The City of West Hollywood is proud to support the transgender community and this resource guide serves to improve their health and well-being. The following list provides suggestions for resources in Los Angeles, other regions of California, and nationally. APLA Health is a non-profit organization that is devoted to promoting the health and well-being of LGBT and other marginalized communities, as well as those living with or affected by HIV. They provide a wide range of services in various locations throughout Los Angeles County.
The Los Angeles LGBT Center - Transgender Health Care offers medical providers that specialize in caring for transgender women and men who are considering, in the process of, or have already completed their transition. They also provide a variety of support groups related to crystal methamphetamine, led by mental health professionals, in centers in Hollywood and West Hollywood. The Los Angeles AIDS Coordinating Office funds a unique leadership program for transgender women of color. This program provides them with the personal development tools necessary to become leaders, live powerful lives, and improve the overall well-being of the transgender community in the greater Los Angeles area.
The Los Angeles Legal Aid Foundation (LAFLA) provides civil legal assistance to poor and low-income people in Los Angeles County. The Transgender Economic Empowerment Program (TEEP) is a program that provides support to those looking for a suitable job for trans people, support to come out of the closet, develop long-term career goals, improve work skills, and receive financial counseling. Trans Chorus of Los Angeles (TCLA) is the largest group of trans and gender non-conforming people in the world who meet regularly to raise their voices and sing. Trans Connections is a comprehensive, high-impact HIV prevention program for transgender youth of color (ages 18 to 24) residing in South Los Angeles, South Bay, and Long Beach.
Los Angeles County is home to many organizations that are dedicated to providing resources and support for the LGBT community. From medical care to legal aid to leadership programs, there are numerous options available for those seeking assistance. Whether you're looking for help with transitioning or just need someone to talk to, these organizations are here to help you on your journey.