Linkage to Care Specialist Project

  • Priority Population
    Sexual and Gender Minorities
  • Setting
    CBO / ASO
  • Location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Intervention Focus
    Linkage and Retention
  • Study Period
    2014-2015

Summary

The Linkage to Care Specialist (LTC-S) Project aims to improve timely linkage for patients newly diagnosed with HIV through client-centered, resiliency-based counseling, and support beginning immediately after a positive HIV test result.

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Intervention Outcomes

94% of participants attended their first HIV medical visit within 3 months of diagnosis.
92% of participants were successfully retained for a year following linkage to care.
Among individuals retained in care, 94% achieved viral suppression.

Cost Analysis

The LTC-S Project cost analysis is not currently available. However, you can use the CIE Cost Calculator to create an estimate of the cost of implementing the intervention at your organization.