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Hormone Therapy Basics

PPNCNY offers quality, compassionate gender affirming hormone therapy to our transgender and gender nonconforming patients using an Informed Consent Model. 

How Do I Make an Appointment?

Please contact us at 1-800-230-PLAN to schedule an appointment for an Initial Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy visit. At this appointment, we will review your medical history, review the Informed Consent form, and draw lab tests. Depending on your medical history, we will either prescribe the hormones to you at your first visit or wait to prescribe the hormones until we get your lab results back. 

If I'm Already on Hormones, Can I Transfer My Care to PPNCNY?

Yes, you are able to transfer your hormone care to PPNCNY. You will still have to make an appointment for an Initial Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy visit so that we can go through our Informed Consent form with you. Also, please make sure to bring information about your current prescription and dosage to the Initial visit.

How Much Does It Cost?

We have staff ready to help you figure out costs and payments for this service for both insured and uninsured patients. Please call 1-800-230-PLAN to discuss payment and cost options.

How Old Do I Have to Be to Get Hormones from PPNCNY?

For our transgender hormone services, we see patients 18 and over. If you are under 18, we can refer you to other providers who can give you hormonal care.

What Other Services Apart from Hormone Therapy Does PPNCNY Offer to Our Patients?

All services we offer at PPNCNY are available to patients of all genders. See “For Patients” to learn more about our wide range of services.


1. “Safer Sex for Trans Bodies” from Whitman-Walker Health & Human Rights Campaign 

2. “How to Change your ID Documents 2016” from the Sylvia Rivera Law Project 

3. “Transgender Health Injection Guide” from Fenway Health 

4. General Resources:

ACR Health

Sylvia Rivera Law Project

The Center: Support

TransLatinx Network

CK Life