Safe, Supportive & Non-Judgmental

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Queer (LGBTQ) clients are provided with safe, supportive, and non-judgmental health and counselling services.

We Offer:

  • Counselling and support groups (peer support) for individuals, their partners, and family members
  • Education and information
  • Sexual health and screening
  • Medical support during transition for transgender clients
  • Access to Telemedicine for long-distance appointments
  • Reproductive care

Services are provided for those seeking specialized services for transgendered care from across Northwestern Ontario.

NorWest CHC is also active in the community by supporting 2SLGBTQI+ activities and services, and by participating in community-based projects such as Thunder Pride.

*NEW* Gender Affirming Care

Gender Affirming Care is a compassionate, comprehensive approach to healthcare that supports the physical, mental, and social well-being of transgender and gender-diverse individuals. Through our collaboration NorWest CHC and Foria Clinic, we offer both in-person and virtual care options, ensuring accessible, personalized support for all your healthcare needs.

For in person care click here – NorWest CHC – Thunder Bay Site

For virtual care click here – Thunder Bay and all of Northwestern Ontario


Gender Identity Exploration and Support Group

  • Emphasize finding joy and discuss skills and strategies for managing gender dissonance, overcoming transition challenges, and maintaining mental health
  • Provide reliable, up-to-date education and information about gender identity and expression
  • Discuss how to deal and cope with experiences of transphobia, family conflict, or marginalization
  • Provide space to find emotional support regarding gender identity and share possibilities for fostering community and connection
  • Present opportunities to ask questions about medical and social transition

For more information contact, Joan Wolframe-Smith (807) 346-1000 ext. 3214

*NEW* Queer Drop-In

Join our vibrant Queer Drop-In Group for an evening of connection and joy! Delight in delicious food, engage in board games, belt out tunes during karaoke, and foster a sense of community in a safe and inclusive space.

Questions? Contact Ben at (807) 626-7870

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