Resources

There are agency and informational resources throughout Hampton Roads available for those affected and infected with HIV/AIDS. Please see the following websites or service agencies for additional assistance.

HIV/AIDS

Global

AVERTing AIDS and HIV
HIV/AIDS Statistics from Around the World

United States

HIV & STI Testing Resources

  • https://www.testing.com/std-testing/norfolk-va/
  • https://www.testing.com/std-testing/portsmouth-va/
  • https://www.testing.com/std-testing/chesapeake-va/
  • https://www.testing.com/std-testing/hampton-va/
  • https://www.testing.com/std-testing/newport-news-va/

 

Virginia

Hampton Roads

Virginia Department of Health
Regional Statistics

Local Services

  • City of Norfolk: Homeless Services
  • The Daily Press – Hampton Roads Resources
  • Hampton Roads Pride  – (757) 269-9707
    Their mission is to educate the Hampton Roads community about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues, including equal rights for the LGBT community and protecting LGBT families.
  • HRBOR: Hampton Roads Business OutReach
    A networking group for LGBT owned and LGBT supportive businesses.
  • Norfolk Community Services Board – (757) 441-5300
    225 W. Olney Road, Suite 100, Norfolk, VA 23510
  • Norfolk Department of Human Services – (757) 664-6000
    712 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510
  • Park Place Medical Center – (757) 533-9108
    3415 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA 23504
  • PFLAG-Norfolk/South Hampton Roads Chapter 
    Made up of parents, families, friends, and straight allies uniting with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people, PFLAG is committed to advancing equality through its mission of support, education, and advocacy.
  • Seton Youth Shelters – (757) 498-4357
    As part of the Safe Place network, LGBT Life Center is a safe haven for youth in crisis. Seton Youth Shelters is the licensed Safe Place Agency for our region, serving runaway/homeless youth and youth in crisis within their family, school, and/or community.
  • Straight Talk – (757) 625-6992, Heterosexual support group
  • WHRO’s Non-Profit Resource List
  • Transgender Assitance Program of Virginia (TAP-VA) – (757) 409-2568 – The Transgender Assistance Program of Virginia (TAP VA) is an all-volunteer, trans-led non-profit created to end homelessness within the transgender community in Virginia.

Teen/Youth

My Sistas
Sponsored by Advocates for Youth, this website offers health information to young women of color.

Teen Scene
Developed by Advocates for Youth, this website helps young people access sexual health resources and information.

Hampton Roads LGBTQ Police Liaisons

Chesapeake Police
Officer Ellen Gonzales
egonzales@cityofchesapeake.net

Hampton Police
Sergeant Nakia Peek
nclarkepeek@hampton.gov

Newport News Police
M. Police Officer Jaime Acree
acreeja@nnva.gov

Norfolk Sheriff
Lieutenant Meryah Breeden
Meryah.Breeden@Norfolk-Sheriff.com

Norfolk Police
Sergeant Craig Lovelace
Craig.lovelace@norfolk.gov

Portsmouth Police
Lieutenant Justin Velasco
VelascoJ@portsmouthva.gov

Virginia Beach Police
Sergeant Michelle Meister
mmeister@vbgov.com

Suffolk Police
Detective T. Whitten
twhitten@suffolkva.us

Detective Sean Rowan
srowan@suffolkva.us

Immigration

Immigration Equality
What are your rights? What to do if agents come to your home and more.

Trans+ and Gender Nonconforming

Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy

 

CAN Community Health Clinic
1001 Monticello Ave, Norfolk
https://www.cancommunityhealth.org/norfolk-va/

Planned Parenthood
515 Newtown Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
https://www.plannedparenthood.org/

 

Gender Affirmation Letters

 

Virginia Beach Counseling (Letters Only Via Link)
1-757-453-2144
1553 Bradford Rd. Ste. 102 Virginia Beach, VA 23455
https://vabeachcounseling.com/letters-for-gender-affirming-care/

 

LGBT Life Center
757-640-0929
5360 Robin Hood Road, Norfolk VA 23513
https://lgbtlifecenter.org/trans-services/

 

Name/Gender Marker Change

 

Burroughs Law Office, P.C
Lawren Burroughs
(757) 363-0077
4445 Corporation Ln Suite 142, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
https://burroughs-law.com/

 

Gender Affirming Surgeons

 

Dr. Helena Guarda, MD
Plastic Surgery Specialists of Virginia
5833 Harbour View Blvd., Suite B
Suffolk, Virginia 23435
Board-certified; accepts insurance, Medicare & CareCredit; in-person consultations; 18+ only;
https://pssva.com/

 

Dr. John Stranix, MD
University of Virginia Plastic Surgery
1300 Jefferson Park Ave., 4th Floor
Charlottesville, Virginia 22908
Accepts insurance, Medicaid and Medicare.
https://uvahealth.com/findadoctor/profile/john-t-stranix

 

Dr. Stephen Montante, MD
Plastic Surgery Richmond
611 Watkins Centre Pkwy., #350
Midlothian, Virginia 23114
https://montanteaesthetics.com/

 

Transgender Lead Support Spaces

 

Transgender Assistance Program VA (TAP VA)
Contact: De Sube
Gender affirming clothing closet, emergency housing/homelessness assistance, resource referral.
https://tapvirginia.org/

 

Empowering Transgender Services Health Clinic
Point of Contact: Nyonna or Matthew
757-550-5880
135 Kings Way Ste 100, Hampton VA 23669
https://www.empoweringtransgenderserices.org/

 

Southeastern Transgender Resource Center
Point of Contact: Tarena Williams
757-937-1276
3519 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23508
https://southeasterntranscenter.org/

 

The Men in Transition
Contact: Dexter Davis
Transmasculine support, resources, and community engagement.
ddavis@tmenintransition.com
http://tmenintransition.com/

 

LGBT Life Center Sponsored Trans Support Groups


*Transfeminine Support Group

*Non-Binary/Gender Nonconforming Support Group

*Significant Others, Friends, Families, and Allies Support (SOFFA)