Free Bronx Health Fair Welcomes All

Published on July 08, 2009, 1:34 pm
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Founded in 1986, Bronx AIDS Services (BAS) is a not-for-profit community-based organization that helps more than 8,000 Bronx residents each year with services and programs that touch people who are living with HIV/AIDS, people who think they might have been exposed to HIV, and those who are at high risk of exposure to the virus.




BAS Programs at a Glance:

.   counseling and testing services, with referrals and connection to care
.   group and individual prevention and support programs for English and Spanish-speaking men and women
.   education, prevention and support programs for adolescents and young adults
.   street outreach and HIV testing for hard-to-reach and special populations via three mobile units
.   nutrition education and counseling
.   monthly and emergency pantry food bags to people who are living with HIV/AIDS
.   free legal services, including legal advice and representation for survivors of domestic violence who are living with HIV/AIDS 
.   individual case management support services for people with HIV and AIDS
.   primary care medical services in collaboration with VidaCare Health Plan

The BAS Mission

We are committed to improving the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS.  Our Mission is to deliver consumer-centered service to people with HIV/AIDS, to people at risk of  contracting HIV/AIDS, and to people affected by HIV/AIDS.  We do this through education, advocacy, outreach, direct services, prevention programs and connecting people to care.

Jonas Bronck is the pseudonym under which we publish and manage the content and operations of The Bronx Daily.™ | - the largest daily news publication in the borough of "the" Bronx with over 1.5 million annual readers. Publishing under the alias Jonas Bronck is our humble way of paying tribute to the person, whose name lives on in the name of our beloved borough.