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.


Trans Lifeline connects trans people to the community support and resources we need to survive and thrive.


We envision a world where trans people have the connection, economic security, and care everyone needs and deserves – free of prisons and police.


Peer Support

Community, Not Cops

Harm Reduction

Confidentiality & Anonymity

Structural, Not Pathological

Informed Consent

Autonomy & Self Determination

Equity, Not Equality

Dismantling White Supremacy

Financial Redistribution


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Calls Answered

Nearly $1.5 million

Funds Dispersed

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Operators Trained

Financial Reports

Trans Lifeline is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our federal tax (EIN) number is 47-2097494.

Financial Statements

Form 990