Education and Prevention Services
Through a variety of education initiatives, Círculo provides culturally-appropriate HIV prevention information to the community. The goal is to empower and motivate participants to learn about and become involved in staying healthy, safe, and drug-free.
Components of Círculo’s Education and Prevention services include:
Pasos Seguros/ Positive Steps
This component provides local intervention to high-risk population. Circulo Health Educators engage and recruit clients who are positive for STDS or HCV. Health Educators ensure that risk assessment is conducted and addresses. Health Educators help clients identify goals and help them meet their goals. Health Educators provide education on condoms use and offer referrals to medical and social services. Encounters take place at Círculo’s Hempstead office.
This component includes outreach to individuals that are at high risk for HIV. Participants increase their knowledge of HIV transmission and other Sexually transmitted diseases through this project. Participants learn about negotiation skills, condoms, and condom use. Safer sex prevention materials and other related resources are provided.
For more information contact:
Cesar Nuesi (516) 292-2433.