Free Youth Binder Program

Trans Essentials and our parent company, Early to Bed, are happy to announce their Free Youth Binder Program. Designed for folks 24 and under who are unable to purchase a binder on their own due to financial circumstances, we are able to offer a limited number of free binders to qualifying individuals. Please read all the info below very carefully and if you feel like you qualify, you can apply below. 

Age: For folks 24 and under

Location: This is only available to folks with shipping addresses in the US. 

Style: Were are able to offer Underworks Tri-Top Binders in White or Black.

Need: In your application please explain your financial or situational need. 


We reserve the right to end this program at any time. Binders are sent out quarterly in January, April, July and October. 


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Are you interested in donating to help folks get a new binder?

Yay! Click here to donate directly or here to buy a Button or TShirt that supports the program! 

Do you have old binders you want to pass on? We'll be happy to take them off your hands and pass them onto a local trans-serving social service agency. In fact, if you are located in the US, we'll even send you a pre-paid mailing label and a $5 gift certificate toTrans Essentials upon receipt! Just email and we can help you get your old binders to our shop in Chicago!