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About

Alliance for Living is the only HIV/AIDS service organization and resource center in southeastern Connecticut that also deals with homelessness and assists people dealing with substance use disorder.

We are a group of dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping people in our community.

OUR BELIEFS
 
We believe in ...

  • Eliminating stigma for everyone

  • Providing services that are rooted in cultural humility and harm reduction

  • Social justice

  • Equitable access to resources

  • Fun as an integral part of wellness

  • Fiscal responsibility and transparency

  • A safe and confidential environment

  • The value of lived experience and peer leadership

  • Community collaboration

  • Health care for all

  • A world where every life is equally valued

  • Any positive change

Who We Are

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Kelly Thompson
President & CEO

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Carol Jones
Harm Reduction Champion

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Frank Silva
Chief Operating Officer

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Xavier R Day
Director of Ryan White Services

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Megan Davidson
Director of Housing

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Donnie Rose
CARES Navigator

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Scout LoPriore
Director of Harm Reduction

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Evelyn Ploof
Finance Specialist

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Tara Lukens-Smith
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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Trisha Rios
Cares Navigator

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Shannon Santini
Director NLC Cares

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Caleb Morgan
Medical & Housing
Case Manager

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Eileen Holdridge
Treatment Adherence Nurse

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Mirella Calle
Medical & Housing
Case Manager

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Kawana Stokes
NLC Cares Navigator

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Tiyana Hock
Patient
Navigator

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Hithaishi Maragani
Harm Reduction Specialist

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Hope Brigham
Patient Navigator

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Amanda Desrosiers
Medical & Housing
Case Manager

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Jay  Crowley
Attorney
Interim Board President

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Sarah  Webster
Director 
Human Resources

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Sharanya  Thanapathy
Community Health Worker

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James Cordy
Mental Health Peer Navigator

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Denise  Hetzel
Finance Manager

 

See who's on the AFL Board. Click here for details

Our Mission

Alliance For Living is at the forefront of implementing evidence based client centered care to address public health with a focus on HIV, homelessness and the overdose epidemic

Our Mission

Our Vision

To be the leader in ending HIV, homelessness and the overdose epidemic

We Need Your Support Today!

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