Choices LGBTQ Health Services – A Safe Haven for the LBGTQ Community 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. Since our founding in 1971, we have offered compassionate, confidential and individualized care for a broad range of health needs.
Our services include a full range of gynecological care, including PAP tests, testing and treatment for STIs (sexually transmitted infections), HIV testing, PREP & PEP for preventing HIV, 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.
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 Behavioral Health Department offers individual and group counseling. We are known for our culturally competent and sensitive staff. Our psychologists and counselors are experienced in working with LGBTQ and gender nonconforming clients, including concerns and conflicts that may arise from sexuality and gender. These include 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. If you want to just talk in a friendly, safe environment, we are here for you.
Booking an appointment at Choices is easy. We have Convenient hours of operation, walk-in and same-day appointments. Online patient registration and appointment scheduling make booking a visit to Choices easy to do.
On-site insurance specialists can help you get the coverage you need. Choices accepts most major insurances and can help you enroll in 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.
At Choices we say “Our Specialty is You” – and we mean it. Our Specialty is You AS YOU ARE and AS YOU WANT TO BE.