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Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) logo

Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN)

1120 Almond Tree Ln
Las Vegas, NV 89104 directions

(702) 383-8085 call

http://afanlv.org   (may not be working)

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About

Our Mission Statement:

Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) provides support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. AFAN works to reduce HIV infection through prevention education to eliminate fear, prejudice and the stigma associated with the disease.

AFAN is committed to a system that nurtures personal growth and dignity of persons served, which is emphasized during orientation, ongoing staff trainings and the culture of our organization.

Our History:

Founded in 1984, Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. Over three thousand men, women and children infected with HIV are registered as clients with our agency. AFAN provides direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs, and community outreach. It is the mission of our client service programs to enhance the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals we serve, while promoting their dignity and improving the quality of their lives.

Did you know?

AFAN has been providing services to people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS for over 25 years.

AFAN is the largest AIDS Service Organization in Nevada.

AFAN has approximately 1200 Registered Clients.

AFAN schedules ten or more Outreaches per month, reaching 5000 individuals per year.

AFAN is conveniently located adjacent to Doctors\’ offices and other AIDS Service Organizations, providing a \”one stop shop\” for the clientele we serve.

AFAN has two of the most significant fundraising events for AIDS in Nevada; AIDS Walk Las Vegas and the Black & White Party.

AFAN has been recognized by the U.S. Congress, Nevada\’s Governor, and the Nevada State Assembly for its continued efforts and advocacy in the HIV/AIDS community and for educating the population about this vitally important work.

AFAN was honored by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce as its 2006 Non Profit Organization of the Year. The Small Business Excellence Award (a.k.a. \”Buz E\’s\”) celebrates entrepreneurial spirit and small business leadership in our community.

Hours

Monday thru Friday — 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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