The HIV Resources Project exists to help persons living with HIV/AIDS and their caregivers in suburban Virginia identify appropriate housing options and supportive services that will contribute to enhanced health outcomes and quality of life. Read more about the HIV Resources Project
new address, next door to our previous location, is:
3040 Williams Drive, Suite 200
Fairfax VA 22031
Check out the new driving and parking instructions.
Closing of the Suburban Virginia Regional HOPWA Housing Waitlist
Effective January 30, 2015
Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) is closing the Regional HOPWA Housing Waitlist effective January 30, 2015. NVRC will not accept new applications to the waitlist after this date. Currently there are no plans to re-open the waitlist at a later date.
If and when NVRC decides to re-open the waitlist, an announcement will be posted on the www.novaregion.org/hiv website, emailed to all HOPWA and Ryan White service providers funded through NVRC, and emailed to members of the NVH Consortium.
Those currently on the waitlist are required to update their personal contact information by submitting changes in writing in order to remain on the waitlist. This is very important when the list is closed as clients whose contact information is wrong risk missing out when called for services. While NVRC will not be taking new applications when the waitlist is closed, staff will continue to let those currently on the waitlist know about HOPWA housing opportunities that may become available to them.
RFA for HIV-Related Non-Medical Case Management & Health Insurance Assistance
NVRC is now accepting applications for funding to deliver case management and health insurance premium and co-pay assistance to persons living with HIV/AIDS in Northern Virginia. Learn more...
ACA Enrollment for 2015 Open from November 15, 2014 – February 15, 2015
If you have a health insurance plan purchased from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace in 2014, you must re-enroll to be covered in 2015. Re-enroll by December 15 to avoid a period without insurance. You may change plans or keep the one you have, but check carefully as participating providers, services, medications, and costs may change from one year to the next within the same plan. Many more plans are being offered in 2015 than in 2014. Anyone can check to see if they are eligible in 2015, regardless of whether he or she enrolled in 2015.
Best Plans for Persons with HIV/AIDS
Virginia ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program), operates the Health Insurance Marketplace Assistance Program (HIMAP). HIMAP will pay both medication costs and health insurance premiums for eligible individuals enrolled in VDH approved Affordable Care Act plans. Those who enroll or re-enroll in health insurance without going through ADAP may not be eligible for ADAP support. Contact:
Medication Assistance Hotline: 1-855-362-0658 or www.vdh.virginia.gov/ADAP
If you receive a letter from the Virginia Dept. of Health about health insurance, take action.
Need advice or assistance enrolling?
Contact the Ryan White Health Insurance Assistors from NVRC.
Northern Virginia Local Government Housing Programs
Periodically, local government housing departments "OPEN" various housing waitlists. When this occurs, NVRC will post these openings:
: has currently OPENED
the Fairfax County Rental Program (FCRP)
Training on HIV Prevention Counseling & other HIV Topics - 2014
Priority will be given to Virginia providers and nursing contact hours will be provided. Brought to you by: Inova
Juniper Program, Northern Virginia Local Performance Site of the Pennsylvania/ MidAtlantic
AIDS Education and Training Center (PA/MA AETC
) and the Virginia HIV/AIDS Resource and Consultation Center (VHARCC
The FACTS, FUNDAMENTALS and WAIVED RAPID HIV Testing classes will be conducted throughout 2014 at several sites in Virginia. Check this website and click on Northern Virginia/Inova in the middle of the list on the left for details and to register. You may also call the Inova Juniper Program at 703-321-2600.
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