The Stafford House is safe space “drop-in” center for youth of alternative lifestyles, who are looking for a place where they feel a sense of belonging at times when they are most vulnerable to community discrimination and alienation.
The Stafford House provides a space where youth can meet and discuss life issues, which will give them the necessary tools to be empowered. The space provides support for life skills development by offering a computer lab, resource area, and various workshops. Fun and social activities provided weekly include; movie night, karaoke, kickball, softball, games nights and many other daily activities.
The Stafford House also provides a space for support groups such as:
Bros in Convo:
This group provides a social and supportive space, in allowing young black men to discuss and engage in health education and promote safer sex practices, including PrEP, routine testing and treatment.
is a Spanish speaking men’s HIV+ support group that meets once a month
facilitated by Lester Burgos
is a nonbinary support group that meets once a month
facilitated by Sebastian
is a Women’s HIV+ support group that meets once a month
facilitated by Seantel Jarrett