Individual Responsibility in Ending HIV Stigma

The excerpt below is from this article from The Root by Jesse Milan Jr., president and CEO of AIDS United. His words highlight the importance of intentional language and actions in ending the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS. We must all consciously work to Read More …

The Impact of Magic Johnson and What has Happened Since He Announced His Status

We continue to celebrate Black History Month! The first article on this page discusses the impact Magic Johnson’s announcement that he had HIV had on one of the editors, who recalls it as a pivotal moment in her life. Here Read More …

Six Disparities Highlighting the Necessity of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

February is Black History Month. February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This article from The Body highlights six disparities that make this day necessary. We must educate ourselves and others in an effort to end them! From the article: Read More …

Case Management Services Now Available in Hazleton

Caring Communities has added HIV case management services to our medical clinic located in the Center City Medical Complex, 20 North Laurel Street, Suite 2B, Hazleton, PA. Case management services can help you or someone you know understand and deal Read More …

About Caring Communities

Caring Communities has received the 2010 Community Advocacy Award from the Bloomsburg University LGBT Commission, an honor we’re quite proud of! Our staff and board has received certifications related to the field of HIV/AIDS including HIV Testing and Counseling certification, Read More …

Caring Communities

Caring Communities For AIDS Wilkes-Barre PA location is a non-profit, community-based AIDS Service Organization (ASO). Originally, in 1991, our agency began as an informal, grassroots organization in response to the local HIV/AIDS need. The organization, located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania  was Read More …

Pennsylvania STD Program

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES PROGRAM The primary mission of the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program is the prevention of and the intervention in the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases. Through implementation of the Program’s core functions: the management of STD service Read More …

What We Do

Every day, we spend our time fighting disease and helping others to be free of, or manage, STDs including HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea and Chlamydia. We have a variety of services and programs available to communities in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania Read More …

What People Are Saying

“I’ve tested for HIV and other diseases at Caring Communities and their staff has always made me feel at ease.  I was very grateful to this agency for their expertise in the field of STD testing.”  – J. D. “Caring Read More …