Join us for the 1st National Transgender HIV Testing Day on April 18, 2016. See the Miss TransformSF Empowerment Pageant and stay for the community lunch. Free and confidential HIV testing will be provided. We will also be honoring this day with an all-day event. See schedule below.
FREE & Confidential HIV Testing
Miss TransformSF Empowerment Pageant & Community Lunch
12:00pm- 1:30pm, Audre Lorde Room
Join us for lunch & watch our 1st Miss TransformSF Pageant! Brains & beauty comes together for a cause!
TransformSF is a citywide HIV testing ...
But there’s another reason this event is so special to us. Our headliner, Aidan Park, is actually a former client of A&PI Wellness Center. Growing up wasn’t easy for Aidan. He emigrated from Korea when he was just 9 years old and landed in San Francisco’s Fillmore district, living in Section 8 housing with his grandmother. He didn’t speak any English at all and found it hard to connect with kids in school and the world around him. Self-expression became a minefield, further complicated by his fear of revealing his sexual identity.
Aidan found A&PI ...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – This week, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) appointed A&PI Wellness Center to be a new Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), increasing access to the highest-quality primary care, mental health, and supportive services for thousands of LGBTQ San Franciscans, people of color, and people living in the Tenderloin neighborhood.
The competitive award secures approximately $650,000 in annual funding for the organization. A&PI Wellness Center was the only community health center in San Francisco and one of 266 clinics ...
Looking for a place to shower? Lava Mae is here
Lava Mae is a mobile shower and sanitation service. We convert retired MUNI buses into bathrooms on wheels; each bus is equipped with two completely private facilities, each with a shower, toilet, sink, and changing area. Sign-ups are free and first-come-first-serve. Soap and towels are provided.
Lava Mae was founded in 2013 by Doniece Sandoval, after she passed a woman crying about how she'd never be clean. After researching shower availability for the homeless in SF (very, very limited), she was inspired by the food ...
Come have fun in ways that matter. Join us for laughter, drinks, and food. Stay for amazing silent auction deals and friends. Build a bridge to health justice for our most vulnerable friends, family, and neighbors while sipping cocktails against the most beautiful vista in our City.
Listen to stories from people living with HIV and find out if you are a stigmatizer. Take a short quiz that includes tips and videos where you can see what people go through when living with HIV.
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Your support built this home. You make A&PI Wellness Center a place where over 3,000 people in our community and 466 people living with HIV can find a supportive family—a family they choose—every day of the year. But we’re growing and we need your help.
More people come to us every day needing to see doctors who understand LGBT health and HIV. More transgender women of color seek out safe spaces in our drop-in center. More young gay men of color reach out to us looking for support and compassion. We’re responding by building more physical exam rooms, ...