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If You Are in Need of Help

Resources for Those in the HIV Community Affected by Hurricane Katrina

October 7, 2005

This information has been compiled by The Body based on information provided by the American Academy of HIV Medicine and other sources.

To find information about HIV-related services for evacuees in a particular state, just pick that state from this menu. General information can be found in the "Nationwide" section, as can information for migrant workers. Please contact bgoldman@thebody.com if you have information to add!


Nationwide

General Assistance

To apply for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), you can:

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You can also try to contact the American Red Cross for emergency needs at 1-866-438-4636 or 1-866-257-7575 in Spanish. If you persevere, they will assist you with food, shelter, clothing, transportation and medical care.

A quicker solution may be AIDS organizations across the country that are prepared to provide evacuees with all kinds of assistance. For a state-by-state listing of all AIDS organizations in the United States, click here.

Medications

If you received HIV treatment before Hurricane Katrina hit, and now require help getting your medications, there are a number of programs out there that can help.

Many of the same AIDS organizations that are helping to provide housing to HIV-positive evacuees also offer medication assistance. See the housing section for a listing of some AIDS organizations that are currently prepared to help HIV-positive survivors of Hurricane Katrina in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Texas. For a state-by-state listing of all AIDS organizations in the United States, click here.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
If you are in states devastated by Hurricane Katrina and are a Medicare or Medicaid beneficiary, documentation will be waived and it will be presumed that you are eligible. For more details, click here.

AIDS Drug Assistance Program
If you normally receive medications through an AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and have been relocated because of the hurricane, call the ADAP office in the state you now live in (click here for a state-by-state listing of ADAP offices you can call). After filling out a one-page form, you should be able to continue to get medications. If you don't remember the details of your regimen, you'll be referred to an HIV specialist.

Private Health Insurance
If you have private health insurance, you'll have to call your insurance company. Many insurance companies have made provisions for their customers from areas affected by Hurricane Katrina.

Clinical Trials
If you are a study patient who had to relocate, call the pharmaceutical company in charge of the study immediately for aid in obtaining new supplies and for advice about getting additional help. For an additional list of contact numbers, contact info@aahivm.org.

  • AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG)
    Operations Center
    8757 Georgia Avenue, Suite 1200
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    Phone: 1-301-628-3000

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
    Phone: 1-800-272-4878

  • Community Programs for Clinical Research on AIDS (CPCRA)
    Operations Center
    Social and Scientific Systems
    8757 Georgia Avenue, 12th Floor
    Silver Spring, MD 20910-3714
    Phone: 1-301-628-3000

  • GlaxoSmithKline
    Patients, or the clinicians of patients, who are on ANY experimental trial (including those for HIV) and have relocated should call the Customer Response Center at 1-888-825-5249.

  • Tibotec
    Patients on studies of TMC114 and TMC125 should call the Tibotec general number 1-609-730-7500 and ask to speak with the Clinical Trial Leader for whichever compound/study is involved.

General Pharmaceutical Company Programs

  • Abbott
    Abbott's Patient Assistance Program provides a mechanism for patients on Abbott products to receive them during this period of relocation. For information, call 1-800-222-6885, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.

  • Gilead
    Gilead is offering expedited enrollment in its "Advancing Access" Patient Assistance Program to patients not on ADAP. For information, call 1-800-226-2056. Gilead is also donating medications to ADAPs in affected states that request assistance -- click here to read more about Gilead's offer.

Housing

The Red Cross and Salvation Army are helping evacuees with HIV to find housing. First contact the American Red Cross for emergency needs at 1-866-438-4636 or 1-866-257-7575 in Spanish. They will assist you with food, shelter, clothing, transportation and medical care.

AIDS organizations in the areas affected by the hurricane are another resource -- see the resources below for specific listings. For a state-by-state listing of all AIDS organizations in the United States, click here. If you hear of others, contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

There are also individuals on many housing Web sites offering temporary housing in cities across the United States. These sites include:

If you are a recipient of Section 8 housing and have been impacted by the hurricane, you should report to the local social service department and/or housing authority in the city where you are now staying. You will be eligible to use your benefits there; however, you will be beholden to the already existing waiting lists in these locations.

Finally, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has established the toll-free number 1-888-297-8685 for the public to get information on housing needs.

Additional Information

AAHIVM's Hurricane Katrina Weblog
Lots of information can be found here, including blogs from doctors in New Orleans. Although free, you will need to sign up to view their "HIV/AIDS Emergency Gulf Coverage" -- click here to register.

Help for Migrants
By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255), callers will be connected to a network of local crisis centers across the country committed to crisis counseling. Callers to this toll-free hotline will receive counseling from trained staff at the closest certified crisis center in the network.


Alabama

General Assistance

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Alabama's AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is providing temporary emergency HIV medication assistance on a case-by-case basis for residents of Louisiana and Mississippi who have evacuated to Alabama. Once approved, clients will be eligible for eight weeks of emergency assistance. After that, a new application will be needed. The best way to get information about getting treatment through Alabama's ADAP and/or to connect with medical services is by calling AIDS Alabama's toll-free number at 1-800-592-AIDS (2437). [Reporting courtesy Project Inform]

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

Clinics and Physicians

Many clinics and physicians are able to see displaced persons living with HIV, including those on the following list. If you hear of others, please contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

  • Family Clinic at Children's
    Birmingham, AL
    Phone: 1-205-939-6701

  • University of South Alabama
    Mobile, AL
    Phone: 1-251-434-5120

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Alabama.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance, or contact the following organizations:

  • AIDS Alabama
    AIDS Alabama has some statewide short-term emergency rental assistance, tenant-based rental assistance, a couple of rural houses for families, a few SRO units, limited deposit/first month's rent, etc. available.

  • Alabama Department of Public Health
    The Alabama Department of Public Health is providing eight weeks of ADAP assistance to eligible, displaced persons. Any of the 10 AIDS Service Organizations, the eight Title III Clinics, or the two Title IV Clinics can assist.

  • For additional AIDS organizations in Alabama, click here.


Arkansas

General Assistance

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

Clinics and Physicians

Many clinics and physicians are able to see displaced persons living with HIV, including those on the following list. If you hear of others, please contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

  • Jefferson Comprehensive Care System (including Little Rock)
    Pine Bluff, AR
    Phone: 1-870-535-3062

  • White River Rural Health Center
    Augusta, AR
    Phone: 1-870-347-2534

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Arkansas.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance.


California

General Assistance

California's AIDS Emergency Fund and Breast Cancer Emergency Fund announced in September that they are waiving proof of residency requirements for Katrina evacuees to obtain grant assistance. Instead, they will accept referrals from St. Mary's Hospital or the American Red Cross office in San Francisco, two city registration points for evacuees. However, the funds usually require confirmation of diagnosis and income verification before issuing up to $600 for rent, utilities, medical or other basic living costs. [Reporting courtesy the Bay Area Reporter]

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in California.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance.


Florida

General Assistance

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

Clinics and Physicians

Many clinics and physicians are able to see displaced persons living with HIV, including those on the following list. If you hear of others, please contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

  • AIDS Research & Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
    2407 Okeechobee Road
    Fort Pierce, FL 34940

  • Comprehensive Family AIDS Project
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL
    Phone: 1-954-728-8080

  • Florida Family AIDS Network
    Tampa, FL
    Phone: 1-813-974-6643

  • Miami Family Care Program
    Miami, FL
    Phone: 1-305-243-6522

  • Northeast Florida Pediatric AIDS Program
    Jacksonville, FL
    Phone: 1-904-244-3051

  • Orlando Regional Healthcare System
    Orlando, FL
    Phone: 1-407-895-4100

  • Palm Beach County Health Department
    Riviera Beach, FL
    Phone: 1-561-882-3262

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Florida.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance, or contact the following organizations:

  • Northeast Florida AIDS Network
    The Northeast Florida AIDS Network in Jacksonville, Florida, has set up a Disaster Response and Information Network for those persons relocating to and needing assistance in northeast Florida. They are prepared to help with medications, housing, FEMA assistance, legal help, medical care and all basic needs. Those in need can call 1-904-356-1612 during business hours; for assistance 24 hours a day, call 1-904-200-9091.

  • For additional AIDS organizations in Florida, click here.


Georgia

General Assistance

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

Clinics and Physicians

Many clinics and physicians are able to see displaced persons living with HIV, including those on the following list. If you hear of others, please contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

  • Atlanta Family Circle
    Ryan White Title IV Program
    Grady Infectious Disease Program
    341 Ponce de Leon Avenue
    Atlanta, GA
    Contact: Jacqueline Muther 1-404-616-6230

  • Emory Center for AIDS Research
    1518 Clifton Rd. NE, 8th Floor
    Atlanta, GA 30322
    Phone: 1-404-727-2924
    Fax: 1-404-727-9853
    E-mail: cfar@sph.emory.edu

  • Georgia's HIV Demonstration Program for Children, Adolescents and Families
    Atlanta, GA
    Phone: 1-404-651-7655

  • John P. Ouderkirk, M.D.
    Infectious Diseases/Internal Medicine
    340 Boulevard NE, Suite 210
    Atlanta, GA 30312
    Phone: 1-404-588-4680
    Fax: 1-404-588-4692

  • Katrina Medical Resource Center Hotline
    Toll Free: 1-866-752-3442
    For people who have relocated to Georgia and need to connect to medical care, food stamps, clothes, housing, Medicaid, etc., this hotline will help. Open 24/7.

  • Ware County Board of Health
    Waycross, GA
    Phone: 1-912-285-5206

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Georgia.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance, or contact the following organizations:

  • AID Atlanta
    AID Atlanta provides housing and medication assistance for HIV-positive people. Call them at 1-404-870-7775.

  • For additional AIDS organizations in Georgia, click here.


Illinois

General Assistance

A Sept. 6 memo from Nancy Abraham, the Illinois Department of Public Health's AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) administrator, instructed AIDS service providers and case managers in how to help HIV-positive evacuees. Acknowledging that "people may be coming out of the hurricane area with few, if any, papers," Abraham said that the state's ADAP is prepared to grant approval for services for up to 90 days. Several Chicago area AIDS agencies, including the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, have also indicated their willingness to offer case management and other resources to hurricane evacuees. [Reporting courtesy the Chicago Free Press]

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Illinois.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance.


Iowa

General Assistance

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

Clinics and Physicians

Many clinics and physicians are able to see displaced persons living with HIV, including those on the following list. If you hear of others, please contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

  • The AIDS Project of Central Iowa
    Des Moines, IA
    Contact: Peggy Stecklein 1-515-284-0245
    E-mail: peggys@aidsprojectci.org

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Iowa.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance, or contact the following organizations:

  • AIDS Project of Central Iowa
    The AIDS Project of Central Iowa, located in Des Moines, offers case management, medical referral, food and housing assistance to HIV-positive individuals displaced by the hurricane who are willing to relocate to the Des Moines area temporarily or permanently. The AIDS Project of Central Iowa has HOPWA and United Way funding housing assistance available for four to five HIV-positive individuals/families immediately. Please contact: Peggy Stecklein at 1-515-284-0245 or peggys@aidsprojectci.org; Becky Johnson at 1-515-284-0245 or beckyj@aidsprojectci.org.

  • For additional AIDS organizations in Iowa, click here.


Louisiana

General Assistance

The Louisiana State University hospital system is a major provider of HIV care, and the chief provider of AIDS Drug Assistance Program medications, in Louisiana, but several hospitals were severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina. As a result, a local AIDS organization may be a better bet for HIV-positive people in Louisiana who need access to HIV meds or other medical care. [Based on reports from Project Inform]

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

Clinics and Physicians

Many clinics and physicians are able to see displaced persons living with HIV, including those on the following list. If you hear of others, please contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

  • Friends for Life AIDS Resource Center
    Baton Rouge, LA
    Phone: 1-225-923-2277

  • LSU Mid-City Clinic
    North Foster Drive in Baton Rouge is providing medications to people with HIV on a walk-in basis. They also have a dedicated phone line for New Orleans evacuees: 1-225-358-4853. The general LSU Mid-City EIC number is 1-225-987-9155.

  • The Philadelphia Center
    Shreveport, LA
    Phone: 1-318-222-6633

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Louisiana.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance, or contact the following organizations:

  • Acadiana C.A.R.E.S.
    Claude Martin, Executive Director
    203 W. Third St.
    Lafayette, LA 70501
    Phone: 1-337-233-2437

  • Baton Rouge AIDS Society
    Arnold "A.J." Johnson, Executive Director
    4550 North Blvd., Suite 101
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806
    Phone: 1-225-923-2437

  • Central Louisiana AIDS Support Services
    Ann Lowery-Briley, Executive Director
    103 Bolton Ave.
    Alexandria, LA 71301
    Phone: 1-318-442-1010

  • Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge
    Mary Helen Borck, HIV/AIDS Program Manager
    4727 Revere Ave.
    Baton Rouge, LA 70808
    Phone: 1-225-927-9810
    Ryan White services (case management, medication assistance, transportation, emergency housing assistance, etc.) are also provided to displaced HIV-positive individuals.

  • Greater Ouachita Coalition Providing AIDS Resources and Education
    Richard Womack, Executive Director
    2915 DeSiard
    Monroe, LA 71201
    Phone: 1-318-325-1092 or 1-800-286-1092

  • The Philadelphia Center
    Ken Beatty, Executive Director
    2020 Centenary Blvd.
    Shreveport, LA 71104
    Phone: 1-318-222-6633

  • Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council
    Marilyn Dunn, Executive Director
    1715 Common St.
    Lake Charles, LA 70601-6135
    Phone: 1-337-439-5861

  • Volunteers of America, Special Services
    Angie Pitre, Division Director
    1755 Woodale Blvd.
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806
    Phone: 1-225-922-3900
    Ryan White services (case management, medication assistance, transportation, emergency housing assistance, etc.) are also provided to displaced HIV-positive individuals.

  • For additional AIDS organizations in Louisiana, click here.


Massachusetts

General Assistance

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

Clinics and Physicians

Many clinics and physicians are able to see displaced persons living with HIV, including those on the following list. If you hear of others, please contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

  • Sidney Borum Jr. Health Center
    130 Boylston Street
    Boston, MA 02216
    Phone: 1-617-457-8140
    Specializes in youth and young adults, ages 12 to 27, especially those with HIV, but treats general primary care and GYN.

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Massachusetts.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance.


Mississippi

General Assistance

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Mississippi has announced a 30-day emergency assistance program for HIV-positive people. Once the 30 days run out, the program will decide whether to renew assistance on a case-by-case basis. For more information about the program, and to locate clinics and organizations that will be able to help with medical care, call Mississippi's toll-free AIDS hotline, 1-800-489-7670. You can also call the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson at 1-601-984-5206. [Reporting courtesy Project Inform]

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

Clinics and Physicians

Many clinics and physicians are able to see displaced persons living with HIV, including those on the following list. If you hear of others, please contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

  • University of Mississippi Medical Center
    Jackson, MS
    Phone: 1-601-984-5206

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Mississippi.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance, or contact the following organizations:

  • Building Bridges, Inc.
    Marilyn A. Moering, M.P.H., CHES
    2147 Henry Hill Dr., Suite 206
    Jackson, MS 39204
    Phone: 1-601-922-0100
    Toll Free: 1-866-922-0100

  • South Mississippi AIDS Task Force
    Attn: James T. DeDeaux
    P.O. Box 8009
    Biloxi, MS 39532
    Phone: 1-228-385-1214

  • For additional AIDS organizations in Mississippi, click here.


Oklahoma

General Assistance

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

Clinics and Physicians

Many clinics and physicians are able to see displaced persons living with HIV, including those on the following list. If you hear of others, please contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

  • University of Oklahoma
    Phone: 1-918-619-4100 -- ask for Dr. Haas' nurse, Jeanette
    E-mail: frances-haas@ouhsc.edu
    Care will be provided to HIV-positive patients evacuating to Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the surrounding rural areas.

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Oklahoma.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance.


South Carolina

General Assistance

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in South Carolina.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance, or contact the following organizations:

  • Project Care
    Contact: Mary K. Winstead
    107 Broadus Avenue
    Greenville, SC 29601
    Phone: 1-864-467-0102
    Cell: 1-864-270-7422 or 1-864-906-5676
    Project Care is a supportive homeless HIV/AIDS program. They have two apartments available for a single person or a couple. Apartment comes with furniture, furnishings, etc. They also have one room available in a residential style transitional shelter. They are holding these for Katrina evacuees.

  • For additional AIDS organizations in South Carolina, click here.


Tennessee

General Assistance

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

Clinics and Physicians

Many clinics and physicians are able to see displaced persons living with HIV, including those on the following list. If you hear of others, please contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

  • Comprehensive Care Center
    Nashville, TN
    Phone: 1-615-321-9556

  • Memphis HIV Family Care Network
    Memphis, TN
    Phone: 1-901-495-3486

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Tennessee.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance.


Texas

General Assistance

For evacuees in Dallas, Texas, the Dallas County Health and Human Services department has announced it is offering HIV and tuberculosis treatment services. You can call 1-214-819-6001 for more information.

For evacuees in Houston, the Montrose Clinic (1-713-830-3047) and the Thomas Street Health Center (1-713-873-4000) have set up telephone hotlines that can provide information about getting access to HIV treatment and general medical care.

Click here for information about applying for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the American Red Cross.

Medications

Evacuees in Texas who were receiving HIV medications through their state's AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) can apply for help from the ADAP in Texas, which is called the Texas HIV Medication Program (THMP). Click here to get the application form, or call THMP at 1-800-255-1090. Once your application is accepted, you'll be able to receive medications for eight weeks, after which you'll need to reapply in order to continue benefits.

Click here to learn more about who you can contact to ensure continued access to your HIV-related medications.

Clinics and Physicians

Many clinics and physicians are able to see displaced persons living with HIV, including those on the following list. If you hear of others, please contact bgoldman@thebody.com.

  • Dallas Family Access Network
    Dallas, TX
    Phone: 1-214-456-2329

  • Houston Regional HIV/AIDS Resource Group (multiple sites)
    Houston, TX
    Phone: 1-713-526-1016

  • Montrose Clinic, Inc.
    215 Westheimer
    Houston, TX 77006
    Main Phone Line: 1-713-830-3000
    Fax: 1-713-830-3023
    TTY: 1-713-830-3077
    E-mail: admin@montroseclinic.org

  • Montrose Clinic, Inc., Satellite Location
    Body Positive Wellness Center, Frost Eye Clinic, Montrose Clinic Research
    3311 Richmond, Suite 100
    Houston, TX 77098
    Main Phone Line: 1-713-830-3033
    Fax: 1-713-830-3091
    TTY: 1-713-830-3077
    E-mail: admin@montroseclinic.org

  • Thomas Street Clinic
    Thomas Street Health Center
    2015 Thomas Street
    Houston, TX 77009
    Phone: 1-713-873-4000

  • Tarrant County Pediatric and Family HIV/AIDS Project/Catholic Charities
    Fort Worth, TX
    Phone: 1-817-534-0814

  • Tarrant County Public Health Main Campus
    1101 South Main Street, Suite 1500
    Fort Worth, TX 76104
    Phone: 1-817-321-4700

  • South Texas Family AIDS Network (including Corpus Christi and Harlingen)
    San Antonio, TX
    Phone: 1-210-358-9581

AIDS Organizations

Click here to browse The Body's listing of AIDS organizations in Texas.

Housing

Click here to read general information on getting housing assistance, or contact the following organizations:

  • AIDS Foundation Houston
    AIDS Foundation Houston is offering housing, as well as assistance finding more permanent homes, to HIV-positive Katrina evacuees in the Houston area. The organization can be reached by phone between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at 1-713-623-6796; once you've reached the main line, dial extension 243, 257 or 223.

  • AIDS Services of Austin
    P.O. Box 4874
    Austin, Texas 78765
    Phone: 1-512-458-AIDS (2437) Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    E-mail: ASA.Mail@asaustin.org

  • Gay & Lesbian Switchboard
    The Gay & Lesbian Switchboard in Houston has listings of safe housing for GLBT individuals. They also have listings of people willing to house out-of-town volunteers; call 1-713-529-3211. They are also coordinating efforts to provide HIV medication to evacuees.

  • Montrose Clinic
    215 Westheimer
    Houston, TX
    Hurricane Katrina hotline: 1-713-830-3047

  • Resource Center of Dallas
    The Resource Center of Dallas in partnership with AIDS Arms is helping to meet the needs of HIV-positive individuals through providing food, hot meals, dental care, referral to local service providers, HIV testing, mail boxes and voice mail, and housing.

  • For additional AIDS organizations in Texas, click here.


  
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