Preventing the Spread of HIV

Our prevention services are for anyone at risk of becoming infected with HIV or living with HIV. All of our prevention services are free for residents of Berks and Schuylkill County and are available in English and Spanish.

HNS - HIV Navigation Services

HIV Navigation Services (HNS) includes linking persons at high risk for HIV to health care systems, assisting with health insurance and transportation, identifying and reducing barriers to care, and tailoring health education to the client to influence his or her health-related attitudes and behaviors.

 HNS guides persons at high risk to and retains them in prevention services such as:

  • HIV risk behavior change interventions and
  • Services and interventions dealing with other major risk-complicating factors including substance use, violence, stigma, mental health, homelessness, and other health disparities.
  • nPEP
  • PrEP

For more information call to speak with one of our trained HNS Counselors:

 Co-County Wellness Services, 429 Walnut Street, Reading, PA 19601 (610)375-6253

 Schuylkill Wellness Services, 512 N. Centre Street, Suite 1B, Pottsville, PA 17901 (570)-622-3980

COMMUNITY EDUCATION

HealthFair10038Our staff of Prevention Specialists is available to provide information about Sexually Transmitted Diseases, including HIV, to the community. If you are hosting a health related event, or have a group that could benefit from this information, Contact us!

Berks: 610-375-6523  or ccws1@cocounty.org

Schuylkill: 570-622-3980 or sws1@cocounty.org

Support Our Cause

Co-County Wellness Services improves public health through service, education, and advocacy in the PA counties of Berks and Schuylkill. We provide free case case management, HIV medication education; HIV and STD Counseling and Testing; prevention interventions and lead a teen pregnancy prevention initiative Berks Teens Matter.

Thank you for considering a donation to Co-County Wellness Services, a community based 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Your financial donation is tax deductible and it enables CCWS to continue providing service, education, and advocacy for the public health.

Berks County Contact

429 Walnut Street
Reading, PA 19601
P: (610) 375-6523
E: ccws1@cocounty.org
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Schuylkill County Contact

512 N. Centre Street · Suite 1B
Pottsville, PA 17901
P: (570) 622-3980
E: sws1@cocounty.org
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