• Transgender friendly family physician- Dr. Christine Degnon. www.CoastalDPC.com, or call (302) 786-0828.

  • Delmarva TransParent.org  ​

  1. ​We envision a world that honors and affirms the naturally-occurring human experience of gender independence. Our mission is to normalize this experience through connection, support and resources.

  2. Connecting families through locally established TransParent support groups

  3. Supporting and encouraging parents to act on behalf of their child’s best interest

  4. Organizing experienced and knowledgeable resources to assist families with their child’s gender journey

  5. By fulfilling this mission we empower gender independent children to live authentically.



         TransParent meetings are on the third Monday of the month 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm


         Contact delmarva.de@transparentusa.org with meeting questions

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Local gender therapist- Lisa Phillips, LCSW 267.469.0665 lisaphillipslcsw@gmail.com. Telehealth available. Knowledgeable therapist with experience writing gender surgery letters. 

Licensed Psychologist-DR Harriette Wimms. 

Specializing in child, adolescent, and family therapy, pediatric psychology, and parenting support


The Village Family Support Center of Baltimore

Because it takes a village to raise a village, let our village support you.

Harriette E. Wimms, Ph.D.: Founder and Clinical Director

Please visit our website to learn more about The Village:


  • Partners in Health and Wellbeing (PHW) is an integrated therapy practice with offices in Wilmington, Milton and Newark. PHW was started in 2010 with an idea to provide empirically proven mindfully-based therapy to clients across the Mid-Atlantic Region. Our core value is to provide clients with an atmosphere that is accepting, compassionate and positive. https://partnersinhealthandwellbeing.com

  • Salisbury TransLiance This is a group for transgender individuals and friends and family of trans folk. This is basically going to be a group for open discussion information on trans care and resources. For more information about TransLiance go to https://www.transliance.com/about_us.

    This group meets the first Monday of every month at Shore Grace Family Wellness 2324 w zion rd suite 111b · Salisbury at 7 pm.

    All topics are on the table. This is the time to bring your questions and concerns. We will have a circle discussion about sex and gender. This meeting is open to all LGBTQ+ people and their allies, friends and family. This is a great time to share your stories, get feedback and advice from other members and explore your gender and sexuality. New comers are welcome and anyone wishing to meet prior to the meeting can do so by contacting Transliance@gmail.com or Christina McBride at Fashionkidgtz@yahoo.com . Members should also understand that their personal email can not be seen on this meetup site by the host, organizers or any members. Hope to see you there Kathy Carpenter KathygirlCarpenter@gmail.com.

  • PFLAG Rehoboth- 111 Adams Avenue, Lewes, DE 19958. PFLAG Rehoboth Beach provides the opportunity to discuss sexual orientation and gender identity, and acts to create a society that is respectful of human diversity.  Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 6-8 p.m. http://www.pflagrehobothbeach.org/

  • Rehoboth TransLiance- Transliance@gmail.com The Rehoboth TransLiance is a social group for all transgender people, cross dressers, bi-gender, transsexuals, their partners, family, allies and friends to network, learn, grow, and come together socially in safe, trans friendly venues. So whatever interests or needs that you have as a trans person, you should be able to find it in joining us here. This site was designed and founded for those seeking gender confirmation and open to all who have a supporting interest in our community. We welcome all who have an interest in protecting, understanding and supporting our interests.

  • Midshore Transgender Support Group- Meets 2nd & 4th Tuesday @ 6pm ESDS Total Wellness 29520 Canvasback Dr, Easton Md. This is a supoort group for individuals who identify anywhere along the trans and non-conforming spectrum. Our goal is to create a safe supportive space where we can discuss day to day topics that are important to each of us. Share experiences in a safe place and Socialize. Make new friends. 

  • Social meetups - https://www.meetup.com/Rehoboth-TransLiance/

    • Monthly meeting for questions about sex and gender - 7-9 p.m.

    • Every 4th Tuesday of the month.  All topics are on the table. This is the time to bring your questions and concerns. We will have a circle discussion about sex and gender. This meeting is open to all LGBTQ+ people and their allies, friends and family. This is a great time to share your stories, get feedback and advice from other members and explore your gender and sexuality


Regional Resources

  • Mazzoni Center- 1348 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, (215) 563-0652

    • Provides quality comprehensive health and wellness services in an LGBTQ-focused environment, while preserving the dignity and improving the quality of life of the individuals we serve. https://www.mazzonicenter.org

  • Free State Legal- 2526 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD

    • A legal advocacy organization that seeks to improve the lives of low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (“LGBTQ”) Marylanders. Despite recent, incremental judicial victories for the national LGBTQ community, the low-income LGBTQ population continues to struggle with legal challenges such harassment, complex family law issues, and anti-LGBTQ discrimination in employment, housing, foster care, healthcare and public accommodations. In addition to needing attorneys with specific knowledge of how the law affects LGBTQ citizens, LGBTQ clients need attorneys who will treat them with respect and understanding. https://freestate-justice.org

  • Whitman-Walker Health- 1525 14th St., NW - Washington, DC 20005, (202) 745-7000

    • We strive to provide a safe, respectful and affirming environment that meets the needs of our transgender and gender-non conforming patients. From medical, behavioral health and other supportive services, you deserve care that honors your experience. https://www.whitman-walker.org

  • Nemours/A.I duPont Hospital for Children- 1600 Rockland Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803,

    • Nemours was one of a select group of 496 healthcare facilities nationwide to be named Leaders in LGBT Healthcare Equality. The findings were part of HRC Foundation’s Healthcare Equality Index 2016, a unique annual survey that encourages equal care for LGBT Americans, and recognizes healthcare institutions doing the best work. Facilities awarded this title meet key criteria, including patient and employee non-discrimination policies that specifically mention sexual orientation and gender identity, a guarantee of equal visitation for same-sex partners and parents, and LGBT health education for key staff members.

    • Nemours earned top marks in meeting non-discrimination and training criteria that demonstrate its commitment to equitable, inclusive care for LGBT patients, and their families, who can face significant challenges in securing the quality health care and respect they deserve.

  • Chase Brexton- Chase Brexton’s behavioral health services and programs will help you manage your behavioral well-being, so you can thrive. Call (410) 837-2050 for your appointment. Some seek care with us because of our welcoming, affirming treatment. Patients of all ages, races, genders, gender identities, religions, sexual orientations, ethnicities, and socioeconomic statuses should expect and will receive high quality, compassionate care.  https://www.chasebrexton.org

    • Deborah Dunn-Education: MBA - Johns Hopkins University, 2003; PAC - Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1983; BS - University of Maryland, 1979 Areas of Interest: Adolescents, Transgender Medicine, LGBT Medicine

  • Delaware Transgender Resources – The mail goal of Delaware Transgender Resources is to provide the Delaware transgender community with resources like local doctors and social groups that will support their journey. http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://www.transdelaware.net/


Name Change: Things You'll Need

  • Petition for Name Change, $85 filing fee

  • Affidavit of Publication, $70-200 for 3 continuous weeks

  • Notarized Petition Affidavit, $0-5 (Notary Public is not allowed to charge over $5)

New Castle County

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Kent County


Additional Resources and Research

Human Rights Campaign- Resources for People with Transgender Family Members

Gender Spectrum - A comprehensive collection of research, resources, and stories to help any parent, family member, or guardian learn more about gender diversity

Lambda Legal- Resources for Transgender Parents

Glaad- Transgender Recourses

Trans Lifeline- Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Our vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid. 

The Transgender Training Institute- The Transgender Training Institute (TTI) provides national training and consulting services that are informed/provided by transgender and non-binary people, for the benefit of transgender and non-binary communities. We work across the United States, providing services including: expert facilitation of transgender-related professional development trainings, training of trainers/facilitators (TOTs), ally skill building seminars and keynote speaking. We combine our topical expertise, formal training as educators, and decades of facilitation experience to provide your participants with powerful professional development and personal growth trainings that inspire change. We also provide support with curriculum design and review, climate assessments, program evaluation, online courses, capacity building, and technical assistance.

Helpfull Links 

TransKids Purple Rainbow | transkidspurplerainbow.org

World Professional Association for Transgender Health | wpath.org

National Center for Trans Equality | transequality.org

Trans Lifeline | translifeline.org | 1-877-565-8860

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention | afsp.org | 1-800-273-8255

Transgender Law Center | transgenderlawcenter.org

Human Rights Campaign | HRC.org

Camp Aranu’tiq | camparanutiq.org

Trans Student Educational Resources | transstudent.org

Trans Care at Mazzoni Center | transcaremazzoni.org

Trans Women of Color Collective | twocc.us

Gay Straight Alliance | GSAnetwork.org

TransNews | transnews.org

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund | TLDEF.org

Trans Youth Family Alliance | IMATYFA.org

Gender Spectrum | genderspectrum.org

Trans Family Support Services | transfamilysos.org

Prime Timers St. Louis | primetimersstl.org

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