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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:


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 way to connect with the A&PI gay/bi community? Want to make positive change in your health and your peers? Join The Connection’s team of HEROes!

The HERO Program is a great learning opportunity for you to empower yourself to improve your sexual health, communication, and leadership skills. We aim to empower a core group of A&PI gay/bi men HEROes towards better health through education, and for them to in turn, be empowered to positively influence the health of their peers and the broader community. GET A $50 GIFT CARD EVERY MONTH!

Make a difference for YOU.
Make a difference for the community!

Who are we looking for?

  • A&PI guys-who-like-guys (gay, bi, or queer)
  • ages 18 and up
  • live, work, party, or go to school in San Francisco
  • have flexible availability (especially nights/late night, & weekends)
  • have an interest in improving one’s own personal health and amongst peers
  • be able to actively participate for 12-15 hours per month for 6 months

Sign-up by contacting Denmark Diaz at or call (415) 292-3420 ext.337

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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