Author: Selene Castrucci

  • July 22, 2020

    IMPACT OF 340B AT CALLEN-LORDE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER: REINVESTMENT IN COMMUNITY

    Callen-Lorde Community Health Center (Callen-Lorde) is a federally qualified community health center with a mission to provide comprehensive primary care and related services focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) communities, as well as people living with HIV, regardless of ability to pay. For more than 50 years, Callen-Lorde has served as a […]


  • July 10, 2020

    BREAKING: Callen-Lorde joins Lawsuit Against Administration

    On Thursday, July 9th, National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), the Transgender Law Center (TLC), the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF), the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (CHLPI) of Harvard Law School, and law firm Hogan Lovells filed a lawsuit on behalf of Callen-Lorde and our co-plaintiffs (Darren Lazor, Fenway Health, Transgender […]


  • April 1, 2020

    PUBLIC BENEFITS FOR PEOPLE AFFECTED BY COVID-19

    Unemployment Benefits: What is it? Unemployment benefits is temporary income for eligible workers who lose their job through no fault of their own. COVID-Related Notice: New York State is waiving the 7-day waiting period for unemployment insurance benefits for people who are out of work due to COVID-19 closures or quarantines. If you live in […]


  • March 13, 2020

    Responding to COVID-19

      Much has changed in the world, in New York, and at Callen-Lorde. We are continuing to care for our communities as we have for over 50 years with compassion, with dignity, and regardless of ability to pay. Our staff continue to be on the front lines throughout this unprecedented event, screening patients for symptoms […]


  • March 6, 2020

    COVID-19 – What You Need to Know

    Dear Community Members – We are living through the very difficult reality of the novel coronavirus, which has now been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization. While we see many workplaces closing down, our responsibility as a healthcare organization one that primarily serves people who have been systemically excluded from healthcare, housing, and […]


  • April 18, 2019

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month

    With increased media attention to survivors of sexual assault through the #MeToo movement, more individuals have felt empowered to speak out against their perpetrators in solidarity. Sexual assault can happen to anyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, age, or race; though too often, black and brown bodies, trans bodies and femme bodies are the targets of […]


  • February 15, 2019

    Callen-Lorde Advocacy Day in Albany

    On Tuesday, February 5th, a team of Callen-Lorde staff and patients traveled to Albany to advocate for LGBTQ health equity and justice. We believe health equity is racial equity and that true liberation will only come when our communities and our families can adequately access culturally competent and comprehensive health care in all forms. As […]