We Are Here
For You​

LAAN is dedicated to the delivery of services and programs designed to meet the needs of those living with HIV/AIDS, and to prevent the further spread of the virus.

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Going above and beyond

Why Choose LAAN?

The Lansing Area AIDS Network has a rich tradition of providing critical services to those living with HIV throughout central Michigan. All services at LAAN are provided free of charge to clients, and our knowledgeable case managers are always happy to help you find the assistance programs that you qualify for. In addition to participating in state and federally funded programs, LAAN continuously strives to develop innovative new programs to meet the needs of our community.  Please reach out to see how we can help you today!

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How to access services

We Will Help You Every Step Of The Way

Our care program managers are available to help new and returning clients begin their journey with LAAN.


initial contact

Your first point of contact will be a care program manager who will take your information and figure out the right case manager to work with you!


Pair you up with the Perfect Case Manager

You will meet your case manager who will perform an assessment of needs and get to know more about who you are and how LAAN can best serve you.


Begin Recieving Services

After your assessment, your case manager will help you enroll in programs and services that you qualify for.

we provide assistance
without judgement

LAAN is committed to serving all people living with HIV regardless of age, race, ethnicity, language, sexuality, gender identity, or socio-economic status.


Likewise, prevention and risk reduction services and education are provided to all people in Mid-Michigan regardless of identity.

Learn All About Our Staff

Meet The Leadership Team

Kristina Schmidgall

Executive Director

Ligia Romero

Care Program Manager
Community Liason

Melissa Blood

Care Program Manager
HOPWA Program Manager

Katie McKay

Operations Manager

Zach Ireland

Prevention and Harm
Reduction Coordinator

Elizabeth Snyder

Tobacco Cessation
Program Manager

you deserve care with dignity

with 35 years of experience serving the hIV community in mid-michigan.

keep up with the latest

hIV News and studies

Take Precautions Against RSV and Influenza

RSV, which stands for Respiratory Syncytial Virus, is a common respiratory virus that typically causes mild symptoms, cold-like symptoms. The viral disease is most prevalent in the Fall, Winter, and Spring and is currently spreading across the Greater Lansing Area.

HIV Treatment Studies Restarted by Merck Pharmaceutical Group

Merck, a pharmaceutical company based out of New Jersey has restarted their clinical trials of islatravir, an experimental antiretroviral HIV drug. The testing of this drug had previously been on hold due to safety concerns. Islatravir, or EFdA, is a

Other Ways to Schedule

Call or Text us at 517-614-5230

Offsite Testing - Walk In!

  • CADL Downtown Branch
    • 2nd Monday of every month
    • 3pm – 5pm
  • Gender & Sexuality Campus Center at MSU
    • 4th Monday of every month
    • 3pm – 5pm
  • The Fledge
    • 2nd Thursday of every month
    • 2pm – 4pm
  • The SALUS Center
    • 4th Thursday of every month
    • 3pm – 5pm