Last updated: 8/8/2017

AIDS Project Worcester (508) 755-3773 ext. 14
Last Updated: 8/8/2017
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Degrees:
DMin
MPA

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English
Portuguese
Spanish

Licensing:

Credentials and Certifications:

Office and Contact Information
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AIDS Project Worcester
85 Green St
Worcester, MA 01604  
www.aidsprojectworcester.org
(508) 755-3773 ext. 14

Contact: Martha Akstin

Office Hours:
Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Organization Type:
Education Services
Mental Health/Addictions
Non-profit
Nutrition (food)
Prevention

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: N/A

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Home Visits

Problems Served
Focusing on:

Also serving:
Addictions/Substance Education/Personal Development Financial Food Gender Identity Homelessness Housing Hunger/Nutrition Immigration/Newcomer Medical Multicultural Issues Sexual Orientation
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:

Other theoretical approaches:
Case Management Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support
Methods - focus areas:

Other methods:
Group Individual Peer Support
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:

Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
AIDS/HIV+
Biracial Chronic Illness Immigrants/Refugees Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Transgender
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Caribbean Hispanic Portuguese
Professional Associations

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: N/A
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No


Free Services:
Community Education
Information & Referral
Prevention Programs

Insurance:

Groups
Men's HIV/AIDS Support Group
This group provides opportunities for men who are HIV positive to share information and resources to build support systems and promote self advocacy.
Group Focus: AIDS/HIV+
Men's Issues
General Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Male
Location: AIDS Project Worcester
85 Green St
Worcester, MA 01604
Phone: (508) 755-3773
Meeting Time: Afternoon
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Thursday

Trans4mations
Trans4mations is a support group for members of the transgender community. It is an opportunity to network and build support systems.
Group Focus: Gender Identity
Life Transitions
General Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Support
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Trans
Location: AIDS Project Worcester
85 Green St
Worcester, MA 01604
Phone: (508) 755-3773
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: On the second, fourth Monday of the month

New Beginnings
New Beginnings is an educational/support group primarily for people who inject drugs and their families, allies. Discussions include Narcan enrollment, HIV/HCV/STI testing. Free.
Group Focus: Addictions - Other Drugs
General Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Active
Educational
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Any
Location: AIDS Project Worcester
85 Green St
Worcester, MA 01604
Phone: (508) 755-3773
Meeting Time: From 2:00PM to 3:30PM
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Friday