Programs: The benefits counseling program provides free one-on-one legal representation to clients living with hiv/aids or mental health conditions in order to obtain and maintain disability income and health insurance benefits. Clients served: 1,822
the employment service program provides free vocational training, career counseling, and job search assistance to clients livig with hiv/aids or mental health disabilities in order to help them find sustainable employment. Clients served: 654
emergency assistance and eviction prevention:aids emergency fund responds compassionately to the aids crisis by providing immediate, short-term financial assistance to help people disabled by hiv/aids to cover their basic human needs and stabilize their living situations. During the 2016/2017 year, aids emergency fund provided financial assistance to 1,718 low income clients to stabilize housing situations, prevent utility shut-off, continue care with medical providers, and to sustain lines of communication with service providers and support via the payment of telephone bills. Clients served: 2,064
I worked as volunter at the front desk greeting clients for appointments and those that just walked in off the street. I was so taken by all the friendly interaction between the staff and the clients at all times. That was one of the more enjoyable and rewarding times spent in the 20 years I have been on disability. I cannont say enough goood things about this non profit but they are one of the best at what they do. Benefits and employment for people with HIV
Positive Resource Center has helped many of my friends obtain SSI/SSDI benefits and others to obtain long-term employment. They really make a biog economic difference in peoples lives. They help people get off general assistance and into benefits an/d or employment.