Inclusive LGBTQ+ care for all stages of life

Through our patient-centered approach to health care, CommuniCare Health Centers strives to provide compassionate care to serve all your needs. Our informed providers with clinical expertise in LGBTQ+ specific topics work together with you, your partners(s), and your chosen family to manage your personalized care plan. Through the combination of specialty services, behavioral health care, individualized care plans, and referrals, CommuniCare takes a holistic and inclusive approach to your care needs.

Affirming Services For Yolo County's LGBTQ+ Community

Each of our clinic offers inclusive services by LGBTQ-informed providers, such as:

Resources for transgender and gender-expansive people
  • Gender-affirming medications (like testosterone, estradiol, spironolactone) for adults
  • Letters for medical clearance
  • Referrals to specialists, when indicated
  • Assistance and advocacy with legal name and gender documents

Elevate Queer Yolo

  • FREE Community resource navigation for LGBTQ+ people in Yolo County
  • Personalized help with getting medical insurance,  finding housing, food, and social support

Sexual Health support 

  • STI & Birth control methods at Safe Care Clinic
  • Confidential charts (separate from general medical charts)
  • PrEP & PEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis, post-exposure prophylaxis) prescriptions to reduce risk of potential HIV contraction or transmission
  • HIV Prevention & Care, including Ryan White services

FAQ’s for LGBTQ+ Care

Hormonal therapy for adolescents is generally referred to specialty care settings outside of CommuniCare and always requires parental consent.

Locations Offering LGBTQ Services

(530) 358-2701 – Student Health Center Services and Primary Care & Behavioral Health Services


(530) 358-2701 – Student Health Center Services and Primary Care & Behavioral Health Services


Meet Our Providers

Ian Kim, MD 1
Kim, Ian, MD 🏳️‍⚧️
Family Medicine Physician
Kunkel, Betzabel, MD 🏳️‍⚧️
Family Medicine Physician, Adult Psychiatrist
Upal Sarker - Family Medicine
Sarker, Upal, MD 🏳️‍⚧️
Family Medicine Physician, Assistant Associate Medical Director
Southwick, Frances, DO 🏳️‍⚧️
Family Medicine Physician, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine