HIV/AIDS – Resource Summary for Connecticut Residents

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INFORMATION/FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT AIDS AND HIV:
For information and for answers to frequently asked questions about HIV and AIDS, go to the Centers for Disease Control web site: http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.html/ or to the Connecticut Department Public Health’s FAQs.


CONNECTICUT’S HIV/AIDS PREVENTION AND CARE GUIDE:
http://uwc.211ct.org/files/2015/01/2015-AIDS.HIV-Prevention-and-Care-Guide_Test.pdf

FEDERAL AIDS INFORMATION SITES:

CONNECTICUT STATE AGENCIES OFFERING SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WITH AIDS:

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH – AIDS AND CHRONIC DISEASES SECTION funds prevention initiatives, health care services, and AIDS statistical data collection for the State of Connecticut.

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES Administers cash and medical benefits programs including CADAP, cash assistance programs, Medicaid, Medical Spend Down, SNAP (Food Stamps). Apply at DSS regional offices and suboffices.

AIDS/HIV RELATED SERVICES AND PROGRAMS IN CONNECTICUT
(For specific information on service providers for any of the following, please search our online database, or dial 2-1-1 to speak to a 2-1-1 Specialist.  2-1-1 is open 24 hrs./7 days; calls are anonymous and confidential.

TO FIND PROVIDERS IN CONNECTICUT’S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:

To find providers offering services targeted SPECIFICALLY for people who are HIV+ or who have AIDS, type in AIDS in the search box, at www.211ct.org and wait for drop down suggested terms.  Select the resources and hit the search button.  NOTE: Non-targeted services can of course also be used by people with AIDS! The difference is that the ones with the targets are designed specifically for people with HIV or AIDS. To find non-targeted services, search the whole database.

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CONTENT LAST MODIFIED:May2017