Moving Forward by F.A.I.T.H- Focused Action Inter-denominationally Towards HIV Testing


GAA/GREATNES through the F.A.I.T.H initiative, provides free anonymous and confidential HIV testing in houses of worship and faith-based organizations. Functioning like a mobile unit, We offer free anonymous and confidential HIV Rapid Testing in houses of worship performed by State of Michigan Certified HIV CTR Counselors. Our well trained volunteers and staff engage and educate the community about various prevention methods to reduce risk and stop the spread of HIV. For more information about testing sites and testing hours, please refer to our testing site list or contact us to request testing services for your event or house of worship. 

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YAAHWAY (Youth Abstaining According to His Way)  
provides peer lead prevention based training sessions for at-risk youth from 12 years to 18 years of age and youth ministry leaders within and outside communities of faith. While focusing on abstinence, their non-judgmental approach meets young people where they are. YAAHWAY facilitates discussion sessions focusing on sex, peer pressure, and sexually transmitted infections. Some of these sessions are attended by both the youth participants and their parents or adult caregivers to improve the line of communication on these sensitive subjects. 

 

Current Testing Sites

New Beginnings Cathedral, Bishop Timothy A. Williams

11433 Beaconsfield, Detroit, MI 48224 / 313.372.1500

Spirit of Hope, Pastor Mathew Bode

1519 Martin Luther King Blvd., Detroit, MI 48208 / 313.964.3113

Pleasant Grove MBC, Pastor Louis Forsyth

13651 Dequindre, Detroit, MI 48212/ 313.868.8144

Second Chance Church, Pastor Derrick Aldridge

1950 Burr Blvd., Flint, MI 48503/ 810.720.8110

Victory Fellowship Baptist Church, Pastor Darryl Gaddy

14225 Frankfort, Detroit, MI 48213 / 313.886.3541

City Covenant Church, Pastor Semmeal

13624 Stout, Detroit, MI 48223 313.978.8774

Christ to the Nation Church Iglesia Cristo a las Nacionnes 

Pastors Luis & Carmen Martinez

9315 W. Fort st, Detroit MI 48209/ 313.528.8296