Hotlines & Resources


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People living with HIV, family members and caregivers can access a variety of resources through Illinois HIV Care Connect. These resources include the hotline numbers and links on this page, an events calendar, information about HIV infection and epidemiology in Illinois, and news items.

Information About COVID-19 for People Living with HIV

HIV and COVID-19 Basics

What people with HIV need to know about the new coronavirus
POZ Magazine

State of Illinois Coronavirus Updates

AIDS Foundation of Chicago COVID-19 Resource Center

AIDS Foundation of Chicago HIV Resource Center + COVID-19 Financial Assistance

Sex and COVID-19
New York City Health Department


HIV/AIDS & STD Hotline – 800-243-2437 (800-AID-AIDS)

AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP Medication Assistance) and Continuation of Health Insurance Coverage (CHIC Premium Assistance) Services Hotline  – 800-825-3518

Clinicians’ Consultation Center:
Warmline – 800-933-3413 and PEPline – 888-HIV-4911 (888-448-4911)

24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline – 800-439-4079

Illinois Web sites and directories

AIDSVu Illinois Data

Boom LGBT – St. Louis area

Chicago Center for HIV Elimination

Getting to Zero HIV Illinois

Getting to Zero HIV Illinois Dashboard

Illinois Community Supportive Services and Referrals Directory (pdf)

Illinois Eagle

Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances

Illinois HIV Integrated Planning Council

Illinois Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Assistance Program

Illinois Public Health Association

Mother and Child Alliance

The Real Mainstream (Quad Cities)

Test Positive Awareness Network (TPAN)

Windy City Times

Illinois Department of Public Health web content and publications

ADAP Medication Assistance Program, CHIC Premium Assistance, and Housing Assistance Programs



HIV/AIDS Factsheet: HIV-Related Stigma and Its Association with Health Outcomes Among Persons Living with HIV/AIDS in Illinois (pdf)

Illinois Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan 2017-2021: A Roadmap for Collective Action in Illinois instruction manual

Preventing HIV Infections

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

Tuberculosis (TB)

Illinois Department of Public Health Supplemental Surveillance Programs

Medical Monitoring Project (MMP)

Life Insurance for People Living with HIV


International, National and Regional Resources

Access to Prevention and Healthcare Services for Immigrants with Communicable Diseases: A Resource for Public Health, Prevention & Care Providers (pdf)

Avert – Be in the Know

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV Facebook Page

Denver Principles, a statement of self-empowerment for persons living with HIV

Healthline HIV

Health Resources and Services Administration

HIV Testing from

HIV Prevention and Care for the Transgender Population

Let’s Stop HIV Together

Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center (MATEC)

National Institutes of Health HIV

National Harm Reduction Coalition

National Institutes of Health HIV

National Minority AIDS Council

Positively Aware


Substance Use and HIV Risk

Supporting College Students Living with HIV

Target HIV