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HIV Department

Helping people thrive

Breaking down barriers so individuals with HIV not only live a long happy life - but thrive.

We are here to help individuals live their best life - whether that is with an HIV diagnosis, through prevention services or support groups. 

The HIV Department at the Sixteenth Street is committed to the delivery of high quality, culturally sensitive care in Milwaukee and surrounding areas, based on the National Model: Prevent-Test Link-Treat and retaining our patients in care to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS and prevent new infections.

HIV Medical Care

Patients with HIV/AIDs are cared for
by doctors trained in HIV care who
work together with case managers
to make sure patients get the best
care possible.

CALL 414-672-1353

Medical Case Management

Case management for people with
HIV/AIDS to help manage medical
care and other resources or needs.

CALL 414-897-5586

Linkage to Care

Intensive case management that works to remove barriers to care for people newly infected with HIV or people living with HIV who are not linked to medical care.

CALL 414-897-5584

Free HIV and STI Testing

Free STD and Rapid HIV Testing. The test is done onsite or in the community at outreach settings.

CALL 414-897-5589

Open on Mondays and Fridays
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
1337 S. Cesar Chavez Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Lower Level

CALL 414-897-5583
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Prevention Services

• Pre-exposure prophylaxis access (PrEP)
• Post-exposure prophylaxis access (PEP)
• Safer sex education
• Harm reduction education
• FREE HIV and STI testing

CALL 414-897-5589

PEP/PrEP Navigation Services

One on one support for people interested in getting on PEP/PrEP including education, linkage to provider and pharmacies, medical assistance programs and STI testing.

CALL 414-897-5583

Transgender Services

Advocacy, medical care, hormone care and empowerment program.

CALL 414-897-5584

Be a good neighbor. Dispose safely.

  • DO put used syringes in a bio hazard bin or container with hard sides (e.g. coffee tin or laundry detergent bottle)
  • DO bring containers of used syringes back to Sixteenth Street's program
  • DO call 414-225-1608 to pick up containers of syringes
  • DON'T throw used syringes in people's yards
  • DON'T leave syringes on the sidewalk or in the street
  • DON'T throw used syringes in the garbage
  • DON't throw used syringes in the toilet

Need Health Insurance?
Enroll by December 15. 

We have trained staff who can help you enroll or renew your health insurance coverage.

Enroll now!

For appointments and free walk-in events at our Chavez Clinic click here!

1337 S. Cesar E. Chavez Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Lower Level

HIV Department Manager
Jennifer Ward 414-897-5174

Recognition

Quality
Awards

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