Sources of HIV information and inspiration for teens
Who says age doesn’t matter? Get the real deal from trustworthy teens. Any of the following organizations can provide young people from all over the country with the information, counseling and support needed to maneuver the HIV high road.
Adolescent AIDS Program Montefiore Medical Center 111 East 210th Street Bronx, NY 10467 718.882.0322 e-mail: email@example.com Everything from case management to peer counseling and a newsletter, Peer Power.
Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS (APICHA) 275 Seventh Avenue, Suite 1204 New York, NY 10001 212.620.7287 firstname.lastname@example.org Multilingual AIDS services and counseling. Provides translations in over 20 different languages.
Body Positive 19 Fulton Street, Suite 308B New York, NY 10038 212.566.7333 Peer-led hotline, support groups, workshops, socials, a monthly magazine published in English and a quarterly in Spanish.
Gay & Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative (GALAEI) 1233 Locust Street, 3rd floor Philadelphia, PA 19107-1906 215.985.3382 www.critpath.org/galaei Bilingual support for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered Latin youth.
Hetrick-Martin Institute (HMI) 2 Astor Place New York, NY 10003 212.674.2400 e-mail: email@example.com Extensive AIDS peer education for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youth.
HIV and AIDS Technical Assistance Project 131 Livingston Street, Room 621 Brooklyn, NY 11201 718.935.5606 www.taproject.org Offers grants to NYC public high school students to start HIV peer-to-peer prevention projects. Also helps teens in other cities develop new projects.
Lifebeat (Tour Outreach) 72 Spring Street, Suite 1103 New York, NY 10012 800.AIDS.411 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Music-savvy peer counselors provide HIV information at rock concerts.
Midwest AIDS Prevention Project 429 Livernois Ferndale, MI 48220 888.ACONDOM www.wnet.net/~map Peer-led prevention workshops and trainings.
National Network for Youth Safe Choices Hotline 1319 F Street N.W., Suite 401 Washington, DC 20004 800.878.AIDS www.nn4youth.org Technical assistance education and services for youth AIDS education workers.
National Youth Advocacy Coalition Bridge Project 1711 Connecticut Avenue N.W. Suite 206 Washington, DC 20009 202.319.7596 www.nyacyouth.org Specializes in the needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered youth.
Positively Kids PO Box 4512 Queensbury, NY 12804 518.798.0915 Education and support in Spanish and English for families and people who serve children and adolescents with HIV.
Youth AIDS Prevention Project (YAPP) United Communities AIDS Network 1408 East State Street, Suite 100 Olympia, WA 98506 360.352.2375 www.ucan-wa.org Sexuality workshops, educational theater and street outreach programs designed especially for youth.
HOTLINES National AIDS Hotline 24 Hours: 800.342.AIDS Spanish 8am-2am, 7 days: 800.344.7432 Deaf Access (TTY) 10am-10pm, Mon-Fri: 800.243.7889
Teenage AIDS Hotline 6pm-12am, Fri & Sat: 800.440.8336
Teens Teaching AIDS Prevention 5pm-9pm, Mon-Fri: 800.234.TEEN