We work towards creating a world where HIV transmission is rare and those who are HIV+ lead healthy lives.

STAP has been so open, so caring, so concerned, and so loving... it's unbelievable. They treat everybody with respect and dignity.

We've been providing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the Southern Tier of New York for over 30 years.

HIV Testing

STAP offers fast, free and confidential HIV testing at many locations throughout the Southern Tier. Knowing our HIV status can keep you and your partner safe.

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Syringe Exchange Program

STAP's Prevention Points exchange new sterile syringes for used ones to reduce the risk of infection with HIV, Hepatitis C, and other blood-borne illnesses among injection drug users.

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Health Homes Care Management

STAP's Health Homes program serves individuals with a variety of chronic conditions with comprehensive care management and care coordination services.

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Get involved in our events and make a difference!

Mud Gauntlet

The Newbsanity Mud Gauntlet is an insane 5K course featuring 27 hardcore obstacles. You’ll get to choose your difficulty level by taking either the Risk and Reward path or the Tried and True path. This allows for the seasoned athlete and the first-timer to compete together, side‑by‑side.

Doggone Fun on the Run

A 2K walk for individuals and their dogs at Otsiningo Park in Binghamton beginning at 11 am (registration opens at 10 am).  The fund raising walk will benefit the Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) program at Southern Tier AIDS Program (STAP). 

There will be demonstrations, prizes, raffles, contests, blessing of the animals and more!

AIDS Ride for Life

THE AIDS RIDE FOR LIFE IS…a fully supported 102, 90, 69,42, 25 or 14 mile bike ride beginning in Ithaca, NY with Indoor cyclists joining us around many communities! Every year, this landmark ride around Cayuga Lake in the beautiful New York State Finger Lakes Region  delivers a life-changing experience for hundreds of participants from all backgrounds and fitness levels who are united in spirit by a common desire to do something altruistic. Whether you are considering your first ride or are a seasoned veteran, we want you with us at the AIDS Ride For Life 2019.

Latest News

In 20 years living with HIV, my sanity has often been pushed to the limit by James May

January 4, 2019

While living with HIV in 2019 has improved, it’s far from easy, especially for those of us with a history of trauma from Aids-related conditions. There are ongoing struggles with medication side-effects and prejudice and discrimination. Few conditions have the same consequences for a person in terms of their self-esteem and relationships.

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Our Impact in Numbers

Clients receiving care management
Syringe Exchange Program Individuals Served in 2018
Lives Saved - Reported Overdose Reversals