This is the page for health information for Chester County. Information about health and wellness in LGBT communities can be found below. 

What Does Wellness Mean To You?

For us, it means finding ways to best meet the health needs of our community, whether that be through providing resources, offering support, or just encouraging you to utilize the Center and our programming in whatever ways possible. We have partnered with local businesses in the greater Philadelphia area that offer LGBT-friendly health and wellness alternatives, to offer you a wider choice of options when it comes to taking care of yourself and your loved ones. 

Did You Know?

Our community faces a variety of barriers to healthcare, as well as health issues that specifically affect our population at disproportionate rates. High rates of tobacco use is one of them. In 2014 LGBT people were clearly delineated as a population experiencing tobacco disparities. According to the 50th Annual Surgeon General’s Report:

  • 33% of the LGBT population smokes in comparison to 20% of the US population
  • LGBT people smoke cigarettes at a rate 68% higher than the general population

PA Quitline

If you make the decision to go smoke-free, the PA Free Quitline is a free program that provides helpful tools, information and support throughout your quit process. Learn more. 

Chester County Health & Wellness

West Chester University

700 S. High Street
West Chester, PA 19382
(610) 436 1000

LGBTQA Services provides information, resources, and support for programming to members of the university and the community. University and community members who are "out" or questioning their sexuality or gender identity can find a safe space with LGBTQA Services

Emotional Health & Wellness Services

Emotional Health & Wellness Services, Inc.
407  West Lincoln Highway
Suite 50 West
ExtonPA 19341

Mindful Body and Soul

221 Bridge Street (Second Floor)
Phoenixville PA 19460
(610) 933-6563

Zen Village

100 Bank St
Phoenixville, PA 19460
(484) 639-9355

Wellness in Harmony

221 Church Street
Phoenixville, PA 19460
(484) 354-0499

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