HIV/AIDS

The Pittsburgh AIDS Center for Treatment (PACT)
3601 Fifth Avenue, Suite 700
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

To make an appointment please call 412.647.7228. All new patients are offered an appointment within 72 hours.

The Pittsburgh AIDS Center for Treatment, established in 1989, is dedicated to healing, caring for, and educating our patients in an environment in which employees and physicians strive to meet and respect the complex needs of people living with HIV and the needs of their families and loved ones.

Most insurance plans accepted. The clinic also receives federal funds that assist individuals who do not have adequate insurance to pay for their healthcare. Our staff will help you with financial issues related to your care.

The clinic offers support in the form of patient advocates, social work needs, and comprehensive health care for those living with HIV. Additional on-site services include Hep C Care, GYN Care, Anal Dysplasia Care, pain management, mental health services, pharmacy consults and free and confidential partner testing.

PROJECT SILK
304 Wood St. Mezzanine Fl.
Pittsburgh PA 15222
Contact: Jessica Burdick jburdick@chscorp.org
(412) 532-2128
Open: Monday- Thursday 1-8 pm
https://www.facebook.com/ProjectSilk/
https://chscorp.org/service-area/program/project-silk

Project Silk is a non-clinical community health space for LGBTQIA+ Youth of Color, located in Downtown Pittsburgh. Our mission is to provide a safer space for LGBTQIA+ youth of Color to learn, grow, and express themselves. We offer free and confidential HIV/STI testing during our open hours. We also link clients to various resources such as employment, housing, and food. Moreover, we provide recreational activities /workshops, and groups for folks to engage in. 

Rapid HIV Testing (finger prick or oral swab) completed with Chembio test. We also test for Hep C, Chlamydia,Gonorrhea, Syphilis. We can also link folks to PrEP with our new PrEP Telemedicine Model. 

No appointment needed. 

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. 

Drug/Alcohol Resources

PREVENTION POINT PITTSBURGH
(clean needle availability and resources):
Mobile Site Locations:

East Liberty Sundays noon-3pm
5913 Penn Ave at Allies for Health + Wellbeing
Syringe Exchange Services, HIV, Hepatitis C, and other STD testing, Wound/Vein Care, Case Management

Perry Hilltop Tuesday 1pm-3pm
Find White Van at intersection of N Charles St. and Perrysville Ave.
Syringe Exchange Services

Hill District Wednesdays 1pm-3pm
Find White Van at intersection of Bentley Dr. and Kirkpatrick St.
Syringe Exchange Services

Prevention Point provides naloxone, free of charge, to people who may need it at the East Liberty Needle Exchange Site (5913 Penn Avenue next to BAT’s Barber Shop) on Sundays from noon to 2:30p.m

FIND NALOXONE
Dr. Karen Hacker, director of the Allegheny County Health Department, has issued a county-wide standing order for naloxone. This means that any Allegheny County resident can obtain naloxone from a participating pharmacy without having a prescription. – https://www.acopc.pitt.edu
List of pharmacies where you can get naloxone without a prescription:
https://www.overdosefreepa.pitt.edu/find-local-resources/find-naloxone/

DISCOVERY HOUSE
(methadone/naloxone/subutex):
1391 Washington Blvd
Pittsburgh , PA, 15206

Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 5:00am – 1:30pm
Saturday: 6:00am – 9:00am

Medication Hours
Monday – Friday: 5:30am – 11:30am
Saturday & Sunday: 6:00am – 8:45am
Holidays: 6:00am – 8:00am

NATP of WPIC:
Substance abuse treatment and methadone maintenance – outpatient programs and partial hospitalization/day treatment for persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, persons with HIV/AIDS, Gay and lesbian, seniors/older adults, women and men including criminal justice clients

6714 Kelly Street
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15208
(412) 363-7383

WPIC NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING PROJECT:
412-204-9012
Provides housing and supportive services to homeless individuals and families with members who have mental illness. Services include on-site case management, psychiatric services, drug and alcohol treatment, vocational/educational counseling, parenting groups, and money management.

PREGNANCY RECOVERY CENTER AT UPMC
UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-641-1211

In 2014, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC opened its Pregnancy Recovery Center (PRC), an outpatient program offering pregnant women comprehensive and compassionate care for opioid addiction.

PENNSYLVANIA ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN IN EARLY RECOVERY (POWER)
7501 Penn Avenue, Suite 8
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
412.243.8755

POWER offers a full range of gender-responsive, trauma-informed treatment and support services just for women. We believe that empowering women leads to healthy families and strong communities. Research shows that a woman is most successful with her recovery when the care she receives is holistic, strengths-based, and addresses issues like trauma, parenting and childcare, relationships, health, education, employment, and housing.

Quality Healthcare is Your Right

People who use drugs often face multiple challenges when seeking health care. This booklet aims to provide a practical guide for people who use drugs. Service providers and peers can use this booklet as a tool for starting honest conversations with people who use drugs about healthcare. You can read the pamphlet below, download copies, or order copies from our store.

http://harmreduction.org/publication-type/quality-healthcare-is-your-right/

This is a publication of the Harm Reduction Coalition – http://harmreduction.org/.