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

OUR SERVICES

Free HIV/STD

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

 

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PrEP

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.

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

  • A fixed site location at CHAG’s office Monday-Friday, 8:30 am– 5:00 pm

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

  • CLEAR: Choosing Empowerment, Action, Results!

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

Transportation

  • Takes HIV positive individuals to and from medical appointments

  • Facilitates access to primary care and other medical services

  • Transportation services are handicap accessible

Case

Management

  • 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

Tobacco

Cessation

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Free

NARCAN

Kits &

Training

  • 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

location

1300 W Fort St, Detroit, MI 48226

Languages Spoken

Translation services are available for non-English-speaking individuals.

CONTACT >

T: 313.963.3434

F: 313.963.1832

E: info@chagdetroit.org

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