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SERVICES

SERVICES

Mississippi in Action (MIA) provides an array of holistic and comprehensive individual and group level services to promote sexual and reproductive health and well being. Which include advocacy, education, navigation and referrals in house and within our local Network of providers.  

 

Below are our core services. If you are interested in joining us for a group or to bring a group to your network please contact us.

Community Outreach

MIA participate and engages in a variety of community events giving us the opportunity to provide information and resources to local Mississippians. These community events include celebrations, cultural events, school and health fairs among other community happenings.

 

If you are hosting a community event and would like for MIA to provide free HIV/AIDS education and prevention materials please Contact Us.

Advocacy Training 

HIV Advocacy Training

MIA provides an array of individual level advocacy trainings focused on HIV/STI prevention, education and treatment; which includes condom negotiation, PrEP uptake and how to engage your provider.

 

The goals of these interventions are to increase motivation to reduce risks, and help men and women (including Trans* folks) to learn new skills to protect themselves and others by promoting condom use and increasing intentions to use condoms.

 

If you are interested in attending a group add MIA on facebook for more information. And if you would like for MIA to facilitate a small group session with your network please Contact Us.

Our Liberation Table

To liberate is to "set something free." Our Liberation Table is an interactive and educational foundation to address pertinent issues which impact us daily. OLT is an interactive, discussion group about Reproductive Justice, HIV/AIDS, sexuality, pleasure and joy. This is a way of connect women from all walks of life and experiences to share. learn and grow with other. 

 

Our goal is to create a support system and a thriving network. 

Reproductive Justice & Health Policy

MIA provides small group level education sessions that aim to bring about the complete physical, mental, spiritual, political, social and economic well-being of cis/trans women and girls, based on the full achievement and protection of not only women's reproductive rights, but their human rights.

Housing Assistance Referrals  

MIA provides a variety of housing navigation services to eligible individuals and their families. Services include housing and accessibility rights education, landlord/tenant negotiations, code enforcement advocacy, help in expediting public housing applications, transfers, and referral to legal services.

HIV/STD Testing & Counseling Referrals

MIA provides testing and treatment and referral for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV. Also we navigate individuals at High-Risk for HIV to PrEP (Pre- exposure prophylaxis). 

a once a day pill that prevents HIV transmission. 

Are you interested in getting tested?

At Mississippi in Action we offer refferals to full confidential HIV/STI screenings at no cost to you. 

STI Testing includes screenings for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hepatitis C, and HIV.

Testing Sites

Crossroads Clinic

 350 W Woodrow Wilson Ave, Jackson, MS 39213

(601) 432-3237

 

Open Arms Wellness Center

805 E River Pl, Jackson, MS 39202

(601) 500-7660

 

AFH Healthcare Center

766 Lakeland Dr Ste #A, Jackson, MS 39216

(601) 368-3440

 

Care4Me/Jackson Medical Mall Foundation

350 W  Woodrow Wilson Ave, Jackson, MS 39213

(601) 982-8467

Contact Us

256 East Fortification Street, Jackson, MS 39202 

contact@msinaction.org  |  Tel: 601-354-1338

 

Monday - Fridays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Saturday's closed

Sundays    closed

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