NOTE: These FAQs (frequently asked questions) contain links to both CAPS and non-CAPS resources.

1. How do I access technical assistance (TA) services?

The Division of Prevention Sciences provides personalized Technical Assistance Services on a variety of HIV prevention topics. 

We also have many written and multi-media resources available at: https://prevention.ucsf.edu/library?title=&field_term_research_category_target_id=6.

If these resources do not answer your questions, please feel free to contact us at: https://prevention.ucsf.edu/technical-assistance.

For TA about HIV treatment services, please contact the PAETC at: http://paetc.org

2. I think I might have been exposed to HIV! Can you tell me if I’m at risk?
  • Please speak to a trained HIV/AIDS counselor who can give you a personalized answer to your question. Call the National AIDS Hotline 24 hours a day/7 days a week at 1-800-CDC-INFO or 1-800-232-4636 for both Spanish and English, or call your state’s AIDS Hotline.
  • If you’d rather ask on-line, write to the trained counselors at The Body
3. Where can I get basic information about HIV transmission?
4. How can I volunteer for a study?
5. I’m writing a paper, and I need some information.
6. Do you have any survey instruments or evaluation resources?
7. Do you have any educational materials (videos, posters, pamphlets, etc.) that can be used in prevention programs?
8. Where can I get AIDS/HIV statistics?
9. Do you have model programs that work for specific populations?
10. How do I become an HIV prevention researcher?