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

Stepping Forward With Giant Threads

Stepping Forward With Giant Threads

Not every student can afford to buy new professional attire for a job interview. The Giant Thread mobile trailer provides College of Sequoias (COS) students free professional business clothing for a job interview, job fair, networking event, or new job. 

Haught and Elliott Awarded For Public Health Excellence

Haught and Elliott Awarded For Public Health Excellence

HHSA is honored to announce that our very own Public Health Officer, Dr. Karen Haught, and Public Health Director, Karen M. Elliott, have been awarded the Beverlee A. Myers Award for Excellence in Public Health for 2021 by the California Department of Public Health.

Do You Know About CarePortal

Do You Know About CarePortal

In every community, there are children and families at a point of crisis, who need help. In those same communities, there are churches and people who care and want to take action. But they need a connection point. That is where the CarePortal comes in.

2022 Walk with a Doc Program

2022 Walk with a Doc Program

Held the second Saturday of each month in Visalia, Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends.