The Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council is a non-profit community-based organization supported by grants from the HIV/AIDS Program of the Louisiana Office of Public Health, Department of Health and Hospitals, and Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as well as other private and foundation funding.
These grants allow SLAC to provide HIV prevention and education programs, risk assessment, and outreach in Southwest Louisiana, as well medical and social services to regional persons living with HIV and AIDS. Additionally, fundraisers, memorials, and other donations support the agency's mission.
Founded in 1987, SLAC provides services to five (5) civil parishes of Southwest Louisiana: Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jeff Davis. More on SLAC’s history.
To provide education to the people of Southwest Louisiana about HIV/AIDS, HIV Prevention, and to offer medical and social services to people living with HIV.
SLAC offers a variety of services to qualifying persons in need of personalized care. These services include:
Medical and Non-Medical Case Management
Primary Medical and HIV Care
Out-Patient Mental Health Treatment
Out-Patient Substance Abuse Treatment
Intensive Case Management
Food Bank (Tuesday - Thursday: 11am-4pm only)
Louisiana Health Access Program (LaHAP) (Drug Assistance)
Support Groups & Group Therapy
Free HIV Testing (available to all community members)
In order to qualify for services through SLAC, an individual must be diagnosed HIV positive, be a resident of the State of Louisiana, meet federal income requirements, and do an intake with our agency.
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