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Rainbow Niagara LGBTQ+ Services at Quest Community Health Centre

145 Queenston Street, St. Catharines

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Provides primary health care including health promotion, chronic disease management and community development to priority populations including; sexually and gender diverse communities, isolated seniors, persons experiencing mental health, addiction and/or concurrent disorders, persons who are homeless/under-housed, at risk children and youth, migrant agricultural workers, and individuals who frequent the emergency department for their care and/or are opiate dependent.  Services are for persons who are not registered with a primary care practitioner or who are having trouble accessing health care that they need. No health card is required.

Rainbow Niagara LGBTQ+ Services include:

  • Primary health care
  • Trans specific health care
  • Support and care for gender independent children
  • Assessment/referral and follow up for gender affirming surgery
  • Mental health support/counselling
  • Outreach
  • Groups (Trans and Gender Questioning Youth Group for ages 14-19 and Gender Quest adult support group)
  • Health promotion/community capacity initiatives such as: Pride Prom, community presentations to social services, schools, and medical providers
  • Collaborating with various LGBTQ+ groups/coalitions such as Senior Pride Network Niagara

Our interdisciplinary team focuses on the delivery of culturally competent LGBTQ+ services to individuals across their lifespan.

If you are seeking culturally competent primary health care and/or trans specific health care contact our front office coordinators at 905 688-2558 ext: 0 to book an intake appointment.

For more information about Rainbow Niagara LGBTQ+ outreach and community programs contact Stephanie Vail, Community Health Worker, at 905 688-2558 ex. 222.

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