GARE established this webpage of LGBTQIA+ resources to share with employees and their family. The commitment of CDCR and CCHCS is to be LGBTQIA+ friendly and supportive of all individuals in our communities, both inside and outside prisons.
LGBTQIA+ is an inclusive term that includes people of all genders and sexualities, such as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, intersex, asexual, pansexual, and allies. While each letter in LGBTQIA+ stands for a specific group of people, the term encompasses the entire spectrum of gender fluidity and sexual identities.
California Department of Public Health – LGBTQIA+ Health
CDPH has resources available that can assist you in determining what screenings are necessary at each stage of life and to understand which health issues impact the LGBTQIA+ community most often. These resources will provide you with the tools you need to be the healthiest you, at every phase of life.
Learn more at cdph.ca.gov
California LGBTQIA+ Health and Human Services Network
A statewide coalition of non-profit providers, community centers, and researchers working collectively to advocate for state level policies and resources that will advance LGBTQIA+ health. California LGBTQIA+ Health and Human Services Network strives to provide coordinated leadership about LGBTQIA+ health policy in a proactive, responsive manner that promotes health and wellness as part of the movement for LGBTQIA+ equality.
Learn more at californialgbtqhealth.org
Center Link – Community of LGBTQIA+ Centers
Serves local and regional communities. The mission is to strengthen, support, and connect LGBTQIA+ community centers. Currently there are over 290 member LGBTQIA+ centers worldwide providing essential services, promoting growth, wellness, and connectivity in their communities.
Learn more at lgbtcenters.org
California Community Colleges – LGBTQIA+ Resource Guide
Provides available resources to community college students statewide.
Learn more at cccstudentmentalhealth.org
University of California – LGBTQIA+ Resource Centers
Offer programs and services to enhance community and provide support for LGBTQIA+ faculty, staff, students, and alumni.
Learn more at UCnet.universityofcalifornia.edu
Transgender Community of Police & Sheriffs
First and foremost a peer-support group. We also educate law enforcement, public safety organizations, and individuals on issues relating to gender identity and gender transition in the workplace.
Learn more at tcops-international.org
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health
Offers resources from the CDC, other government agencies, and community organizations for LGBTQIA+ Youth, their friends, educators, parents, and family members to support positive environments.
Learn more at CDC.gov
SAGE Advocacy and Services for LGBTQIA+ Elders
SAGE is a national organization that offers supportive services and consumer resources to LGBTQIA+ older people and their caregivers.
Learn more at sageusa.org
LGBTQIA+ Suicide Prevention Hotline
Offers information and resources for yourself and to help support loved ones who identify as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community.
Learn more at suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Top Health Issues for LGBTQIA+ Populations Information & Resource Kit
Presents an overview of current health issues among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQIA+) populations. This kit aims to create awareness among prevention specialists and healthcare providers of the needs, experiences, and health status of LGBTQIA+ Americans.
Learn more at samhsa.gov
Free Courses & Training
Gender Identity and Workplace Inclusion
Gender identity and inclusion from the CALHR California Leads 2021 Conference.
Learn more at calhr.ca.gov
Coursera LGBTQIA+ Courses: Free, High-Quality Resources for Allyship and Awareness
Visit blog.coursera.org for ongoing topics or view these specific courses: