Programs & Services
Medical Case Managers work with HIV+ adults, ages 25 and older. Key services include: making sure they have a physician, ensuring they have access to medications, and obtaining housing, substance abuse treatment or mental health services.
EPY supports youth who were born with HIV and youth who have acquired HIV. EPY Peer Navigators function from a social supportive role. Peer Navigators are HIV+ mentors for 12-24 year-old clients. Key services include: youth support groups, therapeutic and educational groups, and ensuring that clients have access to a physician & medications and housing and mental health services.
Funded through a partnership with UNC-Chapel Hill, this program is a statewide effort to increase identifying monolingual all Latino men and transgendered women. Through a partnership with UNC-Chapel Hill, this unique program allows RAIN the ability to target one of the most vulnerable and burdened populations. The Enlaces Personal Health Navigator (PHN): provides HIV testing to the community through non-traditional testing hours and assists HIV+ Latino/a population with accessing medical treatment.
RAIN’s counseling services provide individual, couples, family, and group therapy and weekly substance abuse and trauma groups. These mental health programs augment the excellent care that is already provided by RAIN medical case management staff, enhancing the potential that clients will successfully fulfill their personal goals.
RAIN’s PrEP Program is a new HIV prevention strategy that puts the power of prevention in the hands of HIV negative people. PrEP means Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, and uses medication to reduce the risk of contracting HIV.
RAIN Offers both Adult Support Groups and Youth Support Groups. RAIN’s adult support group is called Covering Your Assets and is a co-ed group for individuals 25 and up that are living with HIV/AIDS, and is open to the community. RAIN’s youth support group is connected with the Empowering Positive Youth (EPY) program and is a closed group. All attendees are clients of the EPY program.
RAIN provides prevention education and awareness about HIV and related psychosocial issues of living with HIV/AIDS to faith and community groups, young people and clergy.
RAIN offers free and confidential testing every Wednesday, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, in our office.