The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB).  First authorized in 1990, the program works with cities, states and local community-based organizations to provide HIV-related services to those who do not have sufficient health care coverage or financial resources to manage their health. The photo above is from HRSA’s 30th anniversary video

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Ryan White Program, you must:

  1. Have an HIV/AIDS diagnoses from a medical provider.
  2. Be considered low income as determined by city, county, state, or clinic’s financial criteria.

If you are eligible, be sure to visit the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program web page for more information, or one of the following resources:

  • LINKAGE TO CARE HOTLINE: 314-356-0200
  • HIV HOTLINE MISSOURI RESIDENTS: 573-751-6439
  • HIV HOTLINE ILLINOIS RESIDENTS: 800-243-2437
  • St. Louis County Health Department:
    314-615-9700

Or, contact one of the Ryan White Case Management agencies in the St. Louis Metro area:

  • Community Wellness Project:  314-421-9600
  • Places for People – 314-535-5600
  • Project ARK – 314-535-7275
  • Vivent Health (formerly St. Louis Effort for AIDS) – 314-645-6451
  • Saint Louis University Center for Specialized Medicine:  314-977-9050
  • St. Clair County Health Department (Metro East) – 618-233-7703
  • Washington University Infectious Disease Specialty Program – 314-747-1206
  • Williams and Associates, Inc. – 314-385-1935
>500k

people receive services from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program each year.

That represents half of the people diagnosed with HIV in the U.S.