Alphabet Alliance of Color (AAoC) is an organization by and for queer and trans Black, Indigenous and other people of color (QTBIPOC). We serve local QTBIPOC in a variety of ways — all grounded in mutual aid, transformative justice and community connection.
Quarterly Clothing Swap by and for the Trans/Nonbinary community in the Seattle area.
A simple list of local resources for trans & nonbinary folks. Includes:
- Community Groups
- Community Events
- Support Groups
- Healthcare and Medical Providers
- Voice Therapy
- Changing Your Name or Gender Marker
- Trans Tattoo Artists
- Trans Salon Service Providers
- Trans Bodyworkers
- Trans Pet Care
- Trans Creators
- Other Trans Service Providers
Hopelink offers financial assistance, food assistance, energy assistance, employment services, transitional & long-term housing, transportation, adult education, and more.
The SWCSL is staffed by current and former sex workers who provide peer support and resource referrals to members of the community. They network with other groups to help sex workers access food, clothing, shelter, legal aid, and other resources. They also specialize in serving people who are being released from detainment for prostitution charges by providing support, a phone, transportation, and other gap services.
The phone number for the SWCSL is 877-776-2004. They also operate a chat function, the Web Chat for Support (WCFS). The WCFS is hosted on several sex worker resource websites, such as www.swopusa.org and www.swopbehindbars.org. They also host a chat function on their website, www.swcsl.org.
“This network is led by Trans people of color and advances the lives of Trans Women, Femmes, Two-Spirit and people of color living in Washington State.”
“Diversity Alliance of the Puget Sound (DAPS) serves Washington State’s Transgender, Non-Binary, Genderfluid, Gender Non-Conforming, Agender, Intersex, Two-Spirit, and Questioning population through direct service. We strive to meet as many of the needs of these individuals as possible by providing support groups to give them a safe space to learn and grow as their authentic selves, financial need programs, individual and community advocacy, and HRT supply kit programs.”
Services for LGBTQIA+ Pacific Islanders. Sex worker empowerment, basic need, peer support, legal/immigration, health/harm reduction, community/cultural organizing.
Provides resources for Seattle-Tacoma Black trans people including bill/rent assistance, food access programs, housing, mental health services, and medical support.
SafeHouse provides financial assistance, temporary housing support, and resource referrals to transgender and gender diverse communities in Seattle and along the Olympic peninsula, with priority for trans & gender diverse BIPOC. Our services also prioritize those who have experienced houselessness, and survived gender-based violence (i.e. domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or exploitation in the sex trade).
Due to grant restrictions, we are limited in who we can give financial and shelter support to. Please check the eligibility chart to determine if you are eligible. If you are not, please still reach out to us and we will do our best to connect you to other resources.
Offers skill-shares, financial education and assistance, and mediation resources for BIPOC sex workers.