Referrals

If you are a Callen-Lorde patient that needs a new referral, please contact your medical provider through the patient portal or call (212) 271-7200 to leave a message for your provider. If you are a Callen-Lorde patient who has a referral that is less than 2 years old, or to request a new referral for an issue you have already addressed with your medical provider, call (212) 271-7209.

Did we give you a referral? We want to hear from you! Take the quick referrals survey to submit your feedback and help improve our referrals process.

For additional resources, please see below.

Out-of-State Patient Resources

Insurance:

HealthCare.gov – Public insurance and Medicaid options by state.

Out2Enroll – LGBTQ-affirming insurance navigation.

Medical Providers:

American Academy of HIV Medicine – Find an HIV provider by location.

CenterLink – Directory for LGBT centers, many of which have primary care and pro-bono providers listed.

MyTransHealth – TGNB-affirming medical and mental health providers.

National Association for Community Health Centers – Community Health Centers are required to care for folks regardless of ability to pay. Find one near you.

PleasePrEPMe – Search engine for PrEP and HIV services.

World Professional Association for Transgender Health – Directory for TGNB competent healthcare providers by specialty

Behavioral Health:

Association of LGBTQ Psychiatrists – Directory of LGBTQ+ affirming behavioral health providers.

MyTransHealth – TGNB-affirming medical and mental health providers.

National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network – QTPoC mental health practitioner directory.

World Professional Association for Transgender Health – Directory for TGNB competent healthcare providers by specialty.

Additional Resources:

GALAP Directory – The gender-affirming letter access project, providing free and low-cost letters for gender-affirming access to medical care.

 

Additional LGBTQ+ Health Resources in NYC

APICHA
(212) 334-7940
400 Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Primary, Specialty, HIV care
Low cost/sliding fee scale, most Private Insurances, Medicaid and Medicare, Fidelis, Health First, MetroPlus, United HealthCare Community Plan, ADAP

Community Health Network
General: (866) 246-8259
Bronx: 975 Westchester Ave.
(718) 320-4466
Queens: 90-04 161st Street, Jamaica
(718) 523-2123
Adult and senior primary health care, HIV Care, mental health services, gynecology, STI screening and HIV testing and counseling, podiatry and dentistry. Services for teens. Health Centers, offices, and mobile units in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. Transgender Health Care program at Bronx and Queens locations.

Daniel C. Leicht Center (at Governor Hospital Center)
227 Madison Street, Room 107 (btwn Jefferson & Clinton St)
New York, NY 10002
Appointments: (212) 238-8188
Insurance: Takes virtually all commercial insurances and provides sliding scale free. Most private insurances are not accepted. Specialties: LGBT primary care, specializing in HIV and transgender care, as well as care of patients with chronic illness.

Ryan Network
Upper West Side: 110 W 97th St., Manhattan
(212) 749-1820
Midtown West: 645 10th Ave., Manhattan
(212) 265-4500
Lower East Side: 279 E 3rd St., Manhattan
(212) 477-8500
Family primary health care (Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric), HIV Primary Care, Dental Care, Optometry, Allergy, Dermatology, Neurology, Nutrition, Podiatry, Prenatal care, Sexual and Reproductive Health Care, Sonograms, Urology, Case Management, and Mental Health services.

Gotham Medical Group
(212) 620-0144
314 w 14th St, 5th Fl
Private Insurances