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Trans Feminine Resources

Trans Feminine Resources at UCSB

The following list are resources available to trans feminine students on-campus and in the community. The RCSGD acknowledges that there are no resources meant specifically for trans-feminine students, however, this is a comprehensive list of resources in our community. these departments and resources serve minority students on campus but may not have specific experience or knowledge in serving trans feminine students. For any additional questions please contact the RCSGD’s Assistant Director, Quinn Rioz at quinnrioz@ucsb.edu

Departments

These are various offices and resources available on and off-campus to students. For a full list of resources available please visit the RCSGD main website.

EOP (EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM)

This office offers academic/financial counseling, peer mentoring, and emergency grants. EOP offers its services to all students but specializes with students that are low income and/or the first generation.

Location: 2nd floor of the SRB(Student Resource Building) 

Phone/Email: (805)-893-4758, eop@sa.ucsb.edu

Hours: M-F 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm

CLAS (CAMPUS LEARNING ASSISTANCE SERVICES)

This department offers tutoring on both an individual and class basis, as well as writing and language services. 

Location: 3rd floor of the SRB(Student Resource Building)

Phone/Email: (805)-893-3269, clas@sa.ucsb.edu

Hours: M-F 9 am-4 pm

CARE (CAMPUS ADVOCACY, RESOURCES, & EDUCATION)

This office offers professional and confidential services to help with the prevention and intervention of assault, relationship violence, stalking, and harassment. They also offer a confidential advocacy line that is available 24/7.

Location: 1st floor of the SRB(Student Resource Building) within the Women's Center, or the Gaucho Support Center in Isla Vista

Phone: (805)-893-4613

Hours: Available through appointment or walk-in

WSGE (WOMEN, GENDER, & SEXUAL EQUITY)

This office supports students with challenges concerning identity, a study or workspace, and massage chairs. They also offer a conference room that can be reserved.

Location:1st floor of the SRB(Student Resource Building)

Phone: (805)-893-3778

Hours: M-F 9 am-8 pm

CALFRESH PROGRAM

This office offers help to students to combat food insecurity, and advocates that can help students enroll in the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).

Location: El Centro, may be available at other locations

Hours: M 12:30pm-4pm, Tu-F 10am-4pm

AS FOOD BANK

This office offers food and other necessities to students in need, and also offers meal swipes to eat at the dining commons.

Location: 2nd floor of the UCEN

Hours: Hours may vary

STUDENT NEEDS ADVISING CENTER (SNAC)

This office offers help for any students struggling with basic needs including technology, food insecurity, and/or financial assistance.

Location: UCEN

Phone: (805)-893-2786

Hours: M 11:30am-5:30pm, Tu-Th 9am-6pm, F 10am-4pm

MULTICULTURAL CENTER

This center offers various events including lectures, films and videos, panel discussions, readings, art exhibitions, and music, dance and dramatic performances, collaborations, and space in an effort to create cultural awareness.

Location: UCEN, Room 1504

Phone: (805)-893-8411

Hours: M-Th 8a-10pm. F 8am-5pm

STUDENT MEDICAL EMERGENCY FUND

The Jack Canfield Student Medical Emergency Relief Fund (SMERF) provides grants to students with expenses related to medical, dental, psychological, and optical emergencies.  For the purpose of this fund, a medical emergency is a condition, injury, or illness that poses a risk to a person’s life, long-term health, or well-being and requires timely intervention.

Location: Recreation Center Room 1110

Phone: (805) 893-3253

Hours: M-F 8 AM - 5 PM

 

Clubs and Programs

This list offers information about clubs and programs at UCSB available to trans feminine students. The availability of these resources may vary year to year. For more information about meeting times and contact information visit https://shoreline.ucsb.edu/home_login 

TWO-SPIRIT ALLIANCE

The Two-Spirit Alliance is one of the sub-organizations under AIISA. Focused on cultivating a community for our two-spirit students on campus.

To learn more about the Two-Spirit Alliance please email the RCSGD or AIICRC.

LA FAMILIA DE COLORES

La Familia de Colores is the only Latinx and LGBTQ organization on campus. The purpose of La Familia De Colores is to provide a social, activist, nurturing, academic, and community space at UCSB and in the community for Queer and Trans individuals who identify as Latinx. 

Email: lafamiliadecolores@gmail.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/LaFamiliaDeColores/

BLACK QUARE

This organization works to provide space, community, and support to students at the intersection of being black* and LGBTQIA+ through events, collaborations, and advocacy.

Contact: blackquare.org.ucsb@gmail.com

UNDOCUQUEER/UNDOCUTRANS

UndocuQueer & UndocuTrans Collective is a support group for anyone who identifies within the intersections of being undocumented and LGBTQ+ here at UCSB and in the greater community. UndocuQueer & UndocuTrans Collective (UndocuQT) provides support, resources, and advocacy on campus that satisfied the needs of undocumented, queer and trans people of color.

Meeting Time: Every other Thursday, 7-8:30PM.

Location: The Monarch Lounge, located in the annex next to caps

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/undocuqt.ucsb/

Email: undocuqt@gmail.com

Instagram: undocuqt_ucsb 

 

Community Based Resources

This list offers information about clubs and programs at UCSB available to Trans Feminine students. 

PACIFIC PRIDE FOUNDATION

This organization proudly provides services to the HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ+ communities of Santa Barbara County. All of our programs are free or low-cost at our locations in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria.

Location: 608 Anacapa Street, Suite A, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone: (805)-963-3636

LISA’S PLACE

Thursday’s and Saturday’s, 4-8PM in Santa Barbara First Congregational Church (FCC) at 2101 State Street (enter off Padre Street)

A meetup place for trans, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming folks in the Santa Barbara Area.

PFLAG

Meets the second Monday of every month, 7PM

First United Methodist Church, 305 E Anapamu St. at Garden St.

PFLAG Santa Barbara is a chapter of PFLAG, comprised of the families and friends of queer folks in the SB area. They perform advocacy and education for the community as well as support for families of queer folks

SANTA BARBARA TRANS ADVOCACY NETWORK

Contact: info@sbtan.org

Santa Barbara Trans Advocacy Network is a collection of trans advocates in the Santa Barbara area. They educate individuals and organizations on best practices for trans clients, as well as provide support groups for trans youth and adults.

PLANNED PARENTHOOD

As of Monday, June 17th, Planned Parenthood California Central Coast announced the launch of their gender-affirming hormone care services.

SANTA BARBARA NEIGHBORHOOD CLINICS

Isla Vista Neighborhood Clinic 970 Embarcadero del Mar, Goleta CA 93117

An off-campus health clinic designated as “Trans Approved” by Santa Barbara Trans Advocacy Network.

TRANSGENDER LAW CENTER

Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender-nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.

Contact: info@transgenderlawcenter.org

(510) 587-9696

TRANSLATIN@ COALITION

The TransLatin@ Coalition (TLC) was founded in 2009 by a group of Transgender and Gender nonconforming and Intersex (TGI) immigrant women in Los Angeles, California, as a grassroots response to address the specific needs of TGI Latin@ immigrants who live in the United States.

TRANS WOMEN OF COLOR COLLECTIVE

The Trans Women of Color Collective’s (TWOCC) mission is To uplift the narratives, lived experiences, and leadership of trans and gender non-conforming people of color, our families, and comrades as we build towards collective liberation for all oppressed people.

NATIONAL CENTER FOR TRANSGENDER EQUALITY

The National Center for Transgender Equality advocates to change policies and society to increase understanding and acceptance of transgender people. In the nation’s capital and throughout the country, NCTE works to replace disrespect, discrimination, and violence with empathy, opportunity, and justice.

TRANS LIFELINE

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.

BLACK TRANS ADVOCACY COALITION 

The National Black Trans Advocacy Coalition is the only social justice organization led by Black trans people to collectively address the inequities faced in the black transgender human experience.

NATIONAL QUEER ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER ALLIANCE 

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations. They seek to build the organizational capacity of local LGBT AAPI groups, develop leadership, promote visibility, educate our community, enhance grassroots organizing, expand collaborations, and challenge anti-LGBTQ bias and racism.

TRIKONE

Trikone is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) people of South Asian descent, who trace their ethnicities to one of the following places: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet.