Thursday's Child
has far to go

The mission of Thursday's Child is to develop, to coordinate, and to provide services for People Living with and affected by HIV/AIDS on Long Island.

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Making a Difference in people's lives Since 1989

Thursday’s Child “has far to go” is the rejoinder of a poem. It now speaks to the hope of continued progress toward ending the epidemic, as we are in a time when we can envision this goal through outreach/education, linkage to care, and other supportive services.

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Programs at Thursday's Child

The goal of services at Thursday's Child is to help HIV+ persons gain and maintain access to life-saving HIV care in order that they stay healthy and so that we can achieve an AIDS-free generation. Thursday's Child is the only non-profit agency on Long Island exclusively serving this mission through the various programs offered.

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AIDS Services Access Program: benefits advocacy & referrals

This program provides service coordination and benefits advocacy for People Living with HIV/AIDS.

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Safety Net: emergency financial assistance

Some of the common “barriers to care” we see on Long Island are housing insecurity or homelessness, food insecurity.

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Long-Term Survivors/Support Groups

An identified area of an “un met” need has been social support for Long Term Survivors.

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HIV / AIDS Housing

"Beech House" is named after a beautiful beech tree that sits on the property of a house donated to Thursday's Child.

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Holiday Magic program

Children under the age of 15 in a household affected by HIV/AIDS may write a letter to “Santa”or ”Papa Noel”.

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Community Outreach: risk/reduction and prevention education

Educate the public on HIV/AIDS awareness, advocacy, and prevention. Speakers are available.

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Early Intervention Service: for newly diagnosed or out-of-care persons

Early Intervention Service can help newly diagnosed individuals manage the initial stages of gaining and maintaining access to medical care and supportive services

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Testing as Prevention Program

Thursday’s Child offers free and confidential rapid result HIV testing

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