Resources

The following is a list of referrals for services nationwide and in your area. There is an ever expanding network of agencies and programs for people living with HIV, but sometimes the help you need takes a little work to find. Use the following links to lead you to the right place. If you are aware of resources that are not included in the list, please contact me and I will add them to the list.

HIV/AIDS: Health care, nutrition, articles, and referrals across the US

  • HIV-Age.org A “go to” place for information and resources to assist providers, researchers, journalists, clients and the general public to find resources on HIV and aging.
  • GMHC Gay Men’s Health Crisis, social services and advocacy for people with HIV/AIDS in the New York City area and referrals throughout the U.S.
  • APLA The AIDS project of Los Angeles. Services, Programs, and Advocacy in the LA area.
  • www.thebody.com, A clearinghouse of updated news and the latest information regarding HIV.
  • ACRIA AIDS Community Research Initiative of America has information about research and services, and specific programs for people over fifty.
  • Project Inform Provides information on the diagnosis, treatment and research of HIV disease as well as public policy and access to health care in the San Francisco area and nationwide.
  • Housing Works A social service agency dedicated to providing housing for people living with HIV.
  • HAG, the HIV Aging Group on Facebook.  (Must be a facebook member to join
  • The Graying of AIDS.  An education project on aging with HIV that includes photographs and stories of people living with the virus.  The website includes a comprehensive resourse list.

Gay Aging

  • www.sageusa.org (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) has services for the LBGT and HIV-positive communities.
  • http://openhouse-sf.org. Openhouse is a social service agency serving LGBT seniors in San Francisco. The website has referrals to HIV and aging service providers throughout the Bay Area.
  • www.aarp.org, Has a comprehensive website with articles, information, and referrals throughout the country in a wide range of topics of interest to middle-aged and older people.
  • www.gaycenter.org The LBGT community center of New York has lists of programs and organizations serving the lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender communities of the greater New York area.
  • www.ALP.org, Audre Lorde Project has an extensive resource list of LGBT and HIV organizations serving the diverse communities of people of color in New York and may help you find a group in your area.

Cancer

  • CancerCare is a national non-profit organization that provides free professional counseling, education programs, financial assistance and practical help to people with cancer, their loved ones and the bereaved across the country, including an LGBT program and a men’s program.

Recovery

Violence

Psychotherapy, Counseling, Grief

Financial

Legal

  • Lambda Legal Defense Fund The nation’s oldest and largest legal organization working for the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV/AIDS.

Government Insurance (Medicare and ADAP)

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