I dont have insurance or a doctor’s refferal- can I start HRT without that?

Yes! Planned Parenthood uses an informed consent model. This means they do not require a referral or therapy note to get this service. They also do not require

How does Informed Consent Work?

Transgender hormone therapy is available through our expanded online care services. Planned Parenthood uses an informed consent model. This means we do not require a referral or therapy note to get this service.

Without Insurance, how much will I pay?

If making an in-person appointment, the price is:

  • $232 without insurance In Person
  • $205 without insurance Telehealth

*Some qualify for financial assistance! You can also use Medicare or some insurance if you have it*

If doing an appointment in person:

They will do your consultation, informed consent, and labs at one time. You will most likely walk out of that appointment with a prescription for HRT. The price for estradiol pills is about $10 at most pharmacies. Injections will be more expensive. The price for Testosterone HRT is higher, being at about $50-$150 for gel or injections.

**Informed Consent HRT in San Diego**

Click Here for the list!

Family Health Centers of San Diego - 823 Gateway Center Way, San Diego, CA 92102

+1 619-515-2300

Logan Heights Family Health Center - 1809 National Ave, San Diego, CA 92113

+1 619-515-2300

Downtown Family Health Center at Connections - 1250 Sixth Ave #100, San Diego, CA 92101

+1 619-515-2430

Hillcrest Family Health Center - 4094 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

+1 619-515-2545

North Park Family Health Center - 3544 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

+1 619-515-2424

Planned Parenthood - Euclid Avenue Francis Torbert Health Center - 220 Euclid Ave Suite 30, San Diego, CA 92114

+1 888-743-7526

Planned Parenthood - Chula Vista Health Center - 1295 Broadway 201 201, Chula Vista, CA 91911

+1 888-743-7526

Planned Parenthood - First Avenue Family Planning Michelle Wagner - 2017 1st Ave Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92101

+1 888-743-7526

Planned Parenthood - College Avenue Sarah Weddington Health Center - 4575 College Ave, San Diego, CA 92115

+1 888-743-7526

Planned Parenthood - Mission Bay Mimi Brien Health Center - 4501 Mission Bay Drive #1C&D, San Diego, CA 92109

+1 888-743-7526

Planned Parenthood - Kearny Mesa Health Center - 7035 Convoy Ct, San Diego, CA 92111

+1 888-743-7526

Planned Parenthood - Mira Mesa Health Center - 10717 Camino Ruiz Suite #258 Suite #258, San Diego, CA 92126

+1 888-743-7526

Women's Health and Wellness Center -

133 West Main Street Third Floor, El Cajon, CA 92020

+1 619-463-7775

Centro Medico El Cajon - 133 W Main St Suite 100, El Cajon, CA 92020

+1 619-401-0404

Borrego Health El Cajon Admin - 396 Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020

+1 619-401-0404



    Legal Aid Society San Diego - Medical Procedure Appeals

    Contact: Antonio Page Kahn


    Trans Family Support Services -

    TransFamily’s experienced and dedicated Insurance Coordinator works with trans youth and trans adults to complete the insurance pre-authorization and appeals process. We have been successful in getting approvals for over 99% of our client’s appeals and pre-authorizations. This service is offered at no cost.

    Insurance Assistance Web Page

  • Ahrens Law

    Ahrens Law, APC - Free Consultation for work discrimination

    Contact: Kimberly Ahren
    6162 Innovation Way
    San Diego, CA 92009
    Phone: (760) 448-5651


Queer Housing Facebook Group

Their Description: If you can offer housing, please add a post including rate, housemates, pets, cleanliness/fragrance level, etc. If you know of a queer-friendly location that has available housing, please post a link to the offer or their homepage (or contact info if they are not on the internet). Please keep things civil. Housing is a human right.

EFSP Program

Only active during certain times of the year, but multiple organizations in San Diego receive funding for this program and can assist while funds are available. Can Assist with securing hotel voucher and/or help with deposit on a new rental.


  • Legal Aid Society of San Diego / Daily Clinic M-F 9:00-4:00PM -

823 Gateway Center Way, San Diego, CA 92102

+1 619-515-2300

  • USD Law Name & Gender Marker Change / Various Dates -

1809 National Ave, San Diego, CA 92113

+1 619-515-2300 // @usdtransclinic


I need a support letter from a therapist for my gender-affirming procedure approved. How can I get one?

There are multiple virtual and online sources for free or reduced therapist support letters. We’ve sorted some below, from free to low-cost. Have a suggestion? Contact Us!

  • San Diego LGBT Center - 3909 Centre St, San Diego, CA 92103

BHS Department, send an email to and inquire about getting a therapist support letter.