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
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)
Cisgender Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)
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
Adolescents and Young People
- Access the latest data on HIV and poverty from CDC
People with Disabilities
- Read about HIV and people with disabilities from Avert
Reviewed April 2021Print PDF