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WELCOME TO
EL CENTRO / 
THE HUB

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SERVICES

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TESTING

The Hub provides safe, confidential, and quick testing services. We offer free HIV, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Trichomoniasis testing. There is no need to make an appointment, just drop in.

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PrEP CLINIC

PrEP is a daily pill for people who do not have HIV and are looking to stay HIV-negative. When taken as prescribed, PrEP reduces the risk of infection by up to 99% from sex and up to 70% for people who inject drugs.

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REFERRAL TO CARE

Our overall goal is to help identify those who are living with HIV, who may be unaware, and link them to care. 

 
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ABOUT

El Centro / The HUB is a Prevention department entity at AIDS Alabama Inc., it began as a safe space created in 2011 for young, gay men of color. Since it has evolved into an affirming space welcoming those of varying walks of life interested in learning more about their sexual health. All education, community outreach, programs, and social events are focused heavily on reducing/eliminating the stigma surrounding sexual orientation and/or serostatus. Services provided in the space include:

  • HIV & STI (sexually transmitted infections) testing

  • HIV 101 and STI education

  • Case management services

  • In-home testing

  • Transportation/navigational services for medical appointments

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  • Exercise boot camp (Mondays and Wednesdays)

  • Referral services to internal and external programs and resources

CLOTHING CLOSET 

If you are in need of business attire for your 1st interview or if you're simply in need of any clothing, please do not hesitate to contact us.  Please come by anytime, there is no need for an appointment.

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Living Well
Health Clinic

At the Living Well Health Clinic, we provide:

  • STI (sexually transmitted infections) testing and treatment

  • Hepatitis C testing

  • PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) and HIV prevention counseling

  • HIV testing and treatment.

Because there is a great need in the community, we are focusing on expanding to provide full medical services in the near future.

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AIDS ALABAMA

El Centro/The Hub is a new AIDS Alabama PrEP clinic and community center for the LGBTQ community, people of color, people living with HIV/AIDS and anyone else who would like to come in. 

El Centro/The Hub is open to anyone and everyone who wants to come in, no matter their identity, orientation, HIV status, racial or ethnic background. 

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CONTACT

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El Centro / The HUB Office

3522 7th Ave S

Birmingham, AL 35222

 

trevis.smith@aidsalabama.org

Tel: 205-324-9822

El Centro/The HUB & the Living Well Health Clinic aims and places 

great emphasis on providing culturally aware programs, services and gender-affirming care! There are still many barriers faced by People of Color, LGBTQ+ people, and other cultural and sexual minorities; our aim is to eliminate those barriers and provide honorable care.

Get in touch: 205-324-9822