Resources

 

First enacted by Congress in 1990, the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency – or CARE – Act, addresses the unmet health needs of people living with HIV/AIDS. It funds health care and support services with the goal of getting people into care and keeping them there.

The goal of the Augusta University Ryan White Program is to ensure access to health care and reduce disparities regardless of the ability to pay. 

If you would like more information about their program or the care they provide, please call 706-721-4463 or visit their website at :

https://www.augusta.edu/mcg/medicine/infdis/ryanwhite/

National Institute of Heal site offering information on HIV & AIDS treatment, prevention, and research.

If you would like to contact them, you can call 1-800-448-0440, email them at contactus@aidsinfo.nih.gov, or write them at AIDSinfo P.O. Box 4780 Rockville, MD 20849-6303.

You may visit their website at: https://aidsinfo.nih.gov/

The Department of Infectious Disease provides outpatient services such as HIV counseling, testing and referral services; medical evaluation and clinical care; and other primary care services. Other services include oral health care, adherence counseling, nutritional counseling, outpatient mental health, outpatient substance abuse and referral for specialty and subspecialty care.

If you would like more information about the Augusta University Health Infections Diseases Clinic please call, 706-721-1450.

You may also visit their website at:

 https://www.augustahealth.org/infectious-diseases/infectious-diseases

The Central Savannah River Area Economic Opportunity Authority, Inc. (CSRA EOA), a Community Action Agency, was incorporated in January 1966, as a private non-profit, tax-exempt organization. Initiated under the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964, the primary mission of the CSRA EOA was, and continues to be, the easing of human suffering and the elimination of poverty.

The agency offers the following services: Case Management, Emergency Assistance, Energy Assistance, Community Resource Referrals, Senior Nutrition & Wellness- Congregate/Home Bound Meals, Home Ownership Counseling/Financial Literacy, Foreclosure Intervention, Permanent Supportive Housing, Youth Services, Veteran’s Assistance, Weatherization, Early Head Start and Head Start.

For more information, visit www.csraeoa.org or call 706-722-0493

PFLAG is the United States’ first and largest organization uniting parents, families, and allies with people who are lesbiangaybisexualtransgender, and queer (LGBTQ+). PFLAG National is the national organization, which provides support to the PFLAG network of local chapters.[1] PFLAG has over 400 chapters across the United States, with more than 200,000 members and supporters.

For more information visit https://pflag.org/about/our-people or you can contact the organization at (202) 467-8180.

The Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Program is the only Federal program dedicated to the housing needs of people living with HIV/AIDS. Under the HOPWA Program, HUD makes grants to local communities, States, and nonprofit organizations for projects that benefit low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

If you would like more information about the HOPWA program please contact the office at 706-821-1797 or visit their website at : https://www.hudexchange.info/programs/hopwa/

 

Promise Land Community Development is a non-profit organization established in 2000 to revitalize troubled neighborhoods.

Promise Land has served Richmond County for nearly 7 years. Focusing on low and moderate income neighborhoods, PLCDC strives to renew pride, restore confidence, promote reinvestment and revitalize communities. This is done through promoting home ownership, constructing and rehabilitating single and multi-family homes, and encouraging the development of resident community leaders.

For more information on the Promise Land Program, please contact them at 706-560-1022 or visit their website at : http://www.promiseland1.org/

Providing housing assistance to families at-risk of homelessness paid rent or utility temporary to prevent them from becoming homeless or move to another unit.

If you would like more information please call 706-910-6713

 

AMI is an IRS designated 501(c)(3) non-profit Developer that works to revitalize distressed communities by building healthy, socio-economically diverse neighborhoods for the citizens of Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia.

Services offered include residential construction, micro-enterprise development, and life skills training. If you would like more information about the program please call 706-724-0995 or visit their website at: https://www.amidevelopment.org/

 

 

For more information on this program please call 706-722-7969.

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