Click here for our HIV/STI Testing and Linkage services.

Be Kind to Your Mind

Be Kind To Your Mind is an emotion and mind wellness community gathering led by and for peers that want to support one another in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. Be Kind to Your Mind is supported by Peer Support Space and The Bros in Convo Initiative. The gathering meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month from 6 PM – 7:30 PM. Those of all sexual orientations, genders, ages, and disabilities as well as those of diverse neurological, racial, religious, and cultural backgrounds are welcomed. Click here to learn more and attend Be Kind to Your Mind.

Get PrEP’D

Get PrEP’D is a PrEP Navigation and Peer Program for gay and queer individuals of color living in Central Florida. Participants receive FREE HIV/STI screenings, health and HIV education, and low-cost or no-cost PrEP services including routine labs and medical visits. Participants are supported by a PrEP Navigator that provides adherence support, PrEP education, and peer support. 

To be eligible for the participants must:

❏ Be HIV negative
❏ Live in Orange, Osceola, or Seminole counties
Self identify as a person of color (includes American Indian/Alaskan Native, Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander etc.)
Self identify as cisgender male, gender non conforming, or transmasculine
Self identify as gay, bisexual, queer, or same-gender-loving

Click here to join Get PrEP’D. For more information contact Angel Nelson at 407-868-3257.

Keep It Up

Keep It Up is an online health intervention for bisexual, gay, queer, and same-gender-loving men ages 18-34. Participants complete a total of five online health episodes designed to help them navigate intimate and personal spaces with other bisexual, gay, queer, and same-gender-loving men. Those of all cultural, ethnic, and racial backgrounds are welcomed.

Participants receive up to $100 after successful completion of the baseline assessment, Episodes 1-3, Episode 4, and Episode 5. To be eligible for the program, you must:

❏ Be HIV negative
❏ Live in Orange, Osceola, or Seminole counties
❏ Self identify as cis gender male or gender non conforming
❏ Self identify as gay, bisexual, queer, and same gender loving

Click here to join Keep It Up. For more information contact Angel Nelson at 407-868-3257.

Mesa De Cocina / The Kitchen Table 2.0

Mesa De Cocina/The Kitchen Table 2.0 is a health and nutrition program in partnership with QLatinx increasing access to fresh and healthy foods and kitchen essentials while showing that kitchen skill, not budget, is the key to great food. Participants meet monthly in-person with Coach Mira Cooks who walks participants making delicious and nutritious meals from Leanne Brown’s “Good and Cheap”. Participants are provided a copy of Good and Cheap, kitchen essentials, grocery gift cards, recipe ingredients, and a virtual recipe instruction videos from Just Chef Mack to support them in making delicious and nutritious meals at home.Those of all sexual orientations, genders, ages, and disabilities as well as those of diverse neurological, racial, religious, and cultural backgrounds are welcomed. 

Click here to register for the next Mesa De Cocina/The Kitchen Table 2.0  gathering. Click here  to view the virtual instruction videos from Mesa De Cocina/The Kitchen Table 2.0. Click here to view the virtual instruction videos from Mesa De Cocina/The Kitchen Table 1.0

Strength Through Youth/Young Adults Living Empowered (STYLE)

STYLE is our empowerment and life skills building program for bisexual, gay, queer, and same-gender loving individuals of color (self-defined) living in Central Florida. The program covers life skills like financial literacy, health education, interpersonal skills, job readiness.

Program benefits include an expanded support system and increased life skills, and greater knowledge of local resources. Participants receive a program stipend upon successfully completion of the program. Meals and transportation assistance to/from sessionsare provided. 

Click here to learn more and to join S.T.Y.L.E. For more information contact Angel Nelson at 407-868-3257.

Youth/Young Adults Living Pozitively (YALP)

YALP is a brave and safe space to build friendships and a sense of community among young people (18- 35) of color (self-defined) living with HIV in Central Florida regardless of gender identity and sexual orientation. Program benefits include an expanded support system, increased emotional health and wellness, greater knowledge and connection to local resources, a light meal, monthly raffles, and a program stipend of $300.

Participants are required to attend a minimum of 5 out of the 6 sessions to receive program stipend. To join YALP, register here.