This Fact Sheet contains selected contact information for organizations providing HIV/AIDS services and information.
GENERAL HIV/AIDS INFORMATION
HIVinfo.NIH.gov (800) 448-0440
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): HIV (800) CDC-INFO [(800) 232-4636]
Project Inform (415) 558-8669
FINDING HIV CARE AND TREATMENT
- Find HIV care services near you: Find local HIV medical care, housing assistance, and substance abuse and mental health services.
- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): State HIV/AIDS Hotlines: Connect with agencies that can help determine what services you are eligible for and help you get them.
- Find HIV healthcare providers
- Locate Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program providers who can help you access the medical care, medications, and essential support services you need.
- Search for HIV care specialists: Find HIV providers who are members of the American Academy of HIV Medicine.
PAYING FOR HIV CARE AND TREATMENT
- Find out if you’re eligible for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program: If you do not have health insurance or money to pay for health services, you might qualify for medical care and other essential support services.
- See if you qualify for disability benefits: If you are unable to work because of HIV or AIDS, you may be eligible for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA).
- Estimate the cost of health coverage: Use online cost calculators to help you understand options for lowering the cost of health insurance.
- Find out how to get Medicare drug coverage: If you have Medicare, learn about what the drug plans cover and the costs you’ll pay.
- Get affordable health insurance: See if you can enroll in or change plans and get answers to common questions.
- Learn about the Affordable Care Act (ACA): The ACA created several changes that expand access to coverage for people with HIV.
- Learn about Patient Assistance and Expanded Access Programs: Find prescription drug assistance information and learn about current expanded access trials.
HOUSING AND JOB RESOURCES
- Learn about the Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Program: HOPWA is the only Federal program dedicated to addressing the housing needs of people with HIV.
- Find affordable housing opportunities: If you are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, or know someone who is, you might be eligible for housing assistance.
- Find questions and answers about housing assistance: Learn about housing programs that are available for people with HIV and their eligibility requirements.
- Get advice on getting a new job or returning to work: Find out how to return to work and learn about your right to request reasonable accommodations.
- Find resources on employment options for people with HIV: View toolkits, read success stories, and find resource guides for entering or returning the workforce.
- Find states that have HIV-specific criminal laws: Get details on each state’s HIV-related laws, guidelines for healthcare workers, and testing and treatment information from the The Center for HIV Law & Policy.
- Get information about HIV discrimination: Learn about how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects people who are discriminated against because they have HIV or have a relationship with someone with HIV.
- File an HIV discrimination complaint: File an ADA complaint related to HIV discrimination in employment or housing.
- Get information about your rights related to healthcare access and health insurance
MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT
- Find mental health treatment programs: View a list of organizations and contact numbers that can help you find mental health treatment and support in your local area.
- Learn about depression: Get information about depression’s causes, symptoms, and treatments.
HIV STIGMA AND DISCRIMINATION
- Learn about HIV stigma and discrimination: Read about HIV stigma and discrimination and their negative effects on people with HIV
- Read more about HIV stigma and discrimination
- Read and watch personal stories about HIV stigma: CDC’s Let’s Stop HIV Together campaign has information on stigma for people with HIV.
- Learn how to reduce stigma and prevent discrimination against employees with HIV: Get tailored resources and tools from CDC’s Business Responds to AIDS (BRTA) program.
- Read about HIV discrimination in the workplace: Learn about your rights in the workplace and what to do if you feel that you’ve been discriminated against because of your HIV status.
- Read about HIV discrimination outside work: Learn about laws that protect people with HIV and what to do if you feel that you’ve been discriminated against because of your HIV status.
TRAVEL AND IMMIGRATION RESOURCES
- Learn about travel health guidelines for immunocompromised travelers: CDC’s Yellow Book provides pre-travel vaccine recommendations and destination-specific health advice.
- Get travel advice and resources: CDC’s Travelers’ Health page helps you locate health clinics, get travel notices for your destination, and learn about vaccinations and precautions.
- Immigration and asylum: Learn about issues related to immigration and asylum for people with HIV.
INFORMATION ON SPECIFIC POPULATIONS
People Who Inject Drugs (PWID)
- Access the latest data on HIV and PWID from CDC
- Get more information on HIV and MSM from Avert
- Read more about PWID
Cisgender Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)
- Access the latest data on HIV and MSM from CDC
- Get more information on HIV and MSM from Avert
- Read more about cisgender MSM
- Access the latest data on HIV and sex workers from CDC
- Get more information on HIV and sex workers from Avert
- Read more about sex workers
- Access the latest data on HIV and transgender people from CDC
- Get more information on HIV and transgender people from Avert
- Read more about transgender people
Racial and Ethnic Minorities
- Learn more about the impact of HIV on racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S.
- Access the latest data on HIV and African Americans from CDC
- Access the latest data on HIV and Hispanic/Latinx Americans from CDC
- Access the latest data on HIV and Native Americans/Alaska Natives from CDC
- Access the latest data on HIV and Asian Americans from CDC
- Access the latest data on HIV and Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders from CDC
- National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) (202) 815-3129
- National Native American AIDS Prevention Center (NNAAPC) (510) 444-2051
Cisgender Women and Girls
- Access the latest data on HIV and women/AFAB people from CDC
- Get more information on HIV and women/girls/AFAB people from Avert
- Office on Women’s Health HIV/AIDS Resources
- Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Diseases (WORLD) (510) 986-0340
- Read more about cisgender women and girls
Pregnant People, Infants, and Children
- Access the latest data on HIV and pregnant people, infants, and children from CDC
- Get more information on HIV and children from Avert
- Read more about pregnant people
- Read more about children
Adolescents and Young People
- Access the latest data on HIV and adolescents/young people from CDC
- Get more information on HIV and adolescents/young people from Avert
- Read more about adolescents and young people
- Access the latest data on HIV and older people from CDC
- Get more information on HIV and older people from the National Institute on Aging
- Read more about older people
- Access the latest data on HIV and poverty from CDC
- Read about HIV and incarcerated people from Avert
- Read more about people in jails and prisons
People with Disabilities
- Read about HIV and people with disabilities from Avert
Reviewed April 2021Print PDF