LGBT

If you are LGBT,
we understand your
health care needs.

If you are LGBT, we understand your healthcare needs. CHN is a safe place for you to come and get quality healthcare and support. All of our centers will offer you a welcoming environment.

Here are the services we offer at CHN:

  • Primary (basic) health care
  • Free HIV testing
  • PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)
  • PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis)
  • Support groups
  • Individual and group counseling
  • ADAP enrollment

  • PrEP-AP enrollment
  • HIV/AIDS and Antiretroviral therapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Name/gender change referrals
  • Gender-affirming surgery referrals
  • Family building health education

Here are some programs we offer at CHN:

Transgender Family Program

CHN’s Transgender Family Program supports the lives of trans/gender non-conforming communities and improving HIV prevention and care. The Transgender Family Program creates safe spaces in low income communities. We offer services that address the individual goals of our clients.

Come to one of our weekly workshops (offered in both English and Spanish). For more information, please contact:

Transgender Family Program

94-98 Manhattan Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11206

347.578.1743

Sexual and Behavioral Health (SBH) Program

The SBH Program is a free program at CHN’s Jamaica and Lower East Side health centers. SBH will provide you with support for your sexual health and mental health needs. The program will pay for some doctors visits and mental health care sessions.

How does the program help me?

  • Visits with a SBH Health Educator
  • HIV tests and link to care
  • Testing and care for syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia
  • Hepatitis A,B, and C testing
  • Vaccines for Hepatitis A and B, HPV, meningococcal, and pneumococcal
  • 10 mental health counseling sessions with a therapist
  • Referrals to social services including: health insurance, legal help, work support, and housing
  • Education and help getting benefits for PrEP and PEP

To be a SBH Patient:

  • Must be uninsured (have no insurance)
  • Must get care at Jamaica or L.E.S. health centers
  • Must meet with SBH Health Educator your first visit
  • Must self-pay for other care or visits not listed here
  • If you are taking PrEP, you must sign up for PrEP-AP within 3 months
  • Must meet with SBH Health Educator every 6 months

How do I get started?

Visit or call one of these two locations:

CHN Jamaica

90-04 161st Street, 5th Floor

Jamaica, NY 11432

718.523.2123

CHN Lower East Side

150 Essex Street

New York, NY 10002

212.477.1120