General Information on HIV/AIDS
These sites offer general information on HIV/AIDS for members of the public, including information on symptoms, testing, and prevention.
Services, Resources, & Support
At these links, you can find resources for HIV testing, housing assistance, and civil rights protections for people with HIV.
- Resources available through Healthfinder (http://healthfinder.gov) include questions to ask your doctor, toll-free state hotline numbers, tips for teens, information about pregnancy and childbirth, an explanation of qualifying for disability benefits, and a locator for service providers. Many of these resources are available in Spanish as well as English.
- http://hivtest.cdc.gov: This site, run by the CDC, allows you to search for testing locations near you, including locations offering free testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. The site also offers general information about testing and these diseases.
- Federal housing assistance: The Department of Health and Human Services manages the federal government's Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program. Through HOPWA, programs in each state offer rental assistance or housing to people living with HIV/AIDS. At this site, you can locate HOPWA programs in your area.
- Civil rights and HIV/AIDS: Federal law protects people with HIV from discrimination. At this site, you can learn about the civil rights of people with HIV and about how to file a complaint if you believe these rights have been violated by a medical provider, employer, or other entity.
Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from the NICHD, NIH, or HHS.