Resources

Finding Allies and Resources
Trans-Friendly Resources in Baltimore
 

AIDS Action Baltimore, Inc.
10 E. Eager Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 837-5573 direct • (410) 837-2437 main
 
Project TEA Time provides individual & group support services for adult (18+) transgender women and men; HIV prevention; referral for HIV-positive persons; information & referral. Mental health services for trans* people struggling with depression, anxiety, or the aftermath of trauma, are also available for free. Online at http://aidsactionbaltimore.org
 
 
Baltimore Office of Wage Enforcement and Civil Rights
10 N. Calvert Street, Suite 915, Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-3141
 
Help filing claims for illegal discrimination against transgender people; assists victims of crime to access medical and mental health services. Online at http://www.baltimorecity.gov/Government/BoardsandCommissions/CommunityRelations.aspx
 
 
Baltimore City Health Department – STD Clinics
    Eastern STD Clinic – 620 N. Caroline Avenue, 21205
    (410) 396-9410

    Druid STD Clinic – 1515 W. North Avenue , 21217
    (410) 396-0176

Free HIV/STD testing; free STD treatment.  Online at
http://www.baltimorehealth.org/



Baltimore Trans-Masculine Alliance
241 West Chase Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Support group and social network for transmen of all sorts and stripes, providing a safe space to share explorations or concerns relating to health, identity, and personal experience. Meets the 4th Saturday of each month from 6 – 8 pm. Contact
btma@glccb.org



Chase Brexton Health Services, Inc.
1111 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 837-2050

3 other locations (Randallstown, Columbia, and Easton)

Primary health care; case management; hormone prescriptions and management; mental health and substance abuse services; HIV care. Online at
http://www.chasebrexton.org


FreeState Legal Project
1111 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 625-5428

FreeState Legal Project provides legal services to the low-income LGBT community members who cannot access the existing service providers. FreeState also seeks to educate the broader legal community about LGBT issues, enabling it  to better represent LGBT clients. FreeState is working to build the capacity within the Maryland Bar to handle LGBT issues. Online at http://freestatelegal.org


Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center (GLCCB)
241 West Chase Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 837-5445

Support groups for transwomen and transmen; information and referral. Online at
http://www.glccb.org/



Health Care for the Homeless
421 Fallsway, Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 837-5533

Primary and preventive health care; social services; case management; mental health and substance abuse services; information and referral.  Online at
http://www.hchmd.org/
 
 
Hearts and Ears, Inc.
11 W. Chase Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 523-1694

Support groups for LGBT people; referrals to LGBT-friendly health care, mental health care, and other service professionals; life skills development; drop in center; information and referral to emergency services. Online at
http://www.heartsandears.org/


Homeless Persons Representation Project
201 N. Charles Street, Suite 1104  Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 685-6589  or toll-free 1-800-773-4340

The Homeless Persons Representation Project (HPRP), a non-profit organization, provides legal services and systemic advocacy on behalf of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. HPRP can help with expungement (removing old charges from your record), as well as with housing issues for trans* people. Online at http://www.hprplaw.org/ 


Power Inside
325 E. 25th Street, Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 889-8333

Group counseling, re-entry and aftercare, open rap group, and literacy tutoring for women re-entering the community after incarceration.  Online at
http://www.powerinside.org/


Project PLASE
1814 Maryland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 837-1400

Transitional and permanent housing programs, social networking, life skills training, HIV outreach.


TurnAround, Inc.
3 locations (Baltimore City, Rosedale, and Towson)
Please call for information or to schedule a visit.
(410) 377-8111

Counseling, emergency shelter, client advocacy for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Provides transgender-specific services. Online at
http://www.turnaroundinc.org


University of Maryland
STAR TRACK - Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic (Serves ages 12 – 24)
120 Penn Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
(410) 328-TEEN / (410) 328-8336

Primary health care; routine health screenings and GYN care; HIV/STD testing and treatment; counseling for youth and families; teen support group; pregnancy testing; case management; referrals to dental, mental health, and social services.


Women Accepting Responsibility (WAR)
2300 Garrison Blvd., Suites 150/170, Baltimore, MD 21216
(410) 947-0700

Support groups, including weekly transgender support group; case management; HIV/STD testing; mobile van HIV counseling, testing, and referral; SISTA health education and risk reduction group; housing for HIV-positive women and their children; life skills development; re-entry services for women leaving correctional systems; safer sex parties, and more. All of WAR’s services are delivered in a women-centered, safe and supportive environment.  Online at
http://www.womenacceptingresponsibility.org/


Youth Empowered Society (YES) Drop-in Center
2315 N. Charles Street, 1st Floor, Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 235-7744

YES Drop-In Center is Baltimore City’s first and only drop-in center for homeless youth. YES Drop-In Center is a safe space for youth who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness and between the ages of 14-25, to get basic needs met and establish supportive relationships with peer counselors and allies that them make and sustain connections to long-term resources and opportunities. LGBT-affirming.  Online at
http://www.yesdropincenter.org/
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Jean-Michel Brevelle,
Nov 1, 2011, 3:40 PM