Our Mission

Our mission is to maximize the quality of life for the LGBTQ community and people living with HIV by providing equitable healthcare and social services that are comprehensive and compassionate.


38.4 million people across the globe with HIV


1.7 million were children (<15 years old)


1.5 million people were newly diagnosed with HIV

Our Story

AARC was founded in 1990 to help people living with HIV/AIDS, and it has become a vital support system for the HIV community. Offering a safe and welcoming space, AARC provides individuals with the assistance, hope, and support they need during difficult times. Over the years, AARC has grown to become one of the leading LGBTQ+ Social Service and Health organizations in San Antonio and the surrounding areas, making a significant impact on the lives of many.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Our Community Impact

An HIV diagnosis can be overwhelming. Many people have a lot of questions and concerns about HIV. Learn the facts here.

Join us on Dec 8th for AARC's Red Party, A World AIDS Day Event. $25 Pre Sale Tickets Available NOW