Lesbian Health Initiative of Houston, Inc. LHI is a c 3 nonprofit dedicated to eliminating barriers to healthcare and promoting health and wellness for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender LGBT -identified women and transgender men through collaborative and integrated Education, Access and Advocacy programs. LHI's Vision: That by working together, as a community, we illuminate and eliminate all barriers to ensure that, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identification, all have clear and equal access to the health and wellness services that they need and deserve. In this capacity, additional staff support and resources will be available to sustain and improve LHI programs. The vital mission of LHI will continue with frequent education programs on diverse lesbian and women's health issues and a focus on targeted outreach to lesbian and transgender women with low resources who are out of the healthcare system. Additionally, clients will be able to access a network of services provided through the Montrose Center, with direct navigation to care and comprehensive follow-up.
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