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

CWS Children's Toy Drive and You

CWS Children's Toy Drive and You

 The Annual Child Welfare Services (CWS) Toy Drive has kicked off! You can help CWS and Friends of Tulare County (FTC) ensure that every child and youth in Tulare County who receives the services of CWS and is not able to be in the family home this holiday season receives a gift. 

FTC Promotes #GivingTuesday -- A Global Generosity Movement

FTC Promotes #GivingTuesday -- A Global Generosity Movement

On this #GivingTuesday, consider supporting our Friends of Tulare County, a non-profit striving to assist our County’s underrepresented populations through charitable giving and grant funding. It accepts donations on behalf of the County that in turn provide financial support for a wide range of programs. 

Donating the Paw-fect Gift!

Donating the Paw-fect Gift!

This holiday season is a paw-fect time for those who would like to support our Tulare County Animal Services! There are needs throughout the year, but helping our staff who care and support these wonderful, adoptable pets as well as those displaced by natural emergencies is so important.  

Stockings for Seniors Drive Underway!

Stockings for Seniors Drive Underway!

Show a senior you care by donating to the Friends of Tulare County Stockings for Seniors Drive. Now underway, donated items such as beanies, gloves, lap blankets, scarves, warm socks, and other will help ensure homebound and isolated seniors are not forgotten this holiday season.