Name & Gender Change Assistance

This index is primarily for services based in Los Angeles County. Not all resources here are specifically geared towards gender expansive and TGI/ENBY+ folx (Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, Intersex & Non-Binary), but resources which are have been indicated in the Accessibility column.

Accessibility column contains information about language support, and identity-specific resources; you can find these resources by searching each list for specific terms, such as: Español, BIPOC, etc.

If you have any resources you would like added to this list, or a reason you feel a resource needs to removed from this list please contact: [email protected]*

*Please note this is only for updating the resource list, and not for support in accessing resources.

The list is searchable, and available for download and print.

NOTARY SERVICES (Required for Name Change with CA Office of Vital Statistics)
Most banks and credit unions offer Free Notary services for account holders. We do know one trans & queer identifying mobile notary, and they are included on this list!
If you would like additional contact information for a few other trans-afforming mobile notaries, please e-mail us: [email protected]

Organization (Links to Website)ContactServices DescriptionLocationAccessibility
LA LGBT Center Legal Name and Gender Change Clinic

323-993-7670 or [email protected]

Free legal name and gender change clinic, held every Tuesday by our own legal department, which will help guide you step by step through the process of legally changing your name and gender markers on your government documents. Intake form must be filled out for an appointment.The Village at LA LGBT Center
1125 N Mccadden Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90038
LGBT+ focused, services all identities, free, wheelchair accessible
UCLA Let's Go Liberation Name & Gender Clinic - Hosted by Trans* Lounge[email protected]
E-mail us to let us know you're interested!
We will add you to the waitlist for the next clinic.
Trans* Lounge hosts Name & Gender Change Clinics about 4-6 times a year. Legal Volunteers can help you fill out all the necessary paperwork to apply for your court order here in the state of CA. At the end of this clinic you can have this paperwork e-filed with a courthouse in Los Angeles. You will also receive a checklist of how to apply for Name & Gender change with other agencies.Online over Zoom!
Applicable to California residents.
Please notify us of any accessibility needs you have, and we will do our best to arrange for them in advance.
Unique Woman's Coalition Services by and for the Black Trans community. Referrals, in-person support group with food, legal documents clinics (name and gender change, advance health directive, power of attorney), clothing closet, self defense workshops, free chest binders, and more! More information about legal documents clinic here: North Martel Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046Created by/for Black TGI/Enby+ community
Bet Tzedek323-939-0506
[email protected]
Free legal assistance for low-income residents. Free assistance for Name & Gender change.3250 Wilshire Blvd., 13th Fl
Los Angeles, CA 90010
All identities. Available in English & Español
Name & Gender ID Change Library on Trans LifelineTrans Lifeline accepts feedback on information and accessibility HERE.This accessible database contains multiple tables ranging from federal to county information about name & gender marker changes and ID documents, including: Tribal IDs, immigration documents, military documents, and name changes for people with previous criminal records.Virtual Document LibraryTGI/ENBY+ Folx changing name & gender markers in USA.
Trans Lifeline Microgrants for Name & Gender Change SupportFeedback accepted HERE.Microgrants provide trans and nonbinary people with low-barrier funds and support to correct names and/or gender markers on identifying legal documents, and supply necessities for our trans siblings behind bars. 75% of Name Change Microgrants go to trans BIPOC to dismantle barriers caused by white supremacy. Online applicationTGI/ENBY+ Folx, BIPOC-identified folx prioritized.

California Department of Public Health - Updating a Birth Certificate Information

WebpageInformation on how to update name and gender on a California birth certifcate.Virtual referenceAvailable in all languages, see Language translation module top right.
Cole Frank (they/them)

[email protected]
(614) 769-1619

Trans & Queer identifying mobile public notary.
Fee is $15 per notarization + a modest travel fee. Sliding scale available for folks if they need help with the travel fee - negotiated on a case-by-case basis.
Pasadena & Greater Los Angeles
Mobile Notary
*Able to meet people where they are at, preferably in a public space, but also able to meet at someone's home if need be for accessibility purposes.
Available in English. Sliding scale available. Location negotiable for accessibility.

Taylor Xavier Chazan (he/him/his) - Out and About Mobile Notary Services

Phone: 626-387-3991

Email: [email protected]

Mobile Notary Public Services for everyone! Proud member of the LGBTQIA2S+ community working to make notary services safe and welcoming for all. I am able to meet you wherever is best for you when you need documents notarized.Based in Monrovia but serve the greater Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley areas.