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


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The Strilite Foundation supports Arkansas RAPPS into 2020!

 The Strilite Foundation is proud of its continued support of its program Arkansas RAPPS and partnership with Future Builders, Incorporated in response to Arkansas's 2019-2020 Prevention  Funding cycle. Jointly the entities launched the Tri-County Assessment Project and Pathways 2 Connect initiative to address the continuing need for HIV/ Hep C screenings, counseling, linkage to care and referrals in targeted communities. Each project will continue to collaborate with local organizations, agencies and other stakeholders in offering support services, educational opportunities, capacity building and content for social media and web channels. For more information use our contact page. Pictured left Linder Conley, Executive Director, Future Builders, and Cornelius Mabin, Jr., CEO, Arkansas RAPPS. 

Prevention is Treatment and Arkansas RAPPS is in the Endgame!

Arkansas RAPPS and The Strilite Foundation, Inc. supports the development of prevention initiatives being deployed around the state. It is essential that these efforts are a part of our coordinated efforts to end new HIV infections by 2030. 

SARF is a Prevention Program to Reduce Health

Disparities by Decreasing Substance Abuse, HIV,

and Related Stigma impacting 18-24-year-olds in

Arkansas, particularly Minority Populations.

SARF Goals are to Increase community capacity to provide culturally responsive Substance Abuse/HIV/Viral Hepatitis prevention services in 8 AR counties with a high prevalence of Substance Abuse and HIV among minority populations between the ages of 18 and 24.

Also, the initiative seeks to increase SA and HIV knowledge/awareness and protective behaviors by 10% among young adult AAs in 12 AR colleges/ communities. Services align with academic semesters Fall 2019 - Spring 2023.

This 5-year initiative will be deployed and supported by a cross-section of community partners such as UAMS, Arkansas Minority Health Commission, UALR, Arkansas Department of Health, RED, Arkansas HIV Planning Group and LinQ for Life. Got more questions? Feel free to share them in this space and look for more updates on when SARF will be coming to your area on their Facebook page by clicking the SARF logo!

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  was proud to develop and provide leadership for the state's first PrEP awareness campaign in 2017 which included a campaign casting call, social media ad placements, live feeds, and branded PrEP marketing materials. In 2019 we are excited to be participating in the National HIV Testing Day on June 27th and our continue push to address access to Prep in Arkansas. For more info go the P2L website at www.P2L.com, the PrEP locator at www.pleaseprepme.org and Prep Navigation Resouces by clicking the campaign photo.

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)