Latinos Salud exists to provide client-centered, culturally competent health education and integrated preventive, screening, and linkage services throughout South Florida in order to reduce the burden of communicable diseases and improve health outcomes.
Today, Latinos Salud operates four full-time locations to maximize its reach throughout South Florida, offering both appointment and walk-in service five days a week in Wilton Manors, North Miami, Miami Beach, and Westchester as well as mobile outreach and testing. From peer-leadership to one-on-one life coaching, Latinos Salud’s diverse programs serve thousands of people every year.
Latinos Salud was founded in 2008 to create a safe space for Latino gay guys and their partners to find friends, support and resources.
Our diverse staff hail from:
Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Venezuela
All of our program staff members are bilingual, and all are certified test counselors, in addition to facilitating other specific programs.
Board of Directors
Chair — Franco Chevalier, MD
Co-Chair — Saul Diaz, ARNP
Treasurer — Jose Manuel Valencia Rivera
Secretary — Jose Ramos
Member — Mariano Kanamori, Ph.D.
Member — Juan Oves, MPH, MD
Member — Sam Angarita
Member — Carlos Campoy
Member — Victor Gimenez
Founding Executive Director — Stephen Fallon, PhD
Co-Founding Member — Rafaelé Narváez
We strive to provide client-centered, culturally-competent health education and integrated preventive, screening, and linkage services throughout South Florida in order to reduce the burden of communicable diseases and improve health outcomes.
“Salud” means health, but our locations feel anything but clinical. From the moment you enter, you’re treated like family. Our welcoming “living rooms” are used for cultural events, peer-led activities, and opportunities for making new friends, as well as for introductions to our health education and screening services.