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SUNY Downstate Medical Center: STAR Health Center (SHC)

Description:

The mission of the STAR Health Center (SHC) is to improve the lives of people in the Central Brooklyn community through the provision of high quality health care, integrated research and prevention education. They offer specialized care for HIV disease, hepatitis C and substance abuse by health care professionals who are experienced in meeting the medical, social and mental health needs of our community. The STAR health care team is committed to creating and maintaining unique partnerships with their patients to ensure optimal health care outcomes.

The transgender community is diverse with particular health needs. The STAR Health Center is committed to providing high quality care for the transgender community. They offer up-to-date, evidence-based hormone therapy from knowledgeable clinicians. Their staff has had advanced training in providing medical and psychological care for the transgender community.

Website:

www.downstate.edu/star/services.html

Contact Information:

450 Clarkson Avenue
Box 49
Brooklyn, NY 11203
718-282-1199

Populations served:

Transgender women, Transgender men

Services offered:

Mental health services, , Primary health care, HIV counseling and testing, Legal services, Support groups, HIV counseling and testing, HIV care and treatment, Prevention with positives, Cultural competency education and training

Languages:

English, Spanish