Health & Wellness

Community Trainings

Whitman-Walker Health offers many types of trainings for organizations aimed at educating people on modern Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) healthcare needs, appropriate language, current research findings and more. Capacity Talk - Trainings for Youth We offer free capacity building services to the many youth-serving organizations in D.C. These trainings assist groups with promoting and delivering sustainable HIV prevention methods and sexual health education. Mautner Cultural Competency Training Mautner Project of Whitman-Walker works to reduce the gap in health disparities among LGBTQ people with a health expertise in lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LBT) women’s needs. This training is available as a continuing education unit for social workers, doctors and nurses.  

Community Health and Wellness

Whitman-Walker Health’s Community Health Department is dedicated to supporting our community’s health and well-being through a variety of education, prevention and wellness programs. HIV and STD Testing and Counseling Confidential HIV and STD testing is offered, on a walk-in basis, to the general public at both sites and our mobile unit. Mautner Project ...

Youth Services

In February 2015, Metro TeenAIDS (MTA) became a part of Whitman-Walker Health. Together, we’ll eventually be able to offer a wider variety of health-related services to youth ages 13 to 24 and their families than ever before. Below is information on the youth-focused programs and services we currently offer. These continue to operate out of the Eastern Market location. REALTalkDC The REALTalkDC team links young people ages 13 to 24 years old to sexual health information, training opportunities, free condoms, and and HIV/STI/pregnancy testing. Information on all RealTalkDC events and programs can be found on our social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram). ...

Pharmacy

For general pharmacy inquiries, call 202.745.7000 To refill your prescription, call 866.724.1805 or click here. If you need a new prescription from your medical provider, you can visit the patient portal (My WWH) or download the mobile app and request a renewal through there. You can also call 202.745.6106. The app is available in the Apple App Store and the Android App Store. Hours of Operation Monday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Tuesday – Friday: 8:00 am – 6:30 pm Saturday: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Location Visit us at 1525 14th St., NW, in Washington, D.C. Call us to have your refills ready when you come in. The Whitman-Walker Pharmacy is the most convenient place to fill your prescriptions. Once you are a client, you can call ahead and we’ll have your prescriptions ready for pick-up on the day of your appointment. Pharmacists with an HIV specialty are available for one-on-one sessions to provide medication counseling, HIV education, management of side effects, assistance with filling pillboxes and more. Please call to make an appointment for a one-on-one session: 1525, 202.745.7000 Max Robinson Center, 202.678.8877 Our pharmacists are also knowledgeable about diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, asthma and much more. They can also teach you how to use your glucose meter to properly manage and monitor diabetes. We accept 99 percent of 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. Please call us at 202.745.7000 if you have any questions about which plans we accept. Proper methods for disposing of unused medication

Dental

Currently, Whitman-Walker is only accepting new dental patients who are already medical patients. All current Whitman-Walker medical patients are eligible for dental services with us, regardless of medical history. Becoming a Whitman-Walker patient. Whitman-Walker offers a full range of dental care and treatment including: Regular exams and cleanings X-rays Fillings Root canals Crowns Extractions Dentures Whitening Dental care is available at both 1525 and the Max Robinson Center. ...

Behavioral/Mental Health

The Behavioral Health programs of Whitman-Walker promote the integrated health and psychological wellness of our patients and their loved ones through a wide variety of both professional and peer based services. At Whitman-Walker Health we recognize the importance of providing affirming care and are proud of our diverse staff of culturally competent clinicians who have specialized knowledge and training in issues affecting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community and people living with HIV. Together we can help you determine which services are right for you and help you along the way to healing. Our services include individual short-term and long-term psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, substance abuse treatment, psychiatric assessment, medication management, crisis intervention, individual peer counseling, and peer support groups. If you are wondering if behavioral health services are right for you, click here. ...

HIV/STD Testing

HIV Testing Hours HIV testing is only available during the below stated hours.  Whitman-Walker 1525, 1525 14th St., NW Monday 9 am-6 pm Tuesday 9 am-5 pm Wednesday 9 am-6 pm Thursday 9 am-12:30 pm; 2 pm-5 pm Friday 9 am-5 pm Max Robinson Center, 2301 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SE Monday 9 am-1 pm; 2 pm-5 pm Tuesday 9 am-1 pm; 2 pm-5 pm Wednesday 9 am-1 pm; 2 pm-5 pm Thursday 9 am-1 pm; 3 pm-5 pm Friday Closed STD Self-Test Kit Hours STD self-testing kits are only available during the below stated hours.  1525 and Max Robinson Center Monday-Wednesday 10 am-3 pm Thursday 10 am-12:30 pm; 2 pm-3 pm About HIV Testing No appointment is needed for HIV testing at Whitman-Walker Health. And, all counseling, testing, and referral services are confidential and free of charge, but donations are welcome. For information on our HIV, STD, and pregnancy testing services targeting youth (ages 13-24) available at our Eastern Market location, click here. Se habla español. Testing for deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals is also available. For information on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) or post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV prevention, click here. About STD Testing After HIV test results are given; testing for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis using a Self-Test Kit is available during select daytime hours at both sites. Note: The STD Self-Test Kit is routine screening meant for patients who are not experiencing symptoms of sexually transmitted infections. Patients experiencing symptoms should visit our Gay Men's Health and Wellness Clinic on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. For more information, please call 202.745.7000. Testing Together Testing Together is an HIV testing and counseling service for guys and the guys they have sex with regularly. It's a chance for both of you to find out your current HIV status, learn how to play safely, and talk openly and honestly about sex and your relationship! Testing Together is available by appointment ONLY. To make an appointment, call 202.797.4406. Safer Sex Want more information on safer sex? Check out Whitman-Walker and HRC's "Safer Sex" and "Safer Sex for Trans Bodies" guides attached below. Mobile HIV Testing Unit Whitman-Walker Health operates a mobile HIV testing van that goes into at-risk communities and provides HIV testing and prevention education. To find out when the van may be near you and other community events, click here for an up-to-date calendar. Take a video tour of our mobile HIV testing unit! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0BSzztXPSw[/embed] For more information about HIV testing, HIV transmission or other test sites, e-mail us or call at 202-939-7686.

Medical

We provide high quality, culturally competent, comprehensive health care including preventative exams and management of chronic and urgent health conditions. We have board certified infectious disease experts on staff that manage HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. We offer nationally recognized and award winning care for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) community. We accept most major private insurance plans, Medicare, and Medicaid. For more on accepted insurance, click here. If you do not have insurance, we can help you obtain insurance. Visit our public benefits and insurance navigation team page for more on how we can help. Additional Services: ...

Become a Patient

We are excited that you are becoming our patient! To register for medical or dental services at Whitman-Walker, please call 202-745-7000 or e-mail us. To be screened for mental health services, please call 202-797-3539. Please note that if you e-mail us for an appointment, we will either e-mail you our registration forms for you to complete or call you to register you over the phone. We do not have encrypted e-mail, so to best safeguard your personal information; we request you fax your completed registration form to 202-332-1049. You also may mail it to us at: Whitman-Walker Health Attention: Client Services 1701 14th St, NW Washington, DC 20009; Or you may choose to drop it off at the health center. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your first visit. ...