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Friday, June 17, 2022 | 10AM - 6PM

Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

The Center in partnership with Matrix Clinical Solutions will host a Mobile Vaccine Clinic here in our parking lot on Friday, June 17 from 10AM to 6PM. We will also be hosting our 2nd Annual Thrive With Pride Health & Wellness Day (see below). No appointments are necessary! For more information please contact Christian Contessa at [email protected]

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Friday, June 17, 2022 | 1PM - 6PM

Thrive With Pride: Health & Wellness Day
at the Center

LGBTQ+ individuals have long faced challenges accessing insurance coverage and affirming, quality healthcare. That is why the LGBTQ+ Community Center is partnering with Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth, and The Centers for Families and Children for our second annual Thrive with Pride: Health And Wellness Day on Friday, June 17th, 2022. 

Join us again this year from 1PM - 6PM to access free healthcare services such as STI/STD testing, nutrition counseling, and tobacco cessation. You can even establish a primary care physician. 

Let's take pride in our health, together! No insurance? No transportation? No problem! Call 216.444.7505 and leave a message for more information or to set up transportation. 

Recorded Live April 20, 2022

WATCH: Coffee & Conversation

Our guest panelists spent time discussing the topic: So, Who Is Missing From Clinical Research? You, Me? Us? 

This engaging conversation explores the role of clinical research in eliminating health disparities in BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities and how minority communities can safely participate in research given historical institutional trauma inflicted on minority communities. Also discussed is how BIPOC and LGBTQ+ community members and organizations can support participation in clinical research.

Health & Wellness Services at The Center

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 Gulnar Feerasta at [email protected]

MetroHealth Pride Network For Adults

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:

  • Adult Care
  • Hormone therapy
  • OB-GYN
  • Family Planning
  • Smoking cessation
  • Controlling your cholesterol numbers
  • Lowering your high blood ressure
  • Immunization
  • Physical exams
  • HIV Prevention (PrEP or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)

CALL AHEAD TO SCHEDULE APPOINTMENTS.

  • PRIDE CLINIC PHONE: 216.957.4905
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WUMC Food Pantry At The Center

Weekly HIV Testing

Testing is provided in collaboration with Central Outreach, Project S.A.F.E., and The Centers for Family and Children. Individuals seeking testing must be 18+ in age or accompanied by a legal guardian. 

The Center has free walk-in HIV testing weekly during the following times:
  • Mondays*             4PM to 7:30PM
  • Tuesdays*             2PM to 5PM 
  • Thursdays             4PM to 7:30PM 
  • Fridays*                 4PM to 7:30PM
*Indicates days the following STI testing and treatments are also available: 
  • Herpes
  • Syphilis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia
  • Hepatitis B&C
  • Trichomoniasis 

NARCAN Training

The Center in partnership with AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland offers free training for administration of NARCAN nasal spray.

  • Every 3rd Monday of the month 4PM - 7PM

Tai Chi & Yoga

SAGE Cleveland hosts Tai-Chi & Yoga for seniors. Be sure to check the SAGE Cleveland page for updates to schedules and additional specialty classes: 

  • Tai Chi
    • Mondays @ 10:30 AM
  • Yoga
    • Fridays @ 10:30 AM

Alcoholics Anonymous

  • Thursdays
  • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Pride AA is a community-led support group for LGBTQ+ and ally community members in recovery.

Additional Community Health & Wellness Resources

AIDS Task Force of
Greater Cleveland

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 Sober 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.

Cleveland Clinic
LGBT Health Facilities

Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Care officially opened at the South Pointe Hospital in Warrensville Heights  and Lakewood Family Health Center. 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 LGBT care.


Cleveland AIDS Clinical 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).

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