Resource Guide

Every year, we publish a Greater Philadelphia AIDS Resource Guide. The Resource Guide is full of useful organizations in the greater Philadelphia area. We include organizations that serve people living with HIV/AIDS, as well as organizations that are not HIV-specific but that might be helpful. Our focus is the Philadelphia metropolitan area, which includes surrounding counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. You will notice that there we have included some organizations outside of this area, especially national organizations. This publication actually contains a number of different documents. You can also download the individual PDF.

Online Resource Guide

Attic Youth Center

Address:
255 S 16th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-545-4331
Fax: 215-545-5774

Website: www.atticyouthcenter.org

Description:
A program for LGBTQ youth (under 23). Provides free individual, family, and relationship counseling, outreach services, safer sex and prevention practices, linkage to medical services, prevention case management, pre and post test counseling, STI & STD risk reduction education, and housing referrals.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.
Is there walk-in HIV testing?
Yes.
Is there HIV testing by appointment?
Yes.
Is Rapid HIV Testing Available?
Yes.
Is Oral Swab HIV Testing Available?
No.
Is Testing for other STI's Available?
No.
What Population does the Organization Serve?
LGBTQ, 13-24

Back On My Feet

Address:
100 S Broad Street, Suite 1400
Philadelphia, PA 19110
Phone: 215-772-1080
Fax: 215-772-1087

Website: www.backonmyfeet.org
Email: info@backonmyfeet.org

Description:
Back On My Feet is a national nonprofit organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness change the way they see themselves so they can make real change in their lives that results in employment and independent living. They offer access to employment and workforce development partners and assistance with education and housing expenses.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

Baker Industries

Address:
3506 F Street
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Phone: 215-291-5700
Phone: 610-296-9795 phone number for the Malvern site
Fax: 215-291-5725

Website: www.bakerindustries.org
Email: info@bakerindustries.org#mailto:info@bakerindustries.org#

Description:
Provides vocational rehabilitation through on-the-job paid training for people who have been incarcerated, people recovering from substance use, people living with disabilities, and people who are in temporary housing/homeless.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

Be The Generation

Description:
Promotes awareness, understanding, dialogue, and support for biomedical prevention research, including HIV vaccine research, microbicide research, and pre-exposure prophylaxis research.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

BEBASHI Transition to Hope

Address:
1235 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123
Phone: 215-769-3561
Fax: 215-769-3860

Website: www.bebashi.org

Description:
Provides care case management; prevention education presentations; one-on-one counseling; HIV testing; hepatitis C testing; STI testing; pregnancy testing; prevention case management; special programs focusing on teen sexual health and breast cancer awarness for medically underserved women of color age 40 and above; prevention for hunger relief/meal services; housing counseling and referrals for PLWAs; syphilis prevention and outreach programs; support groups; peer counseling, treatment programs, and discharge planning services for people who ae incarcerated and living with HIV.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.
Is there walk-in HIV testing?
Yes, with exceptions.
Is there HIV testing by appointment?
Yes.
Is Rapid HIV Testing Available?
Yes.
Is Oral Swab HIV Testing Available?
Yes.
Is Testing for other STI's Available?
Yes.
What Population does the Organization Serve?
All

Behavioral Health Special Initiative (BHSI)

Address:
801 Market Street, Suite 7200
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-546-1200
Fax: 215-320-1230

Website: www.dbhids.org/behavioral-health-special-initiative


Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

Belmont Behavioral Health Center for Comprehensive Treatment

Address:
4200 Monument Road
Philadelphia, PA 19131
Phone: 215-877-2000
Phone: 800-346-7834
Fax: 215-879-2443

Website: belmontbehavioral.com

Description:
Behavorial health hospital that offers inpatient and outpatient programs for substance use, anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and schizophrenia.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

Benefit Bank

Address:
Solutions for Progress, Inc., 1128 Walnut Stree
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-701-6101

Website: www.thebenefitbank.com
Email: contactus@thebenefitbank.org

Description:
The Benefit Bank online service simplifies and centralizes the process of applying for programs and resources such as food assistance, health coverage, home energy assistance and much more. Through its eligibility screening tool, The Benefit Bank can ensure that people are fully aware of the benefits to which they are entitled and helps maximize the benefits and tax refunds they can secure.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

Berks AIDS Network: A Program Unit of Co-County Wellness Services

Address:
429 Walnut Street, PO Box 8626
Reading, PA 19603
Phone: 610-375-6523
Fax: 610-375-8333

Website: cocounty.org
Email: ban1@cocounty.org#mailto:ban1@cocounty.org#

Description:
Assists PLWHA and their families. Services include case management, support groups, communal meals, a drop-in center, medical adherence education, HIV and STD testing, STD treatment, and prevention education.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
No.
Is there walk-in HIV testing?
Yes, with exceptions.
Is there HIV testing by appointment?
Yes.
Is Rapid HIV Testing Available?
Yes.
Is Oral Swab HIV Testing Available?
Yes.
Is Testing for other STI's Available?
Yes.
What Population does the Organization Serve?
All

BETA (Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS)

Phone: 415-487-8060
Fax: 415-487-8079

Website: betablog.org#http://betablog.org#
Email: beta@sfaf.org

Description:
The Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS is an online source for information on new developments in HIV prevention, evolving approaches to HIV treatment, and strategies for living well with the virus. Contributing writers include well-known HIV/AIDS researchers, clinicians, and community advocates.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes, with exceptions.

Bethanna

Address:
1212 Wood Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-568-2435
Fax: 215-355-8847

Website: www.bethanna.org/bethanna

Description:
Bethana is a foster care program for children living with HIV. Provides ongoing case management, social services, support for parents, and behaviorial and mental health clinics for chidren and families. They work with children who need to be adopted. Visit website for information about other locations.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
Yes
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

Bethesda Project

Address:
1630 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone: 215-985-1600
Phone: 215-236-7864 Our Brother’s Place Phone
Fax: 215-732-8214

Website: www.bethesdaproject.org

Description:
Provides a continuum of care for those living with disabilities, mental illness, and addiction. Services include shelter, housing, case management, and programs for chronically homeless individuals in Philadelphia at 13 locations in and around Center City. Bethesda Project serves more than 2,500 homeless and formerly homeless individuals each year. For information about the application process for housing, visit their website.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.
Is there walk-in HIV testing?
Yes.
Hours that HIV testing is available.
M-F 24hrs
What Population does the Organization Serve?
All

Black AIDS Institute

Phone: 213-353-3610
Fax: 213-989-0181

Website: www.blackaids.org
Email: info@blackaids.org

Description:
The Black AIDS Institute interprets public and private sector HIV policies, conducts trainings, offers technical assistance, disseminates information, and provides advocacy mobilization. Programs include the African American HIV University, the CitySheets Series, Black Treatment Advocates Network, Brown Bag Lunch Webinar Series, and many other initiatives. Visit their website for more information.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes, with exceptions.

Black Women's Health Alliance

Address:
1324 Clearfield St
Philadelphia, PA 19132
Phone: 215-225-0394
Fax: 215-382-3296

Website: www.pbwha.org
Email: brenda_dunston@msn.com#mailto:brenda_dunston@msn.com#

Description:
Philadelphia Black Women's Health Alliance promotes physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being of black women through education and advocacy. Provides prevention education workshops, early intervention services, and case management.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

Books Through Bars

Address:
4722 Baltimore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Phone: 215-727-8170

Website: www.booksthroughbars.org
Email: info@booksthroughbars.org

Description:
Books Through Bars is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization. B2B's work aims to address the devastating effects that incarceration has on individuals, families, and communities by providing hundreds of packages of reading and educational material for people in prison in the Mid-Atlantic area (PA, NJ, NY, MD, DE, VA, WV). Book packing volunteers welcome every Tuesday from 7:30p-9:30p and every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 11a-2p.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia, Inc

Address:
1518 Walnut Street, Suite 712
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Phone: 215-735-8818
Fax: 215-735-8549

Website: www.bgcphila.org
Email: admin@bcgphila.org


Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

Brandywine Valley Infectious Diseases

Address:
213 Reeceville Road, Suite 27
Coatesville, PA 19320
Phone: 610-383-9333
Fax: 610-383-1183
Description:
Provides infectious disease specialists for people living with HIV. Case management is available. Arabic-speaking staff available all the time.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.
Hours that HIV testing is available.
M-Th 8a-4p; F 8a-12p

Bread and Roses Community Fund

Address:
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 1300
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-731-1107
Fax: 215-731-0453

Website: www.breadrosesfund.org
Email: info@breadrosesfund.org

Description:
Bread & Roses Community Fund is a unique partnership of donors and activists committed to supporting grassroots organizing for progressive social change in the Delaware Valley, through grant making, technical assistance, and leadership development.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

Bridge Treatment Program

Address:
1100 Adams Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Phone: 215-342-5000
Phone: x7424 for Outpatient
Fax: 267-592-4174

Website: www.thebridgePhiladelphia.org

Description:
The Bridge is a substance use treatment program offering long-term and short-term inpatient services for adolescents 14-18 and outpatient services for people of all ages. They serve people living with co-occuring substance use and mental health disorders. Spanish language services available.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

Bright Hope Baptist Church

Address:
N 12th Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-232-6004
Fax: 215-232-3448

Website: www.brighthopebaptist.org

Description:
Bright Hope Baptist has a program called Arc of Safe Haven that provides support for people living with HIV. Their daily worship is at 10:45a.

Are services for those with HIV/AIDS Only?
No
Is the organization in the Philadelphia EMA?
Yes.

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