A program of expanded health services for YMSM of color between the ages of 18-29 and their partners Services include: drop-in center, on site mental health and substance use counseling, HIV/HCV testing, PrEP linkage, social outings, community events, life skills support and case management services.
Through our mobile clinic both HIV and Viral Hepatitis (HIV/HCV) testing, health education and service linkage is provided in a social atmosphere. Rapid and Mobile HIV and Viral Hepatitis testing takes place on the mobile clinic and on-site at CAL-PEP. Testing targets individuals most at risk for HIV & sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
House Parties and Grill Outs are home grown interventions where HIV testing, risk reduction and prevention education is provided in a community social setting. Grill Outs are conducted in residential communities where agency staff grill and serve hot meals to community members. House parties are educational risk reduction and HIV prevention workshops that are hosted by community members in their homes. The host of these parties are encouraged to invite their drug using and/or sexual partners along with family and friends to attend.
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