HIV is a disease characterized by a high level of stigmatization, although HIV is no longer life-threatening it once was, people living with it can still benefit from strong community, emotional and social support.
Finding people you can confide in safely can help create a sense of community and normalize your diagnosis and help you overcome everyday challenges, such as treatment, relationships, prevention, navigating the system, and general well-being.
Positive Connections provides the space to share your experiences, seek advice and referrals, and receive support from others who fully understand what you are going through.
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Tuesday nights from 6:30pm-8:00pm via a zoom call.
Once you signup you will receive an email with details about joining the group. If you don’t see an email from us, check your spam folder.
Only our facilitator receives a list of emails and they are never shared. Also, you don’t have to use your real name to sign up or when joining a group.
This is one of the longest running groups in Austin, founded more than 20 years ago.
No, you never need to share if you don’t want to. This is a safe space where you can participate as much or as little as you like.
Yes, our first Spanish language group starts April 5th, 2023. Please sign up above and let us know by noting that you’re interested in joining our Spanish language group.
No, there is never a charge.
We offer no-cost sexual health services to all members of the community regardless of race, creed, gender identity and expression, immigration status, sexual orientation, insurance status or ability to pay. We also have patient advocates with expertise serving the LGBTQIA+ community, who are with you every step of the way to make sure you receive all medications at little-to-no cost even without insurance. We offer FREE Walk-in HIV/STI testing and treatment services as well. Stop by during our walk-in hours for fast and easy testing for HIV, gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, and hepatitis C.