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Monday - Thursday:

                   9am - 5pm

Friday:

                   9am - 12:30pm


phone:    337.439.5861

                    800.256.5145


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Monday - Thursday:

                   9am - 5pm

Friday:

                   9am - 12:30pm


phone:    337.439.5861

                    800.256.5145


Calls received on weekends, holidays, or after hours are directed to our answering service.


Food Pantry Hours

Tuesday - Thursday

11am - 4pm ONLY


About Us

SLAC News

HIV Testing

PrEP / PEP

Case Management

Events

Bingo

Donations

Radio

Television

Yes Partnership

Home

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Phone:  337.439.5861

Email: slac@slac.org

Website: www.slac.org

(Although this website provides general information regarding HIV, this information DOES NOT constitute medical advice and should not be used as such.  The information is NOT intended to diagnose or treat any health issues and is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation.  All information on this site is intended for educational use only. Visit a qualified physician or health care provider regarding individual health-related needs, concerns,treatment, or questions.)

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425 Kingsley St.        Lake Charles, LA 70605        337.439.5861


World AIDS Day 2019

DATE: Sunday, December 1 - 2019

TIME: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

LOCATION: Warren Methodist Church

1800 Orchid St. (at 3rd Ave.)

Lake Charles, LA 70601


SLAC, in partnership with Warren United Church, invites you to join us in recognition of World AIDS Day 2019.


Please join us for:  THE STORY OF US - A Message in the Music.

See above for day and time.

Refreshments following Service.


World AIDS Day is held on December 1st of each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for the millions of people around the world living with HIV, and to commemorate people who have died.  Wearing a red ribbon is one simple way to do this.


For more information on World AIDS Day, please click here or you can visit the World AIDS Day website.



2nd Annual HIV/AIDS Awareness Program

Queen of the South #14

OES PHA in Partnership with SLAC

DATE: Saturday, December 7, 2019

TIME: 2-4pm

LOCATION: 425 Kingsley St.  Lake Charles, LA



Patient and Community Education Event:

Don’t Let HIV Fears Control You

DATE: Tuesday, February 26, 2019

TIME: 12pm

LOCATION: 425 Kingsley St.  Lake Charles, LA

Lunch is provided.


When it comes to HIV many people bury their heads in the sand.  Don’t be one of them.  Whether you are at risk for HIVm already living with HIVm or simply don’t know, we invite you to attend this confidential, prejudice-free meeting, where you can speak with a seasoned medical expert and get all your questions answered. Bring a friend!


For your attendance, you will receive: a gift card, food, educational tools.

Presented by Bonnie “Ruthie” Fruge, CFNP

To RSVP, please contact Angela Hursey at 337.439.5861 or email angelah@slac.org.



National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day  

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Begun in 1999, it is a day that promotes education, awareness, testing, treatment, involvement, prevention strategies, and more amongst black communities.  This year commemorates 20 years of NBHAAD.

For more information, please click the following links:

NBHAAD

AIDS Info

POZ

CDC

Free and Confidential testing is available 2/7/19 from 10am - 6pm at 425 Kingsley St. and 8am - 3:30pm at 808 Walters St. in Lake Charles.


HIV and AIDS Awareness Event at SLAC

DATE: Saturday, December 1, 2018

TIME: 2:00 - 4:00 pm

LOCATION: 425 Kingsley St.  Lake Charles, LA 

Refreshments are provided.


World AIDS Day 2018

DATE: Saturday, December 1 - 2018

TIME: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

LOCATION: Warren Methodist Church

1800 Orchid St. (at 3rd Ave.)

Lake Charles, LA 70601


SLAC, in partnership with Warren United Church, invites you to join us in recognition of World AIDS Day 2018.


Please join us for:  THE STORY OF US - A Message in the Music.

See above for day and time.

Refreshments following Service.


World AIDS Day is held on December 1st of each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for the millions of people around the world living with HIV, and to commemorate people who have died.  Wearing a red ribbon is one simple way to do this.

For more information on World AIDS Day, please click here or you can visit the World AIDS Day website.



Pizza Artista Fundraiser for SLAC

DATE: Wednesday, October 17, 2018

TIME: All Day

LOCATION: Prien Lake Mall, Lake Charles


Order a pizza at Pizza Artista in the Prien Lake Mall on October 17, and Pizza Artista will donate 20% to SLAC.  


Remember, you MUST mention SLAC during checkout for SLAC to receive the donation.  

Thank you for your help and participation!


www.pizzaartista.com  •. 337- 602-6224



World AIDS Day 2017

DATE: Friday, December 1, 2017

TIME: 6pm

LOCATION: Warren United Methodist Church

1800 Orchid St., Lake Charles, LA 70601


World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day, held for the first time in 1988, dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV.  Government and health officials, non-profit organizations and individuals universally observe the day, often with education on HIV prevention and control.


World AIDS Day is held on December 1st of each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for the millions of people around the world living with HIV, and to commemorate people who have died.  Wearing a red ribbon is one simple way to do this.

Please join us for:  THE STORY OF US - A Message in the Music.







Reliant Patient Appreciation Day

Loving me well through adherence 

Presented Reliant Healthcare Specialty Pharmacy.  Lunch is provided.


DATE:  Wednesday, September 27, 2017

TIME:  12pm - 1:30pm

LOCATION: 425 Kingsley St.



Upcoming Patient Education Seminars (PEI)

All PEI seminars begin at 12pm (noon) at the RWC.  Lunch is provided.


Treatment Adherence 

Presented by ViiV Healthcare

DATE: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

TIME: 12pm

LOCATION: RWC

Patients and caregivers are invited to attend.


STI’s and Opportunistic Infections 

Presented by ViiV Healthcare

DATE:  June 14, 2017

TIME: 12pm

LOCATION: RWC


The Importance of Resistance

Presented by Janssen


DATE: July 19, 2017

TIME:  12pm

LOCATION: RWC




Super Bingo

$20,000 Giveaway


DATE: May 1, 2017

TIME: 6:45 pm - 12:00 am

LOCATION: Cotton’s Corner Bingo

2360 LA-109, Vinton, LA 70668, United States




Community Health Awareness (Luau) Block Party (Free!)

DATE: April 29, 2017

TIME: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

LOCATION: SLAC

425 Kingsley St.

Lake Charles, LA 70607

Activities:

·      DJ

·      Fun Jump for kids

·      Fraternity/Sorority performance

·      Laser Tag for Teenagers

·      On-site HIV testing

·      Door Prizes

·      Hawaiian Food

·     Zydeco Aerobics 

·      Hula Hoop Conte

 The the Facts On:

 ·     HIV/AIDS

·      Diabetes

·      High Blood Pressure

·      Sickle Cell

·      Women’s Health

·      Men’s Health

·      Mental Health 

·      HEP A, B, C

·      Nutrition & Exercise


For more information contact Barbara Miller







World AIDS Day 2016

DATE: Thursday, December 1 - 2016

TIME: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

LOCATION: Warren Methodist Church

1800 Orchid St. (at 3rd Ave.)

Lake Charles, LA 70601


SLAC, in partnership with Warren United Church, invites you to join us in recognition of World AIDS Day 2016.

Guest speakers: Robert Suttle (Assist. Director of Sero) and Nomica Guillory.

Refreshments following Service.


For more information on World AIDS Day, please click here or you can visit the World AIDS Day website.



Community Health Awareness Block Party (Free!)

DATE: April 30, 2016

TIME: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

LOCATION: Resource and Wellness Center

808 Walters Street

Lake Charles, LA 70607

Activities

·      DJ

·      Fun Jump for kids

·      Fraternity/Sorority performance

·      SLAC performance

·      On-site HIV testing

·      Door Prizes

·      Wellness Giveaways

·     Zydeco Aerobics 

·      Food for all!

 Speakers

 ·     HIV/AIDS

·      Diabetes

·      High Blood Pressure

·      Smoking Cessation

·      Women’s Health (annual mammograms/pap smears, self-exams)

·      Men’s Health (prostrate)

·      Mental Health (stress, depression, compulsive disorders, Bipolar)

·      HEP A, B, C

·      Nutrition and exercise





Lake City Improv 


A night of comedy.  Featuring Ms. Cocoa Brown, Jeff DeRouen, and local comedians.  Ms. Brown is an actress who has appeared both on Tyler Perry’s Single Mom’s Club and For Better or Worse.

     • Event Page

     • See event in Facebook


DATE:  FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 2016

TIME:  7:00 pm  (doors open at 6 pm)

LOCATION: Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum

900 Lakeshore Drive

Lake Charles, LA 70601


Tickets: $25 - Civic Center Box Office or at the door.


Lake City Improv is presented by SLAC, in an effort to support its innovative programs and generate greater community awareness for HIV/AIDS.  

     • More event and ticket information forthcoming. 

     • Sponsor Information

     • Event Sponsorship Opportunities


A HUGE thank you to our official Lake City Improv sponsors: 

Avita Pharmacy 

First Federal Bank of Louisiana

L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles.

CSE Federal Credit Union

Reliant Healthcare

Lake Charles Memorial Health System

Iberia Bank




Client Satisfaction Survey

The state of Louisiana's STD/HIV Program Office is conducting a client satisfaction survey for all Ryan White Part B agencies (including SLAC). 

There are two ways of completing this survey, which impacts funding for services such as case management, food pantry, medical transportation, and dental care. One way is to come into the SLAC office and ask for a survey; the other is to complete a survey online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RWptB_CSS2016

Deadline for completing surveys is April 15th. 

Thanks for your help!



Legislative Awareness Day

The Louisiana AIDS Advocacy Network (LAAN) is hosting its annual Legislative Awareness Day on Tuesday, March 29th, in Baton Rouge. 

The day will include information about living with HIV in Louisiana, advocacy training, and the opportunity to talk with state legislators about issues of interest to persons living with HIV. 

You can register at http://goo.gl/forms/RIUbFklvjf or by calling Darlene at (337) 351-5341.

Bus transportation from Lake Charles will be available if we get enough registrations.




Toys for the Little Ones

Santa, Santa, please stop here!

To fill our Christmas with joy and cheer!

SLAC will be giving away toys for the children of clients on Friday, December 16 from 9am until 12pm.  Come by the office and pick up something for your little one.


DATE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2015

TIME:  9AM - 12 pm 

LOCATION: SLAC Office

1715 Common St. 

Lake Charles, LA 70601