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Education, Events, and HIV Testing

Outreach and Education Services

PPGMR Educators run free programs and health screenings all year long. Need to get an HIV test, but can't make it into our Health Center? Want an Educator at your community event giving out information? Want someone to come and do a class for youth church youth group? Afraid to talk to your kids about sex and want some expert guidance? We're here for you.

Want to schedule a workshop? Click here or call (901) 725-3014.

Teen Education

Want an Educator to come to your class, church, or agency? Here are the programs being offered in 2012:

  • Becoming a Responsible Teen [BART]: HIV Prevention for Teens
  • Streetwise-to-Sexwise: Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Teens
  • Family Planning and Sexual Health [FLASH]: School-Based Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Teens
  • ¡Cuidate! HIV Prevention for Hispanic Teens
  • Making Sense of Abstinence: Abstinence Education for Teens
  • Sex Ed 101: Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Teens (for Churches, Community Centers, and other non-school settings)

Adult Education

Want an adult to come run a workshop with your adult clients or friends? Here are the programs being offered for adults in 2012:

  • Sex Matters: Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Young Adults
  • Older, Wiser, Sexually Smarter: Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Seniors (50+)

HIV Testing Locations

Trained testers offer free, 20 minute HIV tests at locations all over the Memphis area. No appointment necessary. Walk ins are welcome.

  • Monday:
    PPGMR, 2430 Poplar Avenue, 1st Floor, 9:00am - 6:00pm
    GetWell Community Clinic, 3055 Watson Street, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Family Safety Center, 1750 Madison Avenue, Suite 600, 10:00am - 1:00pm (in association with Memphis Gay and Lesbian Community Center)
     
  • Tuesday:
    PPGMR, 2430 Poplar Avenue, 1st Floor, 9:00am - 6:00pm
    Memphis Kwanzaa International, 149 Elvis Presley Blvd, 10:00am - 12:00pm
    The Church on the Square Counseling Center, 15665 Overton Park Avenue 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Wednesday:
    PPGMR, 2430 Poplar Avenue, 1st Floor, 9:00am - 6:00pm

  • Thursday:
    PPGMR, 2430 Poplar Avenue, 1st Floo, 9:00am - 6:00pm
    GetWell Community Clinic, 3055 Watson Street, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    South Memphis Alliance Laundromat, 1044 So. Bellevue Blvd, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Friday:
    PPGMR, 2430 Poplar Avenue, 1st Floor, 8:00am - 4:00pm
    University of Memphis, University Center, Room 208, 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday:
    PPGMR, 2430 Poplar Avenue 1st Floor, 9:00am - 1:00pm, select Saturdays only (call 901-725-1717 for Saturday dates)
    First Impressions REMIX Barbershop, 1470 Elvis Presley Blvd, 11:00am - 2:00pm, select Saturdays only (call 901-725-3017 for Saturday dates)

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