Our Programs

Financial Assistance

ACT assists families and individuals with obtaining and maintaining housing through the Housing Assistance Fund and the Emergency Housing Fund; and meeting emergency expenses through the Client Assistance Fund.

Care Services

ACT provides the following care services for people living with HIV/AIDS in the Hartford area: Medical Case Management, Project TLC, Housing Support and Medication Adherence.

Connections Wellness Center

Connections is an HIV drop-in center that offers services including medical case management, support groups, meals, substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling, acupuncture, research studies and social activities.

AIDS LIFE Campaign (ALC)

The AIDS LIFE (Legislative Initiative and Funding Effort) Campaign is Connecticut's only statewide group that focuses solely on all of the policy-related issues impacting people living with and at high risk for HIV/AIDS.

Case Management Training Institute (CMTI)

CMTI is a comprehensive training program designed for those with case management responsibilities in AIDS services, AIDS housing, domestic violence, shelters and transitional living programs.

Prevention & Outreach

ACT provides the following: Comprehensive Risk Counseling Services (CRCS), Counseling & Testing, AIDS & the Faith Community and supports Healthy Teens Connecticut.

Syringe Exchange Programs

The Syringe Exchange Program is a harm-reduction service that encourages injection drug users to dispose of used hypodermic needles in a safe manner. This reduces the transmission of blood borne pathogens and the number of needles discarded in the community.

CT Working Positive Project

ACT seeks to provide cross training between employment services and all types of AIDS service providers, so that they can better assist persons living with AIDS who seek to (re)enter the workforce.

Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)

ACT is a close partner with the Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness in the quest to gather and maintain accurate information about homelessness in the state of Connecticut.

nPEP - HIV Prevention for Sexual Assault Survivors

ACT has been funded by the CT Department of Public Health to establish a program that will pay for Non-occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) for survivors of sexual assault who are un- or under-insured.

Community Distribution Center

Funded by DPH, the center disseminates health educational materials, male and female condoms, dental dams and lube at no cost to individuals, schools, businesses, and community organizations in Connecticut.

Early Intervention Services (EIS)

EIS provides HIV counseling, education, risk reduction & testing, referrals to Ryan White services, and referrals to community based agencies and services for persons at high risk for HIV and HIV+ individuals who are not in care.

QA and TA for ACT Members

ACT provides technical assistance for members in conjunction with our annual Quality Assurance Review Process (QARP). QARP ensures individual program compliance and best practices among AIDS services providers in CT.