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HIV/AIDS Services in Kentuckiana
Please note: Agencies and providers are listed alphabetically. The information in this section may change; please check with the individual provider or agency for details on updates. A listing in this section of the KAA website is not a stated or implied endorsement.
550 Clinic(502) 561-8844
The 550 Clinic is a University of Louisville outpatient medical clinic for HIV+ individuals and is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. through 4:30 pm.
The goal of the 550 Clinic is 100% access to comprehensive medical care for HIV+ persons and 0% disparity in the quality of care provided, regardless of one’s income. The clinic’s mission is to provide quality, comprehensive medical care, as well as physical and emotional support, to all HIV+ individuals and persons living with AIDS in a 7-county service area surrounding and including Jefferson County.
The clinic offers services that include primary care, infectious diseases specialty care, pharmacy, in-house referrals for help with substance abuse, support groups, mental health counseling and assessments and referrals, social support services and medical case management, as well as liaisons to community services for those with HIV/AIDS.
American Red Cross(502) 589-4450
1- 800-RED CROSS
The American Red Cross provides educational programs that are made available for the work place, brochures & films for the community. Monthly education programs include an HIV/AIDS instructor class for African-Americans & AIDS education certification for health professionals.
Camp Heart to Heart is a free summer camp for children ages 5 to 12 who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. The camp is held in mid-summer at Lions Camp Crescendo in Lebanon Junction, KY, just 25 miles south of Louisville, KY.
This yearly, week-long event provides a traditional lifetime camping experience for these special children and is handicap accessible. Activities include swimming, arts and crafts, sports, fishing, talent show, special events and much more. Facilities include air-conditioned dormitories, indoor restrooms and showers, three nutritious meals daily, and a nurse on duty for the duration of camp. Camp Heart to Heart is also searching for volunteers to serve as counselors and support staff members. Please visit the website or contact the Directors for additional information.
Centerstone is the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of community-based behavioral healthcare, offering a full range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment and related educational services in Indiana and Tennessee. Each year, we serve 69,000 individuals and families at our more than 120 facilities. Our programs address the wide-range of emotional, behavioral, psychological and addiction issues affecting those in our care. Through education and outreach, we provide young and old alike with a better understanding of behavioral healthcare. Centerstone exists to help individuals in need from all walks of life.
Clark County Health Department /Hoosier Hills AIDS Coalition(812) 288-2706
The Clark County Health Department, in cooperation with the Hoosier Hills AIDS Coalition, administers an HIV/STD program that offers comprehensive services to the citizens of Clark and Floyd counties and the nine surrounding them in Southern Indiana.
Testing is provided for HIV, Hepatitis C and other STDs, as well as treatment for some sexually transmitted diseases (provided with a $10 Donation). Please note that picture identification is required for STD testing. There are also a variety of confidential HIV/AIDS/STD services, including counseling, prevention education programs, referrals and disease intervention services.
Please note that all services are provided by appointment only.
The department also provides Care Coordination to help HIV/AIDS clients access social services benefit programs which they may be eligible for such as: direct emergency financial assistance to help with rent/utilities, medications, food and transportation; housing assistance; substance abuse case management; coverage for obtaining HIV/AIDS related prescriptions and other related medications; coverage for eligible clients without insurance; and assistance programs to help pay insurance health insurance premiums, deductibles, and copayments. Those without insurance, who are referred by their Care Coordinator, can also access an onsite outpatient clinic with medical care provided by 550 Clinic.
Project Inform is a National Advocacy group providing information and a newsletter on experimental and approved treatments. Project Inform also answers general questions for HIV and Hepatitis C Positive persons regarding blood work, HIV treatment and referrals to a nationwide network of AIDS Service Organizations. Call the info line Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 4:00pm PST.
HIV/AIDS Legal Project of the Legal Aid Society(502) 614-3166
The HIV/AIDS Legal Project (Legal Project) was established in 1992 to provide free legal help on civil matters, in priority areas, tailored to people who are HIV positive or have AIDS, and who cannot afford an attorney. The Legal Project is a part of the Louisville Legal Aid Society. It is the only program of its kind in Kentucky.
The Legal Project is located at 416 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, KY 40202 and is staffed by one full time attorney and one part time para-legal. The Legal Project receives referrals from sister agencies like Volunteers of America, House of Ruth, the 550 Clinic and AIDS Interfaith Ministries as well as off-site community organizations, treating physicians, government assistance agencies, hospitals and social workers. They also collaborate with these service providers to solve client problems.
The Legal Project assists with a variety of legal needs, including obtaining and remaining in safe, affordable housing; securing and maintaining disability income and other government benefits for clients; addressing debt issues, including medical debt; drafting documents to maintain a client’s support system or to respect client desires regarding medical treatment; family law and support issues; expungements; obtaining and maintaining healthcare and advocating against discrimination.
The Legal Project serves only low-income individuals. To qualify for direct legal representation, a client’s income ordinarily must be at or below 125% of current federal poverty guidelines. However, under certain circumstances we may assist individuals with income up to 200% of the poverty line.
House of Ruth is a non-profit, community-based organization focused on caring for families and individuals affected by HIV/AIDS. We provide a holistic, client-centered approach for housing and advocacy programs, including life skills, children’s programs and other support services to help strengthen lives.
This organization provides or coordinates a variety of service, including:
- HIV Prevention
- HIV Testing
- HIV Continuing Professional Educations
- HIV Surveillance Activities
It also provides oversight of Ryan White Part B Care Coordination/Case Management Services, including the Kentucky AIDS Drug Assistance.
The STD Specialty Clinic provides confidential or anonymous HIV testing, as well as Syphilis, Gonorrhea and Chlamydia testing and treatment. Other STD services are available, some of which may require an additional fee. The usual STD fee is $20.00. Walk-ins are welcome but patients are seen on a first come, first serve basis. Please arrive early to be sure that you will be seen and call the clinic or visit the website for complete hours.
For complete information on services and referrals, please dial 211.
Planned Parenthood of Kentucky and New Albany have merged. The combined office provides STD testing/diagnosis and treatment services, as well as education and information on prevention. For more information on hours, services and fees, please call or visit our web site.
University of Louisville School of Dentistry/
Ryan White Community-Based Dental Partnership Program
The University of Louisville School of Dentistry provides oral healthcare and oral health education to HIV/AIDS patients through federally-funded Ryan White grants. Oral Healthcare is provided in Greater Louisville area at the School of Dentistry, the General Practice Residency in U of L Ambulatory Care Building, the Portland Family Health Center and the Phoenix Health Center, and in Elizabethtown, KY at the Richard L. Miller Oral Health Clinic. 550 Clinic patients should contact their medical provider or their case manager at (502) 561-8844 for information about an initial dental screening. Patients of other medical providers should call (502) 852-1267.
VA Medical Infectious Disease Clinic(502) 287-4000
For veterans with HIV who receive medical services at the VA Medical Center, please call the number above and ask for Arna Davidson.
STOP Program (502) 636-0742
VOA manages the Care Coordinator Program offering case management for health related needs, such as medications, health insurance, nutrition, transportation to medical appointments and housing stabilization for people living with HIV/AIDS.
The STOP (Stop the spread of HIV through Testing, Outreach and Prevention) program of VOA is dedicated to preventing the spread of HIV through education, outreach, group interaction in a caring, nonjudgmental and direct manner.
Walgreens HIV Specialty NetworkPharmacists at the Walgreens HIV Specialty Network locations are specially trained in HIV medications and offer free personalized monthly counseling. We can mail medications to your door at no charge. Drug co-pay cards are readily available. Contact one of these locations to learn more about our free HIV services:
- 200 E. Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202 – (502) 568-4864 Testing is available on Wednesdays from 11am - 4pm
- 3410 W. Broadway, Louisville, KY 40211 – (502) 776-2528 Testing is available on Wednesdays from 11am - 4pm
- 2021 Hikes Lane, Louisville, KY 40218 – (502) 451-0931
- 3980 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY 40216 – (502) 447-4232
- 2811 Holmans Lane, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 – (812) 288-9287
- 934 Spring St, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 – (812) 283-1389
Get Tested Today at Any of These Locations!
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|Volunteers of America STOP Program||(502) 636-0742|
|Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky||(502) 584-2473|
|Park Duvall Health Center||(502) 774-4401|
|Dixie Health Center||(502) 937-7277|
|Iroquois Health Center||(502) 366-4747|
|Middletown Health Center||(502) 245-1074|
|Newburg Health Center||(502) 458-0778|
|U of L Student Health Services (for students only)||(502) 852-6446|
|Clark County Health Department||(812) 288-2706|
|Planned Parenthood New Albany||(812) 945-4844|
You can also visit the CDC National HIV and STD Testing Resources site and enter your ZIP code and find a testing site near you.
The site also provides additional information on what to do next if you test positive, as well as frequently asked questions about HIV and STD transmission and testing resources.