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Binder Exchange

Our binder exchange program provides free chest binders to those that cannot afford them who live in DC, Maryland, or Virginia. The program is fully run by volunteers of the DC Area Transmasculine Society (DCATS) and is supported through our partnerships and individual donations. 

Read more about to apply, support and become a partner.

The binder exchange program is for those who experience gender dysphoria related to their chest, cannot afford a chest binder, and live in DC, Virginia, or Maryland.

To read our program FAQs, click here.

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free binders,

for those in need

Ready to complete an application? Click below to navigate to our application portal where you can complete an application for the first time or check ​on the status of an existing one.

Click here to get started.

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Our program is made possible only by the generous donations of folks sending us new/gently used binders. Others help by sending us a tax-exempt donation.

See ways you can help here. 


To keep our program sustainable, we're partnering with local organizations to set up collection sites and offer financial assistance.

Read more about our partners here.

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