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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Why Choose

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

Pip Bazard

Operations Manager

Katie McKay

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.

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hIV News and studies

HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND)

HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorder (HAND) is a collection of thinking, motor coordination, and mood problems experienced by people living with HIV. HAND is caused when the HIV virus enters the tissues of the central nervous system, causing damage and eventually

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