Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics (SORCC)
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Veteran Care
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VHA) is committed to providing quality care to all Veterans including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Veterans. Excellent care has no boundaries.
Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center & Clinics (SORCC) seeks to promote the health, welfare, and dignity of LGBT Veterans and their families. We are committed to making sensitive and high quality health care accessible. Our policies and practices focus on ensuring a safe, welcoming, and affirmative environment of care for LGBT Veterans. Our employees receive training in clinically competent care that is responsive to the unique needs of LGBT Veterans.
VA SORCC is hosting a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Social Support Group, every other WED at 10AM (next 1/20/21), via the VA’s Video Connection program. The purpose of the group is to give LGBT Veterans a safe place to discuss their experiences and feel socially connected to others. Call 541-830-7440 to get scheduled. We are proud to serve ALL who Served!!”
Transgender E-Consultation Program: Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Veterans: The VA has a program where your provider can get advice about your treatment through your medical record. Download this flyer and bring it in to your next medical appointment to start this conversation.
LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator (VCC) Program
As of March 2016, each VA facility has a local LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator (VCC) who is appointed by their facility leadership. The VCC is responsible for promoting best practices for serving LGBT Veterans and connecting LGBT Veterans to services.
To learn important information about the unique health risks of LGBT Veterans, download these relevant fact sheets. Here you can also find information about relevant services offered by VA.