Legal Information Helpline

The Legal Information Helpline provides basic information about laws that affect transgender people, including employment, health care, civil rights, family law, and identity document changes. We also provide information about resources available for people who are facing other forms of discrimination and civil rights issues. Unfortunately, we cannot provide any individualized legal advice, legal representation, or take on cases through the Legal Information Helpline. However, when appropriate we may refer your case to a staff attorney to review and decide if it is appropriate for Transgender Law Center to represent you.

We receive thousands of requests for assistance each year, and do our absolute best to provide helpful information and/or services for each and every person who contacts us.

To get assistance, please visit the Get Help section of our website or fill out the form below.


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.

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Transgender Law Center
PO Box 70976
Oakland, CA 94612-0976

phone: 510.587.9696
collect line for people in prison and detention: 510.380.8229

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