HIV - AIDS Client Services

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1221 Fulton Street, Fresno, CA 93721
PO Box 11867, Fresno CA 93775
Phone: (559) 600-6404 Fax: (559) 600-7601
Hours of Service: 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday through Friday except Holidays.
(Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm)

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)

Effective July 1, 2016 the Fresno County Department of Public Health is no longer the administrator of HOPWA services.

For HOPWA assistance please contact:

WestCare California
The Living Room
901 E. Belmont
Fresno, CA 93701
Telephone: (559) 486-1469
Contact: Toni Harrison or your case manager

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.).

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

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) 600-6404
  • (559) 600-7601 fax

Resources and External Links:

California AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
HIV/AIDS Information - The Body
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)
World Health Organization