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

WE ARE ITHACA Report by Robyn Wishna

Outreach worker Richard Rivera works to sustain health of homeless community during the pandemic with food, shelter and compassion.

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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Latest News

Gilead Sciences pens early-stage HIV vaccine pact with Gritstone Oncology

February 2, 2021

“Curing HIV remains the ultimate aspiration for Gilead’s HIV research and development efforts. Gritstone’s vaccine technology has the potential to educate the immune system to specifically recognize and destroy HIV-infected cells by leveraging SAM and adenoviral vectors,” said Diana Brainard, M.D., senior vice president and virology therapeutic area head at Gilead.

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Our Impact in Numbers

1,121
Clients receiving care management
1,975
Syringe Exchange Program Individuals Served in 2020
286
Lives Saved - Reported Overdose Reversals