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National HIV Testing Resource

Large list of HIV/AIDS Testing clinics


GENERAL SUPPORT HOTLINES


National AIDS Hotline
English: 1-800-342-AIDS
Spanish: 1-800-344-7432


National S.T.D. Hotline
Phone: 800-227-8922


Center for Disease Control

CDC AIDS/STD hotline number (1-800-342-2437)
or (800)-227-8922 & (800)-243-7889 TTY 
(800)-344-7432 Spanish
Website:
http://www.cdc.gov


National AIDS Information Clearinghouse
Phone: 800-458-5231

American Foundation for AIDS Research
733 3rd Avenue
12th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-682-7440


Gay Men's Health Crisis
129 West 20th Street
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212-807-6655

HIV and gay-specific services

715 West 179th Street (corner of Fort Washington Avenue) NY, NY 10033 (212) 795-4226. 


HIV Testing & Counselling - STD Clinic
Howard Brown Memorial Clinic
945 West George
Chicago, IL 60657
Contact: Social Services Dept.

Phone: 312-871-5777


Pediatric AIDS Foundation
2407 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 613
Santa Monica, CA 90403


San Francisco AIDS Foundation
P.O. Box 6182
San Francisco, CA 94101-6182
Contact: Pat Christen, Director
In CA: AIDS Hotline, 415-863-AIDS



People With AIDS Coalition of New York (PWAC)
(800) 828-3280
Hours: Mondays - Fridays 9AM - 6PM, Tuesday 10AM - 6PM (ET)

Seattle Treatment Education Project [STEP]

Alternative experimental treatments.

(800) 869-7837

 


STATE SUPPORT


Alaska
In state: 800-478-2437

Elsewhere: 907-276-4880


Alabama
In state: 800-228-0469


Arkansas
In state: 800-482-5400
Elsewhere: 501-661-2408


Arizona
In state: 800-352-3792


California
Southern California: 800-922-2437
Southern California (TTY/TDD): 888-225-AIDS
Los Angeles: 800-367-2437
Northern California: 800-367-2437
Northern California (TTY/TTD) 415-864-6606
Filipino: 800-345-AIDS
Elsewhere: 415-863-2437

Aids Families & Friends Support Group
Garden Grove, CA. 92840
(714) 534-2437


Colorado
In state: 800-252-2437
Denver only: 303-782-5186


Connecticut
In state: 800-203-1234


Delaware
In state: 800-422-0429


District of Columbia
In metro DC. & VA: 800-322-7432
Elsewhere: 202-332-2437


Florida
In state: 800-352-AIDS (English) or 800-545-SIDA (Spanish)
Haitian Creole: 800-243-7101

Aids Support Group Of Indian Rivercounty
2206 16th Ave. Vero Beach, FL. 32960
(561) 569-8080


Georgia

Office of Public Inquiries
1600 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30333
(404) 639-3534
(800) 311-3435


In Georgia: 800-551-2728
Elsewhere: 404-876-9944
Atlanta: 404-872-0600


Hawaii
In state: 800-321-1555
Elsewhere: 808-922-1313


Idaho
In state: 800-677-2437


Illinois

AIDS Hotline
Phone: 800-243-AIDS (Illinois Only)


In state: 800-243-2437; 800-782-0423 (TTY/TDD)

Vermilion

217-431-2662, ext 300, or contact us via email at jtrimmel@vchd.org


Indiana
In state: 800-848-2437; 800-972-1846 (TTY/TTD)


Iowa
In state: 800-445-2437


Kentucky
In state: 800-840-2865


Louisiana
In state: 800-992-4379
Elsewhere: 504-944-2437
TDD: 944-2492


Maine
In state: 800-851-2437
Elsewhere: 800-775-1267


Maryland AIDS Hotline
In state: (Bilingual) 800-638-6252
Metro DC. & VA: 800-322-7432
Hispanic AIDS Hotline: 301-949-0945
Baltimore area only: 800-553-3140 (TTY/TDD)


Massachusetts
In state: 800-235-2331
Elsewhere: 617-536-7733; 617-437-1672 (TTY/TDD)


Michigan
In state: 800-872-2437; 800-332-0849 (TTY/TDD)
Spanish: 800-826-SIDA
Health Care Workers: 800-522-0399

Aids Support Group
705 1/2 10th Ave. Menominee, MI. 49858
(906) 863-7343


Minnesota
In state: 800-248-2437
Elsewhere: 612-373-2437

Minnesota AIDS Project AIDSLine
 

Metro Area             (612)373-AIDS
                                    (612) 373-2465 TTY
 
     Statewide                 1-800-248-AIDS
                                          1-888-820-2437 TTY

http://www.mnaidsproject.org/


Missouri
800-533-2437


Mississippi
In state: 800-826-2961


Montana
In state: 800-233-6668
Eastern Montana: 800-675-2437
Western Montana: 800-663-9002


Nebraska
800-782-2437


Nevada
In state: 800-842-2437


New Hampshire
In state: 800-752-2437


New Jersey
In state: 800-624-2377; 973-926-8008 (TTY/TDD)

Aids Support Group Of Northern Ocean County
Point Pleasant, NJ. 08742
(732) 892-6777

Hyacinth House

The Major care and support referral center in NJ

(800) 433-0254

(800) 433-0254


New Mexico
In state: 800-545-2437


New York
In state (counseling): 800-872-2777 (M-F 2-8, S & S 10-6)
(Tapes information tapes, 24 hrs.): 800-541-2437 (counselors: M-F 8-8, S & S 10-6)
(Treatment information): 800-633-7444
Albany only: 800-233-SIDA
In New York: (Spanish): 800-233-7432
People With AIDS Coalition Hotline: 212-647-1420
Mothers of PWAs available M, W, &F 2-6 outside New York , call 800-828-3280

Queens County

  Rego Park          97-45 Queens Boulevard, 12th Floor          Rego Park, New York  11374          Tel:    718 896-2500          Fax:   718 275-2094

Jamaica

         175-61 Hillside Avenue          Jamaica, New York  11432          Tel:    718 739-2525          Fax:   718 739-2552         Far Rockaway          1600 Central Avenue          Far Rockaway, New York  11691          Tel:    718 868-8645          Fax:   718 868-8436


Harm Reduction Sites

  Jamaica          175-21 88th Avenue          Jamaica, New York  11432
         Tel:    718 739-7444
Far Rockaway
         16-11 Central Avenue          Far Rockaway, New York  11691          Tel:    718 868-1397


Independent Living Skills and Housing Site

  Jamaica          88-10 178th Street          Jamaica, New York  11432          Tel:    718 262-8750          Fax:   718 262-8760    
DS Drug Assistance Program
People who qualify can get financial assistance for HIV-related medications.
(800) 542-243
 
AIDS Hotline
(800) 342-2437

Center for Disease Control
404 639-2891

 

HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service
(800) HIV-0440
 
National Clinical Trials Information Service
(800) 874-2572
 
Project Inform
National HIV Treatment Hotline. M-S 1PM to 7PM Pacific Time.
(800) 822-7422
In CA: (800) 334-7422
Viaticus, Inc.
Life insurance buy-out to provide immediate funds to people facing life threatening illnesses. Beware, insurance buy-outs should be entered carefully!

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DAPT Needle Exchange
Call for location.
(718) 782-2080
(212) 289-1957

Advocacy Group for Filipinos with HIV/AIDS
John: (212) 966-3964
Manny: (212) 966-3446

AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power [ACT UP/NY]
(212) 564-2437

AIDS Treatment and Data Network
(212) 268-4196

Asian & Pacific Islanders' Coalition on HIV/AIDS [APICHA]
(212) 349-3293

Body Positive
All kinds of support groups.
(212) 721-1346

Bronx/Harlem Needle Exchange
Call for location.
(718) 842-7050

Direct AIDS Alternative Information Resources [DAAIR]
(212) 725-6994
 
Experimental Treatment Hotline
Pre-recorded message.
In NYS: (800) 633-7444
Outside NYS: (212) 239-5523
 
Gay Men's Health Crisis [GMHC]
AIDS Hotline: (212) 807-6655
AIDS Hotline-TDD (hearing impaired): (212) 645-7470
 
Hispanic AIDS Forum
M-F 9AM to 6PM
(212) 966-6662
 
Housing Works
Housing Assistance for people who are HIV+ or have AIDS, and needle exchange (call for location of exchange).
(212) 966-0466 x286
 
Long Island Association for AIDS Care [LIAAC]
Healthcare referral center.
(516) 385-2437
Lower East Side Needle Exchange
Call for location. Features a "Women Only" clinic.
(212) 228-7734
New York State AIDS Tape Hotline
Recorded messages and referrals for HIV-related services.
(800) 541-2437
 
New York State HIV Counselling Hotline
Counseling over telephone and referrals for services.
(800) 872-2777

New York State Deaf HIV/AIDS Hotline
Counseling over TTY and referrals for services.
(800) 369-2437 (TTY)

People With AIDS Health Group
Experimental drugs and buyer club.
(212) 255-0520

St. Anne's Corner Needle Exchange (Bronx)
Call for location.
(718) 585-5544
 
South Asian AIDS Action [SAAA]
Culturally specific HIV and AIDS information.
(212) 239-1451 x6126


North Dakota
In state: 800-472-2180


Ohio
In state: 800-332-2437; 800-332-3889 (TTY/TDD)


Oklahoma
In state: 800-535-2437


Oregon
Area codes 503, 206 and 208: 800-777-2437
Voice & TTY: 503-223-2437


Pennsylvania
In state: 800-662-6080
Critical Path Project Hotline: 215-545-2212
Fax: 215-463-7160 (publications orders)


Puerto Rico
In Puerto Rico: 800-981-5721
Elsewhere: 809-765-1010


Rhode Island
800-726-3010
Spanish: 800-442-7432


South Carolina
In state: 800-322-2437


South Dakota
In state: 800-592-1861


Tennessee
In state: 800-525-AIDS


Texas
In state: 800-299-2437

Aids Hiv Support Group
708 Paluxy Rd. Granbury, TX. 76048
(817) 279-6155

Aids-Hiv Support Group
1105 Santa Fe Dr. Weatherford, TX. 76086
(817) 596-3022


Utah
In state: 800-366-2437
Salt Lake City: 801-487-2100


Vermont
In state: 800-882-2437


Virginia
In state: 800-533-4148
Hispanic hotline: 800-322-7432

Aids Support Group
700 Harris St. Charlottesville, VA. 22903
(804) 979-7714

Virginia Health Clinics


Washington
In state: 800-272-2437

KING COUNTRY CRISIS CLINIC
Community Information Line (M-F 8am-6pm): (206) 461-3200, 1-800-621-INFO
24 - Hour Crisis Line: (206) 461-3222, 1-866-4CRISIS
Teen Link (Daily 6-10pm): (206) 461-4922, 1-866-TEENLINK
Business Office (M-F 8am-5pm): (206) 461-3210


Our database provides detailed information on over 8,200 health and human services serving King County and is regarded as the most complete source for referral information in the community.  Available free to the public at http://www.crisisclinic.org our database receives over 1,000,000 hits annually and is used by our phone workers on the 24-Hour Crisis Line, the Community Information Line, and Teen Link to assist our 155,000 callers annually.

Larry Keil /Susie McIntyre
HIV/AIDS Program WA USA
Email: hivstd.info@metrokc.gov
Phone: (206) 205-STDs


West Virginia
In state: 800-642-8244


Wisconsin
In state: 800-334-2437
414-273-2437


Wyoming
800-327-3577


RACE SUPPORT

SEATTLE INDIAN HEALTH BOARD
(206) 324-9360 
HIV/AIDS education, counselling and health care for Native Americans. Call for information about current support groups. 


ASIAN PACIFIC AIDS COUNCIL
(206) 467-O884 
Education and referral to client services for Asians and Pacific Islanders. Call for information about current support groups. 


HIV POSITIVE LATINOS SUPPORT GROUP
Call Michelle at (206) 322-7061 ext. 230 
Ongoing support group for Latino women and men meets Friday evenings from 7:30-10:00 p.m. Assistance with childcare and transportation are provided. 


POCAAN People of Color Against AIDS Network
(206) 322-7061 ext. 230 
4716 Rainier Avenue South (across from Columbia City Library) 

One of the services POCAAN offers is Women’s Wednesday which is a support group for women on a variety of topics such as: sex in the 90’s, female sexuality, self pampering and relationships. Special topic workshops available on Women’s Wednesday include: 

  • Community Forums- once every 3 months 
  • Sexual Health Intervention Program for Women – 4th Wednesday 8:30-4:00 p.m. (speakers from the Health Department and other agencies assist with facilitation of this class) 
  • HIV testing and counselling- every Wednesday 
  • Infant Mortality Awareness: Workshops for Women- 3rd Wednesday 11:00-2:00 p.m. 
  • Girlfriends Talking Support Group – every Wednesday 1:00-3:00 p.m. 
  • Nutrition for Women – 2nd Wednesday 1:00-3:00 p.m. 
Groups planned for the future are a young women’ support group and a transgendered women’s support group. 
Groups are facilitated by POCAAN staff members unless otherwise indicated. 
Please call Michelle at 322-7061 ext.230 for more information. 

or visit the website at http://www.pocaan.org

Treatment Mixer: POCAAN is hosting an HIV/AIDS treatment mixer for HIV positive men and women of color and their caregivers. This is an informal group discussion, in a safe environment, about treatment concerns. Please call Sylvia Boston at (206) 322-7061 ext.240 for location, times and other information


WOMEN SUPPORT



 BABES NETWORK
(206) 720-4377 
Support for women living with HIV/AIDS; social gatherings, one-on-one support, educational forums and advocacy. Childcare provided for clients. Call for details regarding available support groups. 

website : http://www.babesnetwork.org


CHOICES
(206) 543-4442 
A women’s health project funded by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to the UW School of Social Work which brings small groups of women together to explore safer sex in their lives. 


WINGS PROJECT Women in Group Support
(206) 720-4391 
Research study to determine the effectiveness of skill building support groups designed to protect women from HIV and STDs. 


YOUTH SUPPORT



YOUTHCARE
(206) 694-4500 (Seattle) (800) 833 6388 (elsewhere)

TDD: 206.587.5500 (Seattle) 

2500 NE 54th Street, Suite 100 Seattle, WA 98105-3142

24 hour Crisis Line
(206) 725-8888 

Website : http://www.youthcare.org/ email: info@youthcare.org

Education and social services for street involved, homeless, runaway and sexual minority youth. YouthCare offers a variety of programs for youth. 


LAMBERT HOUSE
(206) 322-2515
Gay, lesbian, bisexual youth support to all under age 22. Call for information regarding current groups and activities. 


Project P.I.E.
(206) 622-5555 
Offers free and anonymous HIV testing for people age 14-22. Case management services for street involved, homeless and sexual minority youth and young  people. 


RISE n’ SHINE
(206) 628-8949 
website:


SPY Seattle’s Positive Youth
(206) 282-9907 ext264 
Regular support group run by and for youth ages 14-25 living with HIV which is currently more social activities focused but evolves based on the group’s needs. 


YOUTH EASTSIDE SERVICES
(425) 747-4937 
Counselling and support services for youth ages 6-22 for various issues such as drugs and alcohol, sexual abuse, domestic violence, anger management, parenting and other areas based on identified needs. Call for information about current counselling and support group services. 


 ADDITIONAL RESOURCES 


HIV/AIDS PROGRAM CLIENT SERVICES

Seattle King County Department of Public Health 
ONE-ON-ONE Program
(206) 296-4848 
Program for people who have recently tested HIV positive offers limited health care services, risk reduction counselling and emotional support. Provides referral to support groups. 


ARBORETUM COUNSELLING SERVICES
(206) 324-9378 
Group of mental health therapists who offer individual counselling services and have experience dealing with HIV/AIDS issues. Various support groups are offered; some of which would be appropriate for people with HIV or AIDS related concerns. 


MEN’S COUNSELLING CENTER NW
(206) 328-4636 
Individual, couples and group therapy available. Call for information about current support groups. 


SEATTLE COUNSELING SERVICES SCS
(206) 323-0220 
Information and referral, crisis phone line, emotional support and counseling services for sexual minorities. Provides referral to support groups. 

SEATTLE AIDS SUPPORT GROUP (SASG)
(206) 322-AIDS, 322-2437. 
303 17th Avenue East 
Seattle, WA 98112 
Emotional support groups and drop-in center. There are many different groups available including: HIV Positive Men’s Group, AIDS Group, Heterosexual Group, Shoulders (partners, friends and family), Women’s Group and HIV-Negative Gay/Bi Men along with many others. SASG also offers book discussion groups and other activities. All groups and activities are free of charge. 

Call SASG for information on current groups, locations and times. 

SEATTLE INSTITUTE FOR SEX THERAPY, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
(206) 522-8588 
Assists men and women in exploring their sexuality. Classes, workshops, counselling and support groups are available. Periodically support groups are offered which would address HIV/AIDS issues. 


SHANTI
(206) 322-0279 
Free one-on-one emotional support for people with HIV/AIDS and their loved ones. May offer workshops periodically. Call for information.

Larry Keil /Susie McIntyre
HIV/AIDS Program WA USA
Email: hivstd.info@metrokc.gov
Phone: (206) 205-STDs

website: http://www.seattleshanti.org/


FRIENDS FOR LIFE SOCIETY
(206) 233-8444 
Provides education, emotional, spiritual and physical support for people with life challenging situations. Friends for Life offers a variety of workshops and classes. They have a weekly support group called the "Big Group." This group has two facilitators; one mental health counsellor and one meditation leader. 


HEAL
(425) 391-6910 
Provides alternative AIDS information and programs, lectures and support meetings. 


IN IT FOR THE LONG HAUL
(206) 282-1055 
Ask for Patrick Johnson Ph.D 
Support group for gay men who are HIV positive and have been living with HIV or AIDS at least five years. The group intends to provide a safe context for long term survivors to explore issues and concerns such as: feeling socially isolated and unsupported by friends or family, how to proceed with dating and relationships, discomfort about "coming out" as HIV positive, concerns about career and life pursuits, maintaining physical health and emotional well being. The group meets weekly for eight weeks and is facilitated by Patrick Johnson, a licensed clinical psychologist who is experienced working with gay clients with HIV/AIDS. The usual cost is $40.00 per session and there are sliding fee and scholarship possibilities as well. Call Patrick Johnson for more information. 


HIV Positive Men Becoming Sexually Safer Together
(206) 685-4230 
Anonymous telephone counseling groups facilitated by masters level mental health therapists. These groups provide support for developing and maintaining safer sexual behaviors for HIV positive men who are concerned about either transmitting HIV or getting a sexually transmitted disease. A nine week commitment is requested from participants with an optional follow up group available after the nine weeks. Please call for more information. 
  website: http://www.positivepower.org/


HIV/AIDS Program Clinic
Phone: (206)205-STDs 
E-mail: hivstd.info@metrokc.gov

Website : http://www.metrokc.gov/health/apu/


NORTHWEST AIDS FOUNDATION (NWAF)
(206) 329-6923 
TTY (206) 323-2685 

http://www.nwaids.org
Information, referral, financial assistance, housing and case management for people with HIV and AIDS. Educational materials and workshops for people affected by HIV/AIDS. Beginning March 20, 1998 NWAF will be offering a facilitated monthly workshop for HIV Positive men which will address issues such as managing medications, risk reduction support, status disclosure and group generated concerns. Please call (206) 860-6239 for more information specifically 
about this workshop. Call (206) 329-6923 for other workshops and services offered by NWAF.
 

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