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.
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
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.
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)
Beverly Fischer, M.D.: Surgeon for top surgery, based in Timonium, MD.
Brownstein & Crane: Surgical group based in San Francisco, CA.
Charles Garramone, DO: Surgeon for top surgery based in Davie, FL.
Gary Alter, MD: Surgeon based in both Beverly Hills, CA and New York City.
American Institute for Plastic Surgery: Surgeons for top surgery, based in Dallas, TX.