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Gender Affirming Resources Asheville

Whether you identify as transgender, genderqueer, non-binary, bigender, gender non-conforming, agender, or anything else under the trans umbrella, PPSAT is committed to supporting you. . On this page you will find links to a range of different resources, including: direct service agencies, health and wellness providers, support groups,and more.

Local Resources


An organization that focuses on the education, advocacy and support of gender diverse people within the western NC area


A trans support group with multiple meeting times throughout the month with varying topics of discussion.

Youth Outright

Host inclusive youth group meetings @131 Brevard Road, Asheville NC 28806.
[email protected]

Phoenix Transgender Support

Local transgender support group that meets bimonthly.
Contact for more info: Jessica Britton/[email protected]

Primary Care

Community Family Practice

Dr. Lauren Synder Livingston and
Amber Albritton, NP

260 Merriman Ave, Suite 200 Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 254–2444

Western NC Community Health Services

Medical and Behavioral Health

Dr. Jennifer L. Abbott
257 Biltmore Avenue Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 285-0622

Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility

Carolinas Fertility Institure

Whether you are starting your family or adding to it, the Carolinas Fertility Institute providers and staff can help you understand your options and proceed with a plan to reach your parenting dreams. (336)448-9100 

North Carolina Center for Reproductive Medicine

NCCRM, with offices in Cary and Greensboro, North Carolina, is proud of the fact that we have helped so many of our patients in the LGBT community to create families.
400 Ashville Ave, Suite 200A,
Cary, NC 27518

Informational Resource: Family Equality

Explore Family Equality’s various resources on general paths to parenthood and the trans-specific resources

Informational Resource: FertilityIQ

LGBTQ+ communities each have unique paths to parenthood. These resources will help you to understand all your options and how to optimize the process along the way.

Sperm Bank Online Resources: Sperm Bank Directory

SpermBankDirectory.com contains listings of facilities in your area that offer sperm cryobanking, sperm donation or the purchase of sperm for IVF.

Sperm Bank Online Resources: RO

Semen analysis and sperm storage kits.

Sperm Bank Online Resources: Sppare.me

At home way to test, freeze and store sperm.


Cosmetic Concierge

At Cosmetic Concierge, we understand the need to bring out the “real” you. Your consultation, transgender surgical procedures and follow-up visits will be done in our private, trans-friendly surgery center located in South End, Charlotte.
325 Arlington Ave Ste B Charlotte, NC 28203

Beck Aesthetic Surgery

Dr. Joel Beck is a caring, compassionate, down-to-earth and trustworthy human being who is proud to assist his brave patients who are taking steps toward transitioning. 
1450 Matthews Township Parkway Suite 270,
Matthews, NC 28105


Good RX

Our mission is to build better ways for people to find the right care at the best price. Our technology gives all Americans — regardless of income or insurance status — the knowledge, choice, and care they need to stay healthy.

Avita Pharmacy

Compassionate care is at the heart of everything we do. We are passionate about helping patients unlock a healthier life through individually focused care and helping our partners unlock the full potential of their business.
1431 West Innes Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
Fax:1-800-615-0075 [email protected]

Rx Outreach

We offer hope and access through high quality, compassionate, personalized service to overcome barriers that limit one's healthiest life.

Mental Health Resources

Full Circle Community Wellness: Tuesday Feral

We believe in the diversity of thoughts, ideas, beliefs, experiences, and the inclusion of people regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, religious beliefs, or age.  In addition to supporting the principles of diversity and inclusion, Full Circle Community Wellness is on a journey to be an inclusive, anti-ableist​, neurodiversity-affirming, LGBTIQA+ affirming, anti-racist organization. 

Jenny Shealy, LCSW

I feel grateful to collaborate with people in creating the type of life that better serves them, their relationships and the world in general. 
67 Charlotte Street
Asheville, NC 28801
[email protected]

Pride Therapy: Katherine Sloan, LPC, LCAS

My approach is rooted in radical inclusivity. I honor and celebrate the diversity of the human experience. I am anti-racist, body positive, anti-oppressive, neurodivergent affirming, and LGBTQ+ identified. My style is warm and inviting.
188 Charlotte St. Ste3.
Asheville, NC

Citrine Healing AVL, Philippe Citrine, MA (Ze/Zir/Zirs)

Somatic Coaching and Polarity Therapy for Trans, Queer, Poly and Social Justice folks


Further Affirming Resources

NC DMV Sex Designation Form

In order to update the gender marker on a North Carolina ID, the applicant may submit any ONE of the following:

  • Gender Designation Form, signed by the applicant and by one of the following licensed professionals: physician, psychiatrist, physician's assistant, licensed therapist, counselor, psychologist, case worker, or social worker
  • A passport or birth certificate with the proper gender marker
  • A court order recognizing the gender

Milan Laser Hair Removal 

Our goal is to provide state of the art laser treatments in a safe, comfortable environment

Prismatic SpeechServices - KevinDorman, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech Language Pathologist Speech Therapy
3407 W Wendover Ave
Greensboro, NC 27407
(336) 609-6258
[email protected]

American Speech Language Hearing Association

At times, people may want to change the way they talk and sound. Speech-language pathologists (SLPs) can help with these changes. You may feel that your voice does not represent who you are. You may want to change the way you speak so that your voice or communication style is more aligned with your gender. There are different options that may help you with this.  

Genderfluent App Speech Therapy

Record your voice while getting immediate feedback on your gender, pitch, and other vocal characteristics. Confidently train and track your progress anytime, anywhere.

Vital Voice andSpeech: Speech Therapy

All consultations and sessions are online via a secure teleconferencing platform.  Working with Monica would first involve a thorough intake and vocal analysis.  She utilizes both objective analysis via instrumentation and perceptual analysis to develop a voice and communication program based on each client’s personal needs and goals.


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