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Resources for Incarcerated and Paroled Individuals With HIV or/& Hepatitis C

July 2009


A Guide on the Inside: Women Talking to Women About HIV
HIV Health Library
131 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 01226

HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service (ATIS)
PO Box 6303
Rockville, MD 20849-6303
Free literature from US government.

Medical Management of HIV
Online resource only; no contact information.

Positively Aware; Positively Aware en español
5537 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640
773-989-9400 fax 773-989-9494

POZ Magazine
500 Fifth Avenue, #320
New York, NY 10110-0303
212-242-2163 fax 212-675-8505

Prison Legal News
2400 NW 80th Street, #148
Seattle, WA 98117-4449

Prisoner's Guide to Survival, PSI Publishing
413-B 19th Street #168
Lynden, WA 98264
$49.95 for prisoners.

Prisoner's Self-Help Litigation Manual
Oceana Publications
75 Main Street
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522-1601
$32.95 for prisoners.

WORLD (for women)
414 13th Street, 2nd Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
510-986-0340 fax 510-986-0341
Monthly newsletter with personal stories and easy-to-under?stand medical information.


AIDS Training and Education Center (ATEC)
Trains healthcare providers, including correctional staff. Training sites around the US.

Hepatitis C Awareness Project
National Hepatitis C Prison Coalition
Provides education and other services on hepatitis C and HIV.

National Association of People with AIDS
8401 Colesville Road, #505
Silver Spring, MD 20910
240-247-0880, 866-846-9366
fax 240-247-0574

National Clearinghouse for the Defense of Battered Women
125 South 9th Street, #302
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-351-0010 fax 215-351-0779

HIV Health InfoLine
Project Inform

Can mail materials to prisoners.

National Lawyers Guild
132 Nassau Street, #922
New York, NY 10038
212-679-5100 fax 212-679-2811

National Legal Aid and Defender Association
1140 Connecticut Ave, NW, #900
Washington, DC 20036

National Minority AIDS Council
1931 13th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009-4432
202-483-6622 fax 202-483-1135
Resource list, newsletter and other educational materials.

National Prison Project
American Civil Liberties Union

125 Broad Street, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10004
202-393-4930 fax 202-393-4931
Publications library, info & referral to various programs throughout the US.

State by State


AIDS Project Los Angeles
611 South Kingsley Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90005

California Coalition for Women Prisoners
1540 Market Street, #490
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-255-7036 fax 415-552-3150

California Indian Legal Services
609 S. Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
760-746-8941, 800-743-8941
fax 760-746-1815

California Innocence Project
225 Cedar Street
San Diego, CA 92101
800-255-4252, 619-239-0391
Southern California only, sentenced for at least 4 years.

California Prison Focus
HIV in Prison Committee (HIP)

1904 Franklin Street, #507
Oakland, CA 94612
510-836-7222 fax 510-836-7333
Organization advocating for availability and use of harm reduction tools (syringes, condoms) available.

Center for Health Justice
Southern California Office:
8235 Santa Monica Blvd, #214
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Bay Area Office:
700 Larkspur Landing Cir, #150
Larkspur, CA 94939

2955 Kerner Blvd, 2nd Floor
San Rafael, CA 94901
415-456-9980 fax 415-456-2146

Disability Rights Education Defense Fund
2212 6th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
510-644-2555 fax 510-841-8645;

Freedom Foundation
PO Box 487
San Quetin, CA 94964

Legal Services for Prisoners with Children
1540 Market Street, #490
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-255-7036 fax 415-552-3150

Marin AIDS Project
910 Irwin Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
415-457-2487 fax 415-457-5687v

Penal Law Project
W 2nd & Cherry Streets
Chico, CA 95929

Prison Law Office
General Delivery
San Quentin, CA 94964
No telephone calls.

Prisoners' Rights Union
PO Box 1019
Sacramento, CA 94812


Beyond Fear Program:
Community Partners in Action

119 Washington Street
Hartford, CT 06106


AIDS Delaware New Castle County Office
100 West 10th Street, #315
Wilmington, DE 19801
hotline: 800-422-0429
302-652-6776 fax 302-652-5150

Delaware Center for Justice
100 West 10th Street, #905
Wilmington, DE 19801


Prison Legal Aid Network
1521 Alton Road, #366
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Reference website directory:


AIDS Survival Project
139 Ralph McGill Boulevard, #201
Atlanta, GA 30308
404-874-7926, 877-AIDS-444

Southern Center for Human Rights
83 Poplar Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30303-2122
404-688-1202 fax 404-688-9440


Test Positive Aware Network
5537 N. Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640
773-989-9400 fax 773-989-9494;


Good Samaritan Project Kansas Office
630 Minnesota, #202
Kansas City, KS 66102
816-561-8784 fax 913-371-6648


National Death Row Assistance Network of CURE
Claudia Whitman
6 Tolman Road
Peaks Island, ME 04108


Grassroots Investigation Project (GRIP)
Quixote Center
PO Box 5206
Hyattsville, MD 20722
For family members of death row inmates and anti-death penalty activists to work with media, lawyers, academics.


Prison Book Program
Quincy location:
c/o United First Parish Church
1306 Hancock Street, #100
Quincy, MA 02169
Amherst location:
PO Box 396
Amherst, MA 01004
Provides free books for prisoners projects and individuals.

Prison Policy Initiative (with focus on women)
PO Box 127
Northampton, MA 01061
This agency may have been formerly known as the ?Women's Prison Initiative (Rural Opportunities).


Good Samaritan Project
Missouri Office
3030 Walnut
Kansas City, MO 64108
816-561-8784 fax 816-531-7199


Nebraska AIDS Project
Omaha Office and
Watanabe Wellness Center

139 South 40th Street
Omaha, NE 68131
402-552-9260 fax 402-552-9251;

New Jersey

Centurion Ministries
221 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542-3215

New York

Action Front Center:
Action for a Better Community

Jerald Noble, Program Director
33 Chestnut Street
Rochester, NY 14604

AIDS in Prison Project
Osborne Association

809 Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455
(also Brooklyn, Beacon addresses)
hotline: 718-378-7022
718-707-2600 fax 718-707-3102
Advcoacy organization that provides educational materials, prison support groups, and discharge planning.

Albany Medical Center
Albany Medical College
47 New Scotland Ave
Mail Code 158
Albany, NY 12208

Alliance for Inmates with AIDS (ALLIA)/Latino Prison Project
50 West 17th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10011

Center for Community Alternatives
39 W 19th Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10011
212-691-1911 fax 212-675-0825

Correctional Association of New York
2090 Adam Powell Blvd, #200
New York, NY 10027
212-254-5700 fax 212-473-2807

The Fortune Society
29-76 Northern Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11101
212-691-7554 fax 347-510-3451
Free newsletter Fortune News, with articles written by current and former prisoners.

NYC Commission on Human Rights, HIV Prison Project
40 Rector Street, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10006

Prisoners' Legal Services of New York
PLS Central/Albany Office
41 State Street, #M112
Albany, NY 12207

PLS Buffalo Office
Statler Towers, #1360
107 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202

PLS Ithaca Office
102 Prospect Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

PLS Plattsburgh Office
121 Bridge Street, #202
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Women's Prison Association
110 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10003
646-336-6100 fax 646-292-7763


AIDS Law Project Pennsylvania
1211 Chestnut Street, #600
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-587-9377 fax 215-587-9902

AIDS Library
1233 Locust Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-985-4851 fax 215-985-4492

Blacks Educating Blacks About Sexual Health Issues

1217 Spring Garden Center, 1st Fl
Philadelphia, PA 19123
215-769-3561 fax 215-769-3860,

Critical Path AIDS Project
Philadelphia Fights
Serious funding cut in September 2008, so resources limited.

Lewisburg Prison Project
PO Box 128
Lewisburg, PA 17837

Rhode Island

Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report
146 Clifford Street
Providence, RI 02903
401-453-2068 fax 401-272-7562
Forum for solving issues around HIV/HCV care in corrections.


ACLU of Texas, Dallas Office
PO Box 703256
Dallas, TX 75370

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