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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Get involved in our events and make a difference!

AIDS Ride for Life

The AIDS Ride For Life is a fully supported 100, 85, 42, 27 or 15 mile bike ride beginning in Ithaca, NY.   Indoor cyclists are 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 2017. You belong here.

Hair Warz 2017

HAIR WARZ is a fantasy hair competition that will have up to 15 local salons showcasing, over-the-top hair and make-up reflecting the theme of their choice.

The event will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Binghamton which is located at 225 Water Street in Binghamton beginning at 4 PM. Tickets go on sale September 2017

Latest News

Where is painkiller use booming in Upstate NY, despite national crackdown?

July 18, 2017

As doctors nationwide prescribe fewer prescription painkillers, people in Central and Northern New York are getting their hands on more of the potentially addictive drugs, federal data shows.

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Our Impact in Numbers

Clients receiving care management
Syringe Exchange Program Participants Served in 2016
People tested for HIV, HCV & STDs