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The PurpLE Clinic

Through our PurpLE Clinic (Purpose: Listen and Engage) we offer sensitive, respectful health care for anyone who has experienced sexual trauma, exploitation or violence (including sex trafficking, sexual assault, domestic violence, labor trafficking, and those seeking asylum).

The clinic is housed at our health center on West 17th Street in lower Manhattan. The clinic is open every weekend and staffed by one of our family physicians. Everyone is welcome, regardless of age, gender, insurance or documentation status.

What We Offer

  • Routine physicals
  • Ob/Gyn care
  • STI tests; pregnancy tests; birth control
  • Diabetes care
  • HIV care; PrEP, hormone therapy, and more
  • Referrals for mental health care, dentistry , and acupuncture

Get Care

To make an appointment, call or text “PurpLE Clinic appointment” to (646) 946-4482.

Providers, please download our referral form.

We’re Building a Movement – Join us!

The PurpLE Clinic is building momentum around the country for a new model of patient-centered, trauma-informed primary health care targeted to the needs of survivors. Read more about our work, meet PurpLE’s founder and clinic director Dr. Anita Ravi, and view our recent press coverage and publications.

For information on health and human trafficking awareness, and management training, donations and other general inquiries, email us at PurpLEClinic@institute.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


The PurpLE Clinic ImageMeet PurpLE Clinic founder and director, Dr. Anita Ravi

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