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Umbrella Program for LGBT Youth & Families

The Umbrella Program, which serves LGBTQ youth and families at the Adolescent AIDS Program, provides comprehensive transgender and gender non-conforming services, including medical care, under the direction of Donna Futterman, MD, and mental health counseling, and supportive services, under the direction of Samantha Pflum, PhD, to youth ages 13-24 regardless of HIV status. The team includes trans-affirming medical, nursing, social work, and psychiatric providers. Individuals can receive gender-affirming hormone care, as well as mental health assessment and treatment, case management, referrals for surgical care, and support via individual or group counseling. Family counseling and support is also available. Most insurance carriers and policies are accepted and the program serves youth who reside anywhere in the region. The Umbrella Program at AAP is based at Children's Hospital at Montefiore in the Bronx. Call 718-882-0023 for more information or to make an appointment.

Our Team: 
Donna Futterman, MD
Samantha Pflum, PhD

Locations:
Adolescent AIDS Program Clinic
3514 Wayne Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467

Children's Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Ave
Bronx, NY 10467

The Division of Adolescent Medicine also provides transgender and non-binary care for younger individuals through the medical services of Nancy Dodson, MD, including individual assessment, puberty blockers, and gender-affirming hormones. For children who are too young for medical interventions but who are gender non-conforming, Dr. Dodson offers consultations to parents to learn about the landscape of gender management. These services are provided at both the Hartsdale practice and Children's Hospital at Montefiore. Further counseling and support  in coordination with the Umbrella Program at their Bronx location. Appointments can be made by calling 718-741-2450.

Our Team:
Nancy Dodson, MD  

Location:
Montefiore's Institute for Reproductive Medicine and Health
141 South Central Avenue
Hartsdale, NY 10530