Prevention and Advocacy
Prevention Promoters is a substance abuse prevention "train the trainer" peer education program for adults ages 18 and up. Contact: Mildred Ortega, Prevention Specialist, MOrtega@thelatincenter.org or Mayur B. Chandriani. Prevention Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org
HIV/AIDS Early Intervention Services offers CONFIDENTIAL HIV testing, counseling and linkage to care to individuals of all backgrounds who are 13 years of age and up. The test is FREE and results are given in as little as 10-15 minutes. We also provide other resources for risk reduction, such as PrEP and STD/STI referrals. For more information, please contact: Ismael Medina, HIV/AIDS Early Intervention Specialist at (302)655-7338 ext. 7740, or IMedina@thelatincenter.org. Click here for more information
Healthy Homes offers education and assessments for home health hazards for homes with pregnant women, children, and seniors. Contact: Ana Figueras, Healthy Programs Coordinator, 302-655-7338 Ext. 7695, or AFigueras@thelatincenter.org.
The Healthy Families Program connects Hispanic families in New Castle County to healthcare by doing a detailed assessment of the health needs of every member of a family and identifying barriers to obtaining medical care. Appropriate referrals and follow up navigation is provided as needed. Contact: Ana Figueras, Healthy Programs Coordinator, 302-655-7338 Ext. 7695, or AFigueras@thelatincenter.org .