Trans Healthcare

I collaborated with Sheila Ramgopal at Allegheny Reproductive Health Center on this list of providers and resources. Thank you Zoë Mizuho for all of your help as well!

PROVIDERS (selection)
Provider Phone/Address Services Payment
Metro Community Health Center 1789 South Braddock Avenue #410, Pittsburgh, PA 15218 412-247-2310
www.metrocommunityhealthcenter.org
Hormone therapy, LGBTQ-competent care. Income-based sliding scale.
Sisters PGH info@sisterspgh.org
https://www.facebook.com/sistersPGH
Drop-in space, resource provider and shelter transitioning program.
Persad Center 5301 Butler St. Suite 100, Pgh 15201 412-441-9786
www.persadcenter.org

Transgender counseling services include opportunities for gender evaluation, individual, couples, group counseling, family education programs, and referrals. Referrals to legal services, primary medical care, hormone treatment, and cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.

Advocate for gender-non-conforming people who have experienced discrimination.

PERSAD participates in the PA Medicaid program (CBH). You may qualify for funding available through our community partnerships.
Central Outreach Wellness Center (412) 471-9806
1860 Centre Ave #106
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
http://www.centraloutreach.com
Comprehensive transgender healthcare. All Medical Assistance, Funding for Low-Income Allegheny County residents.
Allegheny Reproductive Health Center (412) 661-8811
5910 Kirkwood St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
https://www.alleghenyreproductive.com
Obstetrical, gyne, abortion care, hormone prescribing
and surgical consultation.
Uninsured people may be eligible for financial assistance.
ALLIES FOR HEALTH + WELL-BEING

 

5913 PENN AVE, 2ND FLOOR
PITTSBURGH, PA 15206
Email: INFO@ALLIESPGH.ORG
Website: alliespgh.org
Phone: 412-345-7456
Entrance wheelchair-accessible, wheelchair-accessible exam tables. Gender-neutral bathrooms, use people’s preferred pronouns, inclusive. Language interpreters available for appointments.

Inclusive primary care, on-site pharmacy services including lower cost HRT, referrals for surgery, mental health care, legal services and case management for those with HIV.

Income-based care if uninsured.
OTHER RESOURCES/INFO

Transgender Health Insurance Guide to the Marketplace

https://out2enroll.org/out2enroll/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/PA-Transgender-Guide.pdf Affordable Care Act (ACA) Coverage
Out2Enroll https://out2enroll.org/ Marketplace (ACA) enrollment help
PA Health Law Project www.phlp.org Legal Representation, ACA/Disability/Medicaid Enrollment Help
Transbucket http://www.transbucket.com/ Healthcare and surgery resource for the online trans community.
Pittsburgh Health Brigade – https://pittsburghhealthbrigade.wordpress.com/tag/transgender/ Providers Reviewed and Tagged Transgender
Project Silk 304 Wood Street, Mezzanine Floor
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
(412) 532-2128
jburdick@chscorp.org
Project Silk drop in hours are Monday through Thursday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
https://www.facebook.com/ProjectSilk/
https://chscorp.org/service-area/program/project-silk
Project Silk is a non-clinical community health space for LGBTQIA+ Youth of Color, located in Downtown Pittsburgh. Our mission is to provide a safer space for LGBTQIA+ youth of Color to learn, grow, and express themselves. We offer free and confidential HIV/STI testing during our open hours. We also link clients to various resources such as employment, housing, and food. Moreover, we provide recreational activities /workshops, and groups for folks to engage in. Rapid HIV Testing (finger prick or oral swab) completed with Chembio test. We also test for Hep C, Chlamydia,Gonorrhea, Syphilis. We can also link folks to PrEP with our new PrEP Telemedicine Model. No appointment needed.
Proud Haven www.proudhaven.org 5132 Butler St. Pgh 15201 412-953-4666 Helps homeless LGBTQ+ youth find housing and other services.
Garden of Peace https://www.gardenofpeaceproject.org/qtpoc-resource-guide Phone: (412) 879-0477 Email: info@gardenofpeaceproject.org Resource guides and programs center Black queer and trans youth.
TransBuddy PGH https://www.transbuddypgh.org/ 412.944.4261 transbuddypgh@gmail.com Bring a buddy to your next healthcare visit.

LGBTQ Resources

ALLIES FOR HEALTH + WELL-BEING
5913 PENN AVE, 2ND FLOOR
PITTSBURGH, PA 15206
Email: INFO@ALLIESPGH.ORG
Website: alliespgh.org
TOLL FREE: 1 888 204 8821
Clinic hours are 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday.
Call 412-345-7456 to make an appointment.

Entrance wheelchair-accessible, wheelchair-accessible exam tables. Gender-neutral bathrooms, use people’s preferred pronouns, inclusive. Language interpreters available for appointments.

Medical clinic provides primary medical care that is open to all, regardless of HIV status or health insurance. No out of pocket costs for on-site pharmacy including PreP.

PERSAD CENTER INC
5301 Butler Street, Suite 100
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
PHONE: 412-441-9786
or 888-873-7723
www.persadcenter.org

PERSAD CENTER is a human service organization whose mission is to improve the well-being of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning) communities, and the HIV/AIDS communities. We serve our target populations and their loved ones, cradle to grave, across western Pennsylvania, with service centers in Pittsburgh, Washington and Erie Pennsylvania.

PITTSBURGH HEALTH BRIGADE

http://pittsburghhealthbrigade.wordpress.com/

Community-created provider directory and resource listings, including listings for LGBTQ-supportive and knowledgeable providers.  Section on how to recognize good health care.

GLMA – Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

http://www.glma.org/

Has a provider directory with a number of Pittsburgh providers listed. Also provides health care equity information and advocacy resources.