AHF Federation is a consortium of AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) and community groups committed to HIV/AIDS education, prevention, advocacy, medical treatment, and support for underserved populations across the nation. Through the collective, organizations work to build upon their regional knowledge, experience, and operations within AHF’s innovative network of support to expand their capacity to meet the growing needs of people in the communities they serve.
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AID Atlanta, the largest non-profit HIV healthcare organization in the Southeast transforms lives with a continuum of care that provides access, linkage, and retention to HIV care. The Agency serves over 5,000 patients yearly. AID Atlanta’s major fundraiser – AIDS Walk Atlanta 5K & Run – now in its 25th year draws nearly 10,000 and raises about $1 million annually. With an annual budget of $7.6 million and two locations in Midtown Atlanta and Newnan, GA, AID Atlanta provides services to over 50,000 individuals per year. Both locations provide services to newly diagnosed individuals who are then linked to primary health care and a comprehensive suite of programs that improve their health outcomes, provide basic needs and address mental health issues. AID Atlanta programs have been proven effective at improving health outcomes as measured by reduced viral loads and higher CD4 counts, the two key indicators of health for those who are HIV-positive.
AIDS Center of Queens County is the largest provider of HIV/AIDS services in the borough of Queens, serving over 2,000 HIV+ clients annually and 30,000 community residents. To date, ACQC has served over 9,500 HIV+ clients. ACQC provides comprehensive social, psychological, educational, and medical services, including the following programs: Health Home Case Management, Education and Prevention, Rapid HIV Testing, STI and HEP C Testing, Housing Services, Mental Health, Syringe Exchange/Harm Reduction/Substance Use Prevention, Legal Services, and Food Pantry.
With the addition of the AHF Healthcare Center and Pharmacy, ACQC will have a one-stop-shop model where clients will be able to get all of their services under one roof.
Broward House’s mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals impacted with chronic health challenges, including HIV. They provide pathways to wellness people would otherwise be without. By bringing hope and healing to communities, Broward House combats stigma and increases knowledge and prevention.
Their goal is simple: to support the health and stability of each individual who walks through their door with individualized plans. They want everyone who seeks their services to say to themselves, “I found my person,” because Broward House acts as the supportive family member, friend, or partner many of their clients never had.
Broward Health services include HIV health care and prEP, counseling and support groups, care guides and social services, safe and stable housing, HIV prevention and testing, and opportunities to donate and volunteer. To learn more about Broward House, please visit our website.
South Side Help Center helps people of all ages prevent mental, physical, and social ills by providing them with healthy lifestyle alternatives. SSHC has been serving Chicago’s South Side for over thirty years, and its programs have grown and evolved to serve the changing needs of their community. Some of its programs and services include HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and care, women’s HIV/AIDS programs, youth programs, shelters, HIV counseling and testing, and mental health counseling.
Thursday's Child’s mission is to develop, coordinate, and provide services for people who are living with, and affected by, HIV/AIDS on Long Island. The organization aims to help people gain and maintain access to life-saving HIV care. Thursday’s Child is the only non-profit agency on Long Island exclusively serving this mission through programs such as the AIDS Services Access Program: benefits, advocacy and referrals, the Safety Net program: emergency financial assistance, long-term survivors support groups, HIV/AIDS housing, Community Outreach: risk/reduction and prevention education, and Early Intervention Service: for newly diagnosed or out-of-care persons. Thursday’s Child was established in 1989 and has been affiliated with AHF since November 2021.