The purpose of this project is to develop, implement, and evaluate status neutral strategies within Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part A jurisdictions for racial and ethnic minority subpopulations (i.e., Black women; Black, Latino, American Indian/Alaska Native gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men; transgender people; and people who use substances) who need HIV prevention services.
This project will focus on the prevention pathway, utilizing the existing RWHAP non-medical case management model (NMCM) and applying it to people who test negative for HIV and are at substantial risk for HIV, in order to assist in improving access to needed services. NMCM is the provision of a range of client centered activities focused on improving access to and retention in needed core medical and support services. NMCM provides coordination, guidance, and assistance in accessing medical, social, community, legal, financial, employment, vocational, and/or other needed services. NMCM may also include assisting eligible clients to obtain access to other public and private programs for which they may be eligible.
The goal of this project is to develop and implement a status neutral approach that:
Estimated Total Program Funding: