North Carolina is blessed to have a plethora of community resources and programming for those living with HIV/AIDS. Several groups throughout the state work to keep the public educated, provide testing and counseling and support and case management to those who test positive. Below are resources for the Triad, Triangle and Charlotte. Find other resources across the Carolinas in our online QGuide at goqnotes.com/qguide/nc/ or goqnotes.com/qguide/sc/.
AIDS Care Service
206 N. Spruce St.
Winston Salem, NC 27101-2747
AIDS Care Service provides housing, food pantry services, client services, Ryan White HIV case management and a variety of support services for Latino and people of color clients.
Triad Health Project
801 Summit Ave.
Greensboro, NC 27405
Triad Health Project provides case management and other client support services, HIV testing and prevention outreach, medical, social service and legal referrals, food pantry and nutritional resources and education, support groups and education, art and exercise programs.
Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina
324 S. Harrington St.
Raleigh, NC 27603
Alliance of AIDS Services-Carolina provides case management, HIV/STD testing and counseling, emergency assistance for rent and utilities, transportation assistance, housing information and referrals other other mental health, substance abuse or support group resources, referrals and programs. See story on page 13.
Men United for HIV/AIDS Awareness
728 Marsh Grass Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27610
Men United for HIV/AIDS Awareness is a non-profit that provides community educational programs and support services for at-risk persons and their friends and families. The group specializes in support to men of color.
Brother 2 Brother
P.O. Box 31101
Charlotte, NC 28231
Brother 2 Brother provides educational and support training services for men of color. Workshops include those on HIV awareness and prevention, sex education, dating and relationship violence, empowerment and identity.
Carolinas CARE Partnership
(formerly Regional HIV/AIDS Consortium)
7510 E. Independence Blvd., Suite 105
Charlotte, NC 28227
Carolinas CARE Partnership provides free HIV/STD testing and counseling, housing assistance, peer training, case management and other services, prevention and education. Carolinas CARE Partnership also houses the popular D-UP program, a peer education outreach effort among young men of color who have sex with men.
House of Mercy
701 Mercy Dr.
Belmont, NC 28012
House of Mercy provides end-of-life nursing, housing and medical care for persons living with advanced AIDS. Services include physical therapy and medication assistance.
Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN)
P.O. Box 37190
Charlotte, NC 28237-7190
RAIN provides case management, peer education, counseling and support services and various programs for minorities, the faith community and young people. RAIN is also active in HIV/AIDS advocacy efforts and is soon slated to open their full-service Center City Health Clinic, which will specialize in HIV/AIDS medical treatment and care.