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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Get involved in our events and make a difference!

Miss Richfield 1981

Join us to see Miss Richfield's 1981 all new show, Bad Advice! It will take place in the Boho Comedy Club located on the ground floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton. Tickets to just the show are $45.00. Want to make a night of it? There is an option to add dinner and/or overnight accommodations.

AIDS Ride for Life

Cyclists from all over gather at Stewart Park in Ithaca NY to Ride around Cayuga Lake while fully supported by a contingent of volunteers at the seven pitstops placed strategically around the lake! Riders will also be assisted by vehicle safety and gear support, bike repair techs, a lunch pitstop at the halfway point, and a great celebration to follow at the finish line! You can also register for smaller routes instead of the 90 or 100 miles around the lake, we have smaller options ranging between 14 to 42 miles that begin at specific pitstops and require a short bus ride from Stewart Park. 

Latest News

U.S. at risk of mpox surge even worse than last year, CDC modelers warn

April 4, 2023

The U.S. could see a renewed surge of mpox infections even worse than last year, new federal modeling has concluded, based on data showing most American communities remain far short of vaccination rates needed to fend off outbreaks in at-risk groups. 

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Our Impact in Numbers

Clients receiving care management
Syringe Exchange Program Individuals Served in 2022
Lives Saved - Reported Overdose Reversals