Carla's Transgender Resources

Carla's offers these resource listings as a service to the transgender community, to aid in finding the help and support you're looking for.

We do our best to keep our resource listings up-to-date and accurate. But if you do find an outdated listing, or any other error, please contact us at with the details.

Legal disclaimer: Carla's neither endorses nor guarantees any of the groups or services listed here, nor guarantees the accuracy of any information, nor accepts any liability. Please contact resource providers for more information.

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Marilyn Dahl Sonora, CA and San Jose, CA

Sarah L. Devine Campbell, CA

Cindy Greene Palo Alto, CA

Kristen Helder-Williams Campbell, CA

Patricia Sileria Campbell, CA

Elaine Staats Cupertino, CA

Eden Electrolysis San Jose, CA



Counselors/ Therapist

Maureen R Johnston, MA San Jose

Michael Joy, MA, LMFT San Jose

Lida Vala, MA, LMFT Campbell



Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Joel Beck Foster City

Dr. Peter Davis Palo Alto


Gender Dysphoria Program,Inc

Judy Van Maasdam, M.A. is a Gender Identity specialist with a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology. She has been the coordinator of the Gender Dysphoria Program in Palo Alto, California, for 30 years. 650 326 4645


Support Groups are groups that hold meetings. (MtF and FtM groups are on separate pages.) You don't have to be an official member of these groups to attend meetings-except in a few cases that we've noted.

Youth Resources are organizations and online groups that provide services designed specifically for young transsexuals—usually age 23 or under.

Legal Resources are both organizations and online groups that provide legal advice and information for the TG community.

LGBT Centers are Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community centers that provide some program or service for the TG community

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If you provide a resource you'd like us to list, or know of a resource you'd like to tell us about, please send the details to us at . Please include the name of the resource and any contact information you have, and, if you like, your own name and contact information.

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