Care Services

What do our Care Services provide?

Project Vida offers our Care Services to individuals and their families impacted by HIV/AIDS. These services are here to assist those impacted by HIV/AIDS with medication, food assistance, and more. Don't know your own status? Email us or walk in and get tested today.


 

HIV/STI Counseling and Testing Services

Condoms are available to the general public on a walk-in basis during general operating hours, Monday through Friday at both sites. Free and confidential HIV counseling and testing is available to the general public by appointment or during general operating hours on a first-come, first-serve basis and funded by the Chicago Department of Public Health.lutpat dictum.

HIV Medical Case Management

Project Vida's medical case management program provides a wide range of services for individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Our medical case managers identify medical and social service needs and facilitate referrals to meet those needs.  They link clients to HIV medical care and medication assistance, provide adherence counseling, assist clients in applying for benefits, including housing, transportation, food and nutrition services, and facilitate access to emergency homelessness prevention funds in times of crisis. at dictum.

Food Pantry

The Food Pantry provides food on a weekly or biweekly basis to qualified people living with HIV/AIDS. The Food Pantry is funded by Vital Bridges/Heartland Alliance with Health Resources Service Administration (HRSA).

Individual Counseling

Individual mental health counseling is available to individuals who are impacted by HIV/AIDS. 

Family Counseling

Project VIDA's group counseling offers an opportunity for individuals impacted by HIV/AIDs to reach out to reach out to other members of the community also impacted by the virus.

HIV Support Groups

These services include individual and couples counseling to people living with HIV/AIDS and their loved ones, as well as psycho-social individual wellness counseling and HIV support groups in English & Spanish. The services include:

Esperanza” - Spanish Language Support Group

Weekly on Friday 3-5pm

The Power of Knowledge” - English Language Support Group

Bi-Weekly: 2nd and 4th Mondays each month 1-3pm

Health Insurance Enrollment

Free ACA Enrollment assistance is avaliable to those individuals in need of health insurance coverage during the ACA Open Enrollment Period and those qualifying for insurance under the ACA Special Enrollment Period criteria. ACA Enrollment Assistance is conducted on an appointment basis.