Philly Nonprofits Tackle HIV / AIDS Awareness
How to access and get involved in HIV / AIDS services
The Philly area is home to a large number of organizations that provide prevention and care services to people within the HIV / AIDS community. Below is a breakdown of some of these organizations, the services they offer, and how you can get involved, whether through monetary donations or volunteer work.
AccessMatters works to protect, expand and improve equitable access to sexual and reproductive health care, including HIV and STD prevention and testing, for all.
Action Wellness improves the lives of people living with HIV and other serious chronic illnesses by providing holistic and trauma-informed health, prevention and support services.
AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania provides free legal services to Pennsylvanians and Southern Jerseyians living with HIV.
The Attic offers a range of HIV prevention services to LGBTQ youth, including behavioral support groups and HIV testing / prevention case management.
The Colors Organization’s mission is to impact, improve and empower the lives of LGBTQ + communities of color, especially those in the African Diaspora, in the greater Philadelphia area. Colors offers free and confidential HIV and STI testing.
A comprehensive health services organization providing primary care, consumer education, research and advocacy for people living with HIV / AIDS and those at high risk.
PPP is a harm reduction organization that promotes the health, empowerment and safety of communities affected by drug use and poverty. PPP provides regular HIV testing and a link to care.
The Mazzoni Center provides comprehensive, quality health and wellness services in an LGBTQ-focused environment, while preserving the dignity and improving the quality of life of the people it serves.