Bridging Access to Care (Brooklyn AIDS Task Force)

Bridging Access to Care (Brooklyn AIDS Task Force)
Primary Address 1:
2261 Church Avenue
Primary Address City:
Brooklyn
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
11226
Other Locations 1:
260 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Other Locations 2:
2201 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11226
147 Utica Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213
Long Organization Description:

The mission of Bridging Access To Care, Inc (“BAC”) is to reduce the incidence of HIV in Brooklyn through information and education to ensure that the message reaches the most vulnerable individuals. The corporation primarily provides preventative, educational and direct services to the general population of the borough of Brooklyn and to people with AIDS and their families.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(347) 505-5000
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Beny J. Primm
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Email, Telephone, Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc)
How often does your organization use social media?:
1x per week
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
We have engaged over 100,000 individuals and families so far and, with our new name and focus, we look forward to continuing to serve many more in the future.
Number of staff/employees:
200
Year Started:
1985
Major Funders:
Public Health Solutions, HIV Care Services, The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of HIV/AIDS Prevention & and Control, Dept. of Social Services, Customized Assistance Services, The NYS Department of Health, The US Department of Housing and Urban Development, The NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Bureau of Housing and Employment Services, The NYS Office of Mental Health, The US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration, The AIDS Institute, Kings County Hospital Center, Interfaith Medical Center, AMIDA Care Inc., National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS, Inc., Latino Commission on AIDS, United Way of NYC, Downtown Brooklyn Neighborhood Alliance
Organization Type:
Food Bank, Food Pantry, Research Institution
About the Organization:
Founded in 1985, BAC has since provided HIV/AIDS education, prevention and treatment, including HIV primary care and counseling and testing, as well as state licensed substance abuse treatment services and prevention services. BAC’s comprehensive services include housing placement assistance/living skills education and COBRA case management; treatment education and adherence services; nutritional services, mental health screening, case management, youth services, and employment services; risk- reduction/harm reduction services; adolescent peer education; and several behavioral modification programs targeting ex-offenders and/or recently incarcerated individuals with long histories of substance abuse.
Latest Project:
PREP & PEP campaign
Areas Served:
Brooklyn
Core Programs:
The Health Homes Program at Bridging Access to Care, PrEP and PEP Program, Coordinated Care, Health Screenings
Major Issues:
Consulting, Food Literacy, Food Pantry, Food Safety, Local Food
Hours of Operation:
9:00AM – 5:00PM
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#wednesdaythought #thursdaythoughts #thursdaymotivation
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#wednesdaywisdom #tuesdaytip #HIV #AIDS
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