| The Counseling and Testing team at Philadelphia FIGHT seeks to reduce HIV acquisition and transmission by providing the most up-to-date information about HIV to those who need it most. Counseling and Testing also helps individuals create personalized risk reduction plans to protect themselves and others from HIV. Additionally, our Counseling and Testing Staff are trained to assist individuals living with HIV get the medical care and services they need.
According to the City of Philadelphia AIDS Activities Coordinating Office, Philadelphia is the epicenter of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Pennsylvania. More than 30,000 Philadelphia residents are living with the virus that causes AIDS. Many people do not know their status and have never been tested. HIV testing at Philadelphia FIGHT is free of cost and completely confidential.
We welcome walk-ins and appointments.
If you would like to make an appointment for counseling and testing, call 215-985-4448 ext 230.
Our team of counselors offer:
Non- judgmental counseling
Referral to Resources
Personalized risk reduction plan
Counseling and testing services are also provided at various sites throughout the city. Our counselors are in the community, and offer the same level of high quality confidentiality and counseling available in our offices. We provide sexual health presentations to accompany HIV testing, and present on topics tailored to the needs of a specific audience or community. To have a counselor come to your site to offer counseling, testing, and education, please call 215-985-4448, ext 230.