Trans: Thrive | API Wellness Center

Transthrive Head

730 Polk Street, Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94109

Trans: Thrive

Contact: Nikki “Tita Aida” Calma
Trans Thrive Program Supervisor
415-409-4101 Ext 112

TRANS: THRIVE is a drop-in center by and for the transgender community.

Drop-In Center

Open Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 2:00 PM–5:00 PM

Trans Youth-Specific Drop-In (ages 14- 28) Thursdays, 5:00pm-8:00pm

  • Lounge
  • Computer Lab
  • Clothing Closet
  • Coming soon: Safe Shower facility


  • Prevention HIV Case Management services
  • HIV, Hepatitis B (HBV), and Hepatitis C (HCV) testing
  • Free on-site clinic
  • Support groups and workshops
  • Youth and transgender specific services.

Support/Educational Groups:

Support groups for FTMs, MTFs, gender variant folks, & everyone in between

  • IN-TYCE: A leadership & mentorship program for trans*, intersex, and gender-variant youth 14-24
  • call Vanessa at 415.409.4101 x116 or email for more information
  • Seeking Safety: A therapist–led check-in group focused on topics like depression, anxiety, bipolar and more
  • Tuesdays, 3:00pm-5:00pm
  • Healthy You: A group for all trans & gender non-conforming folks to share ways to take care of yourself, featuring a different health topic each week
  • Thursdays, 3:00pm-5:00pm
  • Ladies and Gentlemen Who Lunch
  • Fridays 2:30-3:30pm
  • Asian & Pacific Islander Transgender Empowerment (ATE): Support Group specifically for A&PI MtF transgenders
  • 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month, 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Tranzotica: Support Group for African American MtF transgender folks with various topics
  • Saturdays, 3:00pm-5:00pm
  • Candy Shop Youth Drop: A sexy, safe and fun space for transgender and gender variant youth between the 14 and 28
  • Wednesdays, 4:00pm-7:00pm
  • Transmasculine Group: A social and support group for female-to-male (FTM) people and anyone else labeled female or intersex at birth who identifies on the transmasculine spectrum.
  • Tuesdays, 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Transfeminine Group: An after-hours discussion and support group for transgender women primarily geared towards those women who can’t make it during daytime drop-in hours and looking for support around transitioning relevant issues to trans women and more.
  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 6:00pm- 8:00pm