Finally! Now More Healthcare Options for Black Transgender People! The National Black Trans Advocacy Coalition (BTAC) is proud to introduce our new initiatives and resources for helping the trans community live healthy lives.
New Health Service Program
BTAC has launched a new health services and resources program to help the trans community access:
- Dedicated Healthcare Specialist
- Trans-friendly medical and behavioral health providers
- Annual Doctor’s Visits
- Mental Health Counseling Sessions
- HIV/STI Testing
- Gender-affirming care/Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
- Insurance Assistance
- Health products, such as chest binders, STP/Packers, etc.
- Travel to health appointments
Read more details about our new Transgender Healthcare Services & Keep your health on track with a little help from BTAC!
The Healthcare Specialist, Marcel Williams, is available to respond to health access inquiries by appointment during business hours. Please use BTAC Healthcare Service Form to schedule your one-on-one appointment today.
LGBTQ Health Awareness Week: March 21 – 25, 2022
In honor of LGBTQ Health Awareness Week, BTAC is giving out free face masks and safe sex care packages to those who sign up between March 21-31, 2022.
Please complete the Trans Health Care Package Request if you would like to receive a care package in the mail.
Black Trans Women Inc – Women’s Health Surgery Grant
Black Trans Women Inc (BTWI) supports women in their safe and healthy transition journey. This grant serves low-income black trans women across the United States who are in need of gender affirming surgeries. BTWI will pay up to $1000 for surgery cost.
To apply for the BTWI Surgery Grant and to find out more information, please visit https://blacktranswomen.org/womens-health-surgery-grant
HIV/AIDS Testing with Planned Parenthood
If you are planning on getting an HIV/AIDS test, then there’s no better place than at Planned Parenthood where you can get it done without any hassle!
We have teamed up with them for providing low-cost and confidential tests for our members so that everyone gets tested regularly! In the State of Texas? From 3/14 to 3/31, present this card to one of their locations so they know you were referred by BTAC.
Black Trans Men Inc. Top Surgery and Health Product Grants
As a part of the Black Trans Men Inc. (BTMI) mission to improve the health and well-being of the people in the communities it serves, BTMI is offering a grant of up to $1000 to assist with the financial obligation for undergoing elective gender affirming top surgery for Black and African American trans men.
To apply for the BTMI Top Surgery Grant and to find out more information, please visit https://blacktransmen.org/top-surgery-grant/
Your Good Health Matters – Be Well!
Healthcare Access Specialist
National Black Trans Advocacy Coalition