HIV/AIDS Resource Guide - Local Services

Websites that provide links to local services or in some cases telephone or email referral assistance are listed below.  In addition, for more options, check with city, county, or state health departments for information on local HIV/AIDS services such as medical care, housing assistance, and other support.

AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth, and Families
www.aids-alliance.org/aids_alliance/index.html

The AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth, and Families does the following:  creates and shares information about programs that work for women, youth, children, and families affected by HIV and AIDS; provides a forum for consumers and care providers to build more effective partnerships; and advocates for public policies that benefit women, youth, children, and families affected by HIV and AIDS while preventing new HIV infections and searching for a real cure.

AIDS Survival Project
www.aidssurvivalproject.org/

The AIDS Survival Project is committed to providing people living with HIV with the most up-to-date information and support they need to lead healthy, productive lives. This project serves the state of Georgia.

AIDS Treatment Data Network
www.atdn.org/

The AIDS Treatment Data Network (The Network) is an independent, community-based, not-for-profit, organization that provides treatment access and advocacy; case management; supportive counseling; English and Spanish language information services to men, women, and children with AIDS and HIV; and limited resources.

Lifelong AIDS Alliance (formerly Northwest AIDS Foundation)
www.lifelongaidsalliance.org/

The Lifelong AIDS Alliance is committed to preventing the spread of HIV, providing practical support services, and advocating for those whose lives are affected by HIV and AIDS.

National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)
www.nastad.org

The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors is a national association of state health department HIV/AIDS program directors. Their website provides links to state offices.

National Association of People with AIDS
www.napwa.org/

The National Association of People with AIDS is an advocacy organization to promote provision of care, research, housing, and other essential services for people living with HIV and to promote HIV prevention.

National Minority AIDS Council
www.nmac.org

The National Minority AIDS Council is a national organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.  Their website includes links to every state HIV/AIDS hotline.

Pediatric AIDS Foundation
www.pedaids.org/

The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation works to create a future of hope for children and families worldwide by eradicating pediatric AIDS; provide care and treatment to people with HIV/AIDS, and accelerate the discovery of new treatments for other serious and life-threatening pediatric illnesses. They also provide resource and referral assistance.

US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Program

www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/aidshousing/programs/index.cfm

The HOPWA Program was established by HUD to address the specific needs of persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families. HOPWA makes grants to local communities, States, and nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit low income persons medically diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and their families.

US Office of Minority Health AIDS Initiative
www.omhrc.gov/templates/browse.aspx?lvl=2&lvlID=22

This website provides information for providers and patients, including publications, technical assistance, funding opportunities, links for community services.

The Well Project
www.thewellproject.org/

The website for The Well Projects provides information for HIV-infected persons, including a link to search for local HIV resources.

Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Disease
www.womenhiv.org

The mission of Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Disease is to provide support and information to women with HIV/AIDS and their friends, family, and loved ones. It also promotes public awareness of women's HIV/AIDS issues and a response for all people with HIV/AIDS.

 

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Contact:

Alicia Luchowski, MPH
Director
Health Care for Underserved Women/ LARC Program
aluchowski@acog.org