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.
As the Coronavirus Pandemic Continues……
NVRC’s HIV staff is using a combination of telework and work in the office. Please use the following ways to contact NVRC staff if you need to be referred to HIV services:
For HOPWA please call 703-642-4643 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For Ryan White please call 703-831-7642 or email email@example.com
Please remember no HIV treatment or support services for PLWH are provided by NVRC. If you already have a relationship with a Ryan White or HOPWA service provider, please follow their directions to maintain contact and get the services you need.
Local Impact of COVID-19
Coronavirus advice from VDH
Stay up-to-date on the latest Coronavirus advice from the Virginia Department of Health at: http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/coronavirus/what-to-do-if-you-have-confirmed-or-suspected-coronavirus-disease-covid-19/
Other Northern Virginia Local Government Housing Programs
Periodically, local government housing departments "OPEN" various housing waitlists. When this occurs, NVRC will post these openings: None are currently open.
Medicaid was Expanded in Virginia in January 2019
Medicaid was expanded in Virginia as of January 2019. For information on the expansion please visit the Cover Virginia web site.
Medication Assistance and Best Plans for Persons with HIV/AIDS
Virginia MAP (Medication Assistance Program for HIV-related prescriptions), can pay for HIV medications for those not enrolled in health insurance and offer information on obtaining ACA health insurance.
Contact: Medication Assistance Hotline: 1-855-362-0658 or www.vdh.virginia.gov/disease-prevention/vamap/
This VDH (Virginia Dept. of Health) Hotline also 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 MAP may not be eligible for MAP support.
If you receive a letter from the Virginia Dept. of Health about health insurance, take action.
Hepatitis C Medication for Persons with HIV
The Suburban Virginia Regional HOPWA Housing Waitlist is Closed
Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) closed the Regional HOPWA Housing (voucher) 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. For HOPWA announcements and requirements for those currently on the waitlist read on....
Training on HIV Prevention Counseling & other HIV Topics
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 2018 and 2019 at several sites in Virginia. Check this website or call the Inova Juniper Program at 703-321-2600.
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