Below you’ll find a list of local resources for individuals affected by HIV/AIDS including their contact information, location and services offered.
Legacy Counseling Center
Conveniently located in the Uptown area of Dallas, Legacy Counseling Center provides affordable, quality mental healthcare and emotional support services to hundreds of men and women challenged with HIV or AIDS. The center offers individual, group, and family counseling by fully licensed professionals. The agency also provides a 24-hour emergency hotline available to anyone facing suicidal or other crisis situations related to their diagnosis or current medical condition.
Substance abuse treatment – A specialized practice of the Counseling Center, the Substance Abuse Program provides both intensive and supportive outpatient substance abuse treatments as well as ongoing relapse prevention services for HIV-positive individuals struggling with alcoholism and other chemical dependency issues. The program educates clients about drug abuse and its effect on HIV and AIDS in both group and individual therapeutic sessions.
Opened in 1996, Legacy Founders Cottage is a licensed, seven-room special-care facility in a cozy, homelike environment for people living with AIDS in critical stages of their illness who require 24-hour supervised care. Both hospice and home healthcare services are available to residents based on individual needs, and all meals are prepared in-house by staff and volunteers to meet the unique needs and desires of individual residents.
AHF – AIDS Healthcare Foundation
FreeSTDcheck.org is a sexual health resource for free STD testing, treatment, and information launched by AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest provider of HIV/AIDS care in the U.S. AHF provides cutting edge medicine and advocacy in 31 countries worldwide, regardless of ability to pay.
Resource Center Dallas
Resource Center Dallas is the primary lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and HIV/AIDS service organization in North Texas. The Center offers many LGBT services to the community and operates one of the largest LGBT Community Centers in the United States. The Community Center is home to a variety of community organizations and serves over 50,000 people each year through its programs and services.
AIDS Outreach Center
AIDS Outreach Center is the leading organization in Tarrant and seven surrounding rural counties serving men, women and children with HIV and their families, educating the public about HIV prevention and advocating for sound HIV public policy. AOC provides support services to more than 1,600 individuals and their families across all races, ethnicities, genders, ages, and sexual identities. AOC is currently the only non-profit organization that offers a continuum of support services to the HIV/AIDS community in Tarrant County and seven surrounding rural counties.