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
Dec
18
Wed
5:30 pm Women’s Support Group @ PALSS
Women’s Support Group @ PALSS
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Women's Support Group @ PALSS
The Women’s Support group provides a safe, nurturing and uplifting community for women who are living with HIV. Group members support each other and share their information and experiences. The group helps to develop a more strength-based approach on living with HIV, medical adhearence, HIV education, community resources and referrals. Refreshments are served. The meeting ...

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PALSS receives Excellence in Service-Learning Community Partner Award

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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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