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THiP Family Picnic for Gender Creative and Trans Kids and Youth

We are having a picnic in the park for families with gender creative and trans kids and youth. This is a place to meet new families and friends. Please e-mail to register: beth.clark@vch.ca Family Picnic Flier 2015 Friday, July 31, 2015, 4-6 p.m. Trout Lake Community Centre, Grandview Room Please bring a picnic for your […]

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Presentation Slides from PHSA Trans Health Future Directions Event – May 2nd

For those who are interested to learn more about some of the content that was covered on Saturday April 2nd at the PHSA Trans Health Future Directions Event, more information is available on the PHSA website: http://www.phsa.ca/about/special-projects/transgender Some of the slide shows from the day are avialble at the above address and are attached here […]

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May 2nd – PHSA Trans Health Future Directions

Registration is now open for a session being held on Saturday May 2nd from 10:00am-4:30pm. The session marks an opportunity for PHSA to share Trans Health service planning recommendations and to engage in meaningful dialogue with those in attendance about how to improve trans health services. Please email amezzomo@phsa.ca by April 17th to reserve your […]

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The Trans Youth Drop In – TYDI – has moved to a new location!

The Trans Youth Drop In – TYDI – has moved to a new location! Please post the attached poster in youth-spaces, share with your allies in schools, circulate via social media and spread widely to get the word out about our new info! TransYouthDropIn_PromotionalPoster_FEB 2015 Who? Trans*, gender diverse and questioning youth Where? Broadway Youth Resource […]

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Announcement about referral and funding process for gender affirming surgery in BC — Effective: January 2015

Announcement Referral and funding process for gender affirming surgery in BC Effective: January 2015 The Ministry of Health has reviewed provincial coverage for gender affirming medical treatment. Effective immediately, British Columbia residents do not need to apply for MSP coverage for insured gender-affirming surgery. Ministry Announcment for THIP Website Final The BCTCCG Surgical Funding Update […]

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Working with Trans* Individuals in Social Service Settings – February 26th, 2015

Working with Trans* Individuals in Social Service Settings When: Thursday February 26th 1 pm – 4:30 pm Where: Three Bridges Community Health Centre, 1290 Hornby Street, Vancouver Room 150/154 Description: Everyone should be provided with equitable access to healthcare, shelter, food and safety when they are in need. Research shows that for trans* individuals, this […]

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Programs and services for transgender community to be strengthened

(Posted on the British Columbia Newsroom website on Thursday, October 30th) VANCOUVER – The Ministry of Health, Provincial Health Services Authority and Vancouver Coastal Health are working together to ensure members of the transgender community have access to a new provincial program that will offer expanded and sustainable services. “We are committed to supporting transgender […]

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Adult Drop-In Group for Gender Diverse and Trans* People: Updated

Adult Drop-In Group for Gender Diverse and Trans* People (Transgender Health Information Program) We are piloting a new adult drop-in group for gender diverse and trans* people. This group incorporates a variety of activities, including discussions, guest speakers, community building, and social opportunities. When: The group will run on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of […]

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Working with Trans* Individuals in Social Service Settings: November 25th

When: Tuesday November 25th 1 pm – 4:30 pm Where: Three Bridges Community Health Centre, 1290 Hornby Street, Vancouver     Room 150/154 Description: Everyone should be provided with equitable access to healthcare, shelter, food and safety when they are in need. Research shows that for trans* individuals, this is often not the case. Most service providers have […]

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