Resources and Information for Women Living With HIV/AIDS
Regional Women's Organizations
Women Alive publishes a quarterly newsletter and is active in policy and treatment issues affecting women living with HIV.
1566 Burnside Avenue
WORLD (Women Organized to Respond to Life-threatening Diseases)
WORLD provides support, information and education to women living with HIV, their families and loved ones, and promotes public awareness of the issues women living with HIV/AIDS face.
414 Thirteenth Street, 2nd Floor
Women At Risk
Provides emotional and educational services to women living with HIV/AIDS and their families, as well as education outreach to the communities in the greater Los Angeles area.
5183 Overland Avenue, Suite B
A nonprofit social service organization providing HIV/AIDS education, support and advocacy to empower women, children, families and individuals whose lives have been impacted by HIV/AIDS to take charge of their health and well-being.
2440 Third Avenue
A reproductive and sexual health rights organization providing education, support and advocacy to women and their families affected by HIV/AIDS.
1285-A Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., SW
New Jersey Women and AIDS Network
Provides a range of support, educational, counseling and outreach activities to HIV positive women and women at risk.
103 Baynard St., 3rd Floor
Provides a range of services and support for women and their families affected by HIV/AIDS.
2348 7th Avenue
Provides treatment education and support for all women living with HIV/AIDS in order to increase their self-confidence and self-esteem.
306-308 West 38th St, 6th Floor
GMHC -- The Women's Institute
A place that honors the whole woman, where women can come together to group and support each other. Programs include, child life program, nutritional support, lesbian AIDS project and women in action supporting women in recovery.
119 West 24th Street
Women Rising Project
PO Box 4874
A Sister's Gift
A community/faith-based nonprofit organization providing services to HIV positive women in Dallas and surrounding counties.
1515 North Town East Blvd #138-380
Dedicated to building a community among women from all walks of life who are facing HIV/AIDS. They are a non-profit organization providing peer counseling, support groups, advocacy, trainings and educational forums, retreats and a newsletter.
A non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of women with HIV/AIDS. It's services are peer-led, women focused and family oriented.
1436 U Street NW, Ste. 200
National Hotlines and Information Lines
National Women's Health Information Center
This government-sponsored hotline provides information on women's health issues, including HIV and pregnancy.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National AIDS Hotline
HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (HATIS)
This hotline answers questions about HIV treatment and distributes the Federal Guidelines on HIV Treatment free of charge.
AIDS Clinical Trial Information Service
A hotline with information about pediatric and adult clinical trials and specific trials in your area, including studies of AIDS drugs in pregnancy.
Project Inform National HIV/AIDS Treatment Infoline
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 9 am-4 pm; Tuesdays 9 am-7 pm, PST.
American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)
A non-profit organization dedicated to HIV/AIDS research, prevention and advocacy.
National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)
National organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS.
1931 13th Street, NW
Black AIDS Institute
The 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.
1833 West 8th Street, Suite 200
For a comprehensive list of national and local organizations that have public policy and advocacy programs, go to www.projectinform.org/org/presources.html.
Newsletters and Websites
Bi-monthly newletter for people living with HIV published by Test Positive Aware Network in Chicago. Newsletter covers a wide range of health, legal, social and financial issues. They also publish HIV Drug Guide, with comprehensive information on all the approved HIV medications. To subscribe:
Publishes a monthly newsletter and a variety of other resources and educational materials for people living with HIV both nationally and internationally.
The Well Project
Provides health information for women living with HIV/AIDS.
Provides easy to read, comprehensive HIV/AIDS information.
National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project (NATAP)
To educate individuals about HIV and hepatitis treatments and to advocate on the behalf of all people living with HIV/AIDS and HCV on a local, national and international levels.
A British based organization, providing reliable and accurate HIV information to people living with HIV and their providers.
AIDS Education Global Information System (AEGIS)
Information and resource portal with information for HIV-related treatment, research, services and access.
A monthly newsletter published by the Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) covering a range of HIV treatment information, research, public policy and advocacy issues both nationally and internationally. For subscription contact:
GMHC Treatment Issues
Provides accessible information online. Gathers articles and information from numerous sources.
San Francisco AIDS Foundation -- BETA
Newsletter that covers developments in AIDS treatment research; available in English and Spanish.
PO Box 426182
An international online resource for information on HIV/AIDS. Provides information in English and Spanish.
International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS
Only international network for women, providing information, support and advocacy for women living with HIV. Website is in English and Spanish.
This article was provided by Project Inform. It is a part of the publication WISE Words. Visit Project Inform's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.