Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) is a welcoming and open environment for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. We are committed to providing comprehensive health care services, including the full range of adult, women’s and men’s services, as well as connecting individuals with HIV or hepatitis to screenings and treatment, Gay Men’s Health Services, prenatal services and more.
Regardless of health condition or income status, our courteous and professional medical staff is committed to treating all patients with the utmost dignity and respect. All of our primary care clinics proudly serve the San Diego LGBTQ community.
To schedule an appointment with a Family Health Centers of San Diego provider at a clinic near you, call (619) 515-2300.
Services we offer the LGBTQ community include:
- Adult Services
We meet the full spectrum of our patients’ wellness needs. From treating chronic health conditions, such as high blood pressure, diabetes and asthma, to sick visits and wellness exams, we focus on providing compassionate care for the entire body.
- STD Prevention, Screening & Treatment
If you are sexually active, prevention and regular screenings for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, herpes, syphilis and HIV, can lower your risk of infection and provide you with peace of mind. Routine testing for hepatitis B and C and HIV is offered at all clinic locations, with our Hillcrest Family Health Center providing quality treatment and care to people living with HIV/AIDS. For more information about our HIV and hepatitis services, please click here.
- Transgender Health
- Assistance with Barriers to Accessing Health and Social Services
- Case Management
- Monitored Hormone Therapy
- Supportive Services for those At-Risk for HIV and STDs
- Support for Transition-Related Issues
Our Gay Men’s Health Services provide support/services to men who have sex with other men and transgender individuals, and also has services specifically designed to address the needs of the Latino and African American communities. Learn more about their programs and services by visiting www.gaymenshealth.org.
- Mental Health
Feeling sad or depressed? Do you worry too much? Our professionally trained mental health counselors offer a variety of therapies—including individual, couples and group—to address your behavioral issues and help you feel better.
- Alcohol and Drug Services
Our comprehensive, client-centered services provide a welcoming environment that treats the physical, emotional and mental health of individuals with substance abuse. Our services are flexible to each client’s unique needs and type of care after discharge. Click here to learn more.