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Service Index



The service index is a list of definitions used to describe the services provided by the agencies listed in the resource directory.




A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z


A



Adherence/Compliance with HIV Medications: Counseling or special programs to ensure readiness for and adherence to HIV/AIDS treatments.



C



Case Management: Professionals who link clients with primary medical care and other services to ensure coordinated access to health care and support services.


Counseling-Personal and Family: Counseling for personal problems, coping with loss or tragedy, or relieving family crisis.



E



Education: Specialized instruction regarding HIV prevention or HIV care and treatment.



F



Faith Initiative Project: Initiative helping faith communities develop positive responses to the HIV epidemic.


Financial Assistance: Provision of short-term payments for transportation, food, essential utilities or medication assistance.


Food Bank: Provision of food, meals or nutritional supplements.



H



Housing and Shelter: Provision of short-term or emergency financial assistance to support temporary and/or transitional housing to enable an individual to gain or maintain medical care.



L



Legal Assistance: Provision of legal services directly necessitated by a person's HIV status.



M



Medical Treatment: Professional diagnostic and medical services from a physician, physicians' assistant, clinical nurse specialist or nurse specialist or nurse practitioner in an outpatient, community-based or office-based setting.


Mental Health: Psychological and psychiatric treatment and counseling services.



N



Nutrition: Provision of nutritional education and/or counseling provided by a registered dietitian.



O



Outreach: Street/Community: Identifying individuals in a community at risk or who may not known their status so they can be HIV tested.



S



Substance Abuse Treatment: Provision of treatment and/or counseling to address substance abuse issues provided in an outpatient or residential health service setting.


Support Group: Periodic group meetings where individuals in similar circumstances get together to provide support to each other.


Syringe Exchange Program:



T



Translation: Language translation or translation for the hearing impaired.


Transportation: Transportation services provided to a client in order to access primary medical care or psychological support services.

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