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AIDS Response-Seacoast
Last updated on February 26, 2014

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AIDS Response-Seacoast (ARS), is a non-profit community-based HIV/AIDS Service Organization dedicated to providing education, direct assistance and advocacy to persons and communities affected by HIV infection.

Description:
AIDS Response-Seacoast (ARS) provides direct services to clients at all stages of HIV infection who live in Rockingham and Strafford counties in New Hampshire and we provide educational programs throughout New England. Our aim is to honor the inherent dignity and strength of people living with HIV/AIDS.
ARS supports and assists persons, infected and affected by HIV/AIDS,in maintaining a high quality of life through direct assistance, advocacy and education.
ARS works to prevent new HIV infection and to promote safer practices through education/prevention activities for local and regional communities.
ARS works to counteract myths and stereotypes about HIV/AIDS.
ARS works to increase and diversify the network of HIV/AIDS-related service providers in the communities we serve.
ARS plays an active role in affecting local, state and national policies on civil rights, discrimination, HIV/AIDS prevention, education, research and direct care.

History:
ARS evolved as a grassroots response to the epidemic in 1987, by offering vital emotional and practical support to people living with HIV infection and AIDS.

Contact person: Richard Wagner, Executive Director, (phone), (email)


Main office number: (603) 433-5377
Office fax number: (603) 278-7994

Address:

 7 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, NH 03801
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.aidsresponse.org

Miscellaneous Information

Name of Executive Director (or equivalent) if not listed above:
Richard B. Wagner
Type of organization
Nonprofit 501(c)3
Is your organization a Health and Human Service agency?
Yes
Last updated on February 26, 2014

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