HIV PREVENTION SERVICES
The primary goal of this program is to reduce the risk of transmission of HIV. Step-Up addresses both prevention for HIV negative individuals as well as prevention for people living with HIV. Components of the program include:
HIV CARE SERVICES
The HIV Services Program provides person-centered case management and other wrap-around services to individuals living with HIV in central Indiana. We focus on providing these services with dignity and inclusivity, and work with our clients to establish their own goals for viral suppression, while also taking into account solutions for other barriers present in their lives. Each person is provided the opportunity to work one-on-one with a case manager who assists with a variety of issues ranging from insurance to housing to doctor’s appointments and securing medications through pharmacies. We also are fortunate to have strong relationships with a number of partner providers and agencies. This allows us the opportunity to expand the options we can provide our clients for issues such as:
Throughout our services our aim is to help our clients achieve their goals in treatment and other life domains to the point they are able to live healthy, thriving lives.
HIV Case Management Program
Ryan White Non-Medical and Medical Case Management
Mental Health Counseling
Onsite Clinic at Step-Up
Re-entry services at Step-Up exist to improve the overall health and well-being for people involved in the criminal justice system. This is achieved through providing wrap-around supports such as case management, mental health and substance use disorder counseling, material resources to address needs like transportation, housing, and employment, and ongoing support.
The primary goals of the program is to ensure continuity of care, to promote self-sufficiency, and to enhance the quality of life for individuals at all points in the reentry process, even those who are still incarcerated.
The Indiana Peer Education Program (INPEP) is comprised of staff from Step-Up, Inc., the Indiana Department of Health, and the Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at IUPUI. INPEP aims to reduce risk behaviors and disease transmission among incarcerated populations.
Community Based Support Programs
This program focuses on reducing recidivism among adults in Marion County and surrounding counties by providing individualized person-centered, strengths-based wraparound services such as:
In order to access re-entry services with Step-Up, a person must: