HIV/AIDS

The Baton Rouge Metro area has the fourth highest rate of HIV cases and third highest rate of AIDS cases in the country. Help make this ranking history and join us in working towards an AIDS-free generation.

What we can do:

  • Get tested, knowing your HIV status is as routine as checking your blood pressure or cholesterol
  • Be informed & encourage others to do the same
  • Call the Louisiana Statewide HIV/AIDS Info Line
800-992-4379

Resources Offered:

HIV/AIDS Alliance for Region Two (HAART)

HAART offers a complete continuum of care to people living with HIV/AIDS including housing, primary care, medications, case management, and an array of supportive services. In addition, HAART provides HIV prevention education and FREE testing to the Baton Rouge area. Learn More >>

Baton Rouge AIDS Society (BRASS)

BRASS serves as a testing and training provider to the state of Louisiana, with special emphasis on the Greater Baton Rouge Area. BRASS offers avenues which foster ethical, personal, social-emotional and intellectual development. They believe these qualities are essential to making appropriate choices that will ultimately decrease the spread of HIV/AIDS and other STDs, as well as increase civic responsibility. Learn More >>

Department of Health & Hospitals’ STD/HIV Program

The STD/HIV Program's (SHP) Services Unit provides a variety of patient care services to individuals living with HIV/AIDS, such as primary medical care, medications, dental services, assistance with transportation, rent and utilities, child care, supplemental food items, and other needed support services. Learn More >>

BRBAC Metro Health Foundation

BRBAC’s Metro Health develops and implements educational strategies to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Learn More >>

CareSouth

CareSouth is a private non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center that has provided a comprehensive range of community based medical, dental and behavioral health services for 18 years. The health center’s mission is to provide comprehensive, high quality health care with compassion and respect for all. Learn More >>

Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention’s (DHAP) mission is preventing HIV infection and reducing the incidence of HIV-related illness and death. Learn More >>

Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge

The HIV/AIDS Care Coordination and Women & Children’s Program is committed to assisting HIV/AIDS clients in accessing services and programs to further their well - being. Services are offered to clients in East Baton Rouge, Livingston, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Ascension, Point Coupee, and East and West Feliciana parishes.  Many programs are available to eligible HIV positive clients. Learn More >>

Louisiana Statewide STD/HIV Infoline

The Louisiana Statewide STD/HIV Infoline provides information about STDs, HIV, Hepatitis and AIDS, as well as emotional support and referrals for other services in both English and Spanish. Users can get helpful information on HIV and STD testing, HIV transmission, HIV/AIDS treatments and other related topics. Learn More >>