TO REDUCE STIGMA AND SHAME
HIV HOME TEST 24 HOUR SERVICE
The Home Test is a Mouth Swab test.
Results can be provided within 30 minutes.
A questionnaire (risk assessment) of participants must be mailed back to VDH.
We are currently working towards meeting VDH compliance criteria to elevate service to Rapid HIV testing.
ARCC has a contractual agreement with VDH to order and distribute condoms to the public and to vendors.
The condoms given are free and they are apart of ARCC outreach efforts.
We also distribute STI literature along with the condoms.
The vendors include Barber Shops, Psycho-Educational Day Treatment programs, Intensive In Home Counseling Agencies, Corner Stores and etc.
Mail Order/Condom Delivery Service
Consumers can order condoms through ARCC website.
Free condoms will either be delivered or mailed on a monthly basis
Variety of Selections:
Latex, non-latex, flavored, multiple brands, female condoms
Education & Outreach
Community Presence Involvement: Parades, Health Fairs, Community Programs
Develop Partnerships: Colleges, Health Clinics, Community Agencies and etc
Community Organizational Involvement: Tidewater HIV Advisory Board, City Council Meetings, NAACP, Community Boards and etc.
Volunteer Applicants must be approved through the Executive Director
Volunteer roles and responsibilities will be specifically identify
ARCC is receptive to Community Service applicants. (We currently do not have any official partnerships with municipalities).
Social Media Vlog
Rodrick Mason is our Vlogger
Social Media is a platform to address HIV education, Stigma and elevate understanding of scientific advancement in HIV research as well as cultural issues.
The LGBT & Black community are severely impacted therefore both target-populations will be addressed and discussed.
Support group for HIV Positive Individuals
Support Group for HIV poz individuals and allies (family and friends supports)
Provide HIV Education and identify strategies of family support
Address the anatomy of Stigma