HIV Planning Group Resources

 

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  • San Diego County HIV Prevention, Treatment and Care Service Providers
     

    AIDS Walk San Diego www.aidswalksd.org
    AIDS Walk San Diego is San Diego’s largest one-day HIV/AIDS fundraiser and the biggest non-governmental financial provider for HIV/AIDS in San Diego County.

    Auntie Helen’s www.auntiehelens.org
    Free laundry service for men, women and children with AIDS.

    Being Alive San Diego www.beingalive.org
    A non-profit HIV/AIDS service provider, offering a variety of services.
    Consumer Guidebook in English

    Christie’s Place www.christiesplace.org
    Support center for families living with HIV/AIDS.

    Family Health Centers of San Diego www.fhcsd.org
    Provides a variety of HIV/AIDS related services.

    Fraternity House www.fraternityhouseinc.org
    Provides AIDS housing, care and supportive service program.

    HIV, STD & Hepatitis Branch (HSHB) of Public Health Services www2.sdcounty.ca.gov/hhsa
    Mission is to ensure the creation and delivery of quality HIV services for our diverse HIV infected, affected and at risk communities, encompassing; prevention, medical care, social and supportive services in San Diego County.

    HIV/AIDS Helpline (211) https://my211.force.com/s/search#keyword=HIV/AIDS&sortby=relevancy
    Resource database of programs serving San Diego County.

    Jewish Family Service www.jfssd.org
    Jewish Family Service of San Diego provides individual and group services to support HIV+ men and women who are struggling with managing their health and recovery.

    Mama’s Kitchen www.mamaskitchen.org
    As a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization, Mama’s Kitchen prepares and delivers food to men, women and children who are affected by AIDS.

    Neighborhood Health Care www.nhcare.org/
    A non-profit organization that provides HIV services.

    North County Health Services www.nchs-health.org/
    It is NCHS mission to “improve the health status of our diverse communities by providing quality healthcare that is comprehensive, affordable, and culturally sensitive.”

    Preexposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Resources:
    PREPFacts.org San Francisco AIDS Foundation: http://prepfacts.org/

    Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – PrEP 101: http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/prep.html

    San Diego American Indian Health Center www.sdaihc.org
    Provides HIV, STD, and AIDS information education, and services to anyone in need.

     Target HIV – Planning https://targethiv.org/library/topics/planning

     Planning is a multi-step process of information gathering to determine needs and subsequent decision making to devote resources to the highest needs.

     The San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center https://thecentersd.org/programs/hiv-services/

    The mission of The San Diego LGBT Community Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV communities by providing activities, programs, and services.

    San Ysidro Health Center www.syhc.org/
    CASA is a one-stop service center dedicated to people living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

    Special Delivery San Diego www.specialdeliverysandiego.com
    Provides home-delivered nutritious meals for people living with AIDS.

    Stepping Stone of San Diego www.steppingstonesd.org
    Offers long-term residential and non-residential alcohol and drug recovery services along with AIDS and addiction education and other outreach services.

    Strength for the Journey http://www.campcedarglen.org/outdooreducation/strengthforthejourney
    A week long retreat for adults living with HIV/AIDS, offers a community that has the possibility of making dramatic changes in the lives of participants.

    Townspeople, Inc. www.townspeople.org
    Service agency whose mission is to provide access for low-income people, especially those living with HIV/AIDS, to affordable housing and other vital human services.

    UCSD AntiViral Research Center http://avrc.ucsd.edu/
    A university-based nonprofit clinical trials unit established in 1986.

    UCSD Mother, Child & Adolescent HIV Program www.ucsdmcap.org

    Provides comprehensive HIV care to women, children adolescents and families. A multidisciplinary team provides medical care, health education, case management, counseling, client advocacy, support groups, clinical research studies, and community education.

    Vista Community Clinic www.vistacommunityclinic.org
    A private nonprofit health care center that provides HIV services.

  • Advocacy

    Black AIDS Institute www.blackaids.org
    The Black AIDS Institute is the first Black HIV/AIDS policy center dedicated to reducing HIV/AIDS health disparities by mobilizing Black institutions and individuals in efforts to confront the epidemic in their communities.

    Incest Survivors Annonymous

    Meetings at: Theosophical Society, Sundays 4-5:30pm, 3772 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA 858-541-0558 and County Health & Humans Services, Thursdays 7:00-8:15pm  3851 Rosecrans Street San diego, CA 92110, San Diego Room

    National Association of People with AIDS www.napwa.org
    A non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of all people living with HIV and AIDS in order to end the pandemic and the human suffering caused by HIV/AIDS

    UNAIDS: The Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS www.unaids.org/en
    The main advocate for global action on HIV/AIDS. Searchable site includes current events and press releases.

  • General HIV/AIDS Information

    AIDS.gov http://aids.gov/

    AIDS-HIVAEGIS www.aegis.org
    The AIDS Education Global Information Service. Download clinical information or late-breaking news.

    AIDS Info www.aidsinfo.nih.gov
    Information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and research.

    The Body thebody.com
    Educational site covers the aspects of AIDS and HIV in interactive, multimedia format.

    California Planning Group (CPG) https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DOA/Pages/OA_CPG.aspx

    Center for Disease Control and Prevention HIV/AIDS  http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/

    Gay Men’s Health Crisis www.gmhc.org
    A not-for-profit, volunteer-supported and community-based organization committed to national leadership in the fight against AIDS.

    HIV and AIDS https://www.fda.gov/drugs/information-drug-class/human-immunodeficiency-virus-hiv
    Information from the Food and Drug Administration, including links for drugs, and therapies

    HIV Insite hivinsite.ucsf.edu/InSite
    Comprehensive, up-to date information on prevention, treatments and policy.

    Johns Hopkins AIDS Research  https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/gim/research/content/hiv.html
    This site is provided as a resource for physicians and other health care professionals in providing care and treatment to patients with HIV/AIDS.

    MedLine Plus www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/aids.html
    HIV/AIDS information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

    NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt Website www.aidsquilt.org
    Commemorating the victims of AIDS

    National Quality Center http://www.nationalqualitycenter.org/index.cfm/5659
    A resource for quality improvement information

    National Minority AIDS Council http://www.nmac.org/home/
    Established in 1987, the National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC) is the premiere national organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.

    National Native American AIDS Prevention Center www.nnaapc.net
    This site has information about HIV/AIDS and its’ impact on the Native American community.

    Project Inform www.projectinform.org
    Project Inform is a national, non-profit, community-based organization working to end the AIDS epidemic.

    State of California Office of AIDS www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DOA/Pages/OAmain.aspx
    California Department of Health Services AIDS web site.

    Test Positive Aware Network www.tpan.org
    This site has an online library, HIV drug guide, hot-line, HIV services directory, links to HIV sites, and related topics

    UNAIDS: The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS www.unaids.org/en
    The main advocate for global action on HIV/AIDS.

  • HIV Testing

    HIV Testing Sites and STD Clinics: English and Spanish

    The County of San Diego has a mobile HIV testing unit available for community events, including weekends:

    1. Reservations should be made one month in advance of the event
    2. Confidential Rapid OraQuick HIV 1/2 antibody test with 20 minute results
    3. For any questions, to make a reservation, or to receive a copy of the mobile HIV counseling and testing  calendar each month, contact Joya Asika at (619) 692-8512 or Joya.Asika@sdcounty.ca.gov
  • Intervention Resources

    Don’t Think, Know  https://www.dontthinkknow.org/
    The Don’t Think, Know Home Test Kit is a way for women 25 years and younger to get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea in the privacy and comfort of their home.

    Gay Men’s Sexual Health Owner’s Manual: English and Spanish
    The Gay Men’s Sexual Health Owner’s Manual is designed to provide gay men with important information on being sexually healthy.

    Know and Disclose  http://www.knowanddisclose.com/main/home/
    Know and Disclose Your HIV Status offers free and confidential partner services by the County of San Diego to assist HIV-positive people to disclose potential exposure to HIV to their sexual or needle-sharing partner(s).

    My Online Sexual Health Assessment  https://www.myonlinesexualhealth.com/
    For HIV negative and HIV positive gay men to anonymously self assess their sexual health risk and get health information and referrals.

  • Medications

    AIDS Meds www.poz.com/drug_charts/hiv-medications Dedicated to providing people living with HIV the necessary information they need to make empowered treatment decisions.

    International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care www.iapac.org
    A large site dedicated to AIDS/HIV including medications information.

    National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project www.natap.org
    Provides the latest information on HIV drug development, research and treatment.

  • Prevention/Education

    The Body: A Multimedia AIDS and HIV Information Resources www.thebody.com
    Educational site covers the aspects of AIDS and HIV in interactive, multimedia format.

    CDC – Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention www.cdc.gov/hiv
    A large collection of information: basic statistics, conferences, publications, media/campaigns, and more.

  • Research

    JWatch’s AIDS Clinical Care https://www.jwatch.org/hiv-aids
    JWatch regularly combs 180 medical journals for important findings that impact AIDS research and care.

    NIH Office of AIDS Research www.oar.nih.gov
    Information about NIH projects, including those related to developing new therapies.

    HIV Insite /hivinsite.ucsf.edu
    Information on news, prevention, treatments, social issues, medical topics, and others.

    American Foundation for AIDS Research (AMFAR) www.amfar.org
    The mission of amfAR is to prevent HIV infection and the disease and death associated with it and to protect the human rights of all people threatened by the epidemic of HIV/AIDS.

  • Women

    The Body: Women and AIDS www.thebody.com/whatis/women.shtml
    Links to a variety of resources and articles dealing with women and AIDS.

  • Youth

    Young People’s Section www.avert.org/yngindx.htm
    A collection of AIDS/HIV education materials for teens.

    Adolescent AIDS Program www.adolescentaids.org/index.html
    The AAP serves as a local and national resource for those living with HIV/AIDS.

  • HIV/AIDS Care and Services
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