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OUR SERVICES 

We offer free, confidential, safer sex support—not judgment. We’re here so you can live the life you want and be as healthy as possible.

PROGRAMS DESIGNED BY AND FOR LGBTQ PEOPLE OF COLOR

Drop-in Center: a safe space for LGBTQ people of color to gather and socialize
Discussion/Sexcussion & Movie Nights
Club MOCHA/MOCHA Lounge: an LGBTQ youth gathering featuring music, food, and games

HIV, STD & HEPATITIS C TESTING & EDUCATION

Free and confidential HIV testing with results within 20 minutes
Counseling for HIV prevention and treatment
Screening, education, and referrals for STDs and Hepatitis C

To schedule a testing appointment, choose a location below:

MOCHA BUFFALO    MOCHA ROCHESTER

ACCESS TO PrEP AND PEP TO STAY HIV NEGATIVE

PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis): a daily pill that prevents HIV infection. Learn more here.
PEP: if you suspect you may have been exposed to HIV, PEP can keep you HIV negative if started within 72 hours. PEP is available at Trillium Health's pharmacy 24/7. Call 585.241.9000 anytime to be connected to PEP.
Free condoms and lube and how-tos so you can protect yourself

ADDITIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

One-on-one support and access to resources: help and support for challenges you may be facing
Support groups: such as Living Authentically (a trans support group for People of Color), PrEP peer support group, and many more
Proven techniques: learn about safer sex techniques

ENDING THE EPIDEMIC BY 2020

The MOCHA Center is committed to ending the HIV epidemic by expanding testing so everyone knows their HIV status, helping everyone with HIV get treatment to stay healthy and prevent transmission, and expanding access to PrEP to prevent new infections.

For additional information and support, reach out to The MOCHA Center.