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Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the following programs and services will be temporarily postponed or suspended:
Community Tuesday, Building a Future classes, Client Advisory Committee, Friday lunches, Friday Haircuts, Volunteer Programs
New Building Hours -
Monday - Thursday, 9am-4:30pm
Friday - 9am-3pm
Testing Center - If you are in need of testing at this time, please call 317-632-0123 to consult with an HIV/STD counselor. You must call first. The Damien Center is not currently accepting walk-in clients.
The food pantry will operate during the following schedule: Monday - 10am-2pm, Tuesday - 12pm-4pm, Wednesday - 12pm-4pm, Thursday - 10am-2pm, Friday 12pm-3pm (Closed on Fridays after 4/9/20)
If you are accessing the food pantry, please click here to read important information before you arrive.
2019 has been a transformative one for Todd Fuqua: the Damien Center asked him to share his story—and his status. Todd is HIV positive.
To Hell and Back
In 2010, Todd lost his job as an IT director at Eli Lilly due to a drug-related felony. The ensuing years were a struggle,...
Damien Center to offer free and confidential HIV testing on National HIV Testing Day, June 27 People encouraged to get tested so they know their status and can get linked to care and treatment right away
What: National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is June 27. This annual event encourages people to get tested...
DO IT: One Pill. Daily.Did you know we can stop the spread of HIV with a single pill? PrEP is a once-a-day HIV prevention pill that is up to 99% effective when taken regularly. So, do it daily – be a PrEP advocate so we can prevent the transmission of...Continue Reading
The Damien Center came to know Dale* through Adrianna*, a Housing Case Manager. Adrianna was serving on an outreach team, providing meals and supplies to people experiencing homelessness and living outside. This was Adrianna’s first time visiting where Dale was living. As the outreach team leader introduced Adrianna, Dale bounced...Continue Reading
Featuring special guest performer, Ross Mathews, for largest annual fundraiserContinue Reading
As we continue our #PrEPisforYou campaign in partnership with Brothers United, our PrEP Program Manager dispels the myth that PrEP promotes unhealthy sexual practices.
Empowerment.There is still so much work to be done in regards to sexual health education. We are in a time where many Americans are unaware of basic...
With National HIV Testing Day rapidly approaching, our Prevention Program Manager, Imani Nunley, shares the importance of testing and how the process works.
Fight Stigma.For all the progress made towards HIV care and prevention in the last 30+ years, one thing remains constant – the stigma still attached to HIV and...
Over the last couple of years, the movement for Undetectable Equals Untransmittable (U=U) has gained traction among hundreds of HIV experts and organizations. Over 500 organizations from 70+ countries have signed a pledge to share and promote the message of U=U. In late 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and...Continue Reading