Our objective is to promote health and well-being within the areas of sexual health and gender and sexual identity (with particular reference to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) by the provision of care, education, advice, information and advocacy.
The Charity has a board of Trustees currently consisting of five. The Trustees have many years involvement with the Charity. We have a retired school teacher, a retire magistrate, a qualified and practising counsellor, a marketing and events co-ordinator. We also have a service user representative who is living with HIV.
Our work includes home visit, community support and liaison, partner notification and support, prevention work including reduction of onward transmission, as well has psycho- social support work around behavioural change, adherence as well as information, advice and guidance.
The service provides:
• One to one person centred support
• Telephone support
• Group work
• Community Engagement
• Outreach support
• Awareness raising
Good sexual health is an important element of health and wellbeing. Staffordshire Buddies provides a free confidential non-judgemental support service