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

I found a group of people who were willing to help me... the Southern Tier Aids Program was really the key to helping me get my life back on track.

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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Harm Reduction Conference

Are you intrigued by the promise of Harm Reduction to assist people who use drugs with access to health care? Are you interested to hear about how this relates to social justice and our community? Then please join us to hear a panel of local, state, national and international experts on how harm reduction offers new and innovative ideas to treat drug users humanely and decrease the toll of drug use in our community.

Conference and provided lunch are free. Seating is limited, so please use the link to reserve your seat.

Brendan Cox
Former Chief of Police, Albany Police Department

Julia Hunter, M.D.
Addiction Services, United Health Services

Monique Tula
Executive Director, Harm Reduction Coalition

Sheila Vakharia
Assistant Professor, Long Island University

Funding for this conference was generously provided by the 
Drug Policy Alliance.

2017 Mud Gauntlet

Run, crawl, sprint and splash through the Mud Gauntlet, Broome County's premier hardcore outdoor obstacle course. Save the date: May 28, 2017!

Latest News

Same-sex marriage laws helped reduce suicide attempts by gay, lesbian and bisexual teens, study says

February 21, 2017

Guess what? It did get better for gay, lesbian and bisexual high schoolers when the states they were growing up in changed their laws to allow same-sex marriage, a new study finds.

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Our Impact in Numbers

Clients receiving care management
SEP Participants Served in 2015
People tested for HIV, HCV & STDs