Resources

There are a number of resources available for use by men and women living with HIV/AIDS and/or viral Hepatitis, their partners, family members, and advocates to help reach a goal of improved physical, mental, sexual, and emotional health. These resources include materials, support, aid, or other assets that can be readily drawn upon when needed by a person or group. The Reginald & Dionne Smith Foundation, Inc. (RDSF) is dedicated to identifying theses resources and providing those infected and affected with HIV/AIDS and/or viral Hepatitis, their partners, family members, and advocates with the knowledge on how to contact these assets.

HIV

Gay Men’s Health Crisis http://www.gmhc.org

The mission of Gay Men’s Health Crisis is to reduce the spread of HIV disease, help people with HIV maintain and improve their health and independence, and keep the prevention, treatment and cure of HIV an urgent national and local priority.

Housing Works http://www.housingworks.org

Housing Works is a healing community of people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Our mission is to end the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS through relentless advocacy, the provision of lifesaving services, and entrepreneurial businesses that sustain our efforts.

Lifelong AIDS Alliance http://www.lifelongaidsalliance.org

Lifelong AIDS Alliance is committed to preventing the spread of HIV, and to providing practical support services and advocating for those whose lives are affected by HIV and AIDS.

National Native American AIDS Prevention Center http://www.nnaapc.org

The National Native American AIDS Prevention Center’s (NNAAPC) mission is to stop the spread of HIV and related diseases among American Indians, Alaskan Natives, Native Hawaiians, and to improve the quality of life for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

NMAC http://www.nmac.org

NMAC leads with race to urgently fight for health equity and racial justice to end the HIV epidemic in America.

POZ http://www.poz.com 

POZ is an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Offering unparalleled editorial excellence since 1994, POZ and poz.com are identified by our readers as their most trusted sources of information about the disease.

Hepatitis

American Liver Foundation http://www.liverfoundation.org

National nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of hepatitis and other liver diseases through research, education, and advocacy.

HEP http://www.hepmag.com/index.shtml

Hep is an award-winning print and online brand for people living with and affected by viral hepatitis. Offering unparalleled editorial excellence since 2010, Hep and HepMag.com are the go-to source for educational and social support for people living with hepatitis.

Hepatitis B Foundation http://www.hepb.org/index.html

Nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure and improving the quality of life of those affected by hepatitis B worldwide through research, education, and patient advocacy.

Hepatitis C Association http://www.hepcassoc.org/index.html

Mission is to educate the public and provide emotional support to patients living with hepatitis C.

Help‑4‑Hep http://www.help4hep.org/#!lets-talk-help4hep/con8

Help‑4‑Hep is a non-profit, peer-to-peer helpline where counselors work with patients to meet the challenges of hepatitis C head-on. Callers talk one-to-one with a real person, typically someone who’s had hepatitis C touch their own life. And they talk about the specifics of their particular situation. The phone call, support and information are all provided free of charge.

Hepatitis C CareLine https://hepatitisc.pafcareline.org/index.php

Patient Advocate Foundation’s Hepatitis C CareLine is a patient/provider hotline designed to provide assistance to patients who have been diagnosed with Hepatitis C and are seeking education and access to care.