NEXT MEETINGs:

Upcoming Local TransFamilies Meetings for Parents and Caregivers:

TransFamilies of Santa Cruz
Saturday September 7th, 3-5 pm
The Education Room of Calvary Episcopal Church
532 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA
Calvary Episcopal Church is an affirming church that welcomes people of all genders. TransFamilies does not have an affiliation with the church, beyond renting space for our meetings.


TransFamilies of Watsonville PV
We are not holding an August meeting in Watsonville. Please join us at Pajaro Pride on Sunday August 18th 11:00-4:00.
Our next meeting will be:
Saturday, September 21st 3:00-5:00 pm
46A Brennan St, Watsonville, CA

If you have questions or concerns that need immediate attention before the next meeting,
call us at 831-205-0078 or email: TransFamiliesofSantaCruz@gmail.com.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Update: California’s Health Plans Remove Blanket Exclusions Based on Gender Identity or Expression


The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) has ordered California’s health plans to remove blanket exclusions of coverage based on gender identity or gender expression. This is being done to comply with the California Insurance Gender Nondiscrimination Act, passed in 2005.
The Director’s Letter also provides that patients who are denied coverage can appeal the decision for review by DMHC. Removing these outdated and discriminatory exclusions brings California up-to-date with the latest medical expertise and will provide countless transgender Californians with increased access to medically necessary health care. Read More

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