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AIDS Resources: Ohio Services

Guide for faculty, staff, students, patients, and the public of Northwest Ohio to resources and services for those affected by AIDS

Multidisciplinary Resources

 

The Ryan White Program - The University of Toledo Medical Center

 

The Ryan White Program ** at the University of Toledo Medical Center is the only HIV Clinic offering long range treatment in NW Ohio. 
[From the About Us page ] This program offers high quality, comprehensive HIV/AIDS care services though a multidisciplinary health care team. The program incorporates Adult Primary Care, Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mental Health Counseling, Nutritional Counseling, Case Management, Consumer Advocacy, Financial Counseling and 340B Pharmacy Services using a “one–stop shop” model. The Ryan White program also provides HIV testing and education in Lucas County and the surrounding counties.
 

The University of University of Toledo Medical Center
3120 Glendale Avenue|
Toledo, Ohio 43614
419.383.6843


** Additional  information about Ohio's Ryan White Program may be found at the  Ohio Department of Health Web site. 

http://equitashealth.com/

 

 

Formerly


[From the EquitasHealth About Us page**]     "Equitas Health (formerly AIDS Resource Center Ohio) is a not-for-profit community-based healthcare system founded in 1984. Its expanded mission will make it one of the nation’s largest HIV/lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ) healthcare organizations.
It serves more than 45,000 individuals in Ohio each year through its diverse healthcare and social service delivery system focused around: primary and specialized medical care, behavioral health, HIV/STI prevention, advocacy, and community health initiatives."

Please contact the individual office locations for site specific services.

Services each site include at least one of the following

  • Medical - primary care, HIV specialty care, trans health, women's health, and more
  • Pharmacy - prescriptions, related counseling and management services, immunization and flu shots, and more
  • Wellness and Prevention - HVI/STI Testing and counseling,  opiate epidemic reduction program, health naviagation, and more
  • Behavioral Health - psychiatryry, individual psychotherapy, and support groups
  • Supportive Services - help in navigating healthcare system, insurance options, and unmet needs as food, housing, and transportation
  • Dentistry - Equitas Health will be opening dental services later in 2016


Services at the 13 locations may be searched by city, zip code, services, staff member


** For long term care and additional services, contact
The Ryan White Program at the University of Toledo Medical Center.  

419.383.6843
utmc.webmaster@utoledo.edu

Ryan White Care Programs (State of Ohio)

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is part of the Ohio Department of Health.  It promotes health and access to quality care for Ohioans living with HIV. The HIV Care Services Section offers a spectrum of services designed to help people with HIV and their families.

Programs include case management, drug assistance, quality management, and the Minority AIDS initiative. More information about these programs may be found here.

HIV Case Management Agencies in Northwest Ohio 

Toledo (Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Williams, and Wood counties)
       Ed Seybold, LISW-S, edseybold@arcohio.org,
       AIDS Resource Center Ohio - Toledo
       3450 W Central Avenue, Suite 210, Toledo, OH 43606
       419.241.9444, 419.241.9488 (fax)

 Lima (Allen, Auglaize, Champaign, Hancock, Hardin, Logan, Mercer, Paulding, Putnam, Shelby, and Van Wert counties)
       Allision South, LSW, allisonsouth@arcohio.org
       AIDS Resource Center Ohio – Lima
       658 W. Market St., Suite 109, Lima, OH 45801
       419.222.0827, 419.222.5287 (fax)

Mansfield (Ashland, Crawford, Erie, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca, Wyandot counties)
       Jodi Startup, LSW jodistartup@arcohio.org
       AIDS Resource Center Ohio - Mansfield
       410 Park Ave West, Suite 1, Mansfield, OH 44902
       419.525.2437, 419.525.2922 (fax)

Care Services Section Contacts
Toledo, Lima, Mansfield
         Lyndsey Maynor, MSW, LSW, HCS HIV Case Management Coordinator
               lyndsey.maynor@odh.ohio.gov
         Ohio Dept of Health, HIV Care Services
         246 N. High Street, 6th floor, Columbus, OH 43215
         614.728.9167, 614.728.4622(fax)

 

For more general information:
Telephone: 614.466.6374, 1.800.777.4775
Fax: 614.564.2432,1. 866HIV-MEDS (toll free)
E-Mail: BCHSSD@odh.ohio.gov

Other State of Ohio Programs

Quality Management  promotes continuous improvement in our programs by meeting the Ryan White Care Act requirements for quality management. These requirements include: 1) measuring how well HIV health services meet Public Health Guidelines, and 2) developing strategies for improving access to quality HIV health services such as medical care and case management services. Links to reports are provided. Links to documents, reports, and resources.

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Ohio HIV Drug Assistance Program (OHDAP)  provides medications to treat HIV and HIV-related conditions. This program is the payer of last resort. For eligible participants, HIV-related medications are provided free of charge. The medications are obtained through a specialty mail-order pharmacy to ensure confidentiality and to ensure all geographic areas of Ohio have equal access to this service. To be eligible, an applicant must re-enroll at the beginning of each enrollment period, be a resident of Ohio, be HIV positive, and meet financial-eligibility guidelines.

HIV Health Insurance Premium Payment Program makes direct premium payments for consumers to continue existing health insurance policies.

OHIO HIV Medicaid Spenddown Payment Program (OHMSDP) enables individuals to access “public health insurance” with the payment of a “spenddown” to the Medicaid program. Individuals must have previously applied for Medicaid with their county

For more information about the above three programs,  please contact:

Ohio HIV Drug Assistance Program (OHDAP)
HIV Care Services Section
Ohio Department of Health
246 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
1.800.777.4775

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Short descriptions of the following state wide HIV Care Services may be found here.

  • HIV Case Management Program / Ryan White Emergency Financial Assistance Program
  • Quality Management
  • Minority AIDS Initiative

Mailing Address:
Ohio Department of Health
HIV Care Services Section
246 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Telephone: 614.466.6374, 1.800.777.4775
Fax: 614.728.4622, 1.866.HIV-MEDS (toll free)

E-Mail: BCHSSD@odh.ohio.gov

Ohio AIDS Coaltion

Ohio AIDS Coalition (OAC)  is a division of Equitas Health (formerly AIDS Resource Center Ohio) providing education, leadership training, advocacy, and support for Ohio’s HIV/AIDS community.
It includes links in areas as Community Resources , Health Resources, Healthcare (including health insurance), and Policy/Advocacy.    

48 W. Whittier St.
Columbus, OH  43206
614.444.1683
1.800.226.5554