LGBTQ+ Health Resources

LGBTQ+ Health Resources

Our Health Care Centers are committed to providing appropriate and supportive clinical care to our LGBTQ patients. In addition to our free or low-cost STD/STI testing, patients can also be referred to case management services and community support groups such as the Source, PFLAG, and the Trevor Project. Please visit the links below to find more information.

 

California Department of Public Health
California Department of Public Health

The California Department of Public Health has organized popular health topics pertaining to the LGBT community in California. Find what programs and services are offered statewide. 

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention offers a range of public health topics pertaining to LGBT communities. Visit their website for information on national health services and trends in topics like bullying, HIV, or tobacco use. 

HHSA LGBTQ+ Youth Resources
HHSA LGBTQ+ Youth Resources

HHSA's Mental Health Branch partners with local LGBTQ+ programs to support youth in Tulare County. Visit their page for more info.

The Source LGBT+ Center
The Source LGBT+ Center

The Source is a local resource center for the LGBTQ community and their allies in Visalia. Visit their website for more local resources, educational events, and volunteer opportunities. 


Agency News

Lovey's Story

Lovey's Story

Six-year-old “Lovey,” a brindle and white female English bulldog went missing, breaking the hearts of a family three years ago. A scared and underweight stray bulldog was brought in to the Tulare County Animal Services shelter. Read what happened next!

 

Changes to County Animal Services Ordinances

Changes to County Animal Services Ordinances

Tulare County Animal Services strives to improve the safety and quality of life for the animals and residents of Tulare County. Proposed revisions have been presented to the Board of Supervisors; voting for the proposed ordinances is on the Board of Supervisors agenda on April 30, 2019. 

 

2019 Walk with a Doc Program

2019 Walk with a Doc Program

Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. Each month a different health topic will be covered.