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Strengthening the Region’s LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS-impacted Communities



Preview the art now!

Posted April 15th, 2016
Art Tribe by Baron Batch

Monday, May 2 is the date for ART FOR CHANGE: The Auction to Benefit PERSAD Center. 

Make Your Voice Heard on LGBTQ Health!

UPDATE: Both surveys have now concluded. Thanks to all who participated! 

Posted April 3rd, 2016
Take the LGBTQ Health Survey

PERSAD Center and the Pennsylvania Department of Health are conducting statewide anonymous surveys to better understand the health needs of the LGBTQ community. 

Announcing Healthy Relationships Interactive Group

Reducing Stress & Building Coping Skills for HIV Positive People

Posted April 1st, 2016
persad center logo

PERSAD Center announces a new interactive group for HIV positive people. 

Make Your Voice Heard on LGBTQ Health!

PERSAD and PA Department of Health need to hear from the community

Posted March 28th, 2016

What is the best way to learn about what LGBTQ people need to improve their health? ASK LGBTQ PEOPLE! 

Announcing Art for Change 2016!

VIP Tickets are on Sale Now for the Auction to Benefit PERSAD Center

Posted February 24th, 2016
Art for Change Underwriter-VIP tickets are on sale now!

Save the date, grab your friends and get ready for Pittsburgh’s most impressive art auction! Art for Change – The Auction to Benefit PERSAD Center – will take place on Monday, May 2 at the Wyndham Grand Downtown Pi

PERSAD Center Mourns the Loss of Judith DiPerna

Served as therapist at PERSAD Center from 1995-2008

Posted February 13th, 2016
Randy and Judith

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Judith DiPerna. 

PERSAD Hosts National SAGENet Conference

Affiliates from 22 states gathered in Pittsburgh

Posted October 29th, 2015
SAGENet Affiliates group photo

PERSAD Center was honored to host the National SAGENet conference, at our Lawrenceville facilities, from October 20-23, 2015.