Community Links

= = advocacy, Ψ = counseling & social, = HIV testing, = LGBT health, Σ = multiple services

Greater Cleveland (Area Code 216, 440 Where Noted)

AIDS Clinical Trials Unit at CWRU
Foley Bldg, 2061 Cornell Rd., Cleveland 216-844-4444 [email protected]
Special Immunology Unit of University Hospitals 
Foley Bldg, 2061 Cornell Rd., Cleveland 216-844-8175
• Clinical trials for HIV-positive & HIV-negative men & women of all ages & orientations
• Free, anonymous HIV rapid testing, Mon-Wed-Thur 8am–4pm; Tue until 7pm
• PrEP Clinic, prevention strategy for higher-risk folks: call Deemyi Scott at 216-286-7737


AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland / AIDS Healthcare Foundation = ΨΣ
3210 Euclid Ave., Cleveland 621-0766
• Case management, housing services, nutritional assistance, prevention, education, support groups
• Free, anonymous HIV testing Wed 9am–4pm and by appt


American Red Cross – HIV and AIDS education
3747 Euclid Ave, Cleveland 361-4418
Education, prevention


Care Alliance Σ
1530 St Clair Ave, 6001 Woodland and 1795 West 25th St, 781-6724
Primary health care & dental services to those who are homeless, in public housing, and uninsured or underinsured; HIV testing, counseling, case management & treatment


Camp Sunrise Ψ
3210 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland 44115 216-432-9544
Summer camp for children infected and affected by HIV.


Cleveland Department of Public Health
75 Erieview Plaza, Cleveland 44114 664-2324


LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland ΨΣ
216-651-5428 or 888-429-8761, 6705 Detroit Ave., Cleveland
Counseling, support groups, education, prevention, resources, referrals
• Free, anonymous HIV testing weekly; call for times


Cuyahoga County Regional Advisory Group / Ryan White Part A Program =
4261 Fulton Pkwy, Cleveland 348-3986
a federal program that funds providers of services for people living with HIV/AIDS


Circle Health Services ΨΣ
12201 Euclid, Cleveland 721-4010
• Early Intervention Program, free HIV treatment services, 707-3452
• Free, anonymous HIV testing, Mon-Thu 4–8pm; rapid testing, syphilis and hepatitis C screening available; 707-3448


Lake County General Health District
HIV/AIDS counseling, education, HIV testing 440-350-2056
HIV testing Tue 2–6pm, 33 Mill St, Painesville… and
1st Wed. 10–noon, 4717 Main Ave, Ashtabula & 1:30–3:30pm, 327 Mill St, Conneaut
• Support group for HIV+ people, access to Ryan White funding


McCafferty Health Center
4242 Lorain Ave., Cleveland 651-5005
LGBT Pride Clinic – Wednesdays 4:30–8:00pm
Providing care that respects the unique health care needs of the LGBT community


Medina County Health Department
4800 Ledgewood Dr, Medina 330-723-9688
Free, anonymous & confidential HIV testing, counseling by appointment and walk-in as available


Planned Parenthood =ΨΣ
Multiple locations in northeast Ohio 881-7742
Education, training, outreach, testing, resources, reproductive health, advocacy, etc.


Project SAFE (of Cleveland Treatment Center) Ψ
6001 Woodland Av, Cleveland 991-7233
Community outreach, substance abuse counseling & treatment
Free, anonymous HIV testing, 8:30–5:00pm


Proyecto Luz / Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center Ψ
2226 West 89th Street, Cleveland 651-1128, 651-8236
Case management, nutrition, housing, prevention education, etc.


Ryan White Part A Program for Northeast Ohio =


Visiting Nurse Assn. & Hospice Ψ
2500 East 22nd St., Cleveland 931-1400
Mental health services, hospice & palliative care


Akron, Canton (Area Code 330)

Akron Health Dept. / Summit County General Health District
177 S. Broadway, Akron 330-375-2772
Free, anonymous HIV/STD testing


Community AIDS Network & Akron Pride Center (CANAPI)
895 North Main St, Akron 44310; 330-252-1559
Prevention education, housing assistance, needs assessment, LGBT well-being programs
HIV testing, Adams Street bar, Tuesday 4–6 pm


Planned Parenthood of Summit, Portage, Medina =ΨΣ
Multiple locations 330-535-2671
Education, training, outreach, STD/HIV testing, resources, reproductive health, advocacy, etc.


Violet’s Cupboard =ΨΣ
655 North Main, Akron 375-2159
food, transportation, case management, counseling, primary medical services, legal, emergency assistance & advocacy



AIDS Resource Center Ohio = ΨΣ
(recent merger of ARC, Columbus AIDS Task Force and Ohio AIDS Coalition)
Comprehensive care, advocacy, and awareness services outside of Northeast Ohio.


Ohio Department of Health =
AIDS Client Resources 614-752-2427, 614-466-6374
Ohio HIV Drug Assistance Program (OHDAP) & Health Insurance Payments 800-777-4775


National / International

MTN: Microbicide Trials Network
HPTN: HIV Prevention Trials Network
HVTN: HIV Vaccine Trials Network
ACTG: AIDS Clinical Trials Group

AVAC: Global Advocacy for HIV Prevention
AVERT: AIDS Education and Research Trust (UK)
Black AIDS Institute
The Body:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Fenway Institute National LGBT Health Education Center webinars
Gay Men’s Health Crisis: Fight AIDS. Love Life
Global Campaign for Microbicides
International AIDS Society
International HIV/AIDS Alliance
International Rectal Microbicide Advocates
Project Inform
National Association of People with AIDS
National Institutes of Health
NIH Division of AIDS
UNAIDS: Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
World Health Organization