LGBTQ Services in Queens, NY
Choices meets the health care needs of the LGBTQ and gender non-conforming communities in a welcoming, sensitive and supportive environment. We celebrate diverse expressions of gender and sexuality at Choices, and for over 46 years we have offered compassionate, confidential and individualized care for a broad range of health care needs.
Our services include a full range of gynecological care, including PAP tests, STI testing and treatment, HIV testing, PREP & PEP, Breast Exams, Annual Wellness Checkups, and all birth control options. Your provider can help you assess whether you should use birth control, and what type, within your relationship. Choices provides medical abortion services (the abortion pill) up to 10 weeks of pregnancy and surgical abortion services up to 24 weeks of pregnancy. We are committed to helping patients make the best decisions for themselves and their loved ones and to providing quality health care throughout their reproductive – and post-reproductive – lives.
Our extensive Prenatal Program monitors the health and development of both mother and baby throughout the pregnancy.
Our Nutrition Counseling specializes in identifying dietary problems and challenges and providing dietary guidance.
Our Behavioral Health Department offers individual and group counseling with expertise in working with LGBTQ & gender nonconforming clients, including concerns and conflicts that may arise from sexuality and gender. Our psychologists and counselors assist individuals with a wide range of physical, emotional and behavioral difficulties, including trauma/PTSD, high risk pregnancies, postpartum depression, bereavement, eating disorders, self-harm, long-term illness and pain management, anxiety, and stress-management.
We tie it all together with Primary Care that addresses the overall wellness of our patients.
We have developed services to address the unique healthcare needs of the LGBTQ and gender non-conforming communities. Our staff is trained to work with people living a diversity of lifestyles, and our safe environment for LGBTQ and gender non-conforming people encourages honesty and pride.
Convenient hours of operation, walk-in and same-day appointments, online patient registration and appointment scheduling make booking an appointment at Choices easy to do. On site insurance specialists can help you get the coverage you need. Choices accepts most major insurances, government programs such as Medicaid, Medicare, Family Planning Benefit Program and the Family Planning Extension Program.
Choices is devoted to leveling the playing field when it comes to eliminating the health care inequalities that have historically impacted LGBTQ and gender non-conforming individuals. Inclusive, respectful, and trustworthy… at Choices our specialty is YOU!