Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge

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aids-ribbon.jpgThe HIV/AIDS Care Coordination and Women & Children’s Program is committed to assisting HIV/AIDS clients in accessing services and programs to further their well - being. Services are offered to clients in East Baton Rouge, Livingston, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Ascension, Point Coupee, and East and West Feliciana parishes.  The following programs are available to eligible HIV positive clients.

Services for Men and Women

Care Coordination - service that links clients to health care and psycho-social assistance. Care coordination includes structured access to appropriate levels of medical and support services, insuring continuity of care and ongoing assessment of client.  

Rent/Mortgage or Utilities Payment Assistance – We can refer clients to another agency which can provide Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA). This short-term assistance (times a year or less per client year) that can assist with rent payment, mortgage payments or utilities.  We refer clients who need this assistance to the Office of Social Services.

Medication Assistance – Provides assistance in obtaining medications that are not on the Louisiana Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) of the Louisiana Public Hospital’s Drug Formulary. This program includes provisions for direct nutrition supplements.

Dental Assistance – designed to provide financial assistance for diagnostic, prophylactic, and therapeutic services.

Mental Health/Supportive Counseling-  Services include individual and family counseling,and support groups.

Referrals to housing programs - There are several housing programs for our clients.  The case manager refers appropriate clients to these housing programs run by community based organizations.

Transportation – offered in the form of bus cards, taxis, bus tickets, lift tickets and gas reimbursement.

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HIV Care Coordination
4727 Revere Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Tel.: 225.927.9810
Fax: 225.927.9807
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Ryan White CARE Act Title IV HIV/AIDS
Services for Women, Children, Youth and Families

Family-centered care coordination for women, children, youth and families infected and/or affected with HIV/AIDS to help clients access services, resources and programs that enhance health and well being. Services include: case management, support groups, counseling, health/treatment education, transportation, child care, financial assistance toward rent, mortgage, utilities, medication, eye and dental care.

Case Management – service that links clients to health care and support services. Together, case managers, clients and medical professionals form a partnership to plan care that is comprehensive and meets the client’s needs.

Health/Treatment Education - Our staff nurse provides information and support to help understand medication, lab results, self-care and nutrition.

Support groups and counseling- supportive mental health and substance abuse counseling is offered to people with HIV and affected family members in an individual, family or support group setting.  Counseling may address coping with HIV, dealing with stress, life changes, self-esteem, loss, etc.   Support/education group meetings are held monthly for HIV positive teens (age 12-17).

Transportation – assistance can be provided to eligible clients in the form of bus cards, taxi service, gas reimbursement, lift tickets and bus tickets for out of town appointments.

Housing/Financial Assistance – Referrals to housing programs, referrals to HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS) and other emergency funds for rent/mortgage or utility payments; assistance to pay for medications, nutritional supplements or meet insurance co-payments; assistance to pay for dental and eye care.

Contact us:

HIV Women & Children Program, Title IV
4727 Revere Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Tel.: 225.927.9810
Fax: 225.927.9807
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it