Who We Are!
APEL Health Services Center, Inc. (APEL), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded as an HIV/AIDS outreach program in Jacksonville/Duval County, Florida in 1999 and incorporated as an independent agency receiving IRS tax-exempt status in June 2005. APEL (AIDS Prevention & Education for Life) Health Services Center was well-named as it continues its HIV/AIDS programs. APEL is dedicated to health wellness, disease prevention and intervention among at risk populations and to increasing their basic knowledge of science-based indicators, prevention and treatments for HIV/AIDS and targeted chronic diseases, leading causes of disproportionate deaths in minority communities. APEL is committed to reducing HIV/AIDS/ STD infection rates and HCV incidence in communities of color to address these diseases. APEL serves inner city Jacksonville FL focusing on high-risk adults and at-risk youth.
Funded in Part by Gilead