February 2021
Your monthly news & updates
ACT's monthly newsletter for our supporters, partners, and other service providers is now provided in electronic format only. This newsletter provides updates and information on our programs, staff, and upcoming events.
VITA sites are now offering limited in-person and drop off services by appointment through 211, and an online process through GetYourRefund.org. Get Started Now, or contact the VITA Program Coordinator, Jenny Vongxay by email at jvongxay@cahs.org to learn more.
CT Center for Harm Reduction
The CT Center for Harm Reduction has been working hard throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to continue bringing its life-saving services to the Greater Hartford community. At the end of 2020, the team received a huge boost in their efforts with the acquisition of a new van for the SSP program.
At-Home HIV Test Kit
Know your status from the safety and comfort of home! To ensure everyone's safety during these difficult times, ACT is now offering FREE At-Home HIV Test Kits. To learn more contact LaToya Tyson at 860-247-2437 x331 or 860-539-6019. All inquiries are completely confidential.
ACT Mourns Nicki Mathis
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of ACT’s longtime supporters and a passionate, generous and greatly talented performer who graced the stage at several of our events. We will truly miss her kindness, dedication, elegance, and generosity.
Community Support for CAHS
ACT's CT Association for Human Services division would like to thank the following for their generous grants to support our efforts on behalf of low-income children and families: The Community Foundation of Middlesex County; J. Walton Bissell; and The CT Council for Philanthropy.
ACT Calendar
2/15 - ACT offices closed for Presidents Day
2/17 - Board of Directors Meeting (7:30-9am)
February 7, 2021

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) is observed annually on February 7 to increase awareness, spark conversations, and highlight the work being done to reduce HIV in Black or African American communities in the United States and show support for people with HIV in these communities.
Advancing CT Together (ACT) is an umbrella agency that encompasses three divisions: AIDS CT, The CT Association for Human Services, and The CT Center for Harm Reduction. Our collective impact strengthens and broadens the range of services provided to families throughout Connecticut.