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CHAG Strives...

  • to create a safe welcoming environment at every point of contact that fosters appreciation of diversity and provides patient- and family-centered care

  • to ensure that those receiving services experience culturally and linguistically appropriate encounters

  • to meet communication needs so clients understand health care/services they receive, can participate effectively in their own care, and make informed decisions

  • to eliminate discrimination and disparities



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Testing & Referral

  • Free, confidential, HIV rapid testing and referral to medical care, social services, high-impact prevention, and other supportive services

  • Free syphilis screening for high-risk populations

  • Services are provided in-house, at mobile sites, institutional settings, and through the Life Points program




Clinical Services

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Onsite Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) appointments for persons at-risk for HIV, including HIV/STD testing, physician visit and a prescription for PrEP Services include insurance enrollment, and linkage to other HIV prevention services.

Heart & Hands

Life Points Harm Reduction Outreach Program

  • Clean sterile syringes, condoms, cookers, cotton, bleach, and other risk reduction supplies

  • Wound care training and supplies

  • Rapid HIV testing, and referral services

  • Screening/testing for hepatitis C and syphilis and referrals for treatment

  • Overdose prevention education and training

  • Directed referrals to primary medical care and services to address basic needs

  • Onsite access to treatment for those who are ready

  • A mobile unit traveling to clients in their own neighborhoods, serving eight outreach sites in Detroit a total of 10 hours per week


Warren & Beechwood: 1:00-2:00pm

Dexter & Lawrence: 2:00-3:00pm

3rd & Charlotte: 3:00-5:00pm



Patton Park: 2:00-3:00pm



Chalmers & Eastwood: 2:00-3:00pm


Michigan & Tarnow: 11:45-12:45pm



Fort & Calvary: 11:00-12:00pm

Woodward & Seward: 12:00-1:00pm

Mack & Bewick: 1:00-3:00pm



Syringes may also be exchanged Monday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at CHAG’s main offices located at 1300 W. Fort Street, Detroit, Michigan 48226.

Please call (313) 963-3434 to schedule an appointment.


Support Groups

  • Peer led psychosocial support group for HIV positive individuals, their family and their friends

  • Groups are held the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

  • Transportation and a healthy meal provided

  • Activities for children who attend the support group

Groups are held the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Thursday of each month from 5:30-8:30 p.m

Young adults and newly diagnosed are welcome on Thursdays.

Targeted Prevention Interventions

  • Many Men, Many Voices- a group level multi-session intervention targeting high-risk African American men who have sex with men

  • Community PROMISE- a community-wide intervention targeting high-risk young transgender women of color

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Early Intervention Services (EIS)

  • Helps those with positive HIV test results address immediate needs and remove barriers to care

  • Links clients to medical care supportive services and case management

  • Provides up to six months of assistance

  • Helps individuals who are HIV positive and out-of-care reconnect with primary care

  • Offers six week skill building and educational groups


  • Takes HIV positive individuals to and from medical appointments

  • Facilitates access to primary care and other medical services

  • Transportation services are handicap accessible



  • Case Managers help HIV positive clients throughout Southeastern Michigan obtain and maintain medical care

  • Assist clients to obtain legal, financial, housing and other services needed to help them remain in care

  • Provide treatment adherence counseling



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Kits &


  • NARCAN Nasal Spray is used to temporarily reverse the effects of opioid medicines

  • We help train individuals to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and how to administer the opioid overdose reversal drug NARCAN.


Please help as we strive to make a difference in the lives of some of our community’s neediest citizens

  • Every donation helps to make a difference

  • $500 can support 20 people affected by HIV and/or substance abuse with educational support services

  • $250 can provide 15 round-trip rides to life saving medical appointments

  • $100 can provide HIV-testing services to 25 high-risk individuals


Gifts in Kind

  • CHAG's outreach programs provide individuals with basic hygiene items. Donations of these items are greatly appreciated.

  • Hygiene kits for men: razors, shave cream, soap, washcloths, body lotion, combs/brushes, toothpaste/toothbrushes, mouthwash, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant.

  • Hygiene kits for women:razors, shave cream, soap, washcloths, body lotion, combs/brushes, toothpaste/toothbrushes, mouthwash, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant and feminine products.

Help Us Provide Needed Services

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