Top LGBT HIV/AIDS Resources in Philadelphia
The Attic Youth Center
255 South 16th Street
The Attic creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to develop into healthy, independent, civic-minded adults within a safe and supportive community, and promotes the acceptance of LGBTQ youth in society. It “offers various support and educational groups that promote safer sex messages and practices. The Attic also offers free, confidential, HIV testing and access to safer sex supplies.”
AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania
1211 Chestnut Street, Suite 600
Founded in 1988, this nonprofit law firm provides free legal help to those with HIV/AIDS and those affected by the epidemic. AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania provides legal assistance with HIV/AIDS discrimination, health confidentiality, HIV testing protocols, housing, and more, with an emphasis on “breaking the physical and linguistic barriers that often impede access to legal services.”
1216 Arch Street, 6th Floor
ActionAIDS provides medical case management, HIV testing, prevention education, supportive housing, HIV treatment as prevention, and volunteer services so that no one in the Philadelphia region has to face AIDS alone.
Bebashi-Transition of Hope
1217 Spring Garden Street
Bebashi-Transition of Hope works to provide healthcare information, direct services, education, research and technical assistance to reduce and eliminate HIV/AIDS and other health disparities within the urban community of Philadelphia and its vicinity.
Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative (GALAEI)
1207 Chestnut Street
GALAEI is unwavering in its commitment to sex-positive sex education and promote queer Latin@ social justice in the Philadelphia area. It “offers free, confidential HIV counseling at testing … using rapid testing which offers results in less than 20 minutes. Pre- and post-testing counseling explores the client’s risks and means of preventing the acquisition or transmission of HIV and other STDs.”
21 South 12th Street
Mazzoni Center offers a variety of LGBT-focused healthcare services, such as food banks for the hungry, HIV- and STD-testing, mental and behavioral health services, and more.
Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance (MANNA)
2323 Ranstead Street
MANNA prepares and delivers delicious nourishing meals to people in the Philadelphia area battling life-threatening diseases such as HIV.
1233 Locust Street
Philadelphia FIGHT is a comprehensive AIDS service organization that provides state-of-the art, culturally competent primary care, HIV specialty care, consumer education, advocacy, social services, and outreach to people living with HIV and those who are at high risk. FIGHT treats patients regardless of insurance status or the ability to pay.
Washington West Project
1201 Locust Street
Mazzoni Center’s HIV-testing hub in the Gayborhood offers confidential rapid HIV testing and confidential STD screening. The clinic works with a mission to “provide services in a supportive, non-judgmental environment to assist you in identifying your HIV risks and risks for other sexually transmitted infections. You and your counselor work together to create a realistic plan to help reduce your risk for HIV and other STDs, as well as to promote your health and well-being. … If you test positive for any other STD, information and a referral will be provided for free treatment.”
William Way LGBT Community Center
1315 Spruce Street
The William Way LGBT Community Center encourages, supports, and advocates for the well-being and acceptance of sexual and gender minorities in the Greater Philadelphia region. It’s services include drop-in, free and confidential rapid HIV testing and Hepatitis C testing. Trained counselors will be on-site to provide testing and education.”
1417 Locust Street
A program of Philadelphia FIGHT, Y-HEP (Youth Health Empowerment Project) works to reduce the spread of HIV and STDs among adolescents and young adults in the Philadelphia area through outreach, education services and activities.
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