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 Statistics from Around the World

United States

HIV & STI Testing Resources




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
  • Transgender Assitance Program of Virginia (TAP-VA) (757) 563-4784 – 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.


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

Hampton Police
Sergeant Nakia Peek

Newport News Police
M. Police Officer Jaime Acree

Norfolk Sheriff
Lieutenant Meryah Breeden

Norfolk Police
Sergeant Craig Lovelace

Portsmouth Police
Lieutenant Justin Velasco

Virginia Beach Police
Sergeant Michelle Meister

Suffolk Police
Detective T. Whitten

Detective Sean Rowan


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


Planned Parenthood
515 Newtown Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23462


Gender Affirmation Letters


Virginia Beach Counseling (Letters Only Via Link)
1553 Bradford Rd. Ste. 102 Virginia Beach, VA 23455


LGBT Life Center
5360 Robin Hood Road, Norfolk VA 23513


Name/Gender Marker Change


Burroughs Law Office, P.C
Lawren Burroughs
(757) 363-0077
4445 Corporation Ln Suite 142, Virginia Beach, VA 23462


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;


Dr. John Stranix, MD
University of Virginia Plastic Surgery
1300 Jefferson Park Ave., 4th Floor
Charlottesville, Virginia 22908
Accepts insurance, Medicaid and Medicare.


Dr. Stephen Montante, MD
Plastic Surgery Richmond
611 Watkins Centre Pkwy., #350
Midlothian, Virginia 23114


Transgender Lead Support Spaces


Transgender Assistance Program VA (TAP VA)
Contact: De Sube
(757) 563-4784
Gender-affirming clothing closet, emergency housing/homelessness assistance, resource referral.


Empowering Transgender Services Health Clinic
Point of Contact: Nyonna or Matthew
135 Kings Way Ste 100, Hampton VA 23669


Southeastern Transgender Resource Center
Point of Contact: Tarena Williams
3519 Colley Ave, Norfolk, VA 23508


LGBT Life Center Sponsored Trans Support Groups

*Transfeminine Support Group

*Non-Binary/Gender Nonconforming Support Group

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