|Behavioral Health: Provides mental and chemical health services for LGBTQ people, people living with HIV, and people from communities that historically and currently face barriers to behavioral health support. Provides individual, group, couple and family therapy within trauma-informed, sex-positive, public health (harm reduction) models of care. Provides chemical health assessments, referrals and continuing care.
Case Management: Provides long-term assistance to individuals living with HIV in accessing programs and resources including health insurance, medical care, and financial assistance in order to maintain health and meet basic living needs. Case management is provided to eligible residents of the Twin Cities area and Duluth.
Financial Assistance: Provides emergency financial assistance for rent, mortgage, security deposits, utilities, medical care, health insurance premiums, and food to eligible people living with HIV.
Health Insurance and Benefits Counseling: Consists of two programs: one that assists people living with HIV who are income-eligible for Minnesota Department of Human Services HIV/AIDS Programs, and another available to all populations with a specific focus on reaching people who identify as LGBTQ, people living with HIV who are not eligible for Minnesota Department of Human Services HIV/AIDS Programs, and people living in communities disproportionately affected by HIV.
HERR Day Out: Fosters a community of female-identified individuals who are living with HIV. Works to create and sustain a healthy community through social interaction and health education. Provides educational and social events in safe and supportive environments, linking folks to medical health, mental health and social services as needed.
HIV Testing: Free rapid HIV testing is provided through JustUs Health programs and during walk-in hours. Visit our website or contact the Minnesota AIDSLine to confirm our testing hours or to find other free or low-cost testing sites throughout Minnesota.
Housing Systems Advocacy: Works within affordable housing systems to advocate for policies that support access to affordable housing for people living with HIV. Educates HIV providers about housing systems and alerts providers to affordable housing opportunities in order to support client access of resources.
Housing Services: Assists individuals and families who are homeless or at risk for homelessness to obtain and maintain safe, affordable housing. Provides help finding housing, education on tenant's rights and responsibilities and short-term rental assistance. Service access managed through a wait list which opens periodically.
Legal Services: Assists with HIV-related legal matters including public benefits denial, estate planning, housing and employment discrimination, workplace accommodation, debt and credit resolution, confidentiality, and immigration. Program includes dedicated staff who assist individuals in navigating the Social Security system. Advises and assists transgender people navigating questions about health coverage for transition-related services.
LGBTQ Equity and Inclusion Training: Provides training to health systems on the LGBTQ Standards of Inclusion. Offers e-learning modules on the fundamentals of LGBTQ health equity. The Opportunity Conference brings health providers, researchers and policy makers together to address health disparities.
Minnesota AIDSLine: Provides information about HIV and referrals to HIV-related services in Minnesota through in-person, phone, text and web-based services. Available for people with HIV, friends, partners, families, service providers, and others wanting information about HIV or resources. Telephone interpretation services available in many languages.
Positive Link: Fosters a community of queer, gay, bisexual men and other men who have sex with men who are living with HIV. Works to create and sustain a healthy community through social interaction and health education through educational and social events in safe and supportive environments, and linkage to supportive services.
PrEP Navigation: Provides education about PrEP, a once a day pill that reduces risk of HIV infection, to communities and individuals engaged in activities with higher risk of HIV transmission. Navigation support includes referrals to medical providers and assistance with insurance or other programs to pay for medication.
PrideAlive: Provides HIV risk assessment, testing and health education activities for queer, gay, bisexual men and other men who have sex with men. Provides outreach within these communities to offer risk-reduction education and supplies. Provides support in linking to and navigating health and social services as needed.
Public Policy: Advances policy priorities that help prevent new HIV infections, keep people living with HIV healthy, and advance health equity for LGBTQ communities. The program works in four main areas: Community organizing, legislative advocacy, coalitions and partnerships, and media advocacy.
Research: Conducts and promotes research about the health of LGBTQ communities and communities affected by HIV. Reports include Voices of Health, and annual reports on the health of Minnesota’s LGBTQ communities; Invisible Youth: The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Questioning Adolescents in Minnesota, and the Transgender Aging Project.
ShiftMN: Fights for healthier LGBTQ communities by severing ties with corporate tobacco through education, advocacy, social media, and policy. Offers leadership development for LGBTQ youth and young adults.
Syringe Access: Provides access to unused syringes, disposal of used syringes, overdose prevention, and awareness and use of pharmacies for purchase of clean syringes. Connects individuals living with HIV to medical care and services, and provides HIV and Hepatitis C risk assessments and testing through the Mainline program.
Quick Connect: Provides short-term, face-to face assistance to persons living with HIV. Ideal for individuals who are newly diagnosed, new to Minnesota, or who are not currently receiving care. Provides information on services available in the community and helps people connect to HIV medical care and case management as well as other needed programs.
TEACH (Training, Education, Awareness and Capacity-building for HIV): Provides HIV education and speakers for professionals and the community. Offers HIV Instructor Training certification, upon completion, individuals are eligible to be volunteer HIV educators. Also offers a variety of other courses that highlight HIV-related topics of interest to professionals and the general community. Continuing education units are offered in most trainings.
Transportation Services: provides transportation to medical care for people living with HIV in the Twin Cities Metro through taxi and/or bus passes. Includes rides to doctors, medical clinics, speech and physical therapy, pharmacy, dental, HIV case management, and eye care
2577 West Territorial Road
Saint Paul, MN 55114