Transgender people face health disparities due to stigma, discrimination, and lack of access to quality care. TU strives to break these barriers to care by providing culturally appropriate services.
We offer equitable solutions to the transgender community through:
- Prevention education
- Mental health
- Career-building workshops
- Community nights
- Linkage to medical care
- HIV testing
- PrEP services
- Emergency housing
Transgéneros Unidas Programs
This program focuses on serving the needs of transgender women of color in the southern part of LA County. The program also focuses on providing services to prepare future agents of change in the community. Through peer mentorship programs, a dress for success program, legal forms, mental health services, transgender community nights, and navigation services, transgender women of color have the opportunity to acquire skills to integrate into the community.
Hermanas is an HIV & STI prevention program for transgender women who reside in Los Angeles County. The program includes three group sessions focused on community-building, supportive services, and friendship. At the end of the program, participants attend a Trans Empowerment Retreat which equips attendees with the tools needed to become the next agents of change.
Trans Wellness Center
The Trans Wellness Center (TWC) provides comprehensive resources and services for transgender and non-binary people under one roof. BIENESTAR is one of the six organizations working in the collaboration to provide navigation services, mental health services, emergency housing, youth housing, PrEP/PEP education, linkage to free HIV/STI testing, and more.
“When my life has felt tough, coming to BIENESTAR has given me the strength I needed to keep going.”
If you have any questions or want to get involved with one of our programs, please contact us.
Brenda Del Rio Gonzalez (she/ella)
Transgéneros Unidas Program Manager
(866) 590-6411 ext. 503