LCS Programs & Services
Latino Community Services delivers a full array of essential services to individuals at risk of HIV infection, people living with HIV/AIDS, and organizations that work with populations effected by HIV/AIDS throughout the Hartford, Middlesex and Tolland Counties.
Counseling & Testing
Mon-Thurs, 9 AM-2:30 PM, we offer free HIV and HEP C Counseling and Testing as well as free testing for the following Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's):
Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
PrEP is a pill that can prevent you from getting HIV if you are exposed to the virus. Information on PrEP is available at LCS in English and Spanish.
Early Intervention Services (EIS)
EIS Specialists seek out HIV + individuals and re/connect them to care. EIS goes out into the community and educates about safe sex practices and the importance of getting tested for HIV. EIS also provides free and confidential rapid HIV and Hepatitis C Counseling and Testing.
Health Communities Food Pantry
Through donations from partner groceries, LCS is able to provide food items to non-clients in the community. Available for the community every Thursday from 12 PM until supplies last.
Available for clients 5 days per week with a 24 hour advance notice unless otherwise noted by a staff person.
Medical Case Management offers case management and non-medical case management to people who are HIV+. The MCM team connects clients with Infectious Disease Doctors, Dental, Primary Care Physicians and other medical services. The Non-Medical Case Manager provides guidance and assitance in accessing medical, social,community, legal, finanacial, and other services.
This program offers transportation services five (5) days a week to people living with HIV/AIDS. A Medical Transportation driver will bring clients to and from their medical, mental health, and medical case management appointments as well as support groups.
Through individual or group sessions, our Peers cover a range of topics such as living with HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, mental health, healthy relationships, and the importance of self-care. Our groups are held in a non-judgemental and inclusive environment.
Latino Community Services works with vast number of Grass Roots and Faith Groups to provide technical support in areas of Public Health, Substance Abuse, and Mental Health Disparities. Contact the Executive Director for more information.