Gender Transition

Please ask our information & referral specialists for lists of local friendly and affirming service providers, including family doctors and general practitioners. Our information & referral specialists can also help you navigation gender transition, including health care and non-medical resources.

Learn more about the ways we offer support for trans, non-binary, and gender-diverse people in Edmonton.

Information about Canadian Trans Health Care

When your family doctor is looking or hesitating on prescribing hormones patients have used provided the following document (guideline) to their doctors.

The following are information resources from other Canadian provincial health authorities about gender-confirming care, especially endocrine medication (i.e., HRT or hormone replacement therapy).

Alberta Trans offers information and resources for trans people in Alberta.

  • Note: This web site was last updated in 2015, and much has changed in Alberta since then. We encourage visitors to contact our information & referral specialists or our Gender Minority Programs Coordinator for up-to-date information.

Information About Gender Identity and Gender Expression

Gender Spectrum helps families, organizations, and institutions increase understandings of gender.

IMATYFA (I’m a Trans Youth Family Ally) empowers children and families by partnering with educators, service providers and communities, to develop supportive environments in which gender may be expressed and respected.

Local Gender-Confirming Products Vendors

The QUILTBAG is a for-profit business that sells chest binders and other transition gear.

The Traveling Tickle Trunk (TTT) is an adult (18+) for-profit business that sells gender-confirming products, like chest binders and packers.

National Resources

The Canadian Professional Association for Transgender Health (CPATH) is a national, multidisciplinary professional organization working to support the health, wellbeing, and dignity of trans and gender diverse people.

Provincial Identity Resources

Service Alberta is responsible for administering provincial services, including registries, land titles, consumer protection and the Alberta Queen’s Printer.

Learn more about the ways we offer support for trans, non-binary, and gender-diverse people in Edmonton.

Ask our information & referral specialists about our Binder Exchange Program!

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