AIDS Interfaith Network (AIN) is a multicultural non-profit organization that works to prevent the spread of HIV and provides direct care services to persons living with HIV/AIDS and other vulnerable populations.
Clients and Communities
We serve 2,000 men, women, children and youth who have HIV/AIDS.
62% are African American, 19% Hispanic, 19% Anglo and other ethnicities; over 27% are women; majority is very low income; half are homeless or marginally housed; all need funded programs
We reach over 5,000 men, women, children and youth who are at-risk.
Over 85% are ethnic or racial minorities; specific outreach and education initiatives to Hispanic and African American communities; targeted programs; collaboration within communities
Transportation--van rides or bus passes for clients to reach and maintain medical care, treatment, and support programs and services
Nutrition--prepared meals of breakfast and lunch served on site daily for clients needing nutrition assistance; other foods, supplies, and weekend program
Daire Center--center based services for clients needing stabilization, respite care, or support in an adult day center facility
Linguistics--Spanish language interpretation and translation for Spanish-speaking clients, caregivers, and other service providers
HIV Prevention--prevention education and risk reduction sessions; prevention with positive individuals; interventions; HIV testing and collaboration with testing providers
Client Advocacy--receives referred clients, enrolls them into programs; coordination with intake and case management system; directly assists clients; makes referrals as needed; collects data and provides documentation of care and services provided
Outreach--culturally competent contact using variety of outreach methods; targeted initiatives African American Health Coalition and Manos Unidas; help ensure barrier-free access to programs, services, information, and prevention
Volunteer--recruitment, training, and coordination of volunteers with broad range of volunteer opportunities include direct service with clients; on site in a variety of AIN programs or projects; administrative assistance; participation in fundraising activities and events; ambassadors
Faith Based--education and support within faith community; pastoral services collaboration; spiritual support; outreach and volunteer opportunities