Anchor Health Initiative

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Welcome to Anchor Health Initiative

Anchor Health Initiative is a health care provider offering medical services to everyone in the community with particular expertise in the area of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Transgender medicine. Anchor Health Initiative offers a welcoming, supportive and safe environment for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) community. For many, simply knowing that allies exist can be a big source of support. There is a notary available in both locations.

Case Management Program

Anchor Health Initiative is excited to announce our Case Management program! Through the efforts of our Care Team and Senior Manager of Community Services, we are able to provide a holistic approach to wellness for LGBTQ clients in need of support.

Start your Express STI/STD Screening!

We provide you with fast, confidential, and judgement-free testing. Additionally, we offer 3-site testing (rectal, oral, and urogenital) for chlamydia and gonorrhea because we prioritize a thorough assessment of your health.

Your Express STI/STD Screening is a FREE appointment (no insurance is required). However, you are responsible to pay for follow-up appointments and any required lab work. You can walk in during regular office hours to get tested! Start your FREE screening by filling out some info or find out more here.

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HPV? What does it mean?

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What our patients are saying…

“Amazing staff and overall great environment to be in, best thing to happen was them moving to the Hamden area! Everyone goes out of their way to make you feel comfortable and I can honestly say it’s the first doctor’s office I’ve been to that I had no reason to feel uncomfortable. Would definitely recommend!” – Joseph C.


Stamford Office
30 Myano Lane
Stamford, CT 06902
P: 203-674-1102
F: 203-569-5800

M 10:00AM – 6:00PM
T 10:00AM – 6:00PM
W 10:00AM – 6:00PM
T 9:00AM – 5:00PM
F 9:00AM – 5:00PM


Hamden Office
2200 Whitney Avenue, Suite 290
Hamden, CT 06518
P: 203-903-8308
F: 203-599-3927

M 9:00AM – 5:00PM
T 9:00AM – 5:00PM
W 9:00AM – 7:00PM
T 11:00AM – 7:00PM
F 9:00AM – 5:00PM


Pharmacy in Stamford
30 Myano Lane
Stamford, CT 06902
P: 203-674-1102

M 9:00AM – 6:00PM
T 9:00AM – 6:00PM
W 9:00AM – 6:00PM
T 9:00AM – 8:00PM
F 9:00AM – 5:00PM
S 9:00AM – 1:00PM

Note: We have moved from our New Haven office to a new office in Hamden

Anchor Health Initiative is a 501(c)(3) non-profit LGBTQ health clinic.