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Causes: AIDS, Civil Rights, Health, Health Support, Lesbian & Gay Rights, LGBTQ

Mission: Primary care health center specializing in lgbt health and hiv/aids.

Programs: Medical services: medical services provides comprehensive primary outpatient health care services with unique expertise in hiv care and care for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. Services include: primary care and hiv/lgbt specialty care; gynecological care; subspecialty consultations; sti diagnostic and treatment services; medications and treatment adherence counseling; comprehensive on-site nutritional assessments. Services are provided at two different locations: 1525 14th street in northwest dc, and the max robinson center (mrc) in s0uthwest dc. Whitman-walker had over 31,000 medical patient encounters in 2016.

behavioral health: behavioral health services provides comprehensive mental health and addiction treatment services with unique expertise in hiv care and care for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. The programs include: individual and gr0up psychotherapy; psychopharmacology and peer facilitated c0unseling. Addiction services offer a continuum of treatment modalities, intensive outpatient treatment and outpatient treatment.

pharmacy: the whitman-walker pharmacy, located at 1525 14th street nw, is a full - service pharmacy that provides fast and convenient service to the clients of wwh. Our pharmacists, who have expertise in hiv care, are available for one-on-one sessions to provide medication counseling, hiv education and management of side effects. Our pharmacists are also knowledgeable about issues such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and asthma. The pharmacy accepts almost all insurance plans, we accept dc medicaid, aids drug assistance program, maryland aids drug assistance program, most medicare part d plans and most commercial insurance plans.

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2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Client Served

Rating: 5

Whitman-Walker has the most knowledgeable and compassionate care givers in town. They always take the time to answer all of my questions and make me feel like an important part of my own care... not like a number in a factory

Review from Guidestar

Client Served

Rating: 1

I was so sick today (July 07) with my throat in real pain and bad headache. Since my school clinics does not open til Friday, I want to see a doctor at local clinics ASAP. Whitman is closest clinics to my place and I am in no shape of walking far.

I came to the reception in Whitman at 1701 14th St, NW and asked, saying that it was my first time at Whitman, telling him my conditions and that I need to see a doctor. The guy(s) at reception table told me Whitman only offers service to blood test and care to patients who already had doctor at Whitman, and also told me to walk to 17th NW & R st where I may find a doctor. When I walked out, I wondered-- God is this really a clinics or what? I agreed that I may need to fill some forms as a first timer, but saying no to patients was unacceptable. And of course I am willing to pay for the service on my own.

I thought goal of all clinics is to provide care to patients regardless their situation. . It seems not as it should be for Whitman Walker. They are like "Good luck dying if you are not gay or gay but forgot to mentioned".

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