R-Trans is the only support group covering Reading, Berkshire and the surrounding areas for those who seek support and friendship through transitioning.

R Trans Support Group

As Reading's longest-running Trans inclusive support and social group, we've built a trusted rapport with our members based on trust, sensitivity and respect, being a fully inclusive and supportive service.

What is R-Trans?
R-Trans is Reading's only social and support group for like-minded people who identify under the Trans* umbrella as Transgender, Transsexual, Transvestite or as Gender Fluid.

Where do R-Trans meet-ups take place?
R-Trans meetings take place in a safe and secure location at our wellbeing centre, located at 15 Castle Street in Reading.

I wish to keep my identity a secret, is that a problem?
Your privacy is of utmost importance. Our support group is based on mutual understanding and respect. If you wish to use an alternative or more suitable name, you're welcome to. We never disclose the details of attendees of our groups, or post any online content without explicit prior permission.

Are there any facilities provided?
Free tea, coffee and biscuits are available throughout the meeting.

Do you offer a secure changing area?
We can offer changing facilities, please let us know when you arrive.

Are there any rules?
We wish all visitors to feel comfortable in themselves, we would expect our visitors to respect the views of other people within the group at all times.

Who do I contact?
If you have any questions about R-Trans, you can reach the leader directly by emailing us.

Are there any charges?
Our support groups are completely free. If you wish to donate to the running cost of the event, you're welcome to make a small donation at one of the donation pots available across the centre.

How can I keep up to date with R-Trans?
You can Like R-Trans on Facebook to keep up to date with our latest news and events

Event Details
When? Every 2nd Saturday of the month
What Time? From 1pm until 5pm
Where? 15 Castle Street, Reading, RG1 7SB.

Did you know? A £10 donation, doubled-up by our partner The Good Exchange, is enough for us to deliver 1 counselling session.