Southwest LA AIDS Council

1715 Common Street  
Lake Charles, LA  70601      
Information Hotline: 439-5145
337 439-5861

Provides educational information, for purposes of prevention, about the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), which can lead to a diagnosis of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Educational presentations & materials, risk-reduction counseling and lending library.

SLAC is a non-profit community-based organization supported in part by grants from the HIV/AIDS Program of the Louisiana Office of Public Health, Department of Health and Hospitals. These grants provide HIV Prevention programs as well as a variety of services to persons living with HIV and AIDS. SLAC is also a member agency of the United Way of Southwest Louisiana, Inc. which provides funding for HIV educational programs including our Teen Peer Project. In addition, fundraisers, memorials, and other donations support the agency's mission.

Our Mission To provide education to the people of Southwest Louisiana about HIV/AIDS and HIV Prevention and to offer assistance to those affected by the disease.