Transgender Health

Fenway Health Transgender Program. Leader in High Quality, Informed Health Care Regardless of Gender Identity or Expression. Whatever Your Gender, We’ve Got You Covered.

Transgender-Focused Groups

Fenway offers several drop-in, staff-facilitated, peer-led, short-term, therapy and one-time social group activities and options for transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) people as well as for non-transgender partners, parents or guardians of TGNC individuals. A listing of these groups can be found here. Additional support and therapy groups at Fenway are available and welcoming of TGNC individuals. The full spectrum of available groups can be found here.

Wednesday Walk-In Information & Resources

Fenway’s Trans Health Program can help you find health information and resources, and assist you in figuring out your next steps for getting the care you need.

This service is free and available on a walk-in basis for 20-minute sessions on Wednesdays from 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm. This service is located on the 2nd Floor of the Ansin Building at 1340 Boylston Street. Please ask at the registration desk to speak with Cei.

If this time is not convenient for you, please email the Trans Health Patient Advocate to talk about your needs or for guidance in how to set up an appointment for help with your care.

Support Resources

Trans Suicide Prevention

For information about trans suicide and helping a person who is feeling suicidal, please download one of the following brochures:

  • To assist a friend or someone you know in the community: Community Brochure
  • For professionals who serve trans communities and want information on helping suicidal clients or patients: Providers’ Brochure

Peer Listening Line & LGBT Helpline

  • Anonymous, toll-free information, referrals and support

Outside Gender Therapy Options

This is not an exhaustive listing.

Fenway cannot guarantee transgender cultural competence of outside providers. We recommend you interview any provider and find one that fits with your needs and expectations.

Documents & Further Reading

Informed Consent Documents

Self-Injection Guide

Downloadable Self-Injection Guide for people who are managing their own intramuscular or subcutaneous injections of hormones. [These guidelines are not meant to replace proper training in injecting techniques and safety precautions. Please talk to your medical provider first and get proper training before attempting to self-inject using these guidelines.]

What to Expect: Hormone Treatment at Fenway Health

Downloadable resource for people interested in learning more about how hormone therapy works at Fenway Health!

Transgender Youth Clinic

Fenway Health offers medical and behavioral health care for gender diverse youth under 18 at all of our clinical sites.

Our providers host a clinic for trans youth under 18 on the following days:

  • Every 2nd Wednesday at 1340 Boylston Street on the third floor.
  • Every 3rd Wednesday at Fenway: South End, 142 Berkeley Street.
  • Every 4th Wednesday at 1340 Boylston Street on the third floor.

To schedule a visit at the Trans Youth Clinic, please call 617.927.6000.

TRANS YOUTH CLINIC PROVIDERS

Medical
Timothy Cavanaugh, MD
Tracey Toner, NP-C
Ethan Brackett, MD, MPA
Danielle O’Banion, MD
Alexis Drutchas, MD
Karen Kelly, MD

Behavioral Health
Rachel Kahn, LICSW

Patient Advocacy
Cei Lambert

Scheduling and Coordination
Mike Meehan

For more information on what to expect at the clinic, please refer to the Hormone Therapy Resource at the top of this page.

Hormone Therapy Resource

Need to learn more about hormone therapy? Here are some pointers that will help you understand how hormone therapy works at Fenway Health!

DOWNLOAD (PDF)

Trans Health Program Information

857.313.6589

transhealth@fenwayhealth.org

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