Manhattan HIV Care Network
Manhattan suffers from the city's second highest cumulative AIDS and living AIDS case rates. In 2008, 1,028 community residents were diagnosed with HIV.
To combat these conditions, Union Settlement coordinates the Manhattan HIV CARE Network, a consortium of more than 60 service providers in the community seeking to improve the availability, accessibility, quality and coordination of services for people living with or affected by HIV and AIDS.
Click here for the full list of our HIV Care Network service providers
Network initiatives include:
- Training/workshops for on topics such as housing, case management strategies, treatment adherence
- Community forums on HIV/AIDS
- Annual East Harlem AIDS Walk & Health Fair
- Participation in nationwide events such as National Testing Week and National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
Organized in 1991, the Network was funded by the New York State Department of Health AIDS InstituteÍs Statewide AIDS Service Delivery Consortium. Other participants include the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, the NYC AIDS Housing Network, the Association to Benefit Children, the Latino Commission on AIDS and the Mt. Sinai Adolescent Health Center among others.
For additional additional information and resources related to HIV and AIDS in New York click here.
Location and Contact Information
158 East 115th Street, Suite# 218, New York, NY 10029
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