HIV Prevention Program
Free HIV Testing
Early detection of HIV can prolong the duration and quality of life. The counseling and testing program offers free HIV testing using the Ora-Quick testing device which is a mouth swab that tests for antibodies specific to HIV. Results are available within 20 minutes
Services for Latino Gay, Bi & Transgender Men
Dos Espiritus - Support Group
Elgin second Monday of the month 5pm - 9pm
Aurora second Tuesday of the month 5pm-9pm
Hermanos de Luna y Sol - Structured Support Group
Services for Incarcerated Individuals
Individual level intervention for HIV+ or those at risk for HIV who are currently incarcerated and plan to return to the community.
Services for Latinas
Five session group focusing on ethnic/gender pride, HIV, communication skills and decision making skills.
De Mujer a Mujer
A program for Latinas and their partners to reduce behaviors that lead to HIV infection and substance abuse. For more information contact:
Carlos Chavez at x266 or Adriana Carpio at x245
Outreach programs have a tremendous potential for reducing
the spread of HIV by reaching high risk populations where they gather. The outreach program staff go to bars, parks, homes, etc., to provide testing and counseling services.
For more information regarding HIV testing or any of Renz Center's evidence based interventions, please call:
Renz Center Prevention Program
HIV Prevention Coordinator
One American Way
Elgin, IL. 60120
847-697-1221 x262 Cell: 847-977-7305