We provide low-barrier wellness and legal services to Two-Sprit, transgender and gender non-conforming people in a way that is respectful and celebratory of clients’ identity and self-expression.
We offer free services to people who need them, regardless of factors like citizenship or health insurance.
We can help you update your legal name and gender-marker.
We can also answer questions about identification (ID) updates, help you pay for some costs updating your ID, and help you update other identification such as passport, BC service card, and driver’s license.
We offer hormone and surgery readiness, and ADHD assessments.
Readiness assessments provide a letter of recommendation from our counsellors, to support your medical access to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) or gender-affirming surgeries.
An ADHD assessment can provide an ADHD diagnosis, and support access various supports including medication from your doctor / primary care provider.
Join Our Board
We’re looking for people to join the CWHWC’s board. In this opportunity, volunteer board members will work together with CWHWC staff and volunteers to help the organization grow and thrive. Becoming part of the CWHWC is an opportunity to work in collaboration with other folks who are dedicated to supporting the well-being of trans, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse people and communities and to creating the affirming, caring spaces our communities need...
Resolving Vaccine Passport Issues
People who changed their names: The BC a government announced a backend fix for vaccine passports that showed deadnames for people who legally changed their names. If you changed your name but your vaccine passport displayed it wrong, do these three steps: Try to download a new vaccine passport. This step should solve problems for...
Join Our Team: Administration & Peer Support **Updated**
Note that this posting is updated as of June 22nd to remove the “connection to Indigenous communities” requirement. We will still prioritize Indigenous peoples and those with connections to Indigenous communities, but are expanding the criteria to include all BIMPoC folks. The new application deadline is July 2, 2021. This post is also available in...