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General HIV/AIDS Information
Medical and Treatment Resources
Community-Based Organizations
  HIV/AIDS Service Organizations
  Needle Exchange/Harm Reduction
  National LGBT Organizations
  Local LGBT Organizations (NYC)
  Youth Organizations
  Senior Organizations
  Health Organizations
  Transgender Organizations
Public Policy and Advocacy Resources
Research and Academic Resources
Government HIV/AIDS Resources
  International
  Federal
  New York State
  New York City
 

 

General HIV/AIDS Information

 

AEGIS-AIDS Education Global Information System
Provides daily updates, CDC daily summaries, links to national, HIV-specific news services, links to HIV-specific publications and Law Library links.

AIDS Info NYC
Provides information about HIV and AIDS from AIDS Treatment Data Network, HIV Plus, Momentum AIDS Project, PWA Health Group and Treatment AIDS Group (TAG).

APICHA
Provides HIV/AIDS related services, education, and research to Asian and Pacific Islander Communities in New York City.

The Body
User-friendly information includes doctors' answers to questions from people living with HIV, chat and bulletin boards and a vast document library that is updated daily.

Critical Path AIDS Project
Critical Path provides easy access to a range of potentially life-extending or life-saving AIDS prevention, treatment and referral information.

HIV InSite
Site includes the AIDS Knowledge Base, a comprehensive online textbook of HIV disease, medical information, prevention and education, HIV/AIDS basics, social issues, statistics and epidemiology. While geared towards health professionals, the site is an invaluable resource for people looking for more in-depth information. Also contains an excellent international section.

Kaiser Family Foundation HIV/AIDS Page
This excellent site, sponsored by the California-based health policy think tank, provides a wide range of information, including in-depth reports and a daily HIV/AIDS news summary.

POZ Magazine

Monthly magazine that covers HIV and AIDS's impact on life, politics, culture and society. Also includes Spanish POZ magazine, POZ en Español, and MAMM- a magazine for anyone whose life has been impacted by breast and reproductive cancers.

Survivorship A to Z
Web site that provides people living with HIV (and other life-changing conditions) an unprecedented breadth and depth of practical information, personalized to the user's health, financial and economic situation.

UNAIDS- Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS
Information regarding HIV's impact on the world. Includes hundreds of documents covering statistics, human rights, prevention and public policy.

Medical and Treatment Resources

 

AIDS Action Committee — HIV Resource Library
Provides up-to-date information about HIV/AIDS medications, complementary therapies, opportunistic infections, symptoms and side effects. Available in English and Spanish.

AIDS Info
Offering the latest federally approved information on research, clinical trials, treatment and prevention for patients and health care providers.

AIDS Treatment News
A complete archive of AIDS Treatment News through it's current issue.

BETA — Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS
A newsletter that covers new developments in AIDS treatment research. Includes in-depth articles on HIV/AIDS treatments and illnesses, also available in Spanish.

Community AIDS Treatment Information Exchange
The latest HIV/AIDS news and reports, treatment resources, forums for feedback and discussion, fact sheets and links to AIDS in Canada. Also available in French.

International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care
This site features interviews and original articles by researchers and physicians. The news and conference sections are particularly thorough and up-to-date.

Medscape HIV/AIDS
The largest collection of free full text peer-reviewed medical articles, expert-authored state-of-the-art surveys in disease management, next summaries from medical meetings, and free access to MEDLINE, AIDSLINE and TOXLINE. Provides CME credits.

National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project
Provides the latest in HIV drug development, research, and treatment information. Daily highlight reports from conferences, NATAP newsletter, and summaries from NATAP forums.

Community-Based Organizations

 

HIV/AIDS Services

AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)

One of the nation’s largest AIDS service organizations, APLA provides direct services to more than 10,000 men, women and children living with HIV and AIDS in Los Angeles County. Web site features HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and policy information.

God's Love We Deliver
Provides highly nutritious meals, free of charge for all people living with AIDS. Site features nutrition information and recipes.

San Francisco AIDS Foundation
SFAF serves the people of San Francisco and is a global leader in the fight against AIDS. Web site provides national and region-specific HIV/AIDS information concerning policy, prevention and treatment issues.

 Needle Exchange/Harm Reduction

Citiwide Harm Reduction
Provides services to active drug users who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in New York City.

St. Ann’s Corner of Harm Reduction
Provides palliative care, stress reduction, education and information as well as basic needs such as shower, food and clothing and needle exchange.

National LGBT Organizations

Freedom to Marry
Works to win the freedom to marry in more states, grow the national majority for marriage, and end federal marriage discrimination.

GLAAD
Empowers LGBT people to share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding, increases acceptance, and advances equality.

GLSEN
Works with educators, policy makers, community leaders and students on the urgent need to address anti-LGBT behavior and bias in schools.

Immigration Equality
A national organization fighting for equality under U.S. immigration law for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and HIV-positive individuals. Also provides legal assistance, training and technical assistance.

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund
The oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to safeguard and advance the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and policy work.

Marriage Equality
A volunteer-driven national grassroots organization whose mission is: "to secure legally recognized civil marriage equality for all, at the federal and state level, without regard to gender identity or sexual orientation".

Local LGBT Organizations (NYC)

Bronx Community Pride Center
Provides a social network for LGBT individuals of all ages and critical, direct services such as case management, social service referrals, health care information and educational programming.
 
Brooklyn Community Pride Center
Provides physical and mental health services, social support, recreational and cultural programming for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and families in Brooklyn.

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
Located in New York City, this organization provides a home for the birth, nurture and celebration of LGTB organizations, institutions and culture; cares for individuals and groups in need; educates the public and our community; and empowers individuals and groups to achieve their fullest potential.

Staten Island LGBT Center
Provides LGBT individuals and their families with direct access to local services and activities promoting their overall physical, mental and emotional well-being.

Queens Pride House
Offers social service programs in areas of counseling, youth services, substance abuse, intimate partner violence, immigration, employment, health care, and legal assistance.

Youth Organizations

Adolescent AIDS Program at Montefiore
Provides local and national resources for those living with HIV/AIDS; adolescents who are at-risk for HIV infection; healthcare providers who treat adolescents living with or at-risk for HIV infection; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning adolescents, their families and caregivers.

Hetrick-Martin Institute
Provides direct services and referrals for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth between the ages of 12 and 24 and their families.

Project Reach
A youth and adult-run, multiracial, multi-gender, grassroots, anti-discrimination, youth organizing center with a clear mission and commitment to challenging the destruction among, of, and between New York City's disparate youth communities.

Senior Organiztions

Gay Reunion In Our Time (GRIOT) Circle
GRIOT provides a safe, affirming space for LGBT Elders of color, and to alleviate their feelings of isolation and fear. GRIOT Circle offers quality programs and services that preserve Elders' histories and traditions, and reunites those parts of themselves that have been fragmented by racism, sexism, ageism, and homophobia.

Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE)
SAGE is a social service and advocacy organization dedicated to meeting the unique needs of the senior gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities. It is committed to providing high quality, life enriching programs and services in an intergenerational environment that values age, gender, racial, religious, ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic diversity. SAGE is further committed to fostering a greater understanding of aging, to promoting positive images of life in the later years, and to supporting and advocating for the rights of senior gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in both the gay and straight communities.

Health

Community Healthcare Network
Provides access to community-based primary care, mental health care and social services for diverse populations in underserved communities throughout New York City.

Callen Lorde Community Health Center
New York's only medical facility dedicated to meeting the health care needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and people living with HIV/AIDS — regardless of any patient's ability to pay.

Transgender

CK Life
Provides the Transgendered community services around health, employment and community.

Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund
Works to end discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, community organizing and public policy efforts.

Public Policy and Advocacy Resources


ACTUP NY

Advocacy information from the group that invented grass-roots AIDS activism.

AIDS Action
A Washington DC based organization dedicated to the development, analysis, cultivation, and encouragement of sound policies and programs in response to the HIV epidemic. Web site includes extensive legislative information section.

AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition
A community and consumer based organization, founded to accelerate the ethical development and global delivery of vaccines against HIV/AIDS. Web site contains useful information on various issues surrounding HIV/AIDS vaccines.

American Public Health Association
Non-profit organization founded to develop, promote, and implement public human service policies and practices that improve the health and well-being of families, children, and adults. Site includes legislative information about managed care, health policy initiatives and action alerts.

American Public Human Services Association
A membership organization of agencies and individuals concerned with welfare, child welfare, health care reform and other human services.

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
A research and policy based organization that analyzes government policies and programs (such as housing and welfare) that affect primarily low- to middle-income people.

Children's Defense Fund
An advocacy organization dedicated to providing a voice for children. Focuses on health care and education.

Commonwealth Fund
A New York City based private foundation supporting independent research on health and social issues.

Families USA
A national non-profit organization dedicated to grassroots advocacy surrounding Medicaid, managed care and other national health care issues.

Names Project
Provides information about the AIDS Memorial Quilt, links, quilt display schedule, and a searchable list of names and panels.

National Health Law Program
A national public interest law firm that seeks to improve healthcare for disenfranchised groups.

National Minority AIDS Council
Established in 1987, NMAC is the premier national organization dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS. Web site includes numerous publications relating to policy and treatment as well as a conference calendar and list of HIV/AIDS hotlines.

Project Inform
A community-based organization working to end the AIDS epidemic. Provides general information about treatment, healthcare services and policy issues.

Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart (PVS) is a citizen's organization dedicated to serving all Americans with accurate and unbiased information for electoral decision-making. Excellent search engine finds the names of your representatives using your zip code.

Treatment Action Group
The first and only AIDS organization dedicated solely to advocating for larger and more efficient research efforts, both public and private, towards finding a cure for AIDS. Features treatment reviews, policy papers and TAGline newsletter.

The Urban Institute
A Washington, DC-based, non-partisan economic and social policy research organization.

Welfare Law Center
Focuses on government welfare policies. Works with and behalf of poor people to ensure that their basic needs are met.

Research and Academic Resources
 

ACRIA (AIDS Community Research Initiative on AIDS)
Non-profit, community-based AIDS research and education center which studies treatments for HIV-related illnesses.

AIDS Research Institute
Bringing together hundreds of scientists and dozens of programs from throughout the University of California, San Francisco and affiliated labs and institutions, and working in close collaboration with affected communities, ARI is the largest AIDS research entity in the world outside of the National Institutes of Health.

amfAR — The Foundation for AIDS Research
National non-profit organization which supports all forms of AIDS research.

American Academy of HIV Medicine
An independent organization of HIV Specialists and others dedicated to promoting excellence in HIV/AIDS care.  Through advocacy and education, the Academy is committed to supporting health care providers in HIV medicine and to ensuring better care for those living with AIDS and HIV disease. Site includes a health care provider search tool.

New York Academy of Medicine
For 150 years, the Academy has served as an independent forum for the examination of health problems, as a catalyst for developing solutions to these problems, and as a vehicle for formulating and shaping health care policy.

Project Achieve (AIDS Community Health Initiative Enroute to a Vaccine Effort)
New York City-based organization committed to conducting HIV prevention research and education.

Government HIV/AIDS Resources


International

UNAIDS- Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS
Information regarding HIV's impact on the world. Includes hundreds of documents covering international statistics, human rights, prevention, and public policy.

World Health Organization
Contains up-to-date information regarding diseases around the world. In English, French, and Spanish.

Federal

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead US federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.

CDC National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention
Provides up-to-date information about AIDS and HIV research, treatment and surveillance reports.

Centers for Disease Control — National Prevention Information Network
This site distributes the CDC's latest prevention news, with everything from the basics of HIV and STD transmission to summaries of prevention research.

Human Resources and Services Administration
Federal government agency responsible for administering Ryan White funds. Site also features HIV/AIDS statistics.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAID conducts and supports research that strives to understand, treat, and ultimately prevent the myriad infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases that threaten hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

National Institutes of Health — Office of AIDS Research
Responsible for the scientific, budgetary, legislative and policy elements of the NIH AIDS research program.

Social Security Administration
Provides information on social security benefits and qualifications.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Web site for the Federal governmental agency that provides information on substance abuse and mental health treatment and services.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
A government agency that focuses on issues of fair and affordable housing.

U.S. Senate
Provides information about U.S. Senate members and Senate bills.

U.S. House of Representatives
Provides information about U.S. House members and House bills.

Thomas — Library of Congress Website
The Library of Congress website  provides visitors with information about legislation before Congress, Federal laws and regulations, and Federal officials.

The White House
Provides information about the President, his cabinet and policy initiatives.

New York State

New York State Department of Health — AIDS Institute
The Institute plans, funds, and evaluates HIV prevention and health care programs; educates the public; trains health care providers and counselors; and develops policy.

New York State Senate
Provides information about state senate members and state bills.

New York State Assembly
Provides information about State Assembly members and State bills.

New York State Department of Health
Provides HIV/ AIDS services information and surveillance data for the state.

New York State Legislature Bill Searches
Allows visitors to track bills before the New York State legislature

New York City

New York City Campaign Finance Board
A great resource for the residents of New York City. Visitors can learn about candidates' history or try the easy-to-use searchable database of contributions to candidates who run for the offices of Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller, Borough President and City Council Member.

New York City Council
Provides information on NYC council members and city legislation.

New York City Department of Health
Provides HIV/ AIDS treatment, prevention and counseling information and surveillance data for the city.

New York League of Women Voters
A nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.