Legal Clinics for Name and Gender Marker Changes

TransOhio provides free clinics to help you or your child change legal name and gender markers, held all over the state of Ohio! We are pleased to provide financial assistance to community members who need it, as well as a team of trained attorneys will be there to answer any questions you may have.

 

UPCOMING CLINICS:

Columbus | Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 6-8PM
Equitas Health – 750 E. Long St. (Suite 3000), Columbus, Ohio 43203

  1. Athens | Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | 6-8PM
    Ohio University Baker University Center (LGBT Center) –1 Park Place (Room 354), Athens, Ohio 45701 **updated location**

Gambier | Wednesday, April 6, 2019 | 2-6PM
Kenyon College – Gund Lower Commons Conference Room, 103 N. College Rd., Gambier, Ohio 43022

Columbus | Sunday, April 28, 2019 | TBA
The Ohio State University Student Union – 1739 N High St. (second floor), Columbus, Ohio 43210

Toledo | Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 6-8PM
Equitas Health – 3450 W. Central Ave. (Suite 104), Toledo, Ohio 43606

Portsmouth | Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | 6-8PM
Equitas Health – 1615 Chillicothe St. (Suite A), Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

TransOhio will be on hand at all scheduled clinics with financial assistance applications for those who need it to complete the process.

Registration is preferred, but walk-ins are quite welcome.
Call (614) 340-6744 or email legalclinics@equitashealth.com to make a reservation!

Check back! More clinic dates and locations will be released soon!

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We are pleased to have provided over 50 pro bono legal clinics since the program launch in August 2016. As of December 2018, we have also provided over $57,000.00 in financial assistance to community members this year.

Food and printed forms will be provided by our community partner, Equitas Health!

2019 PAST CLINICS:

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 | 6-8PM | Cleveland
ACLU of Ohio – 4506 Chester Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44103

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 | 6-8PM | Dayton
Equitas Health – 1222 South Patterson Blvd., Suite 230 (second floor), Dayton, Ohio 45402

Cincinnati | Wednesday, February 6, 2019 | 6-8PM
University of Cincinnati LGBTQ Center, 565 Steger Student Life Center – 2801 UC Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

Akron | Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | 6-8PM
CANAPI – 759 W. Market St., Akron, Ohio 44303

2018 PAST CLINICS:

Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Toledo
Equitas Health – 3450 W. Central Ave. Suite 104, Toledo, Ohio 43606

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Dayton
Equitas Health – 1222 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, Ohio 45402

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Athens
Ohio-Equitas Health – 507 Richland Ave., Suite 201, Athens, Ohio 45701
(Cancelled Due to Weather – To Be Rescheduled)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Cleveland
ACLU of Ohio – 4506 Chester Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44103

Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Columbus
Kaleidoscope Youth Center – 603 E. Town St., Columbus, Ohio 43215
(youth only – 20 and under)

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Columbus
Equitas Health King-Lincoln Medical Center – 750 E. Long St., Suite 3000, Columbus, Ohio 43203

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Youngstown
Full Spectrum Community Outreach – 323 Wick Ave Youngstown, Ohio 44503

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Lima
Equitas Office – 658 West Market Street, Suite 215, Lima, Ohio 45801

Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Cincinnati
Equitas Office – 311 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229-2838

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Akron
CANAPI – 759 W Market Street, 1st Floor, Akron, Ohio, 44303

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Columbus
Equitas Clintonville – 4400 N. High St., Suite 300, Columbus Ohio 43214

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Cleveland
ACLU of Ohio – 4506 Chester Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44103
*Please note that this Clinic has been rescheduled from August 15

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Athens
Ohio University LGBT Center – 354 Baker Center, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Marietta
The First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta – 232 3rd Street, Marietta, Ohio 45750

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 | 6PM-8PM | Dayton
Equitas Health – 1222 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, Ohio 45402

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | 6-8PM | Cincinnati
University of Cincinnati LGBTQ Center – 565 Steger Student Life Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0366

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 | 6-8PM | Toledo
Equitas Health – 3450 West Central Ave., Suite 104, Toledo, Ohio 43606

Wednesday, November 7, 2018 | 6-8PM | Gambier
Kenyon College – Gund Lower Commons Conference Room, 103 N. College Rd., Gambier, Ohio 43022

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 | 6-8PM | Columbus
Mozaic – 2228 Summit St., Columbus, Ohio 43209

If you need financial assistance for a name or gender change, please check out our Financial Assistance Program.

If you need financial assistance for a US Passport, please check out our Passport Financial Assistance Program.

More questions? Read our FAQ.

TransOhio provides free clinics to help you or your child change legal name and gender markers, held all over the state of Ohio. We are pleased to provide financial assistance to community members who need it, and a team of trained attorneys will be there to answer any questions you may have. If you are interested in holding a clinic in your area, please let us know!

If you’re undocumented or a permanent resident, please consult an attorney before your or your child’s court date. Contact james@transohio.org directly with questions.

**The content on this website is for educational purposes only, as well as to give you general information and a general understanding of the law, not to provide specific legal advice. TransOhio is not a law firm or legal entity. By using this site, you understand that there is no attorney-client relationship between you and any member of TransOhio Board of Directors. The information contained here should not be used as a substitute for competent legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.**