AIDS United (AU)'s programs are driven by the primary goal to ensure every person living with HIV in the US - and all vulnerable individuals impacted by the HIV epidemic - have access to quality health care, prevention, and support services. AU provides technical assistance (TA) to AIDS Service Organizations and Community Based Organizations. TA includes impact of trauma on PLWH and the importance of implementing trauma-informed care to ensure engagement and retention in care.
AIDS United has the singular mission of ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic the United States. It achieves this aggressive mission through strategic grantmaking, technical assistance and capacity building services, formative research, and advocacy based on sound public policy analysis.
AIDS United (AU) works to support communities in increasing their capacity to respond to HIV needs in their regions. AU engages in strategic activities increasing the capacity of individuals, organizations and communities. Including technical assistance, leadership training, and also teaching communities to use best practices to serve people with HIV/AIDS (PLWH). AU's tool kits cover topics such as the integration of peers and supporting PLWH as active members of the community.
AIDS United has and continues to impact HIV efforts at national, regional, and community levels. AIDS United funding will improve health and prevention outcomes and environments for people living with and at risk for HIV, as it has for more than 300+ communities, and the people that live in those communities.