Counseling

Counseling Testing & Referrals (CTR)

Activities designed to increase knowledge of HIV status, encourage risk reduction and secure needed referrals for appropriate medical, prevention, and partner notification counseling and referral services. We offer FREE & CONFIDENTIAL HIV Testing. (We use the Oraquick HIV Antibody Tests – No blood, no needles. Results in 20 minutes)

STD Screenings: Tuesday and Thursday 2:30pm – 5:30pm

In collaboration with Bellflower clinic, Brothers United provides FREE & Confidential STD screenings for Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Trichomoniasis (Trich). (STD screening is provided on Tuesday & Thursdays).

Comprehensive Risk Counseling &  Services (CRCS)

An intensive, individualized, counseling program for adopting and maintaining HIV risk reduction behaviors. This program is designed for persons living with HIV/AIDS and who may struggle with issues such as substance abuse, and physical and mental health challenges that may pose as barriers to maintaining risk reduction behaviors.

Linkage to Care (L2C)

The linkage to care program offers one-on-one direct assistance for people living with HIV who are newly diagnosed or those who may have difficulties staying in medical care. The goal of the Linkage to care program is to help individuals reduce barriers to care, become virally suppressed, and become self-sustainable.

24 hour support once learning your diagnosis

Transportation to care coordination and medical appointments

Helping you communicate with your providers by sitting-in on appointments (medical, mental health, case manager)

Helping with medication (reminders, encouragement, questions, medication pick-up)

Assistance with setting and achieving goals related to employment, housing, and education.

Helping connect you to necessary resources within the community.

Our linkage to care staff believes in putting the client first. We sit down with you, help you address your needs, and help you come up with a plan for success. Our staff is friendly, helpful, and non-judgmental.

Testing Locations:

Forest Manor Multi-Service Center

5603 E 38th St, Indianapolis, IN 46218

Wednesdays 12pm – 3pm

 

 

Strive Indy

1725 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46202

Every Friday

11am to 1pm