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DETROIT-BASED HELP – HEALTH EMERGENCY LIFELINE PROGRAMS – REBRANDS AS CORKTOWN HEALTH, EXPANDS SERVICES

The pioneering AIDS service organization will offer dental care, education and advocacy, and community programs to a wider audience – in addition to its medical center services – extending its reach beyond Southeast Michigan DETROIT – June 9, 2021 – Launched 35 years ago as a pioneering AIDS service organization focused on meeting urgent financial …

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Most trans and gender diverse Michigan residents suffer from depression, anxiety, study says.

By BRANDON CHEW / Capital News Service / April 16, 2021 LANSING — Transgender people suffer from debilitating mental illnesses like depression and anxiety at much higher rates than the general public and therapists need to do more to help them, experts say.  Over 72.2% of transgender and gender diverse Michigan residents have been diagnosed …

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LGBTQ Health View: Biden’s actions will improve LGBTQ health quality

By Latonya Riddle-Jones For MediaNews Group When all people of every race, culture, faith or sexual identity are encouraged to participate fully and have equal access to basics like food and shelter, the workplace and health care, our entire society is richer for their participation and contributions. As our LGBTQ community understands so deeply, such …

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LGBTQ African-Americans face multiple health care hurdles

By Latonya Riddle-Jones For MediaNews Group – Mar 4, 2021 As we celebrate Black History Month and honor the contributions of African-Americans to our history, the nation continues to battle serious issues regarding equal treatment of disenfranchised individuals, including in health care. For African-Americans identifying as LGBTQ, like many of Corktown Health Center’s patients, the …

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Corktown LGBTQ+ Health Center Offers Free, At-Home HIV Testing Kits

By Eve Kucharski|March 5th, 2021|Michigan, News As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into its second year, health organizations around Michigan have had to adapt to serve their communities in unique circumstances. At Detroit’s Corktown Health Center, which prioritizes LGBTQ+ health care, the Director of Program Services Valentina Djelaj said that the organization has had to “think …

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COVID-19 Update

Effective Thursday March 19, 2020 until further Notice – ALL SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PLEASE CALL US AT (313) 832-3300 For Corktown Health Center Medical Patients: Call us at (313) 832-3300. The clinic staff has been reduced, but we are here for you. We will evaluate you and treat you over the phone …

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