November 2020
Your monthly news & updates
ACT's monthly newsletter for members, partners, and other service providers is now provided in electronic format only. This newsletter provides updates and information on ACT's programs, staff, and upcoming events.
New ACT Staff
ACT is proud to introduce six new staff members: Richard Diaz, Office Assistant; Pamela Rodriguez and Caitlin McNulty, Medical Case Managers; Meaghan Szilagyi and Christina Lemire, Harm Reduction Health Educators; and Jenny Vongxay, VITA Program Coordinator at CAHS.
Bank On Connecticut, a program of the CT Association for Human Services (a division of ACT), connects residents with safe and affordable bank accounts. Learn more at or contact Tori Hamilton at 860-951-2212 x230 for more information.
CAHS has volunteer opportunities for Scheduler, Greeter, Tax Preparer, Site Coordinator, and Tax Savings Specialist in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Learn more here or contact Tori Hamilton at 860-951-2212 x230 or Jenny Vongxay at x246 for more details.
Open enrollment started November 1. Access Health CT offers free enrollment help for anyone seeking healthcare coverage for 2021. Their call center is open Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm and Saturdays, 9am-3pm. For more information visit them online at
December 1, 2020
World AIDS Day takes place on December 1 each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.

The theme for the 2020 observance is, “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact”.