AFAN’s mission is centered around support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. It works to decrease HIV infection by way of prevention education to eliminate fear, prejudice and the stigma associated with the disease.
They are committed to creating a system that nurtures personal growth and dignity of persons served. These facts are emphasized during orientation, ongoing staff trainings and the culture of our organization.
The organization was founded in 1984, Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state. AFAN helps by providing direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs, and community outreach. It is the mission of our client service programs to enhance the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals we serve, while promoting their dignity and improving the quality of their lives.