NorWest Community Health Centres

Site: Thunder Bay Office

Service: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Services and Supports

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Description & Services
Public Comments
  • Client parking is available behind the health centre and can be reached via Heron or Ogden Streets 
  • Clients can enter the health centre using the Simpson St entrance or the entrance at the back of the building which is ideal for dropping off clients 
  • Accessible parking is available at the rear of the building
Description (Service)
  • Provides services and supports for individuals who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) 
  • Offers peer support and skills building groups 
  • Counsels individuals, their partners, and family members
Offers various clinical services, including: 
  • Primary health care 
  • Sexual health 
  • Preventative health screening 
  • Medical support for transition process 
  • Health care and education services 
  • Groups: Gender Journeys, Transgender Peer Group, Host of The Other 10%, Host to the Sexuality and Gender Equity (SAGE) Committee 
  • Telemedicine services
Hours Office Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Program hours vary
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility No restrictions
  • Must be a patient of the clinic for primary care unless a shared care client 
  • Visit or call Jodi Kurzhals at 807-626-7856 to obtain a request for services form
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-622-8235
Toll Free Phone 1- 866-357-5454
Fax 807-622-3548
Primary Contact Jodi Kurzhals, Community Health Worker; Phone: 807-626-7856; Email:
Alternate Contact Rolande Veilluex, Community Health Worker; Phone: 807-626-8487
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 525 Simpson St
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 3J6
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Intersection Simpson St and Heron St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit