Seven Major Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health Centers at a Glance

November 2005

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 Callen-Lorde Community Health CenterL.A. Gay & Lesbian CenterHoward Brown Health CenterMontrose ClinicChase-Brexton Health ServicesFenway Community HealthWhitman Walker ClinicSelected Totals
Geographic Area ServedGreater New York City areaLos Angeles metro areaChicago and suburbsGreater Houston areaMetropolitan Baltimore and Maryland's Eastern ShoreBoston areaWashington, D.C., area 
Number of Locations1132523 
Year Founded (or Predecessor Founded)1971197119741981197819711973 
Number of Active Primary Care Patients12,0001,8006,0001,8006,00010,0002,40040,000
Annual Number of Patient Encounters48,00015,00030,00011,00050,00055,00011,500220,500
Percentage of Patients Who Identify as LGBT70%96%85%50%35%50%52%60%
Percentage of Patients Who Are HIV+12.5%100%22%66%25%11%95%25%
Number of HIV+ Patients Each Year Who Receive Outpatient Medical Services1,5001,8001,3001,2001,2001,1002,40010,500
People Each Year Receiving In-Person HIV Prevention and Testing Services4,50010,000-12,0007,7007,7001,3001,600 to 4,000 per service5,70040,900
Additional Services for People With HIVcase management, mental health, nutritional counseling, dentistry, treatment adherence counseling case management, mental health, nutritional counseling, advocacy, referrals, pharmacy case management, mental health, nutritional counseling, treatment adherence counseling, substance abuse treatment, transportation, massage, acupuncture case management, mental health, nutritional counseling, vision care, dermatology, physical therapy, acupuncture, wellness program case management, mental health, nutritional counseling, dentistry, substance abuse treatment, pharmacy case management, mental health, nutritional counseling, adherence support, pharmacy, substance abuse treatment, harm reduction support, complementary therapies case management, mental health, food bank, dentistry, legal services, adherence services, pharmacy, substance abuse treatment, day treatment 
Number of People With HIV Each Year Who Use the Additional Services (may overlap with primary care patients)2,000100 to 600 per service50 to 400 per service300 to 800 per service2501,100100 to 1,000 per service,
2,500 use adherence services
 
Number of Medical Staff1351718143345145
Number of M.D.s74581313656
Annual Budget$10 millionno separate health budget$14 million$5.2 million$30 million$18.5 million$28 million$106 million (plus L.A. Center)
Amount of Budget Paid by Ryan White Funds $1.326 million $16.95 million (includes $12.5 million ADAP)$1.666 million$2.8 million$3.575 million$0.8 million$6.1 million$33 million
Amount of Budget Paid by Other Federal Funds$0.405 million$0.411 million$0.46 million$1.2 million$1.4 million$2.5 million$6.1 million$12.5 million
Medical Research Currently Conducted1 coping intervention for HIV

1 HIV-related behavioral study
12 HIV-related clinical studies

4 behavioral studies
11 HIV / 2 non-HIV clinical studies

5 HIV-related behavioral studies
HIV-related clinical studies

HIV-related behavioral studies
12 HIV clinical studies

1 behavioral study
30 HIV / 3 non-HIV clinical studies

19 HIV / 7 non-HIV behavioral and other studies
16 HIV / 1 non-HIV clinical studiesmore than 80 HIV clinical studies

more than 30 HIV behavioral studies
University Affiliation or Research CollaborationYale UniversityUSC, UCLA, Western and Drew UniversitiesUniversities of Illinois and of MinnesotaBaylor Medical School and University of Texasno current relationshipHarvard, Brown and Boston Universitiesno current relationship 
How Medical Research Is Fundednone is receivedpharmaceutical companies, government agencies, academiapharmaceutical companies, government agencies, academiapharmaceutical companies, government agencies, academiapharmaceutical companies, government agenciespharmaceutical companies, government agenciespharmaceutical companies 


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