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Gender-Affirming Care in Charleston, SC

Charleston Health Center offers the following services specifically for clients who need Gender-Affirming Care:

Gender-Affirming Services

Transgender clients, regardless of age, gender identity, or gender expression, are welcome to visit any of our health centers to receive the preventative, sexual, and reproductive health care services we provide in an affirming environment.

For transgender clients ages 18 and over, we provide gender-affirming hormone therapy on an informed consent basis. This means that our providers will work with you to develop a plan of care based on your health care needs and transition goals. We do not require a mental health referral to initiate hormones.

We can also provide referrals to other transgender-affirming medical services and community resources. At this time, we do not provide pubertal suppression services for adolescents.

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What to Expect

At this health center, these Gender-Affirming Care services are available:

When you call for an appointment to begin or continue hormone therapy, one of our front desk staff members will help you schedule your appointment and talk with you about what to expect.

At your first appointment, our provider will take time to:

  • Review your medical history
  • Discuss your goals and expectations
  • Confirm your understanding of the potential risks and side effects
  • Answer any questions you have
  • Connect you to available community resources.

Your first appointment also allows our provider to order the necessary lab work to ensure you are medically eligible to begin hormone therapy.

Clients under our care receive a written prescription for hormones which they fill at a pharmacy. Planned Parenthood does not provide pharmacy services for these hormones.

Fax: 843-937-6497

1312 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29407 USA

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HOURS

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Day
Hours
Monday
9 am - 4 pm
Tuesday
8 am - 3 pm
Wednesday
10 am - 6 pm
Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday
8 am - 3 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Appointments

You can privately and easily book your appointment online for select services 24/7. For the full set of services, you can call 843-628-4380 to book your appointment. Health center staff can also answer any questions you may have.

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