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Trans* Wellness

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  • 3PM - 5PM - Drop-In and Check-In
  • 5PM - 7PM - Education & Support

Trans* Wellness is a core program of the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland that affords an opportunity for transgender and non-binary individuals to discuss different aspects of our journeys, share resources, celebrate success, and support each other as we overcome challenges in a group setting! 

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This program is designed to spread more information and awareness on the subject of HIV & AIDS and the prevention and treatment of them. These individuals take part in a 10 week training that equips them with all of the skills, knowledge, and information they will need when going out into the community to talk to their peers. Some of their responsibilities are below:

  • Conduct at least 20 outreach visits per month to local bars, community centers, businesses, and entertainment venues
  • Give at least 50 PrEP referrals per month
  • Have at least 50 conversations per month with individuals about PrEP, getting tested, and knowing their status
  • Distribute at least 500 items of promotional materials per month (condoms, lube, chap sticks, pill containers, etc.)
  • Keep track of these in an organized log to be turned in at the end of each month
  • Meet with direct supervisor once per week

For more information contact Devinity Jones at [email protected] or 216.273.6619

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March 31, 2022

Margie's Hope ~ Trans Day of Visibility Awards

March 31 is recognized as International Trans Day of Visibility and to celebrate this year, our friends at Margie's Hope presented awards honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to advocacy, education, and the overall advancement of the trans community here in Northeast Ohio. We are proud to recognize members of our Center family and all our neighbors who were presented the following awards:

  • Trans Community Service Award: Tamika 'Devinity' Jones
  • Living Heritage Award: Terri Williams & Khris U. Goins
  • Trans Ally Award: Carol Rodriguez
  • Trans Activist Award: Rhea Debussy
  • Trans Generation Award: Zyaire Gale
  • Trans Educator Award: Dr. Lady J. Martinez
  • Trans Entertainer Award: Joliee Blak
  • Daisy Award: Ayron "Ace" Evans
May 18, 2022

Three Arches Feature Grant Story

"Today, the LGBT Center has a dedicated Transwellness program tailored to address the deep and unique need for accessible and culturally competent health care and wellness support services for transgender and non-binary individuals. At its helm is Jones – the inspiration behind its creation stemming from her own lived experience – hired as a program coordinator. Considering the mix of different backgrounds and situations, the program affords an opportunity for transgender and non-binary individuals to discuss various aspects of their journey, share resources, celebrate successes, and support each other to overcome challenges." Read the full story here! 

MEET THE TEAM

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Tamika "Devinity" Jones

HIV Prevention & Trans Wellness Program Coordinator (She/Her).
[email protected]
​(216) 273-6619

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