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Additional Sources Of Information: AIDS

Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 14:48

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

Here are some reliable sources that can provide more information on AIDS.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



U.S. National Library of Medicine Web site


Project Inform, a national, nonprofit, community-based organization that provides treatment information, advocacy and inspiration to people living with HIV/AIDS, their caregivers and their healthcare providershttp://www.projectinform.org

AIDS.org, a nonprofit organization designed to inform and educate using the Web


AIDS Legislative Update and Resources, a Web site designed to provide the latest information about legislative action related to AIDS.


For People Over 50

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Social Outreach and Support (SOS) 
Phone: (202) 434-2260

The AARP/SOS program has information on HIV and AIDS and its impact on midlife and older adults.

Social Security Administration

Contact local office or call (800) SSA-1213

Social Security has two disability benefit programs that provide financial assistance to eligible AIDS patients.

Seniors in a Gay Environment (SAGE) 
Phone: (212) 741-2247

SAGE provides HIV/AIDS information and referrals for men and women over the age of 50.

Information About HIV Testing Centers

National AIDS Hotline operated by the Centers for Disease Control


1-800-344-SIDA (for Spanish)

1-800-AIDS-889 (TTY)

The hotline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It offers general information and local referrals.

Centers for Disease Control AIDS Clearinghouse 
Phone: 1-800-458-5231

The clearinghouse offers free government publications and information about resources.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

The NIAID, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, will respond to written requests for information on AIDS research and clinical trials of promising therapies.

Information About Studies Of New HIV Therapies

HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service


1-800-243-7012 (TDD/Deaf Access)

HIV/AIDS Treatment Information Service


1-800-243-7012 (TDD/Deaf Access)


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