Welcome to APO

AIDS Project of the Ozarks (APO) is a non-profit community-based organization serving a 29 county region in southwest Missouri. APO currently serves over 600 clients with HIV/AIDS and their families. Concerned families and friends established the organization as a grass roots entity in 1983. Services include: medical care, case management, education to the general public, and services to persons with HIV infection, their families and significant others in a confidential, caring environment.


9:00 am Phelps Grove Park

The 22nd AIDS Walk presented by Get a Grip Massage will be held on Saturday October 10th at Phelps Grove Park. Join us for a morning of Coney Island fun as we have fun, entertainment and activities for the entire family.  Registration starts at 9am the walk starts at 10am with a whole lot of fun and surprises throughout!

Walk Poster for web

APO Downtown

APO Downtown, located at 303 Park Central West in downtown Springfield has undergone a name change. In an attempt to avoid confusion with other downtown businesses, we now refer to this location as “APO Downtown”. We provide HIV and STI testing at APO Downtown every Friday and Saturday evening from 6-11pm.

APO’s Outreach programs have added a Gay and Bi-sexual men’s outreach program
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Main Office

Our walk-in testing schedule at APO (1901 E Bennett, Suite D, Springfield, MO 65804) is Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Friday 9am-Noon and 1-3pm. We do not offer walk-in testing hours on Wednesdays. Additionally, you can always call APO to schedule an appointment outside of these walk-in testing hours to get tested at a time that is more convenient for you. If you would like to schedule a testing appointment please call APO for more information. Contact Us

AIDS Testing Day