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CDC (Healthy Relationships) / CRCS (Comprehensive Risk Counseling Services)
CDC Programs – Latino Community Services
Healthy Relationships - Is an intervention program for limited English proficient/Spanish-speaking Latino HIV positive clients. It's a five week session, small group intervention for men/women living with HIV/AIDS and it focuses on building skills to reduce stress in these important ways:
Disclosing HIV status to family and friends.
Disclosing HIV status to their significant other/partner that is at high risk (IUD sharing partner).
Building healthier and safer relationships.
This intervention program will target Latino men/women that are older than 18, who contracted HIV through injection drug use or heterosexual sex. Healthy Relationships will have eight cohorts (groups) per year; with each cohort consist of five to eight clients.
CRCS (Comprehensive Risk Counseling Services) - Is an intensive, individualized client-centered counseling for adopting and maintaining HIV risk-reduction behaviors. This intervention program is focusing on HIV positive/HIV negative clients who are at high risk for acquiring or transmitting HIV/STDs and also struggle with issues as substance abuse, physical/mental health and social and cultural factors that affect HIV risk.
Referrals can be made to Gina Vadi – Intake Specialist
Latinos Community Services
184 Wethersfield Ave.
Hartford, CT 06114
Latinos Community Services – Satellite office
CRCS/Healthy Relationships & LFPPT Programs
617 Park Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Community Learning Coordinator
Healthy Relationships Co-Facilitator