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Support Groups in Europe

The following is a list of support groups in mainland Europe. For support groups in the United Kingdom, see Support Groups in the United Kingdom. For support groups outside Europe, see Support groups.

Disclaimer: Listings are for information purposes only and do not constitute recommendations by T-Vox. All websites listed here are outside of our control; T-Vox is not responsible for their content.

Belgium

Gender S.O.S.
Winterkoingsstraat 22
2170 Merksem
BELGIUM
Support group.

Denmark

FPE-NE
Postbks 170
2620 Greve
DK-DENMARK
Support group.

Transvestitorganlzation In Denmark (TID)
Postboks 9071
Nyboder Posthus
1000 Copenhagen K
DK-DENMARK
See Beaumont Society in UK listings.

Eire

Clanmire Co Cork
Telephone: 026 40229 or 086 3440131, no later than 22:00 (10pm)
E-mail: canygwynt@eircom.net
Counselling group.

Cork Transsexual Peer Support Group
c/o The Other Place
South Main Street
Cork
Telephone: 085 108 3935 (TENI) or 021 4278470 (The Cork Gay Project)
Website: http://teni.ie/
Meets at ‘The Other Place’, South Main Street, Cork on the first Wednesday of every month. Like the Dublin group, it is for transsexuals and those questioning their gender identity (who are aged 18 or over) and is run as an autonomous peer support group. It provides an open, friendly and safe atmosphere in which to ask questions, seek information and get support. Confidentiality is strictly respected. Those under 18 seeking support, please see IndividualiTy.

Dublin Transsexual Peer Support Group
c/o Outhouse
105 Capel Street
Dublin 1
087 920 7013
E-mail: info@teni.ie
Website: http://teni.ie/
Runs fortnightly and is for transsexual and questioning individuals looking for information, assistance and support. It is primarily a support group and not a social meet up, although it is a good way to make friends. Conducted as an autonomous peer support group (meaning it is primarily led by the group participants themselves) with a facilitator, it offers an open, friendly and safe environment in which to explore questions and seek information. Confidentiality is strictly respected. At this time, only those aged 18 or over can attend. Those under 18 seeking support, please see IndividualiTy.

Dublin Transsexual Youth Peer Support Group
c/o Outhouse
105 Capel Street
Dublin 1
Website: http://www.outhouse.ie/
Support group every second Wednesday for Trans youth (14-23).

Dundalk Outcomers
The Coach House
8 Roden Place
Dundalk
Co. Louth
Telephone: 0035 342 932 9816
Helpline: 0035 342 935 3035
Fax: 0035 342 932 9816
E-mail: info@outcomers.org
Website: http://outcomers.org/
Social/support group for youth between the ages of 14 and 24. Meets every Sunday in Outcomers centre, at the rear of number 8 Roden Place, from 2 to 5pm.

IndividualiTy
Telephone: 01 8734184
E-mail: info@belongto.org
Website: http://www.teni.ie/
Meets every two weeks and is open to young Trans-identified people aged 14 to 23. Social group for young Trans people and those questioning their gender identity. It aims to provide a safe, positive and fun space where Trans youth can relax, be themselves and make friends.

Kerry LGBT Project
Ciarraí Amach
c/o North East Development Company
Clash
Tralee
Co. Kerry
Email: ciarraiamach@gmail.com
Website: http://www.facebook.com/groups/kerrylgbtproject
LGBT support and activist group in Kerry. Purpose: To provide a support and social network for lesbian, gay, bisexual and Transgender/transsexual and questioning (LGBT) people in Kerry; To build a visible, tangible LGBT community in Kerry; To represent the interests of the LGBT community in Kerry in dealings with Government and State agencies, Kerry Local Authorities and other community,voluntary and commercial organisations; To raise awareness of the Kerry LGBT community, and its issues and concerns, in the wider local community.

North Kerry/West Limerick LGBT Social Support
Meets at:
Listowel Family Resource Centre
Ballygologue
John B. Keane Rd
Co. Kerry
Telephone: 086-8556431 (Bridie) or 068-23584 (the Listowel Family Resource Centre)
Website: http://www.facebook.com/lgbt.kerry
Meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7.45pm. The NKWL LGBT Group meetings give LGBT people an opportunity to meet together in a friendly, fun and confidential atmosphere to discuss issues, group needs and group activities. New members always welcome.

shOUT
Youth Work Ireland offices
41-43 Prospect Hill
Galway
Telephone: 087 320 4575
E-mail: curiousgalway@gmail.com
Meets every Saturday from 4pm until 6pm. shOUT is a group for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or Transgender) individuals, as well as those who are questioning their gender and/or sexuality, aged between 14 and 23. Previously known as LGBT Youth Galway, the group relaunched itself, and its name, in early 2008.

Finland

Monimuotoinen Tampere ry
Monimuotoinen Tampere – MONTA ry
PL 183
33101 TAMPERE
FINLAND
E-mail: montainfo@yahoo.com
URL: http://www.monta.urli.net/
Translated the “mission statement” of the organisation right there on the front page: “The meaning of the organisation is to advance the right of an individual to define eir own gender/sex and the meaning and context of said gender/sex, and to strive to decrease the difficulty of the forming of identity of those belonging to sex minorities, and to widen sex roles.”

Potilasliitto
Suomen Potilasliitto ry
Kaisaniemenkatu 4 A
00100 HELSINKI
FINLAND

SETA
PO Box 55
00531 HELSINKI
FINLAND
Telephone: (9)0-135 8303
Website: http://www.seta.fi/
National referrals to support groups and professionals.

Trasek
Potilasyhdistys Trasek ry
PL 202
00531 HELSINKI
FINLAND
Website: http://www.trasek.net/
Potilasyhdistys Trasek ry is a member organisation of Suomen Potilasliitto ry (http://www.potilasliitto.fi/).

France

National

FTM Transsexuel Forum
Website: http://ftm-transsexuel.com/forum/
Online support group specifically for French-speaking FTM-spectrum Trans folks. Forum d’info pour FTM.

Paris Area

Association Beaumont Continental (ABC)
Website: http://www.abcfr.org/
For MTF-spectrum crossdressers and Transfolk and their partners.

Association du Syndrome de Benjamin (ASB)
c/o Centre LGBT de Paris IDF
3, rue Keller
75011 PARIS
E-mail: asb@asbfrance.org
Website: http://www.asbfrance.org/

Centre d’Aide, de Recherche et d’Information sur la Transsexualité et l’Identité de Genre (CARITIG)
Website: http://www.caritig.org/

Prévention Action Santé Travail Transgenre (PASTT)
94 rue La Fayette
75 010 Paris
Tél: 01 43 57 21 25 or 01 53 24 15 40
Fax: 01 53 24 15 38
E-mail pastt@noos.fr
Website: http://transmonde.net/etre/assocs_pastt.htm
For MTF sex workers.

North

C’est pas mon genre!
Centre LGBT de Lille
J’En Suis, J’Y Reste
19 rue de Condé, 59000 Lille
Métro Porte d’Arras
Telephone: 03 20 52 28 68
Website: http://www.cestpasmongenre.com/

Centre

Entraide Transgenre Tours (ETT)
c/o Samantha Paul
55 rue de Chantepie 37300
Joué-lès-Tours
E-mail: ett37@free.fr
Website: http://ett37.free.fr/

West

Chrysalide
Rennes
Website: http://transmonde.net/etre/assocs_chrys.htm

Mutatis Mutandis
Bordeaux
Website: http://www.mutatismutandis.info/

Permanences
Nantes
Website: http://sans.contrefacon.free.fr/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1871

East

Chrysalide
Lyon
E-mail: chrysalidelyon@yahoo.fr
Website: http://etre.soie.a.lyon.free.fr

Permanences
Metz & Dijon
Website: http://couleurs.gaies.free.fr/trans.html

Support Transgenre Strasbourg (STS)
Website: http://www.sts67.org/

Trans’ Aide
Website: http://www.trans-aide.com/

Trans-info’échanges
Lyon
Website: http://sans.contrefacon.free.fr/trans_infos/trans_infos.html

South

Sans Contrefaçon
Marseille
E-mail: contact@sans-contrefacon.com
Website: http://sans.contrefacon.free.fr/

Trans sortant de l’ombre
Nîmes

Germany

Biz Sonntagsclub
Rinower Strasse 8
10437 Berlin
Germany
Telephone: 030-449 75 90
Support group.

Club Neues Leben Nova
PO Box 710232-D
81452 Muenchen
Germany
Telephone: 089-3113260 or 089-616808 (18-18.30 11, please speak German)
Support group.

Lebensberatung Fuer Transsexuelle Menschen Im Saarland
Dr Waltraud Schiffels
Schloss Strasse 6
66117 Saarbruecken
Germany
Telephone: 0681-58 39 12
Support group.

Transideniitas E. V.
Postfach 10 10 46
D 63010 Offenbach/M
Germany
Support group.

Transidentitas
Menschen Mit Abweichender Geschlects Identitaet.
Postfach 10 10 46, 6050 Offenbach
Germany
Telephone: 069 8001008
Support group.

Transsexuellengruppe In Der Sekis Berlin
c/o Uwe Klaassen
Albrecht-Achilles Strasse 65
10709 Berlin
Germany
Telephone: 030-345 36 81
Support group.

TS Gruppe Hamburg
Christin-Susan Black
Nueblerkamp 13a
22175 Hamburg
Germany
Telephone: 040-754 43 23
Support group.

Tsh Essen
Lore-Agnes-Haus
Lützowstr. 32, 45141 Essen
Fon: 0201 / 31 05-3
Fax: 0201 / 31 05-110
E-mail: loreagneshaus@awo-niederrhein.de
Website: http://www.lore-agnes-haus.de/
Support group.

Tsh Muenster
Claudia Scholz
Budden Strasse 22
48143 Muenster
Germany
Telephone: 0251 43240
Support group.

VIVA TS-Selbsthilfe Muenchen E. V.
VIVA Muenchen
c/o Peter Reidel
Hirschbergstr. 14
80634 Muenchen
Germany
Telephone: 089-134681
Fax: 089-162324
(1818.30 h, please speak German)
Support group.

Latvia

FPE Latvia
Elga Remes, Director
Jurmala, -15. P.O. Box 17
Latvia LV 2015
Languages: English and German.
Support group.

Netherlands

De Stichting Reborn
Maria
Danneelserf 10
2907 BD CAPELLE a/d IJSSEL
Netherlands

Genderteam Amsterdam
Prof.dr. LJ.G. Gooren
Internist/Endocrinologist
Dept/ Endocrinology/Andrology
Free University Hospital
P.O. Box 7057
1007 MB Amsterdam
Netherlands
(31)(20)5489111 ext. 199
Fax (31)(20)5487502.
Full pre- to post-op for Trans folks.

LKG T&T
Postbus 11575
1001 GN Amsterdam
Netherlands
Telephone: 06 25435865
E-mail: info@lkgtent.nl
De LKG T&T is een belangenvereniging van en voor alle betrokkenen en belangstellenden op het gebied van travestie, transgender en transseksualiteit. De LKG T&T stelt zich ten doel een bijdrage te leveren aan de emancipatie van en de hulpverlening aan transgenders en andere betrokkenen.
(The LKG T&T is an association formed by and meant for all people interested in and feeling related to transvestism, Transgender and transsexual issues. The goal of the LKG T&T is to make a contribution to the emancipation of and the support to Transgender people and all other people concerned. Meetings happen in Amsterdam, Den Haag, Eindhoven, Groningen, Hoorn, Maastricht, Middelburg, Rotterdam, and Utrecht.)

Nederlandsevereniging Humanitas
Ms P. Klene
P.O. Box 71
1000 AB Amsterdam
Netherlands
Trans hotline.

Netherlands Immanuel B. de Vries
Telephone: 010-4503469 1
Newsletter. Support group.

Stichting Ede
Bennekomseweg 160
6871 KJ Renkum
Netherlands
Support group for FTMs.

Stichting OMD
PO Box 24
4844 ZG Terheijden (NB)
Netherlands
Social service for Trans folks

Transvisie
PO Box 71
1000 AB Amsterdam
Netherlands
Telephone: 020 523 11 00 or 020 523 11 00
E-mail: info@transvisie.nu
Offers support groups.
Transvisie, centrum voor genderdiversiteit, verleent hulp aan transseksuele en transgender mensen én aan hun omgeving (partners, familie, ouders, brusjes, etc). Dit doen we via diverse zelfhulpgroepen en via individuele gesprekken.

TS Contact Group Virgin
P.O. Box 71
1000 AB Amsterdam
Netherlands
Support group.

TS Stichting Nederlands Gender Centrum
c/o Ms. I. E. Neumann
Borssenburg 24
1181 NVAmstelveen
Netherlands
Coordinates between groups.

Vereniging 1. K G T & l
P.O. Box 11575
1001 GN Amsterdam
Netherlands
Support group.

Werkgroep (H)Erker Ning
Caroline and Aloys Hulshof
Wielwallstraat 11
7471 HC GOOR Amsterdam
Netherlands
Support group.

Werkgroep Facet
Rode Kruislaan 61
5628 GB Eindhoven
Netherlands
Support group.

Norway

FPE-NE
Postboks 1968 Vika
N 0125 0slo 1
Norway
Support group.

Spain

Associacion de Identidad de Genero de Andaloufa
Apartado 3023
18080 Granada
España

Colectivo De Transexuales De Cataluna
C/ Balmes
70, 1o, 1a, 08830 Sant Boi de Llobregat
Barcelona
España
Telephone: 08080 3454 6398 Wednesdays 7:30-9:00 pm (Spanish only).
Support group.

Sweden

Egalia
Sveavägen 59, 1 tr
Stockholm
Sweden
Email: egalia@stockholm.rfsl.se
Website: http://www.egaliaung.se/ (Sverige); http://www.egaliaung.se/english-908097 (English)
Fritidshäng och stöd i Stockholm för hbtq-ungdomar i åldrarna 13-19 år. Drivs av RFSL. Öppettider måndagar & torsdagar mellan 17-20.
(Hangout and support in Stockholm for LGBTQ youth aged 13-19. Run by RFSL. Open Mondays and Thursdays from 5-8 pm.)

FPE-NE
Box 11107
S-500 11
Boras
Sweden
Support group.

FPE-Sweden
Box 529
S 10130
Stockholm
Sweden
Support group.

Transit
Sveavägen 59
Stockholm
Sweden
Email: transit@stockholm.rfsl.se
Website: http://www.transitung.se/
Är till för dig som är mellan 15-25 år och som identifierar dig som transperson eller har funderingar kring din egen könsidentitet.
(For people aged 15-25 who identify as Transgender or are questioning their gender.)

Switzerland

Kontaktforum Femme Travestie (KFT)
Postfach 6788
CH8023
Zurich
Switzerland
Support group.

Turkey

Travesty/Transseualle
c/o Demet Demir
Lao 176/D.S.
Kultur Je Sanat
Siraselviler
Taksim
Istanbul
Turkey
German, French, or Spanish.
Telephone: 157 8925
Support group. Do not mention name on envelope.