Monday 8:30a-5p
Tuesday Medical services 8:30a-5p; Walk-in Testing 3p-7p
Wednesday 8:30a-5p
Thursday 8:30a-5p; Testing by appointment 3p-7p
Friday 8:30a-5p
1st and 3rd Saturday Testing by walk-in and appointment

Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services was formed in 1985 to help South Carolinians fight the war against HIV & AIDS and offers FREE services to people who have been diagnosed with or at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS, including working with their loved ones.

To find out more call 803-779-7257.

Do you think you might have been exposed to HIV/AIDS or a STI? Are you living with HIV/AIDS? Are you caring for someone with HIV/AIDS? Let us help you.

Upcoming Events
Jun
20
Sun
all-day 35th Anniversary Virtual Auction
35th Anniversary Virtual Auction
Jun 20 – Jun 28 all-day
35th Anniversary Virtual Auction
https://youtu.be/V-s_k7qyIew Visit Online Auction Now Bidding opens in our virtual fundraising auction at 3pm Sunday, June 20, 2021. The online auction closes on Monday, June 28, 2021, and all the winning bidders can pick up their items beginning Tuesday, June 29. Auction items include: Stay & Play Luxury Weekend Getaway in Hilton Head Handmade quilt ...

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Jun
23
Wed
2:00 pm MY TEST MY WAY – National HIV Te...
MY TEST MY WAY – National HIV Te...
Jun 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
MY TEST MY WAY - National HIV Testing Day
Join us on Facebook Live To bring awareness to National HIV Testing Day (June 27), we are having an Facebook Live Event, called MY TEST MY WAY—Taking Charge of Your Health and Knowing Your Status. Hosted by Alexis Lindsey, RISE Lead Navigator We are also hosting a special FREE HIV/STI Testing  Event with light refreshments ...

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Jun
26
Sat
10:00 am MY TEST MY WAY – National HIV Te... @ PALSS
MY TEST MY WAY – National HIV Te... @ PALSS
Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
MY TEST MY WAY - National HIV Testing Day @ PALSS
Join us at our Two Notch Road location for FREE HIV/STI Testing on June 26 Mark National HIV Testing Day (June 27) by joining us for a FREE confidential test. Includes light refreshments and giveaways!
Jul
10
Sat
10:00 am Many Men, Many Voices Conference @ Palmetto AIDS Life Support Servcies
Many Men, Many Voices Conference @ Palmetto AIDS Life Support Servcies
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Many Men, Many Voices Conference @ Palmetto AIDS Life Support Servcies
One-day retreat for same-gender loving men of color focused on healthy sexual relationships and the social influences of racism and homophobia. Breakfast & Lunch Provided $50 gift card for attendance Presented by RISE
Commemorating 35 Years of PALSS

This year, PALSS commemorates 35 years of service and support to communities affected by HIV. Learn more.

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PALSS receives Excellence in Service-Learning Community Partner Award

Programs and Services

You or someone you love may be living with or affected by HIV & AIDS. They are in need of testing, counseling, food, housing, transportation and other support. PALSS is able to provide assistance through a variety of programs and services – many of which are free of charge to you.

PALSS offers assistance and information with:

Hepatitis A • Hepatitis B • Hepatitis C • HAV • HBV • HCV • TB • Vaccines • Rapid Testing • Medical Assistance • Pharmacy Assistance • PrEP Navigation & Prescriptions • MSM Health • Transgender • U=U Undetectable=Untransmittable

Latest News

PALSS receives Excellence in Service-Learning Community Partner Award from USC

PALSS receives Excellence in Service-Learning Community Partner Award from USC

Palmetto AIDS Life Services is a USC community partner and recipient of the Excellence in Service-Learning Community Partner Award. The Office of Service-Learning and Community Engagement’s (OSLCE) mission is to support faculty, staff, and students participating in service-learning by providing an extensive set of workshops and resources that encourage teaching and learning within and beyond

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Don’t miss this final TORCH Cabaret Performance!

TORCH Cabaret 2018 will feature “Better than Broadway” musical performances on Friday January 19 and Saturday January 20 at the Columbia Music Festival Association at 914 Pulaski Street in Columbia, SC. This year’s reception includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and will be held at 6:30 PM and curtain is at 7:30 PM. We have a choice

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Columbia Observes World AIDS Day

On December 1, World AIDS Day was observed around the country and in Columbia by Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS). The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control estimates that more than 18,998 people are living with HIV/AIDS as of December 31, 2016.  Richland and Charleston counties rank number one and two respectively. 

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