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  • Phone:
    (559) 600-3200
  • Address:
    1221 Fulton Mall
    Fresno, CA 93721
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HIV - AIDS Client Services
Our Location: 1221 Fulton Mall, P.O. Box 11867 (Zip 93775), Fresno, CA 93721
Telephone
: (559) 600-3434 FAX: (559) 600-7601
Hours of Service: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday except Holidays.
Closed From 12:00 - 1:00 PM 
 
   
AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)
 

The California ADAP provides life saving and life sustaining medications to HIV positive persons. The ADAP formulary (list of covered drugs) includes over 190 Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved drugs.

 

More information on the California AIDS Drug Assistance Program:
Ramsell Corp. (PMDC Systems)

 

Who is eligible:

  • HIV positive or AIDS diagnosed persons who cannot afford medication 
  • Individuals who have a share-of-cost through Medi-Cal 
  • Those who have a co-payment for medications through private insurance (may also be eligible)
  • You must be a resident of the State of California
  • You are at least 18 years of age
  • You have an HIV diagnosis (ADAP will only process prescriptions written by a licensed California physician/prescriber)
  • You have limited or no prescription drug benefit from another source
  • You have a Federal Adjusted Gross Income of not more than $50,000. (To determine your Federal Adjusted Gross Income, refer to your income tax forms or visit www.irs.gov)

Staff serves as enrollment workers to help clients apply for ADAP. Clients pick up their prescriptions at local pharmacies that are contracted with ADAP to provide the medications.

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)
 

HOPWA funds are intended to provide emergency assistance to clients who are at risk of becoming homeless. Applications for assistance are provided through the Fresno County Department of Public Health as well as other case managers who assist in the application process to determine eligibility.

Services funded upon need:

  • Rent / First Month
  • Utility payments 
  • Emergency housing
  • Mortgage Assistance

Section 8 counseling/referral is also available.

Client must first contact their case manager to obtain information on eligibility and requirements for HOPWA assistance before scheduling an appointment.

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Linkage to Care (LTC)

 LTC is the process of assisting newly HIV-diagnosed individuals to enter into medical care.

LTC is achieved when a newly diagnosed HIV-positive person is seen by a Healthcare provider (e.g., physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner) to receive medical care for his or her HIV infection within 90 days and the initial visit is verified.).

 
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HIV Partner Services (PS)

HIV PS is a free, confidential, voluntary, ongoing client centered service which includes: Education to HIV infected persons and their sex and/or needle-sharing partners so they can avoid infection, or if already infect, can prevent transmission to others. Also in helping partners of HIV positive person gain access to individualize counseling, HIV testing, medical evaluation, treatment and other prevention services. 

HIV Partner Services

 
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Consumer Eligibility for Client Service Program Benefits
 

All programs are available to HIV/AIDS clients on a daily basis by appointment. Client Services staff recommends calling to ensure the availability of a staff person and personal information which may be required to determine eligibility.

To schedule an appointment with staff, please contact our office 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday.

  • (559) 600-3434 
  • (559) 600-7601 fax
 
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