We Thrive: Elevating Queer and Trans Community Health
You deserve access to information and resources that allow you to thrive.
Student Health & Counseling Services (SHCS) is committed to an ongoing process of ensuring that our students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and other LGBTQIA+ identities feel comfortable and respected when seeking our services.
LGBTQIA+ Health & Well-Being at SHCS:
What You Need to Know
SHCS & Other Resources, by Health Topic:
The UC Davis LGBTQIA Resource Center provides a wide range of resources and support! Whether you're looking for a national crisis line for after-hours help, would like to connect with the LGBTQIA+ RC Community Counselor, or are interested in support group options - the links on this page are here to help meet your needs.
They also have a variety of campus, local and regional resources specifically for trans communities, offer free anonymous HIV testing, and provide consultation and support around reporting incidents of hate and bias.
Don't hesitate to contact the LGBTQIA+ Resource Center for individualized assistance in finding resources!
Center for Advocacy, Resources & Education (CARE)
Dedicated to reducing the incidence and impact of sexual harassment and sexual violence, CARE provides confidential advocacy, support, and healing services to survivors of sexual harassment and all forms of sexual violence, including sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and stalking. All CARE staff have been trained in LGBTQIA+ allyship.
The Women's Resources and Research Center (WRRC) provides opportunities to promote gender equity in the UC Davis community, so that womxn, transgender persons and people with marginalized genders have opportunities and support to reach their full potential.
Click here for their Health Resources page.
One Community Health is a non-profit health center that serves the greater Sacramento area and provides a wide range of HIV treatment services -- including planning, coordination and follow-up care after testing positive.
The Gender Health Center's mission is to provide education, advocacy, mental health and other health services, to underserved and marginalized populations as an act of social justice, with a specialization in gender and sexual identities.
Partnering with Health Education & Promotion and the LGBTQIA+ Resource Center, Harm Reduction Services has provided anonymous HIV testing services to UC Davis students since 2013. Located in Sacramento, Harm Reduction Services works in the community to provide STI/HIV testing and outreach, a syringe exchange program, overdose prevention and case management.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health institute in the United States. From promotion of healthy sexual behaviors to providing data, statistics, and resources that tackle disparities associated with discrimination, the CDC’s LGBT Health team works to ensure that Queer and Trans folks are getting the resources they need nationwide.
With the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective healthcare for LGBT people, the Fenway Institute’s National LGBT Health Education Center provides an array of educational programs, resources, and consultations to healthcare organizations to ensure people’s needs are met. Through their live webinars, learning modules, and publications, the center seeks to eliminate health disparities that exist within the Queer and Trans community.
By combining the strengths of the Pacific AIDS Education and Training Center (PAETC) and the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS), the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health at the University of California San Francisco seeks to emphasize the role of the community on health impacts by conducting research programs and collaborating with experts in both the local area and across the country.
WPATH's mission is to promote evidence-based care, education, research, advocacy, public policy and respect in transgender health.