HIV links

These organizations and programs may be of interest to ALRP clients seeking services for HIV/AIDS-related issues.  If you have suggestions for how we can make this list better, e-mail Hannah Center, ALRP’s Volunteer Coordinator, at hannah@alrp.org.

Cultural / Community-Specific

Aguilas – Programs for gay/bisexual Latinos
API Wellness Center – LGBTQ and people of color health organization that promotes access to the highest-quality health care
Clinica Esperanza (MNHC Shotwell Clinic) – Continuum of HIV treatment services with support for monolingual Spanish-speaking clients
Forensic AIDS Project – Program of Jail Health Services in the San Francisco City and County jails
Lyon Martin Health Services – Health care for women, lesbians and transgender people regardless of ability to pay
National Native American AIDS Project – Programs to promote education about HIV/AIDS, support prevention efforts, and foster healthy attitudes about sexuality and sexual health in the Native community
Native American Health Center – Medical, dental, behavioral health, substance abuse, and HIV/HCV resources and services for the urban Native community
Rafiki Coalition for Health and Wellness (formerly Black Coalition on AIDS) – Transitional housing, advocacy, and health case management to San Francisco’s Black and marginalized communities
UCSF Women’s HIV Program – Comprehensive care and research specific to women and girls with and at-risk for HIV

Dental / Vision

Native American Health Center – Medical, dental, behavioral health, substance abuse, and HIV/HCV resources and services for the urban Native community
Southeast Health Center – Confidential HIV testing and counseling, pregnancy testing, prenatal care, and mental, dental, and vision care.
Tom Waddel Urban Health Clinic – Comprehensive health care services including dental care
University of the Pacific School of Dentistry – Emergency dental care, fillings, root canals, dentures, and oral surgery for people living with HIV

Employment / Insurance / Finance

AIDS Emergency Fund – Immediate, short-term financial assistance to help people disabled by HIV/AIDS
AIDS Housing Alliance – Prevents homelessness for people with HIV/AIDS through housing referrals, back rent grants, move-in deposit loans, etc.
Dolores Street Community Services – Emergency housing, residential care, immigration legal services, and employment assistance
Lutheran Social Services – Money-management and supportive housing services
Positive Resource Center – Benefits counseling and employment services for people living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS

Food / Nutrition

Project Open Hand – Provides meals to critically ill neighbors and seniors in SF and Alameda counties
San Francisco Food Bank – provides food, nutrition education, and counseling in San Francisco and Marin

General Healthcare

API Wellness Center – LGBTQ and people of color health organization that promotes access to the highest-quality health care
SF City Clinic
– Free or low-cost diagnosis & treatment of sexually transmitted diseases
Clinica Esperanza (MNHC Shotwell Clinic) – Continuum of HIV treatment services with support for monolingual Spanish-speaking clients
Forensic AIDS Project – Program of Jail Health Services in the San Francisco City and County jails
HealthRIGHT 360 (formerly Walden House) – Mental health and substance use services at various residential and outpatient facilities
Lyon Martin Health Services – Health care for women, lesbians and transgender people regardless of ability to pay
Native American Health Center – Medical, dental, behavioral health, substance abuse, and HIV/HCV resources and services for the urban Native community
Please PrEP Me – California PrEP provider directory
Shanti/PAWS – Drop-in service center, peer-support volunteer program, health counseling, advocacy, and service dog care for people living with HIV/AIDS
Southeast Health Center – Confidential HIV testing and counseling, pregnancy testing, prenatal care, and mental, dental, and vision care.
Tenderloin Health Services – Traditional health care services, as well as mental health, substance abuse, non-Western medicine and specific programs focusing on testing, prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS, HepC and diabetes
Tom Waddel Urban Health Clinic – Comprehensive health care services including dental care
UCSF Alliance Health Project – Therapy, support groups, crisis intervention, psychiatric care, substance abuse services, and HIV counseling and testing
UCSF Positive Health Program (Ward 86) – Urgent care, mental health and substance abuse support, clinical pharmacy services, social work services, and case management for people living with HIV/AIDS
UCSF Women’s HIV Program – Comprehensive care and research specific to women and girls with and at-risk for HIV

Housing

AIDS Housing Alliance – Prevents homelessness for people with HIV/AIDS through housing referrals, back rent grants, move-in deposit loans, etc.
AIDS Emergency Fund – Immediate, short-term financial assistance to help people disabled by HIV/AIDS
API Wellness Center – LGBTQ and people of color health organization that promotes access to the highest-quality health care
Catholic Charities Supports families, aging and disabled adults, and youth through housing subsidies, after-school programs, aging case management, and refugee and immigrant services
Dolores Street Community Services – Emergency housing, residential care, immigration legal services, and employment assistance
Larkin Street Youth Services – Continuum of programs and services to help homeless youth get off the streets
Lutheran Social Services – Money-management and supportive housing services
OpenHouse – Housing, direct services, and community programs for SF Bay Area LGBT seniors
Rafiki Coalition for Health and Wellness (formerly Black Coalition on AIDS) – Transitional housing, advocacy, and health case management to San Francisco’s Black and marginalized communities

Immigration

Catholic Charities Supports families, aging and disabled adults, and youth through housing subsidies, after-school programs, aging case management, and refugee and immigrant services
Dolores Street Community Services – Emergency housing, residential care, immigration legal services, and employment assistance

Non-San Francisco Resources

AIDS Project East Bay – Prevents the spread of HIV in vulnerable and marginalized communities in Alameda County
Face to Face – Services for those living with or effected by HIV/AIDS in Sonoma County
Marin AIDS Project – Marin County safety net of HIV/AIDS services, education, prevention and support
Marin Department of Health & Human Services – Locate health and human services in Marin County
San Mateo County Health Services Agency – Comprehensive, community-based prevention and testing services, STD/HIV related health care, social services, advocacy, and referrals

Residential Care & Treatment

Baker Places, Inc. – Residential treatment services for adults with mental health, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS related issues
Dolores Street Community Services – Emergency housing, residential care, immigration legal services, and employment assistance
Maitri Compassionate Care – Residential care for people living with HIV/AIDS
Westside Community Services – Home care services and case management for people living with HIV/AIDS

Research / News / Activism

AIDS Community Research Consortium – Programs that are responsive and address the needs of those infected and affected by HIV and Hepatitis C
CDC HIV Facebook Page – Updates on national HIV/AIDS health developments
HIV Services Planning Council – Determines the size and demographics of HIV populations in SF, San Mateo, and Marin counties.
Let’s Kick ASS – National grassroots movement of long-term survivors honoring the experience of living with AIDS Survivor Syndrome
OurTownSF – Resource guide to SF’s LGBT nonprofit service providers, arts, and athletic groups
Project Inform – Encourages the development of better treatments and cures for HIV/HepC through advocacy, education, and research
San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium – Group of community-based, non-profit health clinics

Youth / Education

Bay Area Young Positives – Counseling, case management, and HIV testing to people age 26 and under
Catholic Charities Supports families, aging and disabled adults, and youth through housing subsidies, after-school programs, aging case management, and refugee and immigrant services
Larkin Street Youth Services – Continuum of programs and services to help homeless youth get off the streets
Resources for Students with Disabilities – Resources and accommodations for people with disabilities pursuing postsecondary education

Other Resources

Most Holy Redeemer AIDS Support Group – Practical, emotional, and spiritual support to persons struggling with HIV/AIDS
San Francisco AIDS Foundation – Education, advocacy, and direct services for the prevention and care of HIV
San Francisco Suicide Prevention – Community-based telephone crisis center
Stop AIDS Project – Neighborhood outreach, workshops and community forums to prevent the transmission of HIV among gay, bisexual, and trans men