REGION 5 PREVENTION PROGRAMS

Counties ServedBoone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan, and Shelby

 

Brothers United

3737 North Meridian Street, Suite 505
Indianapolis, IN   46208
Phone:  317-931-0292            Fax:  317-931-0294

Web Site

FUNDED INTERVENTIONS:

CLEAR:  CLEAR is intensive, individualized, client-centered counseling for adopting and maintaining HIV risk-reduction behaviors for HIV positive individuals who continue high-risk behaviors, discordant couples, and HIV negative individuals that engage in high-risk behaviors.

OUTREACH TESTING:  Outreach Testing funding calls for an individual level intervention which will ensure that that persons at increased risk for HIV and HCV are properly screened and tested. Furthermore, those found to be infected shall be immediately linked into the existing system of care.

LINKAGE TO CARE:  The grantee will provide Linkage to Care services focusing on high risk negatives, HIV positive individuals who have fallen out of care or who may be at risk for falling out of care.

SPECIAL POPULATIONS:   Many Men, Many Voices (3MV)This seven session, group level intervention is to be administered with the goal of addressing factors that influence the behavior of African American men who have sex with men, including cultural, social, and religious norms; interactions between HIV and other sexually transmitted infections; sexual relationship dynamics; and the social and psychological influences that racism and homophobia have on HIV risk behaviors.

SPECIAL POPULATIONS: - Red Ribbon Rumble:  The grantee will provide an HIV prevention program known as Red Ribbon Rumble in the African American LGBTQ community. 

SPECIAL POPULATIONS: - IMAGE:  The grantee will provide an HIV prevention program known as IMAGE in the African American LGBTQ youth community. 

 

Damien Center

26 North Arsenal Avenue
Indianapolis, IN   46201
Phone:  317-632-0123  extension: 275          Fax:  317-632-4362

Web Site

FUNDED INTERVENTIONS:

CLEAR:  CLEAR is intensive, individualized, client-centered counseling for adopting and maintaining HIV risk-reduction behaviors for HIV positive individuals who continue high-risk behaviors, discordant couples, and HIV negative individuals that engage in high-risk behaviors.

OUTREACH TESTING:  Outreach Testing funding calls for an individual level intervention which will ensure that that persons at increased risk for HIV and HCV are properly screened and tested. Furthermore, those found to be infected shall be immediately linked into the existing system of care.

PrEP/ART:   PrEP is a new HIV prevention approach where HIV-negative individuals use HAART (Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy) medications to reduce their risk of becoming infected if they are exposed to the virus. The medications work to prevent HIV from establishing infection inside the body.

LINKAGE TO CARE:  Will provide Linkage to Care services focusing on high-risk negatives, HIV‑positive individuals who have fallen out of care or who may be at risk for falling out of care

STEP-UP, Inc.

802 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN   46204   
Phone:  317-259-7013           Fax:  317-259-7034


FUNDED INTERVENTIONS:

POPULAR OPINION LEADER (POL) is an intervention based on a program that identifies, trains, and enlists the help of key opinion leaders to change risky sexual norms and behaviors in the gay community. The program is based on diffusion of innovation/social influence principles, which states that trends and innovations are often initiated by a relatively small segment of opinion leaders in the population. Once innovations are visibly modeled and accepted, they then diffuse throughout a population, influencing others.

LATINO MSM PROJECT:  Will provide HIV outreach and testing services to the Latino MSM population.

LINKAGE TO CARE:  Will provide Linkage to Care services focusing on high-risk negatives, HIV‑positive individuals who have fallen out of care or who may be at risk for falling out of care.

 

Eskenazi Health Hospital                          Eskenazi Blackburn Health Center

720 West Eskenazi Avenue                                             2700 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street 
Indianapolis, IN 46202                                                      Indianapolis, IN 46208
Phone:  317-880-7900                                                        Phone:  317-931-4300

FUNDED INTERVENTION:

Routine ER Testing:  This funding calls for an individual level intervention which will ensure that HIV infected persons and persons at increased risk for HIV have access to HIV testing within routine healthcare to promote early knowledge of their HIV status.

Routine ER Testing will be provided in the Emergency Department (ED) of Eskenazi Hospital located in Indianapolis, IN

Web Site

Indianapolis Urban League

777 Indiana Avenue  
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone:  317-693-7603               Fax:  317-693-7613

Web Site

FUNDED INTERVENTIONS:

SPECIAL POPULATIONS SUPPORT PROGRAM (SPSP):  The program is designed to cover two complementary services: disease prevention and supportive care. The Special Populations Support Program strives to minimize the negative impact of chemical dependency on the health of persons at risk of HIV, or those already living with HIV, in a compassionate and non-judgmental environment, cost-free to the client.

Health and Hospital Corportion of Marion County

3838 North Rural Street
Indianapolis, IN  46205
Phone:  317-221-2474                 Fax: 
 317-221-3114

FUNDED INTERVENTIONS:

OUTREACH TESTING:  Outreach Testing funding calls for an individual level intervention which will ensure that that persons at increased risk for HIV and HCV are properly screened and tested. Furthermore, those found to be infected shall be immediately linked into the existing system of care.

The Health Foundation of Greater Indianapolis
429 east Vermont Street #300
Indianapolis , IN  46202

Web Site

FUNDED SERVICES:

COMMERCIAL SEX WORKER PROJECT:  Will expand the current Sex Worker Project that targets female sex workers in Marion and Scott Counties.

DEVELOPMENT OF PrEP EDUCATION AND AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS:  Will oversee development of various projects that will assist in PrEP education and other HIV awareness campaigns