Welcome to the South Mississippi AIDS Task Force
SMATF's mission is to educate the public about the prevention and transmission
of HIV/AIDS while providing services to those affected. Our goals are:
- To educate the public in an effort to prevent the transmission
of HIV/AIDS, to encourage voluntary modification of behaviors which
place individuals at increased risk of infection with the HIV/AIDS,
and to reduce irrational fear and stigmatization of persons living
- To advocate for or directly provide necessary services to those
affected by HIV/AIDS including but not limited to social,
health, counseling, referral, and housing services.
- To collaborate with various agencies working
to provide HIV/AIDS education and services.
- To provide a forum for the exchange of HIV/AIDS information,
educational materials and other resources.