About

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.

Mission

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

Vision

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

Our Principles

Peer Support
Community, Not Cops
Harm Reduction
Confidentiality and Anonymity
Structural Not Pathological
Informed Consent
Dismantling White Supremacy
Financial Redistribution
Equity Not Equality
Autonomy & Self Determination

Impact

106,579

Calls Answered

$738,399

Funds Dispersed

600+

Operators Trained

Staff 

Yana Calou

Director of Special Projects

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IV S

Hotline Program Director

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T Peña

Bilingual Services Coordinator

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Board