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Positive Choices HIV Center

 

Protect yourself and others from HIV

Cornerstone Family Healthcare’s HIV/AIDS Department provides confidential outreach and counseling services for those living with HIV and AIDS.

 

Outreach can help you:

  • Test for HIV to learn your status for early treatment; and
  • Get education to help keep you and your loved ones safe from HIV/AIDS.

 

Case management can help you:

  • Get insurance to cover your medical care, even if you are undocumented;
  • Get SSI, DSS & food stamps;
  • Find housing and subsidized rents so you can live comfortably;
  • Get food pantry, home-care, legal, education and employment assistance;
  • Find help for you to quit drugs or alcohol dependency;
  • Learn how to avoid passing HIV to others;
  • Talk to someone about your problems;
  • Deal with emotional stress like depression; and
  • Learn how you and your family can cope with HIV/AIDS.

 

Client Services

All services are confidential and include:

  • HIV testing
  • Patient advocacy
  • Case management
  • Mental health services
  • Smoking cessation
  • Substance abuse counsel
  • Translation services
  • Transportation to appointments
  • Support groups
  • Movie night
  • Educational groups
  • Peer support
  • A client advisory board
  • Condoms, female condoms, lube, dental dams and, safe sex counseling

 

Funding for MSA and primary care programs provided by: New York State AIDS Institute HIV/AIDS Services