Northport VA Medical Center
LGBT Patient Centered Care
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Program
The Northport VA Medical Center team provides an open, supportive and safe environment to meet the needs of LGBT Veterans and their families. Our program offers individual, family and couples therapy for LGBT Veterans. Therapy is also available for Veterans wanting to explore their sexual orientation/identity further. The staff at the Northport VA Medical Center receive annual LGBT sensitivity training, as well as a transgender mental health services training. The LGBT population can receive other treatment modalities based on their needs.
The Northport VA Medical Center is accredited by the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization and accredited by HEI.
LGBT Health Services
Individual, group, couples and family therapy
Pre-and-post gender reassignment support
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Multi-disciplinary Transgender Treatment Team
Veteran care via Specialty Care Access Network - Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes
LGBT Veterans face increased health risks and unique challenges in accessing quality health care. VA is developing policies, provider-education programs, and services to ensure high quality, patient-centered care for LGBT Veterans.
Point of Contact:
Sophia C. Cornia, LMSW
LGBT Veteran Care Coordinator (VCC)
(631) 261-4400 x4137
- Main Buidling
Hours of Operation
- 8:00 am to 4:30 pm