Umbrella – Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Youth

How You Can Help  

OUT MetroWest - UmbrellaUmbrella is a trans-facilitated program for transgender and gender non-conforming high school youth. Umbrella is a supportive, social, and educational group facilitated by trans adults. It is an ever-expanding space that encompasses a full spectrum of identities: transgender, genderqueer, gender-bending, gender-expansive, and questioning. A clinician from Wayside Youth & Family Support Network is present on-site at Umbrella meetings.

First Location

The first Wednesday of every month (except holidays)
6:45-8:30 p.m.

Parish Hall of the Unitarian Universalist Society
309 Washington Street
Wellesley Hills, MA
Directions
We put signs on the doors so you know where to go.

Second Location

The third Wednesday of every month (except holidays)
6:45-8:30p.m.

First Parish Framingham
24 Vernon Street
Framingham, MA
Directions
We put signs on the doors so you know where to go.
 

Umbrella News and Upcoming Events
  • Flag People

    Thinking about attending a meeting?

    Curious about attending a meeting but don’t know where to start? You have options! If you’re in middle school, you are welcome at Nexus meetings and drop-in hours. These meetings are open to all queer, questioning, and allied youth. (If *you* think you belong, you do!) You can come whenever you’re free or you can come to every meeting – the choice …

  • PJ Brunch Web

    Winter Break Pajama Brunch

    With many youth participants on school break between Christmas and New Year, we wanted to offer a fun daytime activity this year. On Tuesday, December 26, we’re hosting a pajama brunch for LGBTQ and allied youth in grades 6-12. From ten to noon, we’ll provide food and drinks at our drop-in space at 929 Worcester Road, Framingham. The event is free …

  • Flag People

    Positions available

    We’re currently seeking facilitators for our Nexus and Umbrella programs.  These paid positions are a wonderful way to contribute to the lives of LGBTQ young people. For more information about the positions and how to apply, please check out our Job Openings page.

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