About

Hamilton Trans Health Coalition is a group composed of family physicians, other health care providers and trans Hamiltonians working together to increase the capacity of Hamilton’s primary health care system to deliver high-quality healthcare to Trans Hamiltonians.

History

The Hamilton Trans Health Coalition arose to build Hamilton’s capacity to deliver good quality health care to trans and gender-diverse Hamiltonians, most of whom were traveling to other cities to access transitioning care, hormone therapy, and surgical referrals. On August 31st, 2016 a founding group of concerned providers and advocates began the coalition to address these needs.

HTHC is composed of family physicians, pediatricians, social workers, pharmacists, nurses and psychotherapists. Practitioners work from their own practices and come together to share their learning, make referrals and collaborate on education and capacity-building.

HTHC provides education workshops on a variety of trans-related issues for health care providers. Please contact the coalition to discuss your professional development needs.