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Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s (BHCHP’s) Transgender Program

Many transgender patients who are homeless or marginally housed are disconnected from primary medical care due to both real and perceived negative experiences within the mainstream health care system.

BHCHP addresses the needs of these patients through our Transgender Program, a culturally competent and comprehensive service model that provides appropriate medical and support services from trained providers in a safe place. Transgender patients are served throughout our program, and they also have access to a Thursday evening clinic that is available solely for this cohort. This clinic includes a support group, Nursing and Behavioral Health services, lab drawing services, as well as a free monthly legal assistance clinic provided by AIDS Action Committee.

Contact: Pam Klein, RN, ACRN, MSN
Transgender Program Nurse Manager
Tel: 857-654-1635
780 Albany Street · Boston MA 02118
(updated 12.14)

Fenway Community Health

Fenway Community Health is a community health center serving the transgender, gay, lesbian and bisexual communities as well as people in the Fenway neighborhood. The Transgender Health Program specifically addresses the medical and mental health needs of the transgender community. The program offers comprehensive medical and mental health care to transgender clients. We strive to make Fenway a safe, comfortable and respectful place in which to receive care.

Services include: Primary care,Hormone Administration,reproductive rights counseling, post-surgical follow-up care,HIV testing, counseling and medical care, psychotherapy,psychopharmocology,support groups,letters to support hormone therapy and surgery, counseling and advocacy for victims of violence,substance abuse counseling, massage, acupuncture and chiropractic care.

Main Site: 1340 Boylston St, Boston, MA

South End Site: 142 Berkeley St, Boston, MA

Youth Services: See Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center

Boston, MA 617-927-6000 Appointment Line 617-927-6225 Trans Health Program E-mail: transteamcoordinator@fenwayhealth.org Transgender Services

Offers therapy and medical care (including hormones). In-house pharmacy. (Link Checked 7.12)

Holyoke Health Center230 Maple St. Holyoke MA 01040 Phone: (413) 420-2200 Website: http://hhcinc.org Provides primary care and A Headache in the Pelvis hormone services under the guidelines of the center’s Transgender Health Initiative. Doctors Stephanie Billings and Fred Kim see trans patients. The clinic takes MassHealth & other insurance. Spanish available. has dental services on site. ((Link Checked 7.12)

Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA.
Phone: (413) 794-0000
Baystate Medical Center Hospital Notes :patient rights policy includes “gender identity or expression”
(Link Checked 7.12)

Baystate Franklin Medical Center
164 High Street, Greenfield, MA.
Phone: (413) 773-0211
Baystate Franklin Medical Center
Notes :patient rights policy includes “gender identity or expression”
(Link Checked 7.12))

Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
85 South Street, Ware, MA.
Phone: (413) 967-6211
Baystate Mary Lane Hospital
Notes :patient rights policy includes “gender identity or expression”
(Link Checked 7.12)

Brightwood Health Center – Centro de Salud
380 Plainfield Street, Springfield, MA.
Phone: (413) 794-4458
Centro de Salud
Notes :patient rights policy includes “gender identity or expression”
(Link Checked 7.12)

Chicopee Health Center
505 Front St.
Chicopee, MA 01013
Telephone: 413 420 2222

  • Some of the staff at this clinic constantly misgenders clients, while other staff is polite. Overall, the staff at this clinic should

receive training or better proposal software training (if they receive any) on sensitivity towards trans clients.
(Link Checked 7.12)

High Street Health Center
140 High Street, Springfield, MA.
Phone: (413) 794-2511
High Street Medical Center
Notes :patient rights policy includes “gender identity or expression”
(Link Checked 7.12)

Mason Square Neighborhood Health Center
11 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA.
Phone: (413) 794-3710
Mason Square
Notes :patient rights policy includes “gender identity or expression”
(Link Checked 7.12)

Youth

Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center

A health program of the Justice Resource Initiative (JRI). They provide a full range of primary care, mental health and substance abuse counseling, HIV counseling, testing and risk reduction reinforcement, and other clinical and social services to young people, generally between the ages of 13 and 29. Their primary focus is on persons who fall outside of more traditional health care settings for a variety of reasons, homelessness; involvement in marc d manoff street life and the sex industry; placement in a residential facility or group home because of serious best weight loss pills social and behavioral dysfunction, multiple placements with DSS so that medical care and healthful life style have been disrupted; and being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender and, therefore, at risk of not receiving culturally and clinically appropriate iphone photography services.

75 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111 (617) 457-8150 http://www.sidneyborum.org/ (Link Checked 9/13)

College

Harvard University Health Services

http://huhs.harvard.edu/ (Link Checked 7.12)

For students and some employees only, HUHS provides primary care, as well as certain specialist care, mental health care, and referrals. UHS has a trianed transgender team consisting of primary care doctors, mental health professionals, and endocrinologists. More information about specific doctors is available on the Harvard BGLTSA's website (http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/queer), and more Portable Stage information about the trans team can be obtained by emailing Sara Kimmel (skimmel@uhs.harvard.edu). The Harvard Trans Task Force (http://www.hcs.harvard.edu/queer/ttf or harvardttf@gmail.com) may be able to provide you with even more information. (Link Checked 7.12)

Boston University Health Services

BU Health Services For students and some employees only, BUHS provides health care. (Link Checked 7.12)

Child

Gender Management Service Clinic

At Children's Hospital Boston, led by Dr. Norman Spack. World leader in care for trans young children and young adults. Also provides thoughtful care for infants, children, adolescents and young adults with DSD (Disorder of Sexual Development).

GeMS website (Link Checked 9.13)