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

For STAP, they're basically like my secondary family. We hang out, we have fun. It's just like a big family.

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!

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.

Miss Richfield 1981 "Gender Fluids"

Join us at Ti-Ahwaga Theater in Owego, NY for the fabulous Miss Richfield 1981. In her all-new show “Gender Fluids,“ Miss Richfield 1981 will attempt to find non-binary answers to our increasingly complex world! With all new music, new videos, new costumes, and a healthy heap of help from the audience, this show promises to celebrate all the genders - both old & new.

Latest News

Confused About Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine, and When? The CDC Has New Recommendations

August 15, 2019

For its first few years on the market, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine was approved only for young girls. Over time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has broadened its approval to include boys, as well as adults up to age 45—allowing more people to get the cancer-preventing vaccine, but also breeding confusion about who should get vaccinated and when.

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Our Impact in Numbers

1,163
Clients receiving care management
1,884
Syringe Exchange Program Individuals Served in 2018
387
Lives Saved - Reported Overdose Reversals