HIV / AIDS Program

The HIV/AIDS Program (HAP) is responsible for providing comprehensive, HIV medical care to those persons living with HIV/AIDS disease who are uninsured or under-insured.

Assistance is provided to help clients access services for healthy living with HIV/AIDS. The program also provides anonymous HIV counseling, testing and referral (CTR) services to the public in an effort that everyone knows their HIV status and can prevent the spread of the HIV virus.
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Any resident of Suburban Maryland- which includes the counties of Prince George’s, Montgomery, Charles, Calvert or Frederick County- who is HIV positive and is uninsured or under-insured based on criteria determined by the Federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act is eligible to receive services.

  • Routine and Advanced HIV Disease Clinic - Medical care for people who are HIV positive and those with advanced stages of AIDS disease.
  • Case Management - Coordination of total client care, personalized assistance to clients and their families on how to live with HIV. Case Management includes health education, emergency financial assistance, transportation assistance to medical appointments, HIV medication assistance, and referrals for housing assistance and other social services.
  • Women’s Clinic - Medical care designed to meet the needs of women, lab tests including pap smears, cervical cancer screening, mammograms, STD treatment, and disease prevention education.
  • Mental Health Services - Counseling and psychiatric services in individual and group settings. Health and Wellness group presentations.
  • Dental Clinic - Comprehensive dental care includes preventive, restorative dental services, and minor oral surgery with an emphasis on prevention and early intervention.
  • Referrals for appropriate specialty care are provided along with case management to assist families with finding a dental home.
  • Substance Abuse Counseling - Counseling for HIV infected clients with substance abuse problems, in individual and group settings.
  • Prevention for HIV Positives - Disease prevention education.
  • Counseling and Testing Services - free, confidential and anonymous HIV testing and counseling services by appointment or walk-in. Different HIV tests available. One test provides results within 20 minutes. The oral swab test does not require use of a needle. You can also ask for a standard blood test.