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DC Anti-Violence Project (DCAVP)

  • DC Anti-Violence Project (DCAVP) is a program of the DC Center for the LGBT Community. DCAVP works to reduce violence against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) individuals—and those perceived as LGBT—in the District of Columbia through community outreach, education, and monitoring of cases to ensure the rights and dignity of LGBT victims are respected and protected. DCAVP also seeks to assist victims of anti-LGBT violence by advocating on their behalf, encouraging reporting, and providing a community of support. 

    The DC Center for the LGBT Community is providing mental health support through individual and group services to members of the LGBT community who are survivors of various forms of violence: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)/Domestic Violence, Sexual assault, Hate crimes, Bullying. 
    Contact the DC Center's staff Social Worker, Sam Shinberg at: samantha@thedccenter.org.

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    2000 14th Street NW Suite 105 Washington DC 20009

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Rainbow Response Coalition

Supporting and Mentoring Youth Advocates & Leaders (SMYAL)

  • SMYAL provides leadership development, support, and social programs for LGBTQ youth.

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    410 7th Street SE Washington, DC 20003-2707

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Whitman-Walker Health Services

  • Whitman-Walker Health specializes in LGBTQ health services as well as HIV/AIDS care. Primary medical care, including preventative exams, care for urgent and chronic health issues, including HIV/AIDS care, is available to the LGBT community.  Whitman-Walker Health’s medical practitioners are local leaders in LGBT health care and are very knowledgeable regarding health concerns that occur in the LGBT community.

    Max Robinson Center
    2301 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SE
    Washington, DC 20020
    Monday—Friday | 8 am—5pm 

    Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center
    1701 14th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20009
    Monday—Thursday | 8 am—8 pm
    Friday | 8 am—6 pm

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