This is a compilation of health-related resources that may be of interest to our community.

Please be aware that listing here does not constitute an endorsement by DCATS itself, but you may be able to find or solicit opinions from DCATS members on our mailing list or at meetings. If you are disrespected or mistreated by anyone listed here, though, please let us know.

Crisis Help

  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline +1 (800)273-8255

    Free hotline to a trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, 24/7.

  • Trans Lifeline +1 (877)565-8860

    Free crisis hotline staffed by transgender people, for transgender people.

  • The Trevor Project +1 (866)488-7386

    Crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ+ youth ages 13-24.

Medical Care and Support

  • Whitman-Walker Clinic

    The Whitman-Walker Clinic is a comprehensive health provider that has long provided support for the LGBT and HIV+ community. They offer transgender care and have financial assistance programs.

  • HIPS

    Mobile and in-house Syringe exchange, safer sex materials and HIV testing and counseling; street outreach; peer education and case management; client advocacy for trans people and sex workers; 24/7 Hotline (1-800-676-HIPS)