Working to end the HIV epidemic.
CPLC LUCES (Latinos Unidos Contra el Sida/ Latinos United Against AIDS) provides HIV prevention education and supportive services to people living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS to improve health outcomes, reduce health disparities, and address barriers to treatment.
“They are a blessing. Without their services, I would not know whom else to turn to.”
Free HIV finger stick testing is offered M-F 8-5pm at CPLC Maryvale Community Service Center and other locations in the community. HIV Home Test Kits are also offered free of cost in person or free mail delivery. For free HIV Testing, please contact (602) 341-0181.
Providing or coordinating access to primary medical care, dental care, medication adherence, nutrition, home health care, legal services, transportation services, mental health care, substance abuse services, psychosocial support services, housing, emergency financial assistance, and food boxes.
Individual or group behavioral health interventions including Healthy Relationships, CLEAR, and Sin Buscar Excusas. Counseling services including Spanish-language support groups and individual counseling.
Treatment and counseling to address substance abuse issues including alcohol, prescription drug abuse, and illegal drug abuse.
"Fuerza Positiva University” is a Spanish and English, 12 session curriculum tailored towards Latinx newly diagnosed individuals that are seeking to take control of their HIV diagnoses through education and empowerment. Individuals can participate online or in person in a group or one-on-one setting to ensure participant needs are met and further support efforts in ending the HIV epidemic. The university covers interactive and engaging topics like U=U, PrEP & PEP partner services, healthy relationships, systems navigation, success stories, and a graduation that celebrates living healthy with an HIV diagnosis.
“Latinx Mix” and “Mujeres Poderosas” peer support groups in which individuals living with HIV obtain peer support from other HIV positive individuals and a behavioral health tech on a weekly basis in Spanish.
Coordinating access to primary medical care and medication for high-risk HIV negative individuals seeking prevention of HIV transmission. Mobile STD and HIV education, condom distribution, and community outreach. Referrals to patient assistance programs, legal services, mental health care, substance abuse services, and food boxes. PReP and PEP support group services in Spanish are available. For Prep Navigation services, please contact (602) 527-2455.
Pre-packaged mail order pharmacy program for HIV positive and high risk HIV negative individuals on medication for HIV, PrEP, and other medical diagnoses.
of LUCES clients linked to care
of clients report they are satisfied with our services.
of LUCES clients become virally suppressed
Our work is only possible with support from our community. Your gift directly supports ending the HIV epidemic in Phoenix. Plus, donations to CPLC LUCES are eligible for the QCO tax credit. Learn more here!
Located at the CPLC Maryvale Community Service Center: