304 Wood St. Mezzanine Fl.
Pittsburgh PA 15222
Primarily serves black and latino young men who have sex with men (YMSM) and young transgender individuals (YTG) 13-29 years old. They seek to provide a safe space, mental health, employment, hiv and sexual health testing services and referral to other services.
Project Silk currently offers free HIV testing using the OraSure conventional oral test. Appointments are not necessary, simply check in at the front desk and ask for a test!
ALLIES FOR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
5913 PENN AVE, 2ND FLOOR
PITTSBURGH, PA 15206
412 345 7456
- Medical Case Management
- Support Groups
- Legal Services
- Pharmacy Services
- Supportive Housing
- Emergency Financial Assistance
- Transportation Assistance
- Food Pantry
- Buddy Program
THE POSITIVE HEALTH CLINIC
Federal North Medical Building (near Allegheny General Hospital)
1307 Federal Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
For information on HIV testing/HIV care: 412-359-3360
If newly diagnosed with HIV: 412-398-6768
The PHC receives federal Ryan White Care Act funding, allowing us to provide a wide range of primary and specialized HIV care, regardless of an individual’s medical insurance coverage or ability to pay.
- Rapid HIV treatment, with many people starting treatment within 72 hours of diagnosis, often the same day
- Referral for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a daily HIV prevention medication for people at very high risk for HIV
- High resolution anoscopy, advanced testing for people at high risk of anal cancer
- Comprehensive HIV care, including treatment for people with Hepatitis C
- Physician referrals for more specialized medical care when needed
- Referral to clinical trials
- General medical care
- Gynecologic care, including contraception and care through pregnancy
- Mental health assessment, counseling, and support
- Substance use screening and treatment, including on-site, medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders
- Medications and medication counseling
- Nutrition support
- Assistance with applications for medical insurance and benefit programs
- HIV wellness classes and support groups
- Patient advocacy and peer support
- Transportation assistance
- Smoking cessation programs where we help you quit smoking
- Counseling services for mental health problems, such as depression
- Case management for nonmedical needs
- Wellness Dinners improve nutrition and provide emotional support.
- Social Events and Outings combat isolation and loneliness.
- Wellness Education Programs provide information about HIV/AIDS treatment and the latest medical advances.
- Support Groups boost mental and physical health and guide members through the challenges of living with HIV/AIDS.
- Spiritual Life Programs offer insight, encouragement, inspiration, direction and guidance, and are presented in an interfaith format.
- Fitness and Alternative Therapy Programs. A variety of fitness and alternative therapy programs help promote physical and emotional well-being and also relieve fatigue and stress.
- Transportation Assistance to SWC programs (mileage reimbursement and bus tickets).
- Peer Counseling Telephone Calls connect members with HIV/AIDS services and offer a lifeline of help and hope.