Department of Aging

LGBTQ Seniors

Advocacy and Benefit Support For LGBT Seniors

216.651.5428 | Visit the Website | 6705 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland serves the needs of the LGBT+ community in Northeastern Ohio. 

216.237.5500 | Visit the Website | 14601 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107

The Cleveland Clinic provides world-class healthcare through a multidisciplinary, team-based approach for LGBT patients in partnership with its clinical Institutes.

216.957.4905 | Visit the Website

The MetroHealth Pride Network includes nine (9) primary care providers at various MetroHealth locations throughout Greater Cleveland in addition to telemedicine services.  Specially trained physicians and staff provide care that respects the unique health needs of the LGBT community—including transgender services. 

216.664.2324 | Visit the Website | 75 Erieview Plaza, Cleveland, OH 44114

The City of Cleveland Department of Public Health provides free HIV and other STD testing to anyone over the age of 13. HIV tests are available through the STD Clinics and also on a walk-in basis. Tests are confidential, and anonymous testing is also available.

Housing Resources

216.672.5730 | Visit the Website | 11610 Madison Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102

This senior housing community, located on the border of Cleveland and Lakewood, offers a unique location and environment with both one- and two-bedroom apartments. 

330.313.4403 | 345 N Professor St, Oberlin, OH 44074

Residential assisted-living care facilities catering to the LGBTQA+ community with locations in both Hudson and Oberlin, Ohio. 


216.619.6194 | Visit the Website | 1228 Euclid Ave, Ste 200, Cleveland, OH 44115

The center provides services to all survivors of rape and sexual abuse, including a crisis hotline, hospital support, counseling and more.

216.472.2200 | Visit the Website | 4506 Chester Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103

As a long-standing supporter of civil rights, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) advocates and defends the rights of the LGBT community. 

1.800.669.4000 | Visit the Website | 1240 E 9th St, Ste 3001, Cleveland, OH 44199

The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, or genetic information. 

National Resources

202.600.8037 | Visit the Website | 1133 19th St NW, Ste 302, Washington, DC 20036

This is an online directory for finding local primary caregivers, including primary care providers, specialists, therapists, dentists, and other health professionals. 

1.888.687.2277 | Visit the Website | 601 E St NW, Washington, DC 20049

News and information for older adults in the LGBT community.

Cleveland Field Office
216.522.4058 | Visit the Website | 1350 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44115

The Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity works to eliminate housing discrimination, promote economic opportunity, and achieve diverse, inclusive communities by leading the nation in the enforcement, administration, development, and public understanding of federal fair housing policies and laws.

1.800.772.1213 | Visit the Website | 1100 West High Rise, 6401 Security Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21235

The Social Security Administration Office of Public Inquiries determines entitlement to Social Security benefits, Medicare , and both eligibility and payment amount for Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

1.800.232.4636 | Visit the Website | 1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, GA 30329

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers information on the unique health needs of LGBT individuals and how to reduce the risk of getting sexually transmitted  diseases.