Health and Wellness

We have served People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) since 1989.

Since then, HRA has grown to be the leading provider of services to 48.9% of the PLWHAs in New Britain with both prevention and care programs.

 

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CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC)
FAST FACTS

  • African Americans are most affected by HIV in the U.S. 

  • Most new HIV diagnoses are Gay & Bisexual African American men

  • Promising signs of progress - women & those who inject drugs

 

HIV SURVIVOR SOIREE

In honor of National HIV Long Term Survivors Awareness Day

FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018
Casa Mia at The Hawthorne
2421 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT  06037
6:00pm - 10:00pm
With entertainment by Ace Livingston


HRA CELEBRATES PROGRESS & THOSE WHO HAVE SURVIVED
FEATURING RAE LEWIS-THORNTON

MEET RAE LEWIS-THORNTON
Award winning AIDS activist, Life Coach, Blogger, Social Media Expert, author, jewelry designer and tea connoisseur

BUY DINNER TICKETS
$55/person dinner only

 

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JOIN OUR CURRENT STARS

SUN SPONSOR

$3,500

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

POLARIS SPONSOR

$2,500

 

SIRIUS SPONSOR

$1,000

 

ORION SPONSOR

$500

Community Chest of New Britain & Berlin
Pharmblue;Wheeler Clinic

LYNX SPONSOR

$250

Mayor's Trophy Charitable FundSuburban Stationers, Inc.

Others and Program Ads

$25-$100   

Dakota Steakhouse; Douglas Plumbing, Heating & Air
Conditioning; Pue, Chick, Leibowitz & Blezard, LLC; Mary Lou Sanders;YWCA of New Britain

 

 

 HRA Clients & Staff attend AIDS Awareness Rally at
State Capitol  


 Above: State Representative Rick Lopes with HRA clients & staff

HRA DISTRIBUTES NO COST HEALTHY FOOD PACKAGES FOR ELDERLY

 

Governor Dannel Malloy greets
Wellness Resource Center staff at  
Annual Black History Month event
Legislative Office Building at the Capitol

 

White House selects AIDS CT Deputy Director Shawn Lang
as a "Champion of Change"

HRA is a proud partner with AIDS CT

 

 

 Mission: The Health and Wellness Division develops, implements, and evaluates programs and services that foster physical, mental, social, and intellectual development. This is accomplished while nurturing the individual’s capacity to interact in pro-social ways that foster individual, family and community development. We strive to remove the stigma associated with health problems such as HIV/AIDS, substance abuse and mental illness.  

 

HIV Prevention Programs
New Britain's only organization providing HIV primary prevention services-

Culturally appropriate, current, risk reduction education to help lower risk for HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C (HCV), and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). All HRA Prevention Programs offer counseling and free, rapid testing, free condoms, free bleach kits, referrals for STD testing, referrals for substance abuse treatment programs and clinical support for substance abusers.

HIV/AIDS Care Programs

Culturally appropriate supports to individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS. Includes medical case management, support groups, social gatherings, workshops, medication adherence, nutritional counseling & nutritious meals, substance abuse counseling, mental health counseling and referrals for legal aid assistance, medical transportation and other services.

 

Human Resources Agency of New Britain

180 Clinton Street
New Britain, CT, 06053
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Phone: (860) 225.8601
Fax: (860) 225.4843

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Regional Locations:

85 West Main Street
Meriden, CT
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37 Marne Street
Hamden, CT
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560 E.T. Grasso Boulevard
New Haven, CT
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55 South Street
Bristol, CT
(860) 584-2725
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New Britain Locations:

57 Arch Street
(860) 826.4482
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336 Arch Street
(860) 225.1084
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83 Whiting Street
(860) 826.4741
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58 Scarlett Drive
(860) 826.6991
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18 Armistice Street
(860) 826.2282
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55 Broad Street
(860) 612.1784
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35 Oak Street
(860) 826.4676
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