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The Connection is a community drop-in space at the Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center for A&PI gay and bi men of all ages.

Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center : The Connection  Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center : The Connection


We are your link to friends, fun social activities, and empowering discussions to improve your health and overall wellness! Our mission is to provide HIV and Substance Abuse prevention education, fight homophobia, and build community among Asian & Pacific Islander guys-who-like-guys.


We provide various FREE programming every month, and drop-in health services on Tuesdays through Saturdays.

We are currently coming up with new social, health, and educational activities for you. For the latest updates, check out and LIKE our Facebook page!

Download our monthly calendar.

FREE Drop-in Rapid HIV Testing (RESULTS IN 15 MINUTES!)
Tuesdays (1-5pm)
Wednesdays (1-7pm)
Thursdays (1-7pm)
Fridays (1-5pm)
Saturdays (2-5 pm)


Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness Center : The Connection

Looking for a meaningful and fun involvement in the A&PI gay/bi community? Join The Connection’s team of HEROes! Whether you’re interested in community health education, marketing & promotions, planning social events, or outreach… we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Be part of our dynamic team in creating a healthier environment for our community!

Our Connection HEROes are a team of A&PI guys-who-like-guys committed to connecting our community to FREE resources on fun social activities, drop-in groups, educational workshops, and peer counseling! GET $50 PER MONTH!

Do you have what it takes to be a HERO? Connect with us and make a difference!

Who are we looking for?

  • A&PI guys-who-like-guys
  • ages 18 and up
  • live, work, party, or go to school in San Francisco
  • have flexible availability (***especially nights/late nights, & weekends)
  • be able to commit 15 hours per month for 6 months

Wanna join our team?
Contact Denmark Diaz at or call (415) 292-3420 ext. 337

You may also download the application here and download our brochure here.


Free Sexual Health Counseling by appointment:
Contact us at or (415) 292-3420 x337 for scheduling your free counseling session.

Drop-in Rapid HIV Testing
Tuesdays (1-5pm)
Wednesdays (1-7pm)
Thursdays (1-7pm)
Fridays (1-5pm)
Saturdays (2-5 pm)

NEW! STI Testing at The Wellness Clinic (by appointment):
Wednesdays (1-6pm)
Fridays (1-6pm)

Free Medical Clinic
Make an appointment to see a doctor for free. When was the last time you saw a doctor? Our clinicians are all queer A&PI doctors and nurses. Make an appointment today at 415-292-3400 or email

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