We are here for you!
Oasis offers a variety of options to help you have safer sex. Yeah... We said it, Sex. That's right! :-P
Our services have been chosen with the intention of helping everyone enjoy the healthiest sexual lives they can. In order to reach this goal, we offer a variety of social support, behavioral and biomedical services. We provide services that are culturally sensitive, linguistically appropriate, and tailored to meet the needs of the community.
Take a look at some of the programs we offer, and please get in touch if you have any questions.
"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy"
Mpowerment-Oasis is designed for young Gay and Bi-Sexual men who are HIV Negative or HIV Positive, and between 18 and 40 years of age. Peer coordinators and volunteers are responsible of creating hot, fun and healthy activities in order to foster a sexually healthy community for the enjoyment of all.
"These boots are made for walking"
MujerT is for all Latina women, Cis or trans, and their sexual partners. Women helping women! These warriors support each other navigating sexual health services and other social barriers to ensure more Latina women access PrEP or PEP.
Positive Life Workshop
"There’s a difference between knowing the path and walking the path"
The Positive Life Workshop is peer lead, peer delivered and peer centered. Any person living with HIV who wants to improve their quality of life is welcomed to join us.
The workshop is divided in seven group sessions with the main goal of empowering you and giving you the tools and knowledge to better your quality of life as a person living with HIV.
Preparation + Prevention = PrEP & PEP
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
P4 provides Gay, Bi, and men that have sex with men, with education, counseling, navigation to social support services & navigation to PrEP or PEP. Men are assisted in the process of navigating barriers with the purpose of successfully ensuring they sustain a healthy sexual life.
Leadership, Empowerment, Action & Diffusion
“When Opportunity meets Preparation she greets her with open arms and they both say in unison, "Let's do this!”
LEAD helps build leadership skills via individual and group level activities. Young latino men living with HIV or at risk for HIV meet in one shot workgroups to watch a movie and discuss the best way to live their sexual life "Sin Buscar Excusas" (without a excuses). For men living with HIV, additional one-on-one sessions are available via CLEAR, Choosing Life!: Empowerment, Action Results.
Construyendo tu Yo Ideal
"It takes a village to raise a child."
Construyendo Tu Yo Ideal is a unique experience that allows the Spanish speaking LGBTQ connect with their inner self. This retreat brings together between 30 and 40 individuals to share a life changing weekend.
"Knowledge is power."
Poder Latino is the largest Spanish language support group for persons living with HIV in NYC. Every month guest speakers & the community discuss themes relevant the needs of the Latinos living with HIV.
Mental Health First Aid Certification
"What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality"
Oasis has partnered with NYC Thrive & the Mayor's Office to make the Mental Health First AID Certification Training available to native Spanish speakers. This 8 hour course is provided once a month free of charge at Oasis.
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
Inspire is harm reduction program for men that have sex with men. It all starts with an interview and is followed by individual and group level counseling finalizing in fun empowering social activities.