HIV/AIDS

PROJECT SILK
304 Wood St. Mezzanine Fl.
Pittsburgh PA 15222
(412) 532-2128
https://www.facebook.com/ProjectSilk/

Primarily serves black and latino young men who have sex with men (YMSM) and young transgender individuals (YTG) 13-29 years old. They seek to provide a safe space, mental health, employment, hiv and sexual health testing services and referral to other services. 

Project Silk currently offers free HIV testing using the OraSure conventional oral test. Appointments are not necessary, simply check in at the front desk and ask for a test! 

ALLIES FOR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
5913 PENN AVE, 2ND FLOOR
PITTSBURGH, PA 15206
412 345 7456
INFO@ALLIESPGH.ORG
https://alliespgh.org/

  • Medical Case Management
  • Support Groups
  • Legal Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Supportive Housing
  • Emergency Financial Assistance
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Food Pantry
  • Buddy Program

THE POSITIVE HEALTH CLINIC
Federal North Medical Building (near Allegheny General Hospital)
1307 Federal Street
Suite B110
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
For information on HIV testing/HIV care: 412-359-3360
If newly diagnosed with HIV: 412-398-6768

The PHC receives federal Ryan White Care Act funding, allowing us to provide a wide range of primary and specialized HIV care, regardless of an individual’s medical insurance coverage or ability to pay.

We provide:

  • Rapid HIV treatment, with many people starting treatment within 72 hours of diagnosis, often the same day
  • Referral for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a daily HIV prevention medication for people at very high risk for HIV
  • High resolution anoscopy, advanced testing for people at high risk of anal cancer
  • Comprehensive HIV care, including treatment for people with Hepatitis C
  • Physician referrals for more specialized medical care when needed
  • Referral to clinical trials
  • General medical care
  • Gynecologic care, including contraception and care through pregnancy
  • Mental health assessment, counseling, and support
  • Immunizations
  • Substance use screening and treatment, including on-site, medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorders
  • Medications and medication counseling
  • Nutrition support
  • Assistance with applications for medical insurance and benefit programs
  • HIV wellness classes and support groups
  • Patient advocacy and peer support
  • Transportation assistance
  • Smoking cessation programs where we help you quit smoking
  • Counseling services for mental health problems, such as depression
  • Case management for nonmedical needs

SHEPHERD WELLNESS COMMUNITY
4800 Sciota Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15224-2127
Phone: (412) 683-4477
Email: office@swconline.org
https://www.swconline.org

  • Wellness Dinners improve nutrition and provide emotional support. 
  • Social Events and Outings combat isolation and loneliness. 
  • Wellness Education Programs provide information about HIV/AIDS treatment and the latest medical advances. 
  • Support Groups boost mental and physical health and guide members through the challenges of living with HIV/AIDS. 
  • Spiritual Life Programs offer insight, encouragement, inspiration, direction and guidance, and are presented in an interfaith format. 
  • Fitness and Alternative Therapy Programs. A variety of fitness and alternative therapy programs help promote physical and emotional well-being and also relieve fatigue and stress. 
  • Transportation Assistance to SWC programs (mileage reimbursement and bus tickets). 
  • Peer Counseling Telephone Calls connect members with HIV/AIDS services and offer a lifeline of help and hope. 

Immigrant and Refugee Health Care

SQUIRREL HILL HEALTH CENTER
4516 Browns Hill Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
412-422-7442
http://www.squirrelhillhealthcenter.org

Comprehensive primary and preventive health services including: Family medicine, Pediatrics, Internal medicine, Geriatrics, OB/gyn, Family planning, Immunizations, Lab services, Mental health services, Case management, House calls, and Multi-Lingual staff and Language translation/interpretation services. Wheel chair accessible facility, scales and exam tables.

Hours (by appointment) : Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9-5; Tuesday 9-8:30; Friday 8-4. Every other Sunday 9-12.

Income based sliding fee scale available for uninsured patients. All major insurances accepted.

https://squirrelhillhealthcenter.org/refugee-program/

THE BIRMINGHAM FREE CLINIC 
44 South 9th Street (entrance off Cabot Way, in back of Salvation Army building) 
Pittsburgh, PA 15203 
South Side 
https://birminghamfreeclinic.wordpress.com/ 
Info line – English – 412-481-7900 ext 281 or 412-692-4706 
Info line – English and Spanish – 412-692-7712 

Live interpreters for Spanish-speaking patients at all sessions. Live video interpretation for other languages. 

Nostros tenemos intérpretes españoles. 

On-Site Insurance Enrollment by YWCA and Apprise. These insurance navigators speak Spanish. Estos voluntarios hablan español. 

PRIMARY CARE – MEDICATION ASSISTANCE – BLOOD PRESSURE AND BLOOD GLUCOSE TESTS – PHYSICAL EXAMS – PPD (TB) TESTS – SPECIALTY CARE (Cardiology, Dermatology, Audiology (with free hearing aids), ENT, Pulmonary, Vision, Physical and Occupational Therapy, Neurology) – MENTAL HEALTH CARE – WOMEN’S HEALTH (PAP tests/gyne exams, oral contraceptives and long-acting contraceptives; mammogram vouchers) – HEALTH EDUCATION – MEDICAL ASSISTANCE and INSURANCE HELP AND INFORMATION – SMOKING CESSATION – SOCIAL WORK SERVICES – NURSE-MANAGED CLINIC – SALUD Para Niños/Pediatric Clinic—the second Saturday of each month. 

For NEW patients, walk-in, first come, first served sessions on: 
Mondays with registration starting at 5pm 
Wednesdays with registration starting at 1pm (this is new as of a few months ago, we moved it from noon to 1pm) 
Saturdays with registration starting at 9am 
Recommended patients arrive 45 minutes to 1 hour before these start times as the walk-in sessions fill up quickly.

Appointments are available after establishing care with Birmingham. 

All services are provided free of charge by a volunteer team of physicians, pharmacists, nurses, health professional students, and other healthcare providers. 

Wheelchair-accessible. 

ISAC
Immigrant Services & Connections
https://isacpittsburgh.org/
412.742.4200

ISAC is here to help you build your life in Pittsburgh. We will help by connecting you to important resources, services and communities in Allegheny County. We will communicate with you in your language. We will listen to your questions and help you to find answers.

JEWISH FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
5743 Bartlett Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
412.422.7200
info@jfcspgh.org
https://www.jfcspgh.org

Well before a refugee individual’s or family’s arrival, JFCS staff secures housing and provides furniture, food and clothing. We provide essential, immediate and longer term assistance, including but not limited to airport pick-up, referrals to human services benefits, set-up of medical appointments, paperwork, ESL class referrals, peer group guidance and transportation issues.

CONTACT US TODAY
Leslie Aizenman, Director | 412-422-7200 | laizenman@jfcspgh.org

AJAPO
Acculturation for Justice, Access and Peace Outreach
1835 Center Avenue, Suite 100 & 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 391-4985 or (412) 391-5184
http://www.ajapopittsburgh.org/
info@ajapopittsburgh.org

AJAPO can help with medical and health needs as well as housing, employment, immigration legal services, youth services, interpretation services and more.

Para los Altavoces Españoles – For Spanish Speakers