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Individuals who are at risk or have tested positive for infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), or have developed AIDS which is caused by the HIV virus and impairs the function of the body's immune system leaving affected individuals vulnerable to illnesses that would not otherwise occur.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
AIDS/HIV ServicesProvides free, anonymous and confidential AIDS/HIV testing and counseling.AlbanyPROJECT WAVE NEW YORKNEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Case/Care Management ServicesCare management to individuals with HIC/AIDS and other chronic diseases. Prevention, outreach, education, enrollment assistance for health insurance access, housing, transportation, financial assistance.AlbanyAIDS/HIV SERVICESALLIANCE FOR POSITIVE HEALTH
Case/Care Management ServicesProvides HIV prevention interventions, HIV testing, HIV screening, care management for chronic illness, syringe exchange program, opioid overdose prevention training.ClintonAIDS/HIV SERVICESALLIANCE FOR POSITIVE HEALTH
Case/Care Management ServicesProvides needs assessment, service planning and service access for people with HIV/AIDS.AlbanySUPPORTIVE CASE MANAGEMENTCATHOLIC CHARITIES AIDS SERVICES
Education/Prevention ServicesProvides education and prevention information on various communicable disease, such as AIDS/HIV, Sexually transmitted diseases, TB, and other public health hazards.FranklinCOMMUNICABLE DISEASE AWARENESS AND EDUCATIONFRANKLIN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
Education/Prevention ServicesProvides a number of educational seminars which educate teenagers, young adults and adults about health-related issues, and prevention. Topics include abstinence, birth control, cancer screening, childbirth classes, emergency contraception, erectile dysfunction/sexual dysfunction, fertility awareness, HIV, hepatitis, midlife/menopause, parenting classes, pregnancy options, safe sex, sexual response, STDs (sexually transmitted diseases).ClintonHEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMSPLANNED PARENTHOOD OF THE NORTH COUNTRY
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesOffers financial assistance to individuals diagnosed with AIDS/HIV, for housing, utilities, transportation, or other necessities due to an emergency or other situation causing a financial strain.ClintonAIDS/HIV SERVICESALLIANCE FOR POSITIVE HEALTH
Financial Aid/Voucher ServicesCARES provides a housing subsidy for homeless persons who are HIV positive. AlbanyCARES HIV/AIDS SHELTER PLUS CARECORPORATION FOR AIDS RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND SERVICES (CARES)
Food/Clothing/Furniture Distribution ServicesSmart Meals provides nutritious, well-balanced meals combined with nutrition education and socialization aimed at the specific needs of individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS. Smart Meals services include congregate lunches and dinners, weekly grocery bag, nutrition education, individual dietitian assessments and food vouchers. The goal of Smart Meals is to increase the nutritional well being and health of people living with HIV/AIDS through structured education and assistance.AlbanySMART MEALSALBANY DAMIEN CENTER
Holiday ServicesArea congregations adopt families in need and families living with HIV/AIDS, providing food, clothing and gifts to bring them holiday support.RensselaerHOLIDAY ADOPT A FAMILYTROY AREA UNITED MINISTRIES
Housing ServicesSupport Ministries provides housing for individuals who are HIV positive and homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. AlbanyAIDS/HIV SUPPORTIVE HOUSINGSUPPORT MINISTRIES
Housing ServicesCARES provides supportive scattered site residence for people with HIV and AIDS. CARES works to address unmet housing and services needs among homeless and-or disabled persons within local communities. CARES works with persons living with HIV-AIDS, other disabilities and-or other life challenges, serving as a catalyst for improving the quality of life in local communities. It does so by helping communities address unmet needs as well as create and coordinate the resources necessary to address these needs.AlbanyCARES HOUSING PROGRAMCORPORATION FOR AIDS RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND SERVICES (CARES)
Housing ServicesFinding Homes, Keeping Homes provides assistance to individuals with HIV/AIDS who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness to find suitable housing and to develop/maintain the skills needed to maintain housing long term.AlbanyFINDING HOMES, KEEPING HOMESCATHOLIC CHARITIES AIDS SERVICES
Housing ServicesRental Assistance Program for Persons Living with AIDS provides affordable housing and community based supports to homeless and low income individuals who have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. The services offered by this program component are aimed at providing these individuals with the supports needed to remain in stable housing in the community as they struggle with their illness. The program utilizes rental units located in the City of Schenectady and has the capacity to serve 13 individuals at any given time. Families are also able to be served. The level of service provided by staff varies according to the needs of each individual/family.SchenectadyRENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR PERSONS LIVING WITH AIDSMOHAWK OPPORTUNITIES
Insurance ServicesAn insurance program established for NYS residents with AIDS/HIV and are uninsured or underinsured and are in the income qualifications which provides access to free health care, prescriptions, primary care, home care services.AlbanyAID DRUG ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS (ADAP)NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Language ServicesProvides interpretation services, including American Sign Language, in client's primary language at medical, mental health, treatment adherence, and substance abuse treatment appointments.AlbanyLINGUISTIC SERVICESCATHOLIC CHARITIES AIDS SERVICES
Support ServicesProviding a drop-in community center for people living with and directly affected by HIV/AIDS. Services include housing, nutrition education, hot meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner Mon to Friday), counseling, support groups, recreational activities, and access to medical, medications, and support services.AlbanyAIDS COMMUNITY CENTERALBANY DAMIEN CENTER
Support ServicesThe Damien Center of Troy is a hospitality center for persons infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS. The center provides meals, social and recreational, opportunities, peer support, education and referral.RensselaerDAMIEN CENTER OF TROYTROY AREA UNITED MINISTRIES
Support ServicesCARES raises and distributes funding for programs providing HIV prevention and care services throughout the Capital Region. The major activity is an annual AIDS Walk. AlbanyFUNDRAISING FOR PERSONS LIVING WITH HIV/AIDSCORPORATION FOR AIDS RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND SERVICES (CARES)
Thrift ShopThe Treasure Chest is a volunteer-run thrift store providing HIV awareness, items for HIV-positive individuals in need, and funding for Albany Damien Center programs.AlbanyTREASURE CHEST THRIFT STOREALBANY DAMIEN CENTER

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