We work towards creating a world where HIV transmission is rare and those who are HIV+ lead healthy lives.

They have someone they can sit down with, talk to one-on-one, can identify with, has been there, has done that, and has grown.

We've been providing comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in the Southern Tier of New York for over 30 years.

HIV Testing

STAP offers fast, free and confidential HIV testing at many locations throughout the Southern Tier. Knowing our HIV status can keep you and your partner safe.

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Syringe Exchange Program

STAP's Prevention Points exchange new sterile syringes for used ones to reduce the risk of infection with HIV, Hepatitis C, and other blood-borne illnesses among injection drug users.

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Health Homes Care Management

STAP's Health Homes program serves individuals with a variety of chronic conditions with comprehensive care management and care coordination services.

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Get involved in our events and make a difference!

STAP's RockStar Celebrity Bartending Bash

One of the funniest events in town! STAP’s Rock Star Celebrity Bartending Bash will have local celebrities competing to win the coveted title of TOP STARTENDER! Each Startender is behind the bar for one hour mixing up fabulous libations. They will compete to raise the most tips. All tips will be donated to STAP. The event is from 4PM-7PM at Remlik's, 31 Lewis St., Binghamton

Safe Shape Tour - Ithaca

To address the current opioid epidemic, we are urging our communities to consider safer drug consumption spaces as a new harm reduction tool to prevent further disease and death in our communities. 

Join VOCAL-NY, Drug Policy Alliance, KATAL, and Students for Sensible Drug Policy in NYC on May 1st for our two part event:

Safe Shape Exhibition: 

05/02/2017- 1:30pm-5:30pm
Ithaca Commons- Bernie Milton Pavilion

Safe Shape is a traveling exhibit that seeks to demonstrate what a safer drug consumption space looks like and to educate the public on the harm reduction philosophy and practice. Drop by anytime between 1pm and 5pm to take a tour! 

Everywhere but Safe Film Screening and Panel: 
05/02/2017- 7pm-9pm, Ithaca College- Hill Center 104

Join us for a panel discussion on safe consumption spaces “Everywhere But Safe”, is a documentary about public injection in NYS.

We hope you will come to the exhibit and join us for our panel discussion and film screening to learn more about how safe injection facilities and their importance in combating the opioid epidemic.

Nationally, there have been 500,000 opioid-related deaths between 2000 and 2015. Since 2009, annual drug overdose deaths in the United States have surpassed the number of deaths from both car accidents and gun violence. With hundreds of thousands of our community members and loved ones struggling to prevent disease and death in the face of addiction, we urge our communities to consider a compassionate response to lift up and support people who use drugs: the establishment of safe consumption spaces.

We recognize that there are many stakeholders with valid concerns and feelings when it comes to fighting this epidemic. In order to bring people into care and to address the issues that stem from and drive drug use (e.g. trauma, homelessness), we must come together as family, caregivers, community members, healthcare and social service providers, public and community health workers, people in recovery, and law enforcement to discuss a public health response.

2017 Mud Gauntlet

Run, crawl, sprint and splash through the Mud Gauntlet, Broome County's premier hardcore outdoor obstacle course. Save the date: May 28, 2017!

Latest News

CDC: HPV Infection Rates Remain High in Both Men, Women

April 19, 2017

Although previous research(pediatrics.aappublications.org) has shown declines in the prevalence of vaccine-type HPV infection and genital warts among young U.S. females after introduction of the HPV vaccination program, overall infection rates in both women and men remain unacceptably high. Specifically, among adults ages 18-59 in 2013-2014, about 45 percent of men and 40 percent of women had genital HPV infection.

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Our Impact in Numbers

Clients receiving care management
Syringe Exchange Program Participants Served in 2016
People tested for HIV, HCV & STDs