Care Management

OUR WORK

CARE MANAGEMENT

The goal of the Care Management is to ensure effective and efficient access to care, services, and resources that are appropriate to meet the needs of women and girls living with HIV/AIDS and their families. The aim is to provide compassionate, empowering, and non-judgmental family care and support services in a culturally appropriate context. Women, girls, and families are experts in identifying their own needs, therefore care services must be flexible enough to address the distinct needs of each individual woman, girl and family. Ultimately, we seek to increase women’s sense of self worth and support women in sustaining their care and treatment. Women often receive services in a variety of ways and settings. Staff is trained in client-centered advocacy and work diligently to ensure women are served in a timely, respectful, and culturally appropriate method by the agency and by our collaborative partners. We aim to empower women to be strong advocates for themselves, their families, and other women within the care system. If you are a woman living with HIV/AIDS and need assistance please contact us – we are here to support you.

Medical Case Management

Our medical case management program targets all women, particularly women of color living with HIV/AIDS, ages 18+, residing the DC metropolitan area, including sections of Maryland and Virginia. We provide referrals to doctors and support services to meet individual and family needs.

Prevention with Positives

Our prevention program offers women HIV and hepatitis C screening services. Our mobile van helps alleviate transportation barriers. Education outreach focuses on preventing transmission and getting treatment.

Community Health Workers

Our community health workers practice compassionate peer support. They work to connect women and families to medical care and safety net services in the DC metropolitan area, including sections of Maryland and Virginia.

Early Intervention Specialist

Our early intervention specialists create campaigns aimed at prevention, early intervention, and access to treatment. We offer tools (such as pamphlets, females and male condoms, finger cots) and referrals for obtaining PrEP to prevent HIV transmission.

Support Groups

Our mission to support women was founded 30 years ago with a simple telephone support line for women with HIV/AIDS. Today, we continue to offer women support groups and a safe place to gather in a caring environment.

Referrals & Support Services

Our in-house services include a mental health provider, testing, coaching for treatment adherence, and case management services. Our referral programs connect women with medical care, food pantries, housing assistance, and more. We offer hot meals, a drop-in resource center with computers, clothing, special events, and holiday celebrations for our women and their families.

STORIES

MEET SABRINA

Advocate in the Community

Early Invention Specialist at the Women's Collective

18 years with organization

Professional

Customer

Passionate and Dedicated

Chicago

Native

Hobbies: community service and sewing