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U.S. National AIDS Hotlines & Resources

National HIV/AIDS Hotlines

AIDS in Prison Project's Hotline:
1-718-378-7022 (English and Spanish)
Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Eastern Time)
HIV/AIDS hotline for prisoners. All collect calls accepted.

AIDS Treatment Data Network:
International: 1-212-260-8868
Fax: 1-212-260-8869
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)

1-800-HIV-0440 (1-800-448-0440)
TTY: 1-888-480-3739
Outside U.S.: 1-301-315-2816
Fax: 1-301-315-2818
Hours: Monday through Friday, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Chat room: available in English and Spanish, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday (Eastern Time)

Offers information on HIV treatment and research, customized clinical trial searches, and referrals to a host of other useful, government-approved resources. Health information specialists can confidentially answer questions in both English and Spanish.

American Social Health Association's Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Hotline:
English: 1-919-361-8488
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 8:00 pm (Eastern time)
Provides anonymous, confidential information on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and how to prevent them. Also, provides referrals to clinical and other services.

CDC Business and Labor Resource Service:
TTY: 1-800-243-7012
International: 1-301-562-1098
Fax: 1-888-282-7681
International Fax: 1-301-562-1050
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (Eastern Time)
In English, en Español.

The Gay and Lesbian National Hotline:
1-888-THE-GLNH (1-888-843-4564)
Hours: Monday through Friday, 4:00 pm to 12:00 am; Saturday, 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm (Eastern Time)
A non-profit organization that provides nationwide toll-free peer counseling, information, and referrals.

GMHC AIDS Hotline:
1-800-AIDS-NYC (1-800-243-7692)
TTY: 1-212-645-7470
International: 1-212-807-6655
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 9:00 pm (Eastern Time); Saturday, 12:00 to 3:00 pm
General AIDS hotline for those worried that they may be infected or people trying to access New York City AIDS resources.


Housing Counseling Services, Inc.

1105 50th St NE,

Washington, DC 20019

(202) 667-7706



HIPS Hotline:
1-800-676-HIPS (1-800-676-4477)
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Harm reduction-oriented health information for sex workers and their families.

HIV Health InfoLine (From Project Inform):
1-866-HIV-INFO (1-866-448-4636)
Hours: Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (Pacific Time)
Non-judgmental volunteer operators listen to callers, share their own stories, and provide calm, clear, and encouraging information about HIV disease and its care. They draw on a wealth of real-life experience in helping people navigate healthcare obstacles and talk to doctors about their concerns. English and Spanish speakers are available.

National AIDS Hotline:
1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)
TTY: 1-888-232-6348
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
In English, en Español.

National Association of People With AIDS Hotline:
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (Eastern Time)

Women Alive:
International: 1-323-965-1564
Hours: Monday through Friday 11:00 am to 6:00 pm (Pacific Time)
A national hotline staffed by HIV-positive women. Geared for HIV-positive women who would like peer support or treatment information. Spanish-speaking operators are available.

Other National HIV/AIDS-Related Organizations

Greater Washington Area Community Resources


To find an HIV testing or counseling site or area service providers please reachout to any of the organization listed below:

Addiction Group

Call 855-217-2693

Addiction Center

Speak with an Expert - (844) 955-1384

Gwen Michael

Community Outreach Specialist

Personal (800) 586-9670


Addiction Prevention and Recovery
64 New York Ave, N.E.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
2141 K Street, N.W.

Building Futures Family AIDS Housing
1440 Meridian Pl, N.W.

Metro Health | DC
1012 14th St., N.W.

Cascade Howard University's LGBT Student Group
2397 6th  St., N.W.

Community of Hope
4 Atlantic St., S.W.

Damien Ministries
2200 Rhode Island Ave, N.E.

D.C. Black Pride
1806 Vernon St., N.W.

D.C. Center
2000 14th Street, N.W.

D.C. Rape Crisis Center

Hotline: (202) 333-RAPE (7273)

Business Line: (202) 232-0789


Twitter: @DCRapeCrisis

Facebook: DCRCC-Powering a Culture of Content

D.C. Office of Human Rights

(202) 727-4559

DC Trans Coalition

D.C. Victim Hotline

Confidential Resources for DC Crime Victims

Hotline: 1-844-4HELPDC

Call or Text: 844-443-5732

Different Avenues
1419 V St., N.W.

Food and Friends
219 Riggs Rd., N.E.

Family and Medical Counseling Service, Inc. (DC)

2041 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. SE

Washington, DC 20020

(202) 889-7900

Family and Medical Counseling Service, Inc. (Maryland)

5936 Martin Luther King, Jr., Hwy

Seat Pleasant, MD 20743

Mayor's Office of LGBTQIA+ Affairs

(202) 727-9493


Martha's Table
2375 Elvans Road SE,

Washington, DC 20020 

Miriam's Kitchen
2401 Virginia Ave, N.W.

National Black Justice Coalition

National LGBTQ Taskforce

National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)
1931 13th St., N.W.

National Center For Transgender Equality
1325 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.

Sasha  Bruce Youthwork
1022 Maryland Ave, N.E.

Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL)
410 7th St., S.E.

So Others Might Eat (SOME)
71 O St., N.W.

The Center For Black Equality
1806 Vernon St., N.W.

The Human Rights Campaign

The Women's Collective
1331 Rhode Island Ave., N.E.

Us Helping Us, Inc.
3636 Georgia Ave., N.W.

Whitman-Walker Health
1525 14th St., N.W.

1120 19th St., N.W.


Christ House

1717 Columbia Rd., N.W.202-328-1100

Covenant Baptist Church
Pastors Revs. Dennis & Christine Wiley
3845 South Capitol Street, SW
202-562-5576 Sunday Service at 11

Faith Temple
Pastoral Team – R. Vanzant, C. Clarke, J. Dennis
NYA Pres Church -1313 New York Ave NW (Chapel)
202-232-4911 Sunday Service at 1 pm

Freedom Fellowship Christian Church
Pastor Reverend. Dr. Larry Short

Holy Redeemer - MCC
Reverend David North
4908 Niagara Road, Suite 102 College Park MD
301- 982-5775 Sunday Service at 11 am

Inner Light Ministries
Bishop Kwabena “Rainey” Cheeks
1912 Q Street, SE
Sunday Service at 11 am,

Lincoln Congregational Temple UCC
Pastor Nathan Angelo Harris
1701 11 Street NW
202-288-4699 Sunday Service at 10:30 am

Metropolitan Community Church
Pastor Dwayne Johnson
474 Ridge Street NW
202- 638-7373 Sunday Service at 9 am & 11 am

SGI International (Buddhist)
4603 Eastern Avenue, Mount Rainer Maryland, (301) 779-3255
Unity Fellowship Church, Wash D.C.
Pastor Reverend Abena McCray
Meets at Luther Place, 1226 Vermont Avenue,
NW Sunday Service at 3 pm

Unity Fellowship Church, Baltimore Maryland
Pastor Reverend Harris Thomas
4007 Old York Road Baltimore, MD
(410) 244-0884 Sunday Service at 11am


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