HIV/AIDS

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.