• Free HIV/Hepatitis C Counseling & Testing

    Monday-Friday 9 am-5 pm 

The Trans-formation Project
(Charlene Moore Vertical Garden and residential project)

• Eliminating homelessness and hunger – A One Stop Shop Model

Most people by now have heard about the Catlin Jenner story in the media; a former American athlete who won an Olympic Medal in 1976, and is also known as a reality TV-show stars on “Keeping up with the Kardashian’s.” Jenner recently publicly disclosed her story as a Transgender woman. Transgender can be defined as an umbrella term for people whose gender identity or expression is different from those typically associated with the sex assigned to them at birth (e.g. the sex listed on their birth certificate). In Jenner’s case, he is currently a man (the sex assigned to him at birth), but feels and is a woman (and vice versa). Jenner seems to have the social support and the means to go through with this change. Unfortunately, not everyone is as fortunate to have this opportunity.

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  • Upcoming Events

    Transformation Group Every Tuesday 3-5 pm.

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    HIV Testing and Linkage to Care (TALC) Training

    Tentative Date: June 1st -7th, 2016

    Location:
    112 N. Broad Street, JFK Building, 2nd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19102
    To register click HERE.

    Please note: The AACO Regional HIV/AIDS Prevention Network Training and certification Program is a pre-requisite for the HIV TALC Training. Contact AACO at health.aacotraining@phila.gov.

    Participants should have successfully completed this training before registering for the HIV TALC Training at TPAC.

    Training Objectives

    • To become Commonwealth of Pennsylvania-certified in HIV  Testing and linkage to care.
    • To learn different technologies for Rapid Tests for HIV.
    • To understand the significance of Rapid Testing in HIV Testing.
    • To understand the significance of post-counseling when clients test positive for HIV.
    • To understand the significance of Referrals for Linkage to care and supportive services.
    • To learn different laws associated with HIV/AIDS.

    Facilitator:

    Mr. Yoshiaki Yamasaki, M.S. Ed., Executive Director of The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium (TPAC) d.b.a. World Health Care Infrastructures (WHCI) d.b.a.

    Registration Fees:  NASW Members: $ 240_ NASW Non-Members $ 250_ No CE required:  $225__

    For registration and additional information, please contact:

    Anita Joshi at 215-988-9970 x 302 or via e-mail at anita@tpaconline.org  OR  Larry Hochendoner at 215-988-9970, ext. 309 or via e-mail at ljh@worldhci.org

    Certified check or money order addressed to The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium can be sent to

    TPAC, 112 N. Broad Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102.

    Fees can also be paid via secure website in the form of donation on http://www.tpaconline.org/cms/index.php/donations