AIDS Action Committee

Filed Under: LGBTQ+, Other Groups, Housing, Physical and Mental Health, Substance Use, Legal
Location
75 Amory Street
Boston , ma 02119
Phone
Phone : 617-437-6200
Online
information@fenwayhealth.org
Website
Services

AIDS Action is New England’s largest provider of services to people living with HIV/AIDS and populations at risk of infection.

Programs

  • Access: Drug User Health Program 
    • Distributes and exchanges syringes to people who inject drugs (PWID)
    • As of January 2021, this program has expanded to offer additional services. In addition to needle exchange, harm reduction supplies, and Narcan, they are conducting HIV/HCV/STI testing again. There is also a weekly medical clinic, as well as walk-in behavioral health services
  • Check-In
    • information, referrals, along with sensitive and caring ear
  • Care Access & Case Management 
    • AIDS Action staff members work individually with clients to address barriers to good health, such as lack of insurance, homelessness or unstable housing, unmet mental health and substance use needs, and other personal and systemic barriers
  • Community Outreach & Education
    • AIDS Action conducts outreach and education to communities and populations most affected by HIV in the metro Boston and Lynn areas. They do this through one-on-one education sessions, street outreach, and peer-based models
  • HIV/STD Counseling & Testing
    • They offer free screening for HIV, hepatitis C, and other common sexually transmitted diseases, such as syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. They also offer case management and medical referrals
  • Housing 
    • AAC’s Housing programs help connect people living with HIV/AIDS to a range of housing services and options, including transitional and permanent affordable housing, supportive congregate and scattered site housing, and rental and utility assistance
  • Legal Services
    • The goal of the department is to advocate for the legal rights of those living with HIV/AIDS in the Boston metropolitan area and throughout Massachusetts
  • Youth on Fire 
    • Youth on Fire (YOF), a program of AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, is a drop-in center for homeless and street-involved youth, ages 14-24, located in Harvard Square, Cambridge
Other Locations

Cambridge
359 Green St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-661-3040

 

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Last updated November 16, 2021

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