CAI delivers capacity-building support that helps health care and social service organizations improve the quality of their services, particularly for communities that have been marginalized. We've provided training, technical assistance, and other support to HIV-service organizations since the first days of the epidemic and have been a proud partner of the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute for more than three decades.
The Clinical Education Initiative (CEI), a New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute program, offers progressive continuing medical education to physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, dentists, and pharmacists to enhance their capacity to deliver high-quality healthcare services and to improve patient health outcomes. We offer free, CE accredited, online and live trainings, conferences, intensive preceptorships, clinical technical assistance (TA) and tools, on HIV Primary Care and Prevention, Sexual Health, Hepatitis C treatment, and Drug User Health.
The CEI Sexual Health Center of Excellence has partnered with the NYSDOH Office of Sexual Health and Epidemiology to offer the Congenital Syphilis Prevention Program. Visit the CEI table for more information.
ETE Dashboard – CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health
The ETE Dashboard measures, tracks, and disseminates actionable information on progress towards achieving the End of the AIDS Epidemic in New York State by integrating various HIV-related data on a single platform. Featured data include PrEP use, new HIV infections, HIV prevalence, HIV testing, linkage to care and viral suppression, and deaths among people living with HIV, as well as ETE-related policies and programs.
HealthHIV is a national non-profit working with healthcare organizations, communities, and providers to advance effective HIV, HCV, STI and LGBTQ health care, harm reduction and health equity through education and training, technical assistance and capacity building, advocacy, communications, and health services research and evaluation.
Layla’s Got You is a vibrant movement dedicated to empowering young Black women ages 16-25 in Syracuse, NY, with judgment-free and tailored information about love, sex and relationships. Our strength lies in building community among Black women to empower better-informed decisions about their sexual health and well-being.
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Legal Line: 833-628-0087
HIV/AIDS Law Consortium: 518-462-6765 ext. 340
The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York provides free civil legal services to people with low income or other barriers to accessing the legal system. We secure basic needs, protect, and preserve legal rights, provide equal access to justice, and seek fairness and dignity for our clients. We serve 16 counties and the Saint Regis Mohawk Reservation.
The HIV/AIDS Law Consortium provides free civil legal services including advice, brief services, representation; referrals are provided by the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York (LASNNY) and The Edward P. Swyer Justice Center at Albany Law School.
The MATTERS (Medication for Addiction Treatment and Electronic Referrals) program rapidly connects individuals with opioid use disorder to community-based medication assisted treatment programs. Referrals are made in under 3 minutes, linking individuals to supportive services, including peer support, transportation assistance, and medication vouchers for the uninsured. Individuals can also request an evaluation via telemedicine for a quick assessment, consideration for buprenorphine prescription, and linkage to treatment. MATTERS also provides free harm reduction supplies, including fentanyl and xylazine test strips. To date, MATTERS has distributed over 5 million test strips and is deploying 15 harm reduction vending machines across New York State. The vending machines are available 24/7, 365 days a year. MATTERS aims to break down barriers to opioid use disorder treatment, continually adding new partners and services to our referral platform. Partner with MATTERS today!
Office of Sexual Health and Epidemiology’s Sexual Health Education Services
The Sexual Health Education Services (SHES) team provides equitable, comprehensive, and sex-positive sexual health education. Our work promotes identity affirming, trauma-informed approaches to preventing infection, supporting healthy relationships, and validating the individual experience.
University of Rochester Center for Community Practice
The Center for Community Practice (CCP) is a public health community practice and training center housed in the at the University of Rochester Infectious Diseases Division. Located in Rochester, NY and covering the Finger Lakes region, CCP has provided training, consultation, and technical assistance to build the capacity of the HIV/STI/HCV workforce over the last 30 years locally and nationally. Through partnerships with New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute, CCP provides a wide spectrum of clinical and non-clinical training as the Sexual Health Center of Excellence, LGBTGNC Center of Expertise, and Upstate Regional Training Center. CCP is also part of the CDC’s national Capacity Building Assistance (CBA) Provider Network, offering tailored workshops and technical assistance for state and jurisdictional health departments and their partnered agencies. Our physicians treat HIV and other infectious diseases within the University’s hospital systems, including the HIV and gender health clinics, and offer sexual health clinical management at the Monroe County public health clinic.
Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood is a community-based non-profit organization providing advocacy, education and reproductive health care services in the Capital Region in New York State since 1934. We operate three health centers and serve communities in Albany, Columbia, Greene, and Rensselaer Counties. Our services are delivered with special concern for the underserved. Our mission is to promote healthy sexuality and protect reproductive choice for all through exceptional services, honest education and fearless advocacy.