HIV/AIDS & Sexually Transmitted Diseases

AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland
The AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland provides a compassionate and collaborative response to the needs of people infected with, affected by, and at risk of HIV/AIDS. This is accomplished through leadership in prevention, education, supportive services and advocacy.
  J. Glen Smith Health Center
At the J. Glen Smith Health Center, our staff works together to meet all of your wellness needs. As a smaller, family-oriented health center, we develop a close relationship with you and your family and promote preventive health care to ensure you live an active life. We also offer HIV testing, education and counseling.
Thomas F. McCafferty Health Center
We believe educating our patients is the best preventive health measure. It is also important to catch medical problems early. As part of the Thomas F. McCafferty Health Center, you benefit from the following services: Community Advocacy Program (CAP), LGBT Pride Clinic, Social Work and Nutrition Counseling.
  Planned Parenthood - Cleveland
Planned Parenthood provides walk-in services for pregnancy testing and emergency contraception. Appointments required for HIV/STD testing, LGBT services and women’s and men’s services.
Recovery Resources
In collaboration with community partners, Recovery Resources offers free, confidential HIV testing at our three main locations (Midtown, Old Brooklyn, and Lakewood.) This is just one of several HIV/AIDS services we provide.
  Cleveland Department of Public Health
Office of HIV/AIDS Services
To respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County by preventing its spread, maximizing health and social outcomes, and coordinating effective and efficient targeted services for those at risk for, living with, or affected by HIV.
Compass Services: For People Living with HIV/AIDS
MetroHealth offers support groups for those living with HIV/AIDS. There are many subgroups for different age groups and demographics.
  Cuyahoga County Board of Health - Ryan White Program
If you or someone you know is living with HIV/AIDS, the Ryan White Part A Program can help. The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program provides HIV-related services throughout Northeast Ohio to those who do not have sufficient health care coverage or financial resources for coping with the disease.
Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center
Through a faith-based, culturally competent partnership, Nueva Luz will reduce the negative impact of HIV/AIDS in the Greater Cleveland Latino community. This will be accomplished through spiritual counseling, outreach, testing, prevention and supportive services in a safe, compassionate environment.
  Circle Health Services - The People’s Clinic
The mission of Circle Health Services, formerly the Free Clinic, is to provide quality health care and related services free of charge to those who lack appropriate alternatives, and to advocate for policy changes that make health care available to all.
Ohio AIDS Coalition (OAC)
Columbus: 1-800-226-5554
Cleveland: 216-325-7720
A division of AIDS Resource Center Ohio (ARC Ohio) providing education, leadership training, advocacy, and support for Ohio’s HIV/AIDS community
  Ohio HIV/STD Prevention Hotline
This anonymous and free statewide hotline answers questions about HIV, STDs, hepatitis, and TB. Hotline operators provide callers with information on many topics, including transmission, prevention methods, and referrals for testing and HIV care. The hotline is staffed by trained volunteers and AIDS Resource Center Ohio Prevention and Education staff. The hotline is open Monday through Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. You can also chat online with a hotline operator at
Ohio HIV Drug Assistance Program (OHDAP)
OHDAP formulary provides medications to treat HIV and HIV related conditions. This program is the payer of last resort and requires clients to meet certain eligibility criteria in order to be able to participate.