PHMC is proud to support the LGBTQ+ community by offering high quality health and wellness services. With more than 350 programs that provide direct resources and care to communities across the region, it is our goal to ensure that all individuals have access to programs and care to meet their unique needs. PHMC promotes the health and wellbeing of the LGBTQ+ community by providing specialized services such as health care, family support and foster care services, youth services, trauma support and substance use and mental health treatment.


As one of PHMC’s Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) in the PHMC Health Network, the PHMC Care Clinic provides quality community-based primary care to adults requiring specialized health care, including HIV/AIDS care, HIV medical case management, Hepatitis C treatment, hormone therapy, family planning and more.



Turning Points For Children – Foster Care
Turning Points for Children provides social and health services for more than 17,000 clients in the Philadelphia area through a variety of programs and services. The Turning Points foster care program provides safe and healthy homes to bring stability to children who are experiencing severe trauma.

Focus On Fathers
Focus on Fathers provides services to fathers to help them create and maintain a healthy, positive involvement in their children’s lives. All Focus On Fathers parenting classes are free, voluntary, and open to any fathers or male caregivers, who have a dependent child aged 24 years or younger.



The LifeSet program provides transition services to young adults, ages 17-22, who are leaving the foster care, juvenile justice, and mental health systems, or who would otherwise find themselves without the necessary skills and resources to live successfully at this critical junction in their young lives.

Advocacy Institute
The Advocacy Institute is a training program designed to empower youth participants and community stakeholders, ages 14 to 18, to create sustainable change throughout their communities. Youth participants learn the fundamentals of impacting health policy, advocacy in media, and community engagement and organization.

Philadelphia Area Sexual Health Initiative’s (PASHI) mission is to improve the sexual and reproductive health outcomes for youth in the Greater Philadelphia region. PASHI implements innovative and high-quality sexual health promotion programs throughout the City of Philadelphia including Real Rap Philly, a campaign targeting youth ages 12 – 24.



The Bridge
The Bridge offers behavioral health and residential treatment for adolescents and their families to help address substance use, mental health needs, truancy and other challenges. The Bridge recently added additional programming to improve its ability to serve LGBTQ+ youth in the community and provide healthy resources to help them face challenges at home. A primary focus includes providing resources and counseling to parents, families, foster parents, and caregivers to help them understand the importance of family support for LGBTQ+ youth in recovery.

Interim House, Inc.
Interim House, Inc. provides a continuum of comprehensive services to women with substance abuse and mental health issues. Interim House serves approximately 150 clients each year through its 60 licensed outpatient service slots and 25-bed residential and halfway house program.

Interim House West
Interim House West Facilities, Inc. owns and manages the building occupied by PHMC's Interim House West program, one of the few residential substance abuse treatment programs in Philadelphia for women and their children. Interim House West provides substance abuse treatment for 20 women and cares for up to 45 of their children at any given time.

Pathways to Recovery
Pathways to Recovery is Philadelphia’s short-term, co-occurring disorder treatment and partial hospitalization program. Our program works with participants 20 hours per week, for up to nine weeks, to provide a menu of substance use and mental health treatment services available each day including individual, group, and family therapy.