Frequently Asked Questions
Common Questions and Answers
How do I become a client of the Saint Therese Center?
Come down and register at the Saint Therese Center during business hours Monday through Friday. Bring Photo Identification and proof of HIV infection.
What is proof of HIV Infection?
Results of blood work (labs) stating HIV status.
Can my Family be registered clients?
Yes, but only family members living with you under the same roof.
Can my caregiver be a client?
Yes, but only if caregiver is living with you or at least in the same apartment complex.
How often can I use the Pantry?
It is recommended that each client use the pantry once a week, however circumstances will permit the use of the pantry more than once a week during hardship times. Homeless HIV+ individuals, once identifying themselves as such, can use the pantry daily.
How do I get a Haircut?
Tuesdays are the days for Haircuts. You may sign up in advance, however, only as you arrive at the Saint Therese Center do you receive a number for a Haircut from one of our stylists.
Can I get a Bus Pass?
A daily bus pass is available to all registered clients once a week.
What are your special projects and Food Box distributions, and how do I sign up for them?
Signing up is usually one month ahead of a scheduled event.
|MONTH||SIGN UP FOR EVENT||DISTRIBUTION MONTH|
|Easter Food Boxes||Before Easter|
|July||Back to School Bags, Supplies, and Clothes||August|
|August||Purchase Tickets for Annual Fundraising Dinner||Dinner in September|
|October||Sign up for Annual Retreat for HIV+ People||Retreat Early December|
|October||Thanksgiving Food Boxes||Wednesday Before Thanksgiving|
|November||Christmas Food Box||December 20|
|November||Sign up for a Christmas Adopt a Family Gifts||December 20|