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Health Services Committee

Our Health Services Committee is dedicated to innovative solutions that address the physical and mental health needs of LGBTQ+ residents of the Shenandoah Valley.

Committee Goals

  • Collect information and data about the health status of LGBTQ+ communities in the Shenandoah Valley.

  • Improve community provider knowledge, skill, and confidence in caring for LGBTQ+ patients.

  • Build out a strong network of LGBTQ+ affirming providers across the Shenandoah Valley, especially within the larger Augusta Health Medical Center system.

  • Act in an advisory capacity for the Center’s growing CHW and Health Fair programs. 

  • Become the “go-to” resource for LGBTQ+ people seeking health and wellness information and support.

  • Establish strong linkages and partnerships with the Central Shenandoah Health District.

  • Assess for current and future programming needs. 


Committee Expectations

  • Active monthly committee meeting participation (virtual format available)

  • 2-5 hours a month of out-of-meeting related work (networking, document review, event participation, etc.)

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