Services for transgender people and their loved ones
· Help finding trans-positive general and specialty health care and social services.
· Information on options about gender transition.
· Information about best practices and standards of care, as well as client/patient rights.
· Peer counseling and support relating to gender identity, gender expression and life stresses.
· Support and information for family members, partners, friends and other loved ones.
· Outreach to trans people working in the survival sex trade.
· Information about transgender community groups.
Provides short-term, outreach-based case management to People of Color, LGBTQA, Transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming specific communities who are at high risk for HIV infection and who could use support to remain HIV-negative. The work of case managers includes outreach, meeting clients, accompanying them to appointments, or staffing drop-in hours in community spaces around the city and nationally.
The Parenting Skills Training Program targets men and women offenders who:
The program helps offenders develop skills, knowledge and strategies so they can:
Rapha Mission: Strengthening the health and well being of “Same-gender loving” (SGL) men.
Rapha Vision: “Same-gender loving” (SGL) men building healthy lives together.
Rapha Values: We value “Same-gender loving” (SGL) men’s ability to make informed decisions.
· We value the role of our communities. We value scientific research.
We value a non-judgmental, sex-positive and strengths-based philosophy.
We value a comprehensive approach to healthy living.
We value capacity building and collaboration with“Same-gender loving” (SGL) men who have sex with men (MSM) are the group most affected by HIV/AIDS in the world.
· The overall objective of this initiative is to reduce the adverse effects stigma has on HIV prevention, testing, access to treatment among gay, bisexual and two-spirit men as well as trans people, and to raise awareness about the GTZ PLAN (Getting To Zero) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) message, through an anti stigma campaign.
The Shammah Initiative
Helps offenders make personal changes in their lives by encouraging them to learn about their strengths and areas that need improvement.
People with HIV are living longer due to advances in HIV treatment. Managing HIV Infection can become more complex as people age.
Elohim Urban Mission is committed to ensuring that people aging with HIV are supported.
Some of our activities include:
· Educating health care and service providers about the needs and experiences of older adults living with HIV.
· Sharing up-to-date research findings on topics of relevance to HIV and older adults.
· Taking action to address health inequities faced by older adults living with HIV.