APAIT offers free community health education programs to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and other chronic diseases, and improve community health literacy. These programs include HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STI) education groups and peer-to-peer leadership and advocacy groups in both of our Los Angeles and Orange County locations.
Programs in Los Angeles
An individual Comprehensive Risk Counseling and Services (CRCS) program for Asian and Pacific Islander gay and non-gay identified men and transgender women.
A peer-led, skills building intervention designed to reduce HIV risk behaviors among transgender people in Los Angeles County.
A one-on-one counseling session for HIV-positive individuals to achieve their ideal self.
A youth leadership program for LGBT men aged 18-24, to recruit and empower influential leaders to initiate conversations on HIV testing in their communities.
SOUL is a volunteer program for Trans Identified individuals who have completed the HEART program.
Programs in Orange County
A counseling program that provides one-on-one, weekly sessions to address sexual risk for HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), adherence to HIV medical treatments, societal/cultural stigma, substance abuse avoidance, health care access, and disclosure of status.
A 30-50 minute ONE Time counseling program for MSMs who are currently HIV-negative, have tested for HIV in the past, and have had unprotected intercourse with a non-primary partner whose HIV status was positive/unknown. This counseling session will help identify and set up a risk-reducing action plan that is realistic and effective for the individual.