HIV resources (Philadelphia area)

Legal Assistance

AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania

A nonprofit, public-interest law firm providing free legal assistance to people with HIV/AIDS and those affected by the epidemic.  Contact: 215-587-9377


AIDS Library of Philadelphia

Located in the offices of Philadelphia FIGHT, the AIDS Library serves the community through delivery of information on HIV, such as treatments, nutrition, and history of the pandemic, and referrals to regional and national resources. This information is provided through a variety of media including books, periodicals, medical journals, videos, audio cassettes, cd-rom, and the Internet. Open Monday-Friday 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.  Phone: 215-985-4851.


Dental Programs

Free or low cost dental services for those living with HIV/AIDS are available through the University of Pennsylvania (215-898-8965) or Temple University (215-707-2900).


Medical Assistance Transportation

Non-emergency medical transportation benefits for the medically fragile, disabled, underserved and elderly enrolled in Medicaid and Medicare. Information: 877-835-7412


Partner Notification Services

Help with advising your past sexual partners to get tested for HV.  215-685-6740.


Suicide & Crisis Hotline

24-hour phone hotline offering help with behavioral health emergencies: 215-686-4420.