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.

Walk-in hours and support groups are subject to cancellation due to holidays, staff schedule changes, or unforeseen circumstances. If you have any questions about an upcoming group or walk-in session, call 857.313.6589 or email transhealth@fenwayhealth.org.

Please note that the transgender support group on 11/21 and transgender walk-in clinic on 11/22 have been cancelled due to scheduling issues. We apologize for any inconvenience. Questions? Call 857.313.6589 or email transhealth@fenwayhealth.org.

Wednesday Walk-In Information & Resources

PLEASE NOTE: Due to staffing changes, our Trans Walk-In clinic will not reconvene until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience and will make an announcement as soon as the clinic is available again.

Fenway Health offers free, drop-in navigation for Transgender Health Services. These free clinics are held weekly:

1st, 3rd, 4th Wednesday of the month: 1340 Boylston Street, Boston. 4:30pm-7pm

2nd Wednesday of the Month: Fenway South End, 142 Berkeley Street, Boston. 4:30-7pm

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.

Walk-in hours and support groups are subject to cancellation due to holidays, staff schedule changes, or unforeseen circumstances. If you have any questions about an upcoming group or walk-in session, call 857.313.6589 or email transhealth@fenwayhealth.org.

Please note that the transgender support group on 11/21 and transgender walk-in clinic on 11/22 have been cancelled due to scheduling issues. We apologize for any inconvenience. Questions? Call 857.313.6589 or email transhealth@fenwayhealth.org.

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, LMHC

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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