AIDS Task Force of Greater Cleveland
All Media inquiries may be directed to Garith Fulham: 216-245-2724
Office Hours: 9:00am ndash 5:00pm, Monday through Friday
The Taskforce, the oldest AIDS Service Organization in Ohio, serves
over 1,200 clients and their families by providing vital social
services to including case management, housing, nutrition, transportation
and HIV/AIDS/STDs education/ prevention, research and advocacy.
Mission Statement: The AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland provides a compassionate
and collaborative response to the needs of people infected, affected and at risk of
HIV/AIDS. This is accomplished through leadership in prevention, education, supportive
services and advocacy.
Vision Statement: The ATGC is the community leader in providing or facilitating effective
HIV/AIDS services, prevention education, and advocacy. This is accomplished through
a combination of training, resource coordination, capacity building, and the collaborative
participation of consumers, funders, social service professionals, volunteers, government,
and other constituents.
Core Values Statement: The ATGC will carry out its mission in a consistent and caring
manner, and will strive to be a stable and focused force for the people it exists to serve
through optimal performance and service excellence.
The ATGC is guided by principles that epitomize effective nonprofit management and client-centered
outcomes for people living with/affected by HIV/AIDS. They include the following:
Service to people living with and at risk of HIV infection will always be our highest priority.
Services provided by the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland are designed to promote optimal
independence, self-reliance, health, and well-being, in a manner that respects a diversity of
cultures and identities, and that upholds the inherent dignity of every individual.
Transparency informs all aspects of operations and financial management of the organization.
As an agency providing services to all the residents of NE Ohio, we strive to make accessible
all allowable information about the organization, its programs and services, and its administration.
Accountability to the general public and to our specific constituents is a fundamental watchword
of agency management. We believe that every interested party ndash service consumers, funders, the
public sectors, individual donors, and others ndash have the right to know how their dollars are spent,
how their contributions are managed, how their input is utilized, and how services are implemented.
Efficiency is a natural consequence of accountability. Contributors to our mission have the right
to be assured that their contributions are being utilized efficiently. The ATGC regularly reviews
all costs and implements cost-saving measures that will not compromise core services.
Leadership and Innovation. As Ohiorsquos oldest and largest AIDS service organization, the ATGC has
a responsibility to provide leadership, and to implement innovative, research-driven approaches
to HIV/AIDS. Accordingly, the ATGC develops programming with widespread impact,