Connecting with people, one person at a time!

Arkansas RAPPS, Incorporated offers health education and linkage to care services across Arkansas.


Share your Pride Gift in the amount of $5, $10, $25 or $100 to support our Capital Campaign for creating a safe space to continue to fulfill our mission and vision of impacting marginalized communities across Arkansas!  Every dollar counts! 

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Summer Call to Action 2018

We're all about "Connecting With People, One Person at a Time," in addressing HIV in Arkansas!!

SJ Legal Defense Fund and HIV Aging Awareness in September.

Currently, Arkansas RAPPS has been focused on HIV criminalization cases in Arkansas and we must answer a call to action now!  We are encouraging our supporters, activist, concerned citizens and social justice warriors to donate toward raising funds to support those impacted by these laws in Arkansas. Please help us reach our goal by following this link, http://fnd.us/JohnsonLegalDefenseFund?ref=sh_97MJA7  to the Funded Justice platform to help. Do it today and share it with your networks. 

We are proud to again raise awareness about National HIV/AIDS Aging Awareness Day, September 18! Currently, of the 1.2 Million persons living with HIV, over 50% are now over the age of 55. Improvements in treatment over the past three decades have helped many people with HIV live longer, healthier lives. In addition, new HIV infections continue to occur in older adults, many of whom may not realize they have the same HIV risk factors as younger people. As a result, older Americans are often at a more advanced stage of HIV when they are diagnosed. Routine HIV screening helps get everyone into treatment, improving their health outcomes and reducing the potential for the virus to be transmitted to others.

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day is the perfect time to talk about getting tested for HIV and, for those with HIV, getting and staying in care.

Summer 2018 Fundraising Initiative: A Driving Force for Sexual Health Empowerment!

In an effort to continue to identify creative and innovative funding streams, Arkansas RAPPS is excited to launch our summer initiative, "Being A Driving Force for Sexual Health Empowerment", which seeks to enhance our mission and vision to decrease new HIV infections, provide health navigation from coverage to care, offer condom distribution, capacity building services and provide educational materials as prevention tools to actively engage  all people in supporting sexual health and wellness. 

It is our goal of empowering all communities to make informed health choices that will help improve our lives. Through this campaign, we encourage our supporters to utilize our code, corneliusm285ue, as a first-time rider or to join the team as a driver. Feel free to share the code across your networks, affiliates, colleagues, and friends. Each time to code is used this entity receives compensation to support our work. Added to this campaign, we also will receive a 10% donation of proceeds earned from our deployed Uber driver. You can also click now to our PayPal portal on this site to make your own contribution in honor of being a force for sexual empowerment! Do it Today!!

Women & HIV in Arkansas

Arkansas RAPPS is proud to be collaborating with additional partners in raising awareness to the lack of programming and activities designed for women living with HIV. Through our capacity building services, we have crafted, 'The SHE Initiative" as a concept to begin assessing the needs, gaps, and measurable outcomes of a meaningful engagement of women living with HIV in Arkansas.

Arkansas RAPPS is dedicated to "connecting" to the systems that impact the lives of LGBTQ communities and beyond. Clicking on the images above will deliver you to supportive information concerning transgender and gender non-conforming Arkansans and how to "Take Action Now" to contact both your state and national leadership. 

The Campaign for Southern Equality link features the newly updated, "Trans in the South" resource guide where you’ll find lists of trans-friendly service providers – from doctors to attorneys to counselors – across the South as well as resources to assist with funding medical transition and access to the LGBT South newsletter.

Arkansas RAPPS Launches Prep 2 Live!

 Arkansas RAPPS in conjunction with primary sponsor, Greater Delta Health Alliance and partners, Arkansas HIV Planning Group, Community Connectors, and HRC Arkansas Prep Task Force, launched the state's the first PrEP awareness campaign in 2017. The initiative was coupled with over 150 HIV test completed in six Walgreen's locations across the state which included a campaign casting call, social media ad placements, live feeds, and branded PrEP marketing materials. Added to the campaign is the P2L website at www.P2L.com, the PrEP locator at www.pleaseprepme.org and Prep Navigation Resouces by clicking the P2L logo.

Are you ready Arkansas to "Get Prepped to Live Once A Day!" 

Click on the link above for more information and resources about PrEP or get the 

PrEP Basics at this Link.

Is Taking PrEP the Right Choice for You?

Since late-2010, when the first data showed that PrEP is an effective HIV prevention intervention, PrEP’s implementation has been piecemeal and incomplete, especially in Arkansas. We believe that this important modality must be a part of our forward-looking vision to decreasing new HIV infections and we support the use of this life-saving strategy as a part of our health navigation services. For access to PrEP services contact our partner provider, Infectious Disease Resource Group at 501.661-0037 or www.littlerockid.com 

Click on the PrEP Locator image at the right to access Prep in your area!

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Certified HIV Testing

Our HIV testing activities are designed to increase knowledge of HIV status, encourage risk reduction and secure needed referrals for appropriate medical, prevention, and partner notification counseling and referral services. We offer FREE & CONFIDENTIAL HIV Testing. (We use the Oraquick HIV Antibody Tests – No blood, no needles. Results in 20 minutes) We are a CLIA approved organization.

Motivated Counseling

We offer an intensive, individualized, counseling program for adopting and maintaining HIV risk reduction behaviors. This program is designed for persons living with HIV/AIDS and who may struggle with issues such as substance abuse, and physical and mental health challenges that may pose as barriers to maintaining risk reduction behaviors.

Community Engagement, Internet Outreach & Mobile Testing

Outreach happens during non-traditional hours at locations throughout the central region and beyond, to deliver tailored and appropriate messages and materials to encourage safe sex, risk reduction and the importance of knowing your HIV status. We also feature our Internet prevention and outreach focuses on HIV/STD prevention, education and awareness on social media websites and chatrooms to encourage safe sex, risk reduction. Clients reached through these services can schedule a Mobile Testing appointment to be done in their safe spaces.

Linkage to Care ( L2C)

The linkage to care (L2C) services offers one-on-one direct assistance for people living with HIV who are newly diagnosed or those who may have difficulties staying in medical care. The goal of the Linkage to care service is to help individuals reduce barriers to care, become virally suppressed, and become self-sustainable.

24 hour support once learning your diagnosis

Transportation to care coordination and medical appointments

Helping you communicate with your providers by sitting-in on appointments (medical, mental health, case manager)

Helping with medication (reminders, encouragement, questions, medication pick-up)

Assistance with setting and achieving goals related to employment, housing, and education.

Helping connect you to necessary resources within the community.

Our linkage to care staff believes in putting the client first. We sit down with you, help you address your needs, and help you come up with a plan for success. Our staff is friendly, helpful, and non-judgmental.

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Arkansas RAPPS, Incorporated

P.O. Box 166061

Little Rock, Arkansas 72216


501-349-7777 (mobile)