With services that can be utilized by all, we are an organization working with anyone in need. Thriving daily to diligently provide assistance to those most threatened by the HIV and AIDS epidemic, we were founded in 1985 in response to a increasing incidence of HIV/AIDS in the African American community, at a time when there were no HIV/AIDS educational programs or services targeting communities of color. We offer HIV, STI, and pregnancy testing. Our mission is to provide culturally sensitive health related information, direct service, research, and technical assistance to the urban community.
GALAEI is a queer Latin@ social justice organization. Queer acknowledges and represents the mosaic of sexual and gender identities within our communities. Latin@ represents the multiracial, multicultural experience of Latinidad. GALAEI embodies the common history of resistance and resilience of Latin@ and queer people. We are unwavering in our commitment to the advancement de nuestra familia through leadership and economic development, sexual empowerment, and grassroots organizing.
HIV Testing: Student Health Service
3535 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Free, confidential rapid HIV Testing is available at Student Health Service.
Especially for people at acute nutritional risk due to life-threatening illness, MANNA (Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance) prepares and delivers delicious nourishing meals and counsel, empowering individuals to battle illness and improve their quality of life. Each month, MANNA prepares and home-delivers more than 80,000 nutritious meals to individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS, cancer or other life-threatening illnesses. MANNA’s small professional staff and 1,500 dedicated volunteers deliver 100% complete nutrition to our clients – 3 meals a day, 7 days a week – at no charge. MANNA dietitians promote wellness through nutrition education and counseling. Through these services, MANNA provides opportunities for caring people to extend loving support to families, friends, and neighbors.
Mazzoni Family and Community Medicine is a full service medical practice, specifically focused on the health care needs of the LGBT and HIV/AIDS communities; we offer primary care, HIV primary care, women’s health services, and transgender health services. Most insurance accepted. Sliding fee scale. No one turned away due to inability to pay.
Mazzoni Center (LGBT Health and Wellness Services)
Legal Services: 215-563-0657
Toll Free: 866-LGBT-LAW (542-8529)
Legal Fax: 215-563-0748
21 S. 12th Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Mazzoni Center is the only health care provider in the Philadelphia region specifically targeting the unique health care needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Founded in 1979, it is the oldest AIDS service organization in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the fourth-oldest in the nation. As the organization grew and evolved to meet the needs of our constituents, Mazzoni Center has combined HIV/AIDS-related services and health services.
Philadelphia FIGHT is a comprehensive AIDS service organization providing primary care, consumer education, advocacy and research on potential treatments and potential vaccines. FIGHT was formed as a partnership of individuals living with HIV/AIDS and clinicians who joined together to improve the lives of people living with the disease. FIGHT offers a variety of resources, including HIV/STI testing, to do so.
Rainbow Circle of Linda Creed
260 South Broad Street
18th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102
P.O. Box 40607
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Since barriers to health care can prevent members of lesbian/bisexual/transgender (LBT) communities from accessing the care they need, the Linda Creed has created an outreach program directed
to this group of women. Rainbow Circle provides inclusive education, information and services to persons in the LGBT community to encourage and provide access to optimum breast health care.
The mission of SafeGuards LGBT Health Resource Center is to enhance the health of LGBT individuals and communities through community-based research, collaborative community programs, and advocacy.
Washington West Project
1201 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Mazzoni Center offers free, confidential, and anonymous rapid HIV testing and confidential STD screening services at our satellite testing location at Washington West Project (1201 Locust Street), and at various off-site locations throughout Philadelphia.
Our services are provided 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 the HIV antibody, you will have an opportunity to meet with a Mazzoni Center specialist who can help you with accessing medical care, disclosing to partners and loved ones, safer sex, re-infection, and treatment adherence. During this session, the specialist will help you identify your emotional and concrete needs and give you referrals for Mazzoni Center services and other providers in the community.
If you test positive for any other STD, information and a referral will be provided for free treatment.
QSPACES Health is a free service for LGBTQ folks to find, rate, and review health and wellness providers on LGBTQ-friendliness, competency, and overall care.