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This is HCAI

We are Health Care Advocates International (HCAI), home to Connecticut’s leading LGBTQ+ and HIV providers since 1987. Our LGBTQ+ friendly providers welcome you into a safe, judgement-free, and supportive environment free from stigma and discrimination. Fostering trust between our providers and our patients is essential. 

Our work makes an impact around the world, too. From here in Connecticut to the villages of Zimbabwe, we use prevention programs, education, advocacy, and treatment to build a better life for those who are too often left behind. 

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Who We Are

No matter what brings you to HCAI, our team is here as your allies, advocates, and confidants. With our founder, Dr. Gary Blick, and many people on our team being part of the LGBTQ+ community, compassion and empathy come naturally. Dr. Blick has been providing exceptional care to LGBTQ+ patients for over 35 years. Every provider and staff member is dedicated to furthering the HCAI mission of preventing LGBTQ+ and HIV discrimination.  

Outside of the office, you’ll find our staff in the community leading programs and events. Take a look at some of the faces that make our mission possible.  

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Grant Promo Furthering your mission strengthens ours.

We're proud to offer grant opportunities for organizations addressing basic needs, fostering safety and wellness, fighting stigma and discrimination, and promoting equality and education through programs and services. 

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