La Gente

The La Gente Program at Servicios de La Raza serves a wide cross-section of the Latino population living with HIV/AIDS, including straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) men, women and youth.  La Gente is a bilingual HIV/AIDS services program specializing in providing client-centered services that assist HIV/AIDS infected individuals and their affected family members to gain access to health care, emotional support, and other resources and assistance that meet their needs.  La Gente utilizes unique approaches to care and support services in order to reach individuals living with HIV/AIDS, as well as the family and community that support them. The program offers intensive mental health counseling, medical case management and substance abuse services, medical transportation assistance, food bank, HIV/STD testing and screening services, client advocacy, a cohesive referral system to qualified providers, community outreach, and much more. The La Gente Program also conducts HIV/STD prevention & education classes to youth throughout the Denver Metropolitan Area.

Servicios’ HIV/STD testing and screening is offered either the first or last Monday of each month from 4:00-5:30pm.  Additional HIV testing is provided the second Thursday of each month from 2:00-6:00pm through HeyDenver.  Dates are subject to change;  please call to confirm testing dates or to schedule an appointment.  Appointments are not necessary, but are recommended.  Please contact Jalene Salazar for further details at 303.953.5905 or jalenes@serviciosdelaraza.org.

If you are living with HIV/AIDS and are new to or considering moving to the Denver Metro Area, contact Servicios de La Raza for assistance.  Our qualified bilingual staff are able to connect you to a medical provider, Colorado AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), and other crucial support services and referrals you may need.  We look forward to serving you and welcoming you to our La Gente family!

 

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