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Additional Resources for HIV and Women

HIV Care and Treatment

The Ryan White Part B HIV Care Program (HCP) provides primary medical care and essential support services to people living with HIV who are low income and uninsured or underinsured in California. To find a HCP provider in your area please visit the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) HCP webpage.

To find other Ryan White-funded providers in your area visit the Health Resources and Services Administration's (HRSA) Ryan White providers website.


The Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Program provides housing assistance and supportive services designed to reduce or prevent homelessness for people living with HIV. To find a provider in the 40 counties served by the Office of AIDS please visit CDPH's HOPWA webpage. To find HOPWA providers in other counties visit the HUD Exchange website.

If you are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness, the CalWORKs Homeless Assistance Program is available to provide temporary and permanent homeless assistance. To apply/learn more contact your local county welfare office or visit CalWORKs Homeless Assistance.


The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) helps ensure that people living with HIV and AIDS who are uninsured or underinsured have access to medication. To learn more please visit CDPH's ADAP webpage or contact the ADAP call center at (844) 421-7050, Monday – Friday, 8AM – 5PM (excluding holidays).


The California Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Assistance Program (PrEP-AP) provides assistance with medications and PrEP-related medical services for HIV negative individuals. To learn more please visit CDPH's PrEP-AP webpage.

To learn more about PrEP visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

The Ready, Set, PrEP program provides free PrEP HIV-prevention medications to thousands of people living in the United States including tribal lands and territories who qualify. To learn more please visit the Ready, Set, PrEP website.

Transgender women may have concerns about potential interactions between PrEP and hormone therapy. However, there are no known or predicted drug interactions between the medication used for PrEP and feminizing hormones. For more information visit CDC's HIV Testing, Prevention and Care for Transgender People webpage.

Domestic Violence

If you are experiencing domestic violence and need assistance, you may call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224. To find a Domestic Violence organization in your community, visit California Partnership to End Domestic Violence.

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