Organization associated with the Regional Ile-de-France Council, recognized for health risk plans and education in Paris and surroundings.

    Regional Center for AIDS Information and Prevention

    Organization associated with the Regional Ile-de-France Council, recognized for health risk plans and education in Paris and surroundings.

    Its areas of expertise: youth high-risk behaviors, through a global health approach.

    CRIPS notably takes action in the areas below:

    • Emotional and sexual life (HIV/AIDS, STI, hepatitis)
    • Addictions
    • Inequalities and injustices due to singularities (struggle against sexism, homophobia, serophobia)

    Mission towards Youth

    CRIPS is very much engaged in prevention towards the youth.

    CRIPS provides services all over the Ile-de-France area in:

    • High schools and Apprentices Training Centers (CFA)
    • Institutions hosting vulnerable individuals (youth in the process of insertion, migrants, foreigners, the handicapped, prisoners, LGBT…)
    • Its information and prevention area Cybercrips
    • Its prevention unit BIP (Bus Info Prevention)

    Over 200 000 teenagers and young adults are made aware of prevention every year.

    CRIPS has been focusing its activity on the exchange of knowledge and practices by making aware, training and assisting the educational teams in educational health projects. Foreign activists are invited for capacity-building missions.

    CRIPS informs the general public by leading actions during big events and demonstrations (Solidays, Gay Pride, Humanity Festival, Education Fair, etc.) and by carrying out yearly prevention and communication campaigns.

    CRIPS releases information and prevention material for the youth and general public, and also proposes newsletters informing about its actions.

    More information can be found on the CRIPS homepage

    Contacts of CRIPS Ile-de-France :

    14, rue Maublanc 75015 Paris

    Ph: +33 / (0)1 56 80 33 33 / Fax : +33 / (0)1 56 80 33 30



  • Aides Aides
    Aides Aides

    Première association française de lutte contre le VIH/sida et les hépatites virales

    AIDES is the leading association for the fight against AIDS in France. Founded in 1984, AIDES has been recognized for its services for decades. Since its creation, AIDES has set itself the goal of transforming society by mobilizing people affected with Aids / HIV, and by taking actions to support HIV-positive people and prevent the transmission of HIV and hepatitis.


    AIDES Objectives in France are:

    • Advocate to preserve and secure new rights, including access to treatment and free healthcare;
    • Work with the migrant population to maintain, enforce and respect the law against expulsion of foreign patients;
    • Fight against discrimination in a society where HIV is still a factor for rejection;
    • Fight against discrimination in the workplace;
    • Take action to defend the right for HIV-positive people to benefit from insurance and bank loans;
    • Advocate for equitable access to medical care in prison and in an accepting environment;
    • Innovate new prevention approaches, adapted to each kind of sexuality, different personalities and environments.


    AIDES has also developed numerous international initiatives, which are organized as follows:

    • Prevention and reduction of risks, addressed to target audiences (men having sex with men, sex workers, migrant populations, and drug addicts).


    For example:

    • A Sexual Health Center (le Spot Paris – Beaumarchais – 51 boulevard Beaumarchais – 75003 PARIS – Subway line 8 Chemin Vert station), offering comprehensive information, screening, follow-up and medical care services, based on non-discrimination and acceptance of each other’s sexual lifestyles;
    • A Welcome and Help Center, that offers a specific reception “Gays, Sex & Chems” every Thursday evening from 6pm to 9pm at the CAARUD (Halles) 36 rue Dussoubs – 75002 PARIS – Subway lines 3 and 4 Réaumur-Sébastopol station). Organized and animated by gay people, these sessions are organized for all gays consuming products in sexual and/or festive context
    • Support for people living with HIV to improve their living conditions and facilitate their social integration;
    • Research and development around health and therapeutic issues, in collaboration with diagnosed patients, the medical profession, researchers, and scientists.



    More information on AIDES website:

    To find the AIDES location nearest to you:

  • Le Kiosque Le Kiosque
    Le Kiosque Le Kiosque

    Preventing and counseling on HIV Association / AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and addictions

    Checkpoint Paris is a friendly community health center where you can meet with a team member for a private discussion. There is also the possibility of obtaining protective equipment.

    Checkpoint Paris offers a complete sexual health information service for the gay, lesbian and trans community, both HIV-positive and negative.

    The AIDS Info Kiosk Sida : 36, rue Geoffroy l’Asnier 75004 Paris (Metro: Saint Paul or Pont Marie)

    Tel : 01 44 78 00 00 / 01 44 78 24 44


  • LGBT Center Paris Ile de France LGBT Center Paris Ile de France
    LGBT Center Paris Ile de France LGBT Center Paris Ile de France

    Association for equal rights and against discrimination related to sexual orientation or gender identity

    The Center LGBT is a non-profit association and a convivial place welcoming the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, providing them with information and attentive listening.

    Here you can get information about the activities and services offered by the Center and its 80 member associations, regarding the cultural and festive lives of their partners, tourism and LGBT stores.

    You will find units where volunteers, helpers and professionals will be happy to inform you and assist in finding the solutions adapted to your specific needs.

    • The health unit for example which, in addition to specific health problems, addresses problems of isolation, feelings of loneliness, depression, addictions and infections.
    • Culture, with meetings, debates, festivities, shows and concerts.

    There also is a library offering a large number of publications.

    • Providing support to people is one of the Center’s priorities.

    The units of support to people are individual discussion spaces, anonymous and free of charge. They are led by volunteers who are still active.

    The LBGT Center, which is a meeting point, does not lose sight of its goal: contribute to improving attitudes and fighting for equality and against homophobia.

    At the Café, you will find all light drinks and snacks.

    Meet, help one another and fight for the equality of rights

    Easily accessible, located in the very heart of Paris, close to the Georges Pompidou Center (Beaubourg).

    The “Arts et Métiers” and “Rambuteau” metro stations on Line 11 are ideally located for you to visit the center, and there are also several bus lines and the RER suburban line (station Les Halles)

    For opening hours and much more information about the Center’s activities please consult their website:

    Address: 63 rue Beaubourg 75003 Paris  Tel : +33 / (0)1 43 57 21 47