The Center proudly provides the following services to meet the greatest health and wellness needs of Northeast Ohio's LGBTQ+ community. If you have questions regarding any of our Health & Wellness services, contact [email protected].
The Center and MetroHealth have partnered to provide safe and supportive medical care to the Cleveland LGBTQ+ community onsite at The Center. Primary Services include: primary adult care (13 years and older), hormone therapy, family planning, smoking cessation, immunizations, physical exams, HIV prevention (PrEP or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), STI testing and treatment.
Walk-In HIv Testing
Testing is provided in collaboration with Central Outreach Wellness Center and The Centers for Family and Children. Individuals seeking testing must be 18+ in age or accompanied by a legal guardian. Additionally STI testing has been made available every day of the week except Thursday.
1st Friday 11AM - 1PM
WUMC Food Pantry
Run through a partnership between Westlake United Methodist Church and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, The Center is proud to host a walk-in food pantry on the first Friday of each month. Photo identification is required to be able to use the pantry.
2nd Thursday + 4th Saturday 3PM - 7PM
Birthing for Everybody
Birthing for Everybody is an amazing program offered at The Center twice a month. This group offers information for folx that are interested in having children or are currently pregnant. The group talks over a range of topics from self-advocacy in the hospital to different ways to feed your baby.
3rd Monday 4PM - 7PM
The Center, in partnership with AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland, offers free training for administration of NARCAN nasal spray. Training is on a walk-in basis and anyone is welcome.
Thu | Fri 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Pride AA is a community-led support group for LGBTQ+ and ally community members in recovery. Meetings are on a walk-in basis and do not require registration to attend. All are welcome!
Since the very beginnings of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland has been present as a compassionate, collaborative and comprehensive resource for those living with HIV, those at greatest risk for acquiring HIV and those who stand in support of continuing to reduce the impact of this highly preventable, and now, effectively treatable public health issue.
B. Riley House
B. Riley Sober House is an LGBTQ+ sober living facility in Cleveland Ohio. We provide all members of the LGBTQ+ community and our allies a temporary, safe, affirming, recovery orientated living space. We offer Alcohol & Drug Treatment Services, Mental Health Assessment & Treatment, as well as Psychotherapy through our outside partnerships to help each individual along his or her journey into long term recovery from substance abuse issues.
CENTER FOR LGBTQ+ CARE
Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Care offers healthcare services at the Lakewood Family Health Center, 216.237.5500. Embedded in a primary care practice, the center provides care for all patients in a safe and welcoming environment. It includes providers who understand the health needs of LGBT patients, and access to specialists with expertise in LGBTQ+ care.
Cleveland Aids Clinic Trials Unit
Cleveland AIDS Clinical Trials Unit is Northeast Ohio's trusted resource for HIV/AIDS clinical trials, primary care and world class research. Information about local resources for HIV-prevention, including PrEP and PEP.
VHA LGBTQ+ Health Program
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) welcomes all Veterans, families, caregivers, and survivor beneficiaries, including diverse gender identities and sexual orientations. LGBTQ+ Veterans have faced stigma and discrimination, which can affect health. As a healthcare institution, we need to make sure that LGBTQ+ Veterans know that they are welcome at Veterans Health Administration (VHA).