Sexual Health



Prevention Services

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!

Testing Together

Testing Together is a program for couples who wish to test together and learn their HIV results together. Requires open and honest dialogue about sexual history and emphasizes a look to a future together, regardless of any test outcomes.

For more information, contact Barry Walters or Kyle Rodriguez.


SNS recruits community members to seek out their friends who might be at risk of HIV. The program offers an incentive to recruiters for their time.

For more information, contact Barry Walters, or Kyle Rodriguez.


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

For more info, contact:  Barry Walters or 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 Kyle Rodriguez

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 Kyle Rodriguez or call (475)441-7025.

PrEP Navigation

For more info, contact   Barry Walters or Kyle Rodriguez.

*Syphilis testing for men only!