Mission: Case managed health care, food programs, counseling, housing, clinical, and other supportive services. Increase affordable housing by acquiring, developing, and maintaining low income housing for persons in need. Conduct health education and linkage to care
Programs: Client assistance: served 351 unique clients in monroe county, florida including 28 intakes during the six month period. 6 medical case managers had 5,551 contacts with clients during the six month period. Core services provided through contract funding and fund raising were ambulatory outpatient/physician services - 46 clients served; aids pharmaceutical assistance - 144 clients served; dental care - 50 clients served; health insurance premiums copays and deductible - 162 clients served; mental health therapy - 38 clients served - medical nutritional therapy - 31 clients served; and medical case management - 327 clients served. Continued on schedule osupportive services provided included housing assistance - 137 clients served; nutritional assistance - 333 clients served; medical transportation - 85 clients served; mortgage assistance - 2 clients served; neuropathy pain therapy - 23 clients served; utility assistance - 25 clients served; emergency assistance - 13 clients served. During the year 100% of the individuals newly diagnosed with hiv were linked to clinical care.
education and outreach: provide hiv/aids counseling, testing, and outreach to monroe county residents and tourists. Provide hiv and substance abuse prevention services to at risk racial/ethnical minority populations. Provide education and outreach service to msm (men who have sex with men). Provided 51 rapid result hiv tests that were anonymous and confidential at 7 regular locations and at multiple outreach events throughout the period. 100% of new hiv positive individuals identified were counseled and referred to medical case management for care. Participated in 12 national and local hiv/aids awareness days. Over 15 individuals have received services targeted to at-risk, re-entry (jail) racial/ethnical minority populations. Continued on schedule othis project offers a substance abuse reduction program dealing with healthy living and life skills, an hiv risk reduction and intervention and access to a training web site. More than 663 risk reduction conversations occurred online through an internet outreach and prevention program targeted at msm. The program expanded outreach through various social media outlets including youtube, facebook, and twitter. Videos produced by the department staff are featured on a tv monitor in our lobby to emphasize safer sex practices and awareness of hiv transmission risk. Education staff resupply lgbt establishments weekly with free safer sex packets with over 20,600 condoms distributed.
low income housing: provided 27 units of housing for low income, disabled individuals including 14 units dedicated to hiv positive homeless individuals. An additional 19 units are owned by affiliated corporations that are subsidized by a project rental assistance contract with hud. These units are provided administrative services by the agency. Poinciana royale associates, ltd had 50 units of low income housing with priority given to persons disabled with aids. Program service revenue is primarily from government assistance to allow low income individuals to live in safe and affordable housing. This partnership is 100% controlled by the organization through disregarded entities and the results of its operations are included in the revenues, expenses, assets and liabilities reported on this form 990.