CAMBA provides prevention services for people living with HIV/AIDS and populations at risk of HIV transmission. In Brooklyn, these services are especially critical as the number of new HIV cases continues to increase and remains the highest of all NYC boroughs. CAMBA’s services include evidence-based interventions that target women, prevention services for young gay men/young men who have sex with men, and food and nutrition services for people living with HIV/AIDS and their minor children.
CAMBA works with several partnering agencies to refer clients for HIV/STI testing.
CAMBA also offers a culturally inclusive diabetes prevention program and overdose prevention services for those struggling with opioid addiction.
Project LEAP is a continuation of one of CAMBA’s past programs called Project ALY. At LEAP (LGBTQ+ Education and Acceptance Project), we strive to create a society where every LGBTQ+ young person can thrive within the loving embrace of their family and community. Our commitment to this mission means building... Learn More
NaviGAYte Brooklyn 2.0 provides substance misuse and HIV/hepatitis prevention navigation services to men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender/gender nonconforming (TGNC) individuals of color who have sex with men, ages 13 and above. Staff use in-person and online outreach to recruit individuals into a multi-pronged intervention consisting of:... Learn More
En LEAP, nos esforzamos por crear una sociedad en la cual cada joven LGBTQ+ puede sentir el apoyo de su familia y comunidad. Nuestra misión incluye construir puentes de comprensión, empatía y aceptación a través de nuestras ofertas de grupos de apoyo, talleres educativos y asesoramiento individual. Estamos dedicades a... Learn More
Love and Acceptance Hi, I’m Lynette and my friends tell me I look pretty good for 49. I was born in Barbados, but moved to Flatbush when I was 12, so I’m practically a Brooklyn native. I was raised in the Pentacostal church but I’m now active in an apostolic... Learn More
B3D addresses the widespread prevalence of diabetes and pre-diabetes in low-income communities of color in Brooklyn, NY, including, but not limited to, Brownsville, East New York, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Crown Heights, Flatbush, and East Flatbush. These neighborhoods have large African-American, Afro-Caribbean, and Latino/a populations, with disproportionately high rates of diabetes-related morbidity and... Learn More
Brooklyn YAS is committed to creating community-level change to prevent substance misuse in LGBTQIA+ youth in Brooklyn, specifically in the neighborhoods of Crown Heights, Flatbush, East Flatbush, Bed-Stuy, East New York, Bushwick, and Williamsburg. We are a coalition of organizations, agencies, businesses, parents, and LGBTQIA+ youth that works to support... Learn More
CAMBA’s Opioid Overdose Prevention Program trains community members on the administration of nasal naloxone (Narcan©), a medication which rapidly reverses an opioid overdose, and distributes free naloxone kits at health fairs and other community events. Eligibility: Brooklyn residents Clients Served Annually: 300 Referrals Accepted: Yes Learn More
CAMBA’s Ending the Epidemic (ETE) is part of a statewide plan to decrease new HIV infections to 750 by the year 2020. The program strives to identify diagnosed and undiagnosed HIV-positive Brooklynites and connect them to healthcare and medication, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). We focus on... Learn More
CAMBA’s Food and Nutrition Services program provides food services to 300 HIV-positive individuals and their minor children. Services include: Comprehensive nutrition assessments and treatment plan development to assess food and nutrition needs Comprehensive nutrition reassessments and treatment plan updates every six months to monitor nutrition status Congregate meals (daily) Individual... Learn More
CAMBA’s Women’s Prevention Services program reaches out to women at risk for HIV and other STIs in Brooklyn. The program promotes well-being by raising awareness and educating and empowering women. We provide a range of options, including one-time educational workshops; group-level, evidence-based interventions; comprehensive risk counseling services; supportive counseling services;... Learn More
CAMBA’s Youth Making Health a Priority (YMHP) aims to reduce transmission of HIV among young men who have sex with men (YMSM) ages 13-29, including those who identify as transgender or gender nonconforming, with a focus on communities of color in Brooklyn. YMHP uses a strength-based, youth development approach to... Learn More