Washington University programs

In addition to offering free HIV testing at our Infectious Diseases Clinic, Washington University directly supports two community centers that support people in the Greater St. Louis area who are living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS.

Project Ark

The mission of Project Ark is to provide services that enhance the lives of children, youth, young adults, women, and families infected, affected, and at risk for HIV through coordination of medical care, social support, and prevention services.
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At The SPOT, youth between the ages of 13-24 can access free medical and social services in a safe, youth-friendly and comfortable environment. Using a Positive Youth Development framework, The SPOT works with young people to establish goals and work towards reaching them, such as getting back in school, starting contraception, addressing a mental illness or seeking care for HIV.
Learn more about The SPOT »

Additional resources


Advocacy and support groups

Health and wellness

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