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Local Assistance


HIV Testing

  • At-Home Self Testing Kits from Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County.  Free at-home HIV testing for Miami-Dade County residents. Order your free at-home HIV test kit. Test yourself and find out your HIV status at no cost to you and from the comfort of your home.
  • Free At-Home HIV Testing HIV testing may look different, but it’s still available! To support expanded HIV testing options during COVID-19, Greater Than AIDS and Walgreens, along with OraSure Technologies, donated 10,000 OraQuick In-Home HIV Tests to community partners.
  • Free Condoms! * Miami-Dade County residents that are 18 years old or older can place an online order to receive free condoms through the TestMiami website. A personal protection package will be mailed directly to their home that consists of male condoms, female condoms, lubricants, and dental dams.

Eye Exams and Eyeglasses

  • Eye Care America for Seniors over 65 and for those in need of assistance for glaucoma.
  • InfantSEE  No Cost eye exams for infants 6-12 months.
  • New Eyes  Eyeglasses available based on need and a special application for people affected by COVID-19.
  • Ryan White Program Subrecipients Community Health of South Florida – Optometry (limited services); Public Health Trust – Ophthalmology/Optometry; University of Miami -Ophthalmology/Optometry (limited services)

Dental

Other Programs

  • How to Qualify for Social Security Disability With HIV/AIDS If you have a medical condition, such as HIV or AIDS, that keeps you from working, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) oversees two disability programs that provide monthly benefits to those who are disabled or have a serious and can no longer work full time. The SSA uses a medical guide, which is called the Blue Book, to determine eligibility. The Blue Book has a listing that applies to HIV/AIDS. To be approve with that listing, you must meet the specific criteria.
  • Optum Pharmacy The only nationally certified pharmacy with a dedicated HIV account management team. Optum provides: American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVP)-certified pharmacists; A specially trained clinical HIV team; Financial assistance specialists that will exhaust all efforts to get funding; Multilingual capabilities; Prior authorization and appeals team; Clinical management program and consistent patient follow up to promote optimal outcomes.  Click here for the Optum Pharmacy website.
  • T.O.P.W.A. Facebook Page* We are all currently facing challenging times with the current pandemic. In efforts to still provide our TOPWA services to patients in need, we invite you to please share our current Facebook page to patients that can benefit from it. On the page, we are sharing information on local events, food drives, and COVID-19. In addition we will be having a virtual baby shower and raffling baby items. We want this Facebook page to bring new and existing moms a shine of hope during this pandemic.

This page includes links to Ryan White Program and non-Ryan White Program funded services. Please contact your Medical Case Manager with questions about Ryan White Program eligibility.

 

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