Extended Family Blog featuring Jacklyn Hill

“What Should You Consider For Transitioning In Charleston”

The number of people medically transitioning has gone up fourfold in the last decade but typical surgeries still cost between $40,000 and $50,000. This does not mean you should despair as there are different options available, such as the Trans Love Fund, but it is important to keep in mind certain logistics to make sure you can fully live your identity. It is daunting to be faced with such a financial challenge so it’s important to know exactly where to go and who to rely on to reduce these costs as much as possible so that you get the care and respect you deserve.

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Nijeeah Richardson
We Are Family Finds a New Home!

We can’t wait to build on this recent progress as we open our own stand-alone location in North Charleston at 1801 Reynolds Avenue in the new year. This will allow us to keep providing services to vulnerable youth, to grow the thrift store and to continue to look for creative and effective ways to make sure LGBTQ+ youth don’t slip through the cracks due to gaps in services.

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Chase Hawes