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HIV Prevention Services

Have you received a letter regarding a health matter? No need to worry, we are trying to help you access services, call (847) 742-3545 x262 to talk with a health professional. 

Free HIV Testing

Early detection of HIV can prolong the duration and quality of life. The counseling and testing program offers free HIV testing using the Ora-Quick testing device which is a mouth swab that tests for antibodies specific to HIV. Results are available within 20 minutes of taking the test.

Free testing for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases provided for those at risk.

To schedule an appointment contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 847-697-1221 x262 

 

Capacity Building 

Cultural Competency: Understanding the Impact of Culture for Black and Latino Gay Men Accessing Public Health Services.

To schedule a Cultural Competency training for your organization, click here

 

Services for Latino Gay, Bi & Transgender Men

Dos Espiritus -- A support group for Latino gay men. Email for days and times: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hermanos de Luna y Sol -- A structured support group. Email for days and times: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mentes Positivas -- A support group for HIV positive Latino gay men. Email for days and times: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Latino OASIS -- A 7 session weekend retreat for HIV positive Latino gay men. Email to register for our next retreat: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Services for Incarcerated Individuals

Project START

Individual level intervention for HIV+ or those at risk for HIV who are currently incarcerated and plan to return to the community.

 

Services for Latinas

Latina SISTA - A five session group with a focus on ethnic/gender pride, HIV, communication skills and decision making skills.

 

Community Outreach

Outreach programs have a tremendous potential for reducing the spread of HIV by reaching high risk populations where they gather. The outreach program staff go to bars, parks, homes, etc., to provide testing and counseling services.

 

 

Contact

For more information regarding HIV testing or any of Renz Center's evidence based interventions, please call:

Katie Stauffer
Renz Center Prevention Program, HIV Prevention Coordinator
One American Way
Elgin, IL 60120
Tel: 847-697-1221 x262         Cell: 847-977-7305          Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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