HIV PREVENTION

The Change Happens! HIV Prevention team believes that education and prevention are the most powerful weapons to combat HIV/AIDS.  All of our prevention programs, including Project F.O.R.C.E (Focusing on Reducing Crisis through Education) and CHANGE Partnership, target non-traditional communities in Houston/Harris and Waller Counties using a highly equipped mobile testing van.

Project F.O.R.C.E. is equipped to provide:

  • Community Outreach Services

  • Free HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral Services

  • Free Hep C Counseling, Testing and Referral Services

  • Free Syphilis Counseling, Testing and Referral Services

  • Couples Counseling, Testing and Referral Services

  • Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Access to Services (ARTAS)

  • Linkage to Care/Navigation Services and Essential Services

  • PrEP Education/Referrals

  • Free condom distribution daily

  • Motivational Interviews

  • Substance Abuse Risk-Reduction Tools

  • Client-Centered Overdose Prevention Tools

  • Harm-Reduction Information

  • Harm-Reduction Prevention Tools

CHANGE Partnership 

Change Happens! and Houston Area Services (HACS) have established a partnership to better coordinate and facilitate the provision of a comprehensive, high-impact HIV prevention program; provide a continuum of HIV care and prevention services; and to maximize the reach of the program within the community. The program's primary target population is African-American heterosexual men, ages 18 to 35 and the secondary population is Hispanic/Latino heterosexual men ages 18-35 both living in targeted communities in the Houston Metropolitan Service Area (HMSA).

CHANGE Partnership is designed to provide:

  • Community Promotion and Outreach Services

  • Free HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral Services

  • Free Hep C Counseling, Testing and Referral Services

  • Free Syphilis Counseling, Testing and Referral Services

  • Couples Counseling, Testing and Referral Services

  • Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Access to Services (ARTAS)

  • Linkage to Care/Navigation Services and Essential Services

  • PrEP Education/Referrals

  • Free condom distribution daily

  • VOICES/VOCES HIP Behavioral Intervention - A video-based intervention program designed to increase condom use among high risk heterosexual African-America men in a single session

INFORMATION

VISIT CHANGEHIVTOGETHER.ORG

EMAIL US AT INFO@CHANGEHAPPENSTX.ORG

SCHEDULE A TESTING APPOINTMENT AT (713) 374-1200