Working every day towards an inclusive world

“I joined BAMSI as a transgender health navigator to serve those in the trans* community that need it the most. As a member of the trans* community myself, I have had to constantly advocate for myself and navigate through a non-inclusive healthcare system just to be who I am today. My goal is to use my extensive knowledge, both from my personal background and professional experience, to help serve the members of the trans* community here around Brockton.”

Chase Garvey
Transgender Health Navigator, BAMSI TCORE

Chase Garvey
         Chase Garvey (he/him/his)

Here at BAMSI’s Transgender Community Outreach Resources & Empowerment (TCORE) Program, we strive to empower transgender, non-binary, and genderqueer members of the community. From HIV screenings to referrals for gender affirming care, we support clients on every step of their journey. We are a team of trauma-informed and culturally-sensitive care specialists, focusing on meeting clients where they are.

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or (508) 580-0219 Ext. 7314

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Founded in 2018, BAMSI’s TCORE is one of the only providers of gender-affirming health navigation and resources to the South Shore’s gender-diverse community.

TCORE’s mission is to provide trans, non-binary, gender non-conforming, and other members of the LGBTQIA+ community with access to safe and affirming services as well as resources and opportunities to live a life on their terms. TCORE services include:

  • Health navigation to gender-affirming medical and behavioral health care with trusted providers in the community
  • Referrals to substance use treatment and recovery supports
  • Access to clothing and the BAMSI Community Food Pantry
  • Assistance with legal issues such as name change, housing assistance, and more
  • Access to the TCORE Emergency Fund to aid with costs such as ID changes, birth certificate requests, utilities, rent, food, and others as needed

TCORE also offers harm-reduction services through the COPE Center at our 722 Belmont Street location. These no-cost and completely confidential services include free sexual health supplies, Narcan, walk-in HIV/STI testing, supportive PrEP and PEP referrals, and LGBTQIA+ support groups.

Please fill out the form on this page to get in touch with us! TCORE staff will do their best to answer all inquiries within 2-3 business days.

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