Health Insurance

Amidacare: Amida Care’s Medicaid Managed Care Special Needs Health Plan (SNP), Live Life Plus, is specially designed to provide comprehensive health coverage and services to people living with HIV/AIDS and chronic conditions; people of transgender experience, regardless of HIV status; and people who are homeless, regardless of HIV status. You are eligible to join Amida Care’s Live Life Plus plan if:

  • You qualify for Medicaid Managed Care AND

  • You live in New York City AND

  • You are one of the following:

  • Living with HIV/AIDS

  • Homeless (HIV positive or negative)

  • Transgender (HIV positive or negative)

  • A child (HIV positive or negative) of an active Amida Care member

Gender Affirming Primary Care and Hormone Therapy

APICHA Community Health Center

(212) 334-6029


Callen-Lorde Community Health Center

Bronx: (718) 215-1800

Manhattan: (212) 271-7200

Name and Gender Marker Changes

New York Legal Assistance Group

Legal Walk-In Legal Clinic

New York LGBT Community Center

208 West 13th Street, New York, NY

(212) 613-5000  

Tuesdays: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Legal Aid

Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund

(646) 862-9396

Community and Support Groups

The LGBT Community Center

Services: Support groups (English and Spanish), mental health, substance use recovery

208 W 13 St New York, NY 10011

(646) 556-9300

Support for Loved Ones

Ackermann Institute for the Family

149 East 78th St. New York, NY 10075

(212) 879-4900

The Gender and Family Project (GFP) provides outpatient clinical services (groups and family therapy) to families with gender nonconforming and transgender children and adolescents.



(212) 463-0629

Support for parents, families, and friends of LGBT people. Regional support networks and national resources. Transgender Network (TNET) supports loved ones of TGNC people.