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About The Center

The Trans Wellness Center (TWC) provides comprehensive resources and services for transgender and non-binary people under one roof. The 3,000-square-foot center is the first-of-its-kind in the United States, with six local organizations joining forces to create this new home for wellness. The TWC was conceived and created by community leaders and allies, honoring their lifelong dedication to raise awareness about the needs and the contributions of the transgender community

Funded through a $1 million annual grant for three to five years from the L.A. County Department of Public Health, the development and opening of the TWC was 10 years in the making. As a result, the TWC was formed by the following six local community organizations: APAIT (Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team); Bienestar; Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles; Friends Community Center; [email protected] Coalition; and the Los Angeles LGBT Center, which is leading the management and operations support for the TWC.

Address: 3055 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 360, Los Angeles, Ca 90010

Getting here; The TWC is located one block east of the Vermont/Wilshire Metro stop, accessible via both Purple and Red lines.

Parking; Free validated parking for our clients is available in the guest garage, entrance off Westmoreland Ave.

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Housing Resources: Referrals for homeless services, emergency shelters, and referrals to youth housing. Call for more info 323-993-2900.

Workforce development: Resume and cover letter building, mock interview workshops, job skills training and placement. Call for more info 323-993-2900.

Personal Financial Literacy: (See also Freedom Fridays) Increase your financial literacy with coaching from the team from TEEP (Transgender Economic Empowerment Project). Call for more info 323-993-2900.

Sexual Health:

  • Free safer sex materials, internal and external condoms, dental dams, lube
  • PrEP/PEP Education and linkage
  • FREE HIV/STI testing