Grants to Provide Outpatient Early Intervention Services with Respect to HIV Disease

To increase the capacity of entities that provide comprehensive primary care services to persons with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection, or who are at-risk of infection, and to offer more early intervention services.

The services will include increased counseling and testing, partner

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involvement in risk reduction, transmission prevention, appropriate primary care diagnostic and treatment services, and, as needed, case-management to ensure that individual service needs are met.

A capacity development program provides assistance to organizations wishing to develop an expanded HIV program, particularly in rural and underserved areas and communities of color.
Examples of Funded Projects

Grantees include federally-qualified health centers; family planning grantees under Section 1001 of the PHS Act other than States; local health departments; and public and private nonprofit entities that provide comprehensive primary care services to populations at risk of HIV/AIDS, including faith-based and community-based organizations.

Capacity development grants include a wide variety of public and private nonprofit entities.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - For Early Intervention Services Grants: Kathleen Treat, Division of Community Based Programs, HIV/AIDS Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 7A-30, Rockville, MD 20857.

Telephone: (301) 443-7602.

For Capacity Development Grants: Dora Ober at (301) 443-0759 or at the same address as above.
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