Meet new people and talk about all the things important to you in a fun and safe environment including dating/relationships, stigma/discrimination, hotter safer sex, HIV/AIDS, and more. Some come to a meetup out of curiosity. For many, the group has become a meaningful band of friends. Give us a try and see how City Mix feels to you!
A safe space for individuals living with HIV to get together and just be yourself without worrying about the stigma of status. Our meetups are casual and low key so that everyone can feel comfortable. Meet new people and join us for informal, optimistic, and fun discussions about challenges and accomplishments of living with HIV including sex, relationships, health updates, and more. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or have been living with HIV for years, all are welcome.
CONNNECT is a FREE workshop designed to empower relationships (of two or more persons, with or without labels) where at least one person is living with HIV. This workshop provides you with techniques and skills to enhance the quality of your relationship, communication, intimacy, and shared commitments to keep each other safe. Join and see what the buzz is about!
CAB serves Tampa Bay with programs that convene community members with opportunities to learn, have spirited dialogue, and contribute to the development and ongoing evaluation of METRO programs. We serve our community through outreach and networking with a focus on improving access to resources and services for those living with or are at risk of contracting HIV. CAB brings people together for collaboration towards promoting total health, wellness, and community. You care about that? Submit your application and join CAB today!
Explore and contribute recommendations for improving effective teaching, empowering, and inspiring practices among youth and young adults to guide the community forward.
Navigating Success educates, increases awareness, and prevents substance misuse and HIV/AIDS through interactive group sessions, 1-on-1 goal setting, and social activities. A program for young people between the ages of 13-24 that reside in Hillsborough or Pinellas Counties. Participants can earn up to $70 incentive upon completion of the program.
Are you between the ages of 13 and 19 and want to learn more about sexual health? Check out the Closing the Gap program. Clarify myths about HIV/AIDS, learn how to protect yourself, and converse with others about how you, your family, and friends may be affected. Contact us today to learn more.
Now that you’re pregnant, seeing a doctor and taking care of yourself and your baby is more important than ever. If you live in Hillsborough County, join the TOPWA program! Our program specialists support you throughout all stages of your pregnancy and provide you with resources and information to ensure a healthy pregnancy.
PUSH is a national, paid sexual health study. The goal of the study is to understand how best to identify and engage adolescents and young adults in sexual health care. See more info here.
Do you live in Tampa Bay? Looking to get involved in your community? Volunteer Peers are trained as ambassadors and role models who help build HIV awareness and education in the community. You can even take part in METRO’s community outreach efforts with our energetic street team. Contact PSH@MetroTampaBay.org to get involved!