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Empower people to access and manage their 

Health Care

By Mary Hochendoner, click here to learn more.

ABOUT US

The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium (TPAC) 
d.b.a.
World Health Care Infrastructures (WHCI)

TPAC is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to ensure the availability and coordination of comprehensive and integrative health and certain support services to individuals who experience: 

  • Lack of affordable healthcare

  • HIV

  • Transgender issues

  • Sexually transmitted infections

  • Behavioral health challenges

  • COVID-19

  • Challenges navigating the systems
     

Since 1989, TPAC has proactively met the challenges of ensuring the provision of holistic health and social services to those in need, and secured the resources necessary to support those services. In addition to direct health services, we provide local, regional and international (d.b.a. World Health Care Infrastructures) leadership training, capacity building, technical assistance, and program coordination to community-based service organizations. TPAC is a leader in certification trainings for:

 

  • HIV/HEP C and STI’s counselors and the use of multiple rapid testing diagnostics

  • Language interpretation

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Over 30

Over 200

Over 400

90%

countries

served 

patients

treated

clients

in two years

revenues  to direct services

Our Services

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Mental Health

We provide individual counseling, therapy and mental evaluation sessions which are mostly for victims of crimes in the progress of applying for U-Visa and T-visa and asylum. We also facilitate the following support groups : 

  • Trans-Formation project for the transgender, gender non-conforming and gender variants communities (in English) 

  • Victims of crimes (in Spanish) 

  • Men support group  (in Spanish) 

  • Mental health support  (in English & Spanish)

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Medical Care

Our medical clinic is staffed with Doctor David Agosto, a nurse practitioner and Dr. Helena Kwakwa, the director of Infectious Diseases of Philadelphia Department of Public Health.  We provide primary care for immigrants, people with HIV/AIDS and special need communities. These include:

 

  • Immigrants with uninsured and under-insured care

  • Medication for those in the 340 B program

  • Access to special needs community services

    • emergency food ​program

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Testing 

We offer STI testing services using rapid testing technology for the following infections: 

  • HIV 

  • Hepatitis C

  • Chlamydia

  • Gonorrhea 

  • Syphilis 

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We also provide testing and linkage to Care Certification Program and Sexual Violence and HIV Certification.

 

The trauma that our clients experience is deep- rooted. But here they find a place to talk about it.

NEWs AND UPDATES

TPAC/ WHCI

112 North Broad Street,
5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Monday - Saturday 9:00 am -5:00 pm

Tel: (215) 988-9970

Fax: (215) 988-9902

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