A&PI Wellness Center is an LGBTQ and people of color health organization that transforms lives by advancing health, wellness, and equality.We believe everyone deserves to be healthy and needs access to the highest-quality health care. We foster resilience, strength, connection, health, and wellness for all communities. To us, health care will always be grounded in social justice.
News: A&PI Wellness Center helps to lead San Francisco’s Getting to Zero efforts
A few of our staff were recently highlighted in POZ Magazine. "We are living in a city where it takes one month of unemployment for someone to end up on the street," says Blair Turner, a nurse practitioner at San Francisco’s Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center, a federally qualified health center in the city’s economically strained Tenderloin District. The center largely serves LGBT racial and ethnic minorities, with a strong emphasis on trans care." – POZ, June 2016, A Tale Of Two Cities: New York City and San Francisco pave the way to ending the epidemic
News: A&PI Wellness Center highlighted in Positively Aware magazine
Our Associate Director Kate Franza puts forth critical recommendations for affirmative health care for transgender women in a recent article from Positively Aware. She stresses the importance of physicians truly listening to their clients' needs and having a deeper understanding of their life experiences. Establishing a partnership without judgement is critical to competently serve transgender women living with HIV.
Our expert team of trainers and consultants can help you and your organization ramp up on the latest HIV prevention best practices and technology. We can help you reach communities of color, gay and bisexual men, and the transgender community.