Transgender Health Services

Each person who walks through our doors has a unique story and a unique set of needs, and APLA Health is ready to assist everyone on their journey towards health.

For many people in the transgender community, finding gender-affirming healthcare providers can be a challenge. At APLA Health, we work with you to meet your healthcare needs in a culturally affirming manner. We offer several healthcare services as well as community-based groups that provide holistic care.

Services We Offer

  • Primary Medical Care
  • Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy
  • PrEP & PEP Management and Counseling
  • HIV Testing
  • HIV Specialty Care and Support Programs
  • STI Testing and Treatment
  • Hep-B & C Testing
  • Dental Services
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Referrals for gender-affirming surgeries and letter writing for gender-affirming surgeries
  • Trans Connections offers incentivized access to HCT, STI screening/treatment, PrEP conversation, and linkaget to/re-engagement in care for HIV+ individuals.
  • Red Circle Project offers personal health navigation sessions which include linkages to sexual health and wellness services (HCT, STI screening/treatment, PrEP)
  • Trans Connections

    Trans Connections is an HIV prevention program for trans people of color, ages 18-29. We offer incentivized testing, linkage to care for those who are newly or previously diagnosed with HIV, fun events, and more!

    The Trans Connections Checklist

    Take part in our Trans Connections Checklist by coming on down to APLA Health for PrEP & PEP info and HIV & STD testing.

    If you are a trans person of color, between the ages of 18-29, you qualify for a $50 incentive upon completion of the entire checklist.


    APLA Health Education Center
    3741 S. La Brea Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90016
    call or text the Trans Connections Hotline at 323.628.3996


    APLA Health – Long Beach Health Clinic
    1043 Elm Ave. #302
    Long Beach, CA 90813
    call or text the Trans Connections Hotline at 323.628.3996

    Get in Touch with Trans Connections

    For more information, call or text Sandra Esqueda at Trans Connections Hotline at 323.628.3996.

    Para información en español, por favor llame o envie un mensaje de texto Sandra Esqueda a 323.746.3268.


    Facebook: TransConnections
    Instagram: TransConnections
    Twitter: TransConnectLA

    Location of Services

    Gleicher/Chen Health Center

    3743 S. La Brea Ave.
    Los Angeles, CA 90016
    After hours: 323.329.9900

    Free parking / Metro Exposition Line

    Primary Medical Care, Dental Care, Mental Health

    Long Beach Health Center
    Long Beach Health Center

    On the campus of St. Mary Medical Center
    1043 Elm Ave., Suite 302
    Long Beach, CA 90813
    After hours: 562.247.7740
    Fax: 562.432.5122

    Free parking with validation / Metro Blue Line within walking distance

    Primary Medical Care, Dental Care, Mental Health

    APLA Health – Olympic
    Global Healthcare/APLA Health

    5901 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 310
    Los Angeles, CA 90036
    After hours: 323.215.1725

    Parking structure on NW corner of Olympic Blvd. and Genesee Ave.

    Primary Medical Care, Dental Care, Mental Health

    The David Geffen Center


    611 S. Kingsley Dr.
    Los Angeles, CA 90005
    After hours: 213.201.1600

    Free Parking / Metro Purple Line

    Mental Health

    Wilshire Dental Clinic

    1127 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1504
    Los Angeles, CA 90017
    After hours: 213.201.1388

    Metro Red & Purple Lines

    Dental Care

    Been Seen

    APLA Health is committed to your healthcare. As such, all employees are held to a high standard of conduct when engaging with patients and clients. Our goal is to provide culturally affirming care regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We require all staff to attend online and in-person trainings multiple times a year to eliminate potential biases in care.

    If you feel you did not receive the best care, please speak to one of our clinic directors by calling one of the numbers above or calling the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (800) 260-8787.