Connecticut Statewide HIV Community Calendar
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February 2008, Wednesday
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Oasis Center Free HIV Testing
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Oasis Center, 33 Ferry St., Middletown, Ct.
Oasis Center
33 Ferry Street
Middletown, Ct. 860-347-6971 x3908

Free, anonymous HIV testing and counseling. We now have the 20 minute Oraquick test kits available.. Testing is done Monday thru Thursday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.


Men's Skills Training
Time: 11:00am - 12:15pm
Location: 1302 Chapel street
Men's Skills Training support group to help men living with HIV/AIDS maintain their sobriety and help them live healthier lifestyles. Group facilited by Maureen Gallagher LCSW. Lunch and transportation is provided. For more information please contact Nick Boshnack at 624-0947 ext 241.

Positive Attitudes
Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: A Positive Alternative Center
Positive Attitudes is a HIV positive support group that meets every Wednesday to discuss issues of importance that will lead to "positive attitudes".This group is for both men and women. The group has the benefit of meeting at APAC (A Positive Alternative Center) that offers alternative therapies (Reiki, massage,reflexology,etc.). Participants may take advantage of all services.
For Positive Attitudes call: (203) 977-5096. For APAC call (203) 388-0184.


HIV & STD Counseling & Testing, Hepatitis A&B Vaccines
Location: 1841 Broad Street, Hartford, CT
The Hartford Gay and Lesbian Health Collective provides a safe place for HIV and STD Counseling and Testing, and Hepatitis A&B vaccines.

Call for appointments or fee information. (860) 278-4163 All welcome.

Be well, be yourself.
http://www.hglhc.org


Northwestern CT AIDS Project
Location: Torrington CT
Open group to all people living with HIV/AIDS in the Torrington area. For location and further information, please call: Liz Davis at 860-482-1596. For more information on NCAP: NCAP@snet.net

LIVING LIFE NOW HIV/AIDS Support Group
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Spiritual Group
Open to all folks with HIV/AIDS
Lite Lunch serverd
Local transportation avilable

Please call for more information contact:
Ric Browne @ 203-757-2599 *10


Positive Voices: A Support Group for HIV + Men
Time: 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: 1302 Chapel Street, New Haven CT
Positive Voices is a support, social and information group for men who are living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. The group was started as a HIV + Gay Men's Group -- but now is open to all HIV + men and those men living with HIV. At meetings there may be presentations on topics such as activism, massage, therapy, yoga, acupuncture, nutrition, research updates, medical updates, and relationships. There are dinners, raffles and movie nights.

Please contace Nick Boshnack, MSW, if you would like to join the group or for additional information: (203) 624-0947, extension 241. The call is confidential.


HIV in the Family
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: 60 Palmers Hill Rd.
Group intervention to support family members and friends manage their own needs and concerns regarding an HIV infected loved one. Group facilitator is a mental health professional that will also provide HIV education to family/friends.
Contact Info: Maryellen Reynolds, HIV/AIDS Program Coordinator
Family Centers, Inc.
Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: (203) 324-3167 ext. 341
mreynolds@familycenters.org


Seasons of Life Wellness Retreat
Location: Oasis Center, Middletown
Monthly Spiritual Wellness Retreat for HIV+ persons and caregivers. The theme for Spring is Hope. The March retreat is titled "What is the blueprint for your life?" Come join our small gathering to build wholeness through strengthening spiritual well being. Please call Oasis through their Meriden office at 203 237-2229 ext. 6031 for the location

Please note: for this month we are meeting on the fourth Wednesday of the month.


Support Group for HIV + Persons
Time: 7:00pm
Location: MFAP, 16 Rivers St., Norwalk, CT
Many who are infected with HIV occasionally need a shoulder to lean on or a sympathetic ear. MFAP holds support groups in English and Spanish so that our clients have an opportunity to express their feelings. We invite all who are infected with HIV to take part in this healing process.

Please call (203) 855-9535.
http://www.mfap.com

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