¡Come to Empodérate!

La Clínica del Pueblo offers through Empodérate a variety of totally free services where you can find: information, resources and access so you can take care of your health in a friendly and safe environment.

Navigation services

General health care services, health care and care services for people living with HIV, legal services, mental health, education, health insurance, preparation for employment, among other support services.

Individual counseling

Sexual health, prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), substance use, healthy sexual relationships, among others.

Rapid testing

Regarding HIV and sexually transmitted infections.

Educational groups

Weekly educational groups for members of the LGBTQ community.


Training workshops for health promoters and community leaders.

Support groups

Groups support for people living with HIV.

Activities / Events

Recreational and sports events to encourage group support, community outreach events and promotion of healthy sexual practices, use of HIV prevention and other sexually transmitted infections, rapid HIV and STI testing events.

What do our clients / participants say about us?

We build a healthy Latino community through culturally appropriate health services, aimed at those who need them most.

“You can be yourself in Empodérate. Like you, we are Trans-Latina women who come together to share our dreams, worries, learn about self-care and health, and get more involved with our community. Come and be a part of our family!”

"Excellent. Thank you for all your help and compassion. Thank you for all your work with HIV to help so many kids take care of themselves. Also by creating a safe space without judgment for anyone who needs help or who wants to have fun with people who can identify themselves.Many thanks to the director and all the employees!!"

"Empodérate is a center for information, education and learning."

Get in touch with us

For any questions or comments about our services, you can send us a message or visit us at our centers during working hours.


District of Columbia:

3166 Mt Pleasant St NW, Washington, DC 20010


7411 Riggs Rd. Suite 308. Hyattsville, MD 20783

Call us

Centro Empodérate.
DC: (202) 507-4800 / Monday - Friday, 9:00am-06:00pm
Maryland: (301) 264-8200 / Monday - Friday 10:00am-06:00pm