Sexual Health, Outreach, Education, and Prevention

Outreach, Testing, and Linkage to Care (OTL) is an initiative consisting of condom distribution, education, rapid HIV, Hep C and Syphilis* testing, and linking individuals to care services through participating outreach sites.


FREE Rapid HIV testing with results in just 20 minutes!

NEW! Direct referrals for PrEP to Nathan Smith Clinic!

NEW! Now offering Rapid Hepatitis C Testing with results in just 20 minutes!

NEW! Now offering Syphilis* Testing!

NEW! Now offering Testing Together, Testing for couples!

Walk ins welcome at 1302 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT. For an appointment, please call our confidential testing line at 475.441.7020. We may be able to accommodate off hours testing…. call us!

Testing hours
Mondays: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesdays: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Wednesdays: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursdays: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fridays: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

APNH uses a newer and more accurate rapid HIV test which requires just a little drop of blood from a finger prick. Why blood? Testing blood is more accurate than the old mouth swab. Quick! Easy! Accurate!


Personalized Cognitive Counseling (PCC) an individual-level, single session counseling intervention designed to reduce high-risk sexual behavior.

For more info, contact: Barry Walters, Weslee Hyslop and Kyle Rodriguez.


Choosing Life: Empowerment! Action! Results! (CLEAR) is an evidence-based health promotion intervention for males and females ages 21 and older living with HIV/AIDS or at high-risk for HIV. CLEAR is a one-on-one, client-centered program delivering cognitive behavioral techniques to change behavior.

For more info, contact Joan Bendici.


Mpowerment New Haven is a new and exciting community building and HIV prevention program bringing together men who love men and our Trans brothers and sisters ages 18-29. Through community outreach and event planning, Mpowerment creates safe spaces for people to socialize, network, and develop supportive friendships. We create, organize, and plan events like cookouts, dances, hikes, games, and crafts with the purpose of initiating real life conversations surrounding self-identity, community, gay health, and HIV prevention. 

For more info, contact  Johnny Chagnon.

Mpower+ is a confidential social group for HIV+ guys ages 18-30 to come together and share experiences, stamp out stigma in the community, and meet other poz & poz friendly guys in the New Haven area. Our meetings are held monthly over dinner in a private location, but we also schedule weekly social events through Mpowerment New Haven. For locations and more information, please contact Johnny Chagnon or call (475)441-7025.

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For more info, contact   Barry Walters, Wes Hyslop, or Kyle Rodriguez.

*Syphilis testing for men only!