AIDS Walk Austin 2016 Sharing Agencies
Sharing agencies are local HIV and AIDS-related nonprofit organizations who have formed AIDS Walk teams to raise funds for their respective organizations.
AIDS Services of Austin (ASA) is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the Austin Area. ASA provides direct care, case managment, nutrition supplementation, and much more to people in the Austin area affected by HIV and AIDS. Through the Q Austin and Women Rising Project, ASA helps to build safe community spaces for at-risk and HIV-positive people.
allgo is working to create and sustain a statewide network of queer people of color activists, groups, organizations and allies, which through nourishment of relationships, grassroots organizing and artistic expression can radically transform systems and policies toward a collective liberation.
The Austin Harm Reduction Coalition provides needle exchange and related services to injecting drug users in the Austin Travis County in order to combat the spread of HIV and AIDS in our community.
The mission of The Care Communities is to provide practical and compassionate support for people with serious illness, particularly HAIDS and cancer. The support is provided by Care Teams, which consist of four to seven volunteers, who offer such assistance as light housekeeping, shopping, transportation, meal preparation, yard work. It also provides emotional support and companionship to those who are ill and who might otherwise remain isolated or alone. The vision of The Care Communities is a caring community where no one will face a serious illness alone.
The CARE Program offers HIV counseling and testing, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS, case management, street outreach, referral and assistance to substance abuse treatment services, mental health case management, relapse prevention counseling, Journey Outpatient Substance Abuse treatment, acu-detox, HIV education and training, liaison to incarcerated people living with HIV, and risk reduction materials.
Out Youth is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support and provide services to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth ages 12 to 19 in Austin and Central Texas. They offer peer support groups, counseling, educational programs, social activities and community outreach.
Project Transitions is dedicated to serving people with HIV and AIDS by providing hospice, housing and support in a compassionate and caring environment.
Provides outpatient primary care medical services for adults who are living with HIV and AIDS. Services include family practice, internal medicine, gynecological services, family planning, mental health counseling, social services, nutrition counseling and after-hours telephone assistance.
Provides case management, information and referral, support, transportation, limited financial assistance for housing, prescription, physician visits, assistance with estate planning, nutritional and wellness counseling.
The Wright House Wellness Center is a haven for people living with or at risk of contracting chronic illnesses, where the mind, body, and spirit are nurtured through prevention, education, care, and compassion in a culturally inclusive setting.
Waterloo Counseling Center is a leading provider of affordable, high-quality psychotherapy services for Austin and the surrounding communities. We are a private, not-for-profit organization developed initially to serve the gay and lesbian population as well as those affected by HIV.