alcohol or other drug dependence.  A letter from a psychiatrist documenting four months of stability on the current medication regimen will be required.  Proof of one year of sobriety will also be required if substance dependence has been present.

    Email: 

    13105 W Bluemound Rd.
    Suite 100
    Brookfield, WI 53005
    Phone: (262) 641-9790
    Fax: (262) 641-9791

  • SHEBA

    SHEBA (Sisters Helping Each other Battle AIDS) is a group of African American male-to-female transgender women that meets biweekly for leadership development, health promotion activities, and social support.  Leadership development methods include education and training on small group facilitation, how to perform outreach and advocacy to others regarding HIV prevention, communicating specific messages, and how to see themselves as leaders.  Ongoing support methods for this project include the biweekly social and educational discussion groups facilitated by Diverse & Resilient staff and SHEBA members.  These groups have educational presentations and discussion questions to support health education and promotion.  In addition to group support, this project provides advocacy and support for individual transitions by assisting each SHEBA member to create self-empowerment goals regarding their health choices, their employment, and the transgender female community.

    2439 N Holton St.
    Milwaukee, WI 53212
    Phone: (414) 390-0444

  • Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.  By dialing (800) 273-8255, the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers.  The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provide crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.  The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is administered by Link2Health Solutions, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Mental Health Association of New York City.  Lifeline’s grant is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

    Phone: (800) 273-8255