Hamilton Trans Health Coalition

We are a non-profit coalition of health care providers, advocates, and community members working to increase the capacity of health systems in Hamilton, Ontario to meet the needs of trans, gender-diverse, and non-binary people.

We invite you to learn more, support our work, join us, provide gender-affirming care, expand gender-affirming care in your practice or organization, and advocate for access to gender-affirming care in your community.

News

Hamilton Trans Health Coalition is committed to increasing capacity for, and access to, gender-affirming care (including puberty blockers, hormones, and surgeries), for all trans, non-binary, and gender diverse people who wish to access it. Given that trans, non-binary, and gender diverse people also require access to affirming primary care, the Hamilton Trans Health Coalition works […]
This committee will help us ensure that our work reflects the needs and experiences of community members. The committee will have input into our education and outreach materials as well as resource mapping that we’ve been working on. I’ll also be bringing feedback and insights from the committee to our all-members meetings in the future. […]
Compass Community Health is hiring two peer support facilitators to leads trans-feminine support groups in Hamilton – one would work with youth, one with adults. This is a 1 year contract position, 16 hours/month, $25/hour TRAINING IS INCLUDED in the position! Experience isn’t necessary. The link to the job posting: https://www.compassch.org/about-us/employment-opportunities-careers

Program Spotlight

SAGE is a space for youth who identify as Trans, Non-Binary, Gender Non-Conforming, or another gender identity or those who are questioning, to grow and learn more about themselves. 2nd Wednesday of the Month – Peer Support4th Wednesday of the Month – Fun Activity5-7pm Email bbailey@stjosham.on.ca
Kyle’s Place is a trans and non-binary prioritized space that is committed to fostering community, solidarity, support, advocacy and access to resources, particularly for community members who are marginalized due to race, class, age, mental health and abilities. Kyle’s Place uses a peer/mutual aid model and values the knowledge gained from lived experience. Kyle’s Place […]
Summer camp specifically for LGBTQ2S+ kids and kids in LGBTQ2S+ families ages 6-12. An active, fun, and safe environment, allowing campers to build relationships with each other while enjoying traditional summer camp activities.

For HCPs

New from Trans PULSE: “We are excited to announce the release of the second Trans PULSE Canada Report, highlighting health and well-being among racialized trans & nonbinary people nationally. It can be downloaded from our website: https://bit.ly/3n7NfSO“
trans-LINK is mobilizing partnerships to advance a provincial intersectional network on trans-affirming practice to support sexual assault survivors.

Events

We are proud to be a member of No Hate in the Hammer and to participate in their Together: Building Solidarity in Hamilton conversation series. Registration is still open for the event starting 4:15pm tonight: no-hate.ca/register Watch the whole series at no-hate.ca/together Pre-register for Listen Learn Act, A Community Anti-Hate Summit in May 2021 at […]
Virtual, phone, or in-person help for Hamiltonians navigating name and/or gender marker ID changes, from the Queer Justice Project and friends. Call the legal clinic at 905-527-4572 in advance to book an appointment.
The 2SLGBTQIA+ Intergenerational Virtual Kitchen is hosted by Compass Community Health and Speqtrum. Come cook and chat and enjoy a meal over Zoom – a new creation each month. Ingredient packages are delivered to those participants who need one. Usually a Monday evening each month, from 7-8:30pm. Email Kyle (kweitz@compassch.org) for the Zoom link/phone number.