Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services was formed in 1985 to help South Carolinians fight the war against AIDS and offers FREE services to people who have been diagnosed with or at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS, and we also work 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
6:30 pm TORCH — A Cabaret to Benefit PALSS @ CMFA ArtSpace
TORCH — A Cabaret to Benefit PALSS @ CMFA ArtSpace
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm
TORCH — A Cabaret to Benefit PALSS @ CMFA ArtSpace | Columbia | South Carolina | United States
Reception 6:30PM Performance 7:30PM A heartfelt evening of music and song. The evening begins with a reception featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bars. Suggested donations are $385 per table of 8. Individual Cabaret seating is suggested at $55 donation. Theater seating donation is suggested at $40.
SOS Support Our Services Campaign

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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.

Latest News

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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ViiV Healthcare

PALSS Receives $50,000 Grant

Columbia, SC – Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS) is pleased to be the recipient of a $50,000 award from ViiV Healthcare, as part of the Positive Action Southern Initiative (PASI). These funds will go to support and expand our Linkage to Care program, which assists persons living with HIV in gaining access to medical

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PALSS announces date change for annual Torch benefit performance

Mark your calendars for January 19 and 20, 2018 for the thirteenth annual Torch benefit performance. Traditionally held in October, Torch moves to its new date in January, but that is all that will change. This popular event will continue to assemble a group of dedicated performers, musicians and friends to present, a musical cabaret of

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