Chicago Women's AIDS Project
Chicago Women's AIDS Project

Returning Sisters works with transgender and cisgender women who have a history of incarceration, homelessness and/or addiction. We provide individual therapy, recovery coaching and HIV testing and counseling services as well as individualized linkage to community resources. Returning Sisters provides a continuum of care to those who are at higher risk for HIV by supporting […]

Project SASS, CWAP’s prevention for positives program, allows us to partner with clinics and agencies across the city and suburbs of Chicago providing treatment education to HIV+ cisgender and transgender women. This program focuses on strengthening coping skills, healthy relationships, and traditional STI/HIV transmission prevention skills. The 5 workshops focus on treatment as prevention and […]

CWAP’s Peer Leadership Program gives clients the opportunity to use their own skills and strengths to move towards leadership positions within the agency and use their own experiences to support, recruit, and educate their peers and communities. LOTUS Peer Leadership Training A 3 day training on how to become a peer advocate. The training covers […]

Peer & professionally led support groups, workshops and trainings for cisgender and transgender women living with HIV. CWAP holds 4 support groups per month at our north and south side office. Built on sisterhood empowerment, these groups provide a safe space for women to engage in open conversation on various topics. Please call us at […]

Free individual counseling is available to any HIV+ man or woman by our trained and licensed Staff Therapist. Services are offered at CWAP North and South Side private offices and home visits as needed. No medical card or health insurance required. The CWAP therapist empowers women to make positive changes through guidance, support, stress management, […]

CWAP’s new Mind, Body, Spirit Group program incorporates Therapeutic Groups for both men and women. Facilitated by our licensed therapist, this program aims to address mental health needs through education, skill-building, and treatment for all positive persons. The program consists of 3 tiers, which includes: Psycho-education: Mental Health 101- Living Well, Relationships 101- Relating Well, and […]