Health and Wellness

HRA has provided prevention and care for people impacted by HIV/AIDS since 1989. 

Today, we continue to be a leading provider of services to impacted people in the greater New Britain and Bristol area.

 

TEST YOUR WAY - DO IT TODAY!
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) 
recommends everyone aged 13-64 be
screened 
at least once in their lifetime

CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC)
FAST FACTS

JOIN US AT THE BRISTOL MAYOR'S TASK FOR ON HIV/AIDS
WORLD AIDS DAY CELEBRATION
SPECIAL SCREENING OF THE MOVIE "5B"

Monday December 2, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00 pm
Bristol Public Library
5 High Street, Bristol

5B is an inspirational documentary of everyday heroes, nurses and caregivers
who took extradordinary action to comfort, protect & care for the patients
of the first AIDS ward unit in the U.S., Ward 5B at San Francisco General Hospital

  

Wellness Resource Center clients enjoy the annual picnic

 

SAVE THE DATE!

HRA'S 3rd ANNUAL HIV SOIREE

a fundraiser in honor of all long term HIV/AIDS survivors

FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2020

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2019 SOIREE

Above: Wellness Center Family & Friends

Above: Community Health Center team with
Dr. Hadad award recipient, (2nd from left)

Above LtoR: Michele Ruiz, Pastoral Counselor;
Director of Health & Wellness, Lynette Gibson;
Seja Jackson, Burgdoff Clinic

Above: Keynote Speaker Hydeia Broadbent

Above center: AIDS CT Melanie Alvarez
award recipient

Above: HRA staff and Wellness Center clients

Above: HRA's Wellness Center Team

Above LtoR: Client Family Member with
Wellness team member, Valerie Ingram

BILL PROPOSES FULL COVERAGE FOR

HIV PREVENTION DRUG - PrEP

 

 HRA IS A PROUD PARTNER WITH AIDS CT

 

HRA DISTRIBUTES NO COST HEALTHY FOOD PACKAGES FOR ELDERLY

 

 

 

 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:

55 South Street
Bristol, CT
(860) 584-2725
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New Britain Locations:

336 Arch Street
(860) 225.1084
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144 Clinton Street
(860) 826.6991
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83 Whiting Street
(860) 826.4741
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55 Broad Street
(860) 612.1784
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35 Oak Street
(860) 826.4676
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