AIDS Support Groups in Central Jersey

Beacon Light Fund
PO Box 302, Annandale, NJ 08801

Contact: Bill Schadlich - President
Phone: 201-563-3501
Email: contactus@beaconlightfund.org
Website: http://www.beaconlightfund.org

Offers small financial help to people living with AIDS or disabling HIV disease. Money raised by various fund raising events are used to help pay providers directly for rent, utility and phone bills, special medical equipment and supplies and various other home care services.


Bergen Family Center
10 Banta Place, Hackensack, NJ 07601

Contact: Paula Tenebruso
Phone: 201-342-9200
Email: ptenebruso@bergenfamilycenter.org
Website: http://bergenfamilycenter.org/

Supports, strengthens and enriches family life through innovative programs and quality services. HIV/AIDS Services include mental health, outreach, early intervention and legal advocacy to HIV+ individuals living in Bergen and Passaic County who could not otherwise afford it.


Broadway House
298 Broadway, Newark, NJ 07104

Phone: 973-268-9797 ext. 1039
Website: http://broadwayhouse.org/

Provides comprehensive, integrated, multiple modality AIDS services. Open to all members of the community, and have a committed dedication to the gay and lesbian community as well as the diverse minority community of Newark.


Buddies of New Jersey
149 Hudson Street, Hackensack, NJ, 07601

Contact: Raymond Welsh
Phone: 201-489-2900
Email: ray@njbuddies.org
Website: http://njbuddies.org

Non-profit, community-based organization, and is a resource center offering a network of support for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.


Coalition on AIDS in Passaic County (CAPCO)
100 Hamilton Plaza, Suite 1406, Paterson

Contact: Jared Khan
Phone: 973-742-6742 ext. 304
Email: capcojk@aol.com
Website: https://capcoresource.com/

Works to improve the lives of those infected and/or affected by HIV, raise awareness and support for high quality, culturally responsive, and cost effective programs, identify individuals living with HIV/AIDS in the Bergen and Passaic counties and address their needs through an inclusive and effective system of care.


Hudson Pride Center
32 Jones Street, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Contact: Guido Sanchez
Phone: 201-963-4779
Email: kim@hudsonpride.org or drosen@hudsonpride.org
Website: http://hudsonpride.org

A 501(c)(3) bridging the gap in services and responding to the unmet needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, as well as HIV positive people of any orientation or identity, through supportive social services, prevention, outreach, advocacy and development trainings for other service providers, to educate, empower, and unite all of our communities.


Hyacinth AIDS Foundation
100 Hamilton Plaza, Suite 421 Paterson, NJ 07505

Phone: 973-278-7636
Website: http://www.hyacinth.org


Newark-
155 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07108
Phone-973-565-0300

Jersey City-
75 Montgomery Street, 5th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07505,
Phone- 201-432-1134

Commits to helping people live with HIV, slowing the spread of the epidemic, and serving as a critical voice in the public debate surrounding AIDS in New Jersey.


Hyacinth AIDS Foundation
317 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Phone: 732-246-0204
Website: http://www.hyacinth.org

Newark-
155 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07108
Phone-973-565-0300

Jersey City-
75 Montgomery Street, 5th Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07505,
Phone- 201-432-1134

Commits to helping people live with HIV, slowing the spread of the epidemic, and serving as a critical voice in the public debate surrounding AIDS in New Jersey.


My Brother's Keeper (MBK)
MBK Lounge 393 Central Avenue Newark

Contact: Alex WIlliams
Phone: 973-483-3444
Email: a.williams@njcri.org
Website: http://www.njcri.org

HIV prevention and socialization program for gay, bisexual and other same-gender loving men, 25 and older, in the greater Newark area. Programs and services are offered Tuesday through Saturday, from 2:30PM to 9:30PM.


Names Project Foundation - Northern NJ Chapter
Post Office Box 85, Paramus, NJ 07653-0085

Phone: 201-265-0600
Email: info@namesnnj.org
Website: http://www.namesnnj.org/

Servicing the counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Sussex and Warren. Promotes awareness of HIV/AIDS, serve as a local AIDS service organization, build alliances with other local AIDS service organizations and help people remember and grieve for those who have died from AIDS related diseases.


NAMES Project Foundation- Central NJ Chapter
118 International Ave, Piscataway NJ 08854

Contact: Maria N. Betters, Chapter Chair
Phone: 732-249-3933
Email: namespcnj@aol.com
Website: http://www.aidsquilt-nj.org

Sponsors the AIDS Memorial Quilt. The Quilt is displayed in schools, churches, civic groups, universities, corporations, etc as an educational tool to help bring an end to AIDS. Panels for those who passed away are still accepted and assistance is given for those who wish to make a Panel.

Mailing Address: P.O.Box 716, New Brunswick, NJ 08903-0716


New Jersey AIDS Services
44 South Street Morristown, NJ 07960

Phone: 973-285-0006
Email: info@njas-inc.org
Website: http://www.njas-inc.org/

Provides housing and housing assistance, substance abuse counseling and treatment services, mental health counseling, case management, medical case management, support groups, transportation, and community education.


Prevention Resource Network
816 Sunset Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Phone: 732-502-5100
Website: https://www.facebook.com/preventionresourcenetwork/

A state-funded program of the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Jersey, provides Rapid HIV Testing, counseling, case management, and referral to care and treatment for individuals with HIV/AIDS. Prevention groups for men and women are available.

Office Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday-8:30AM-4:30PM.

Rapid HIV Testing Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 10:00AM-3:00PM, By appointment, and Tuesday and Thursday-12:00PM–3:00PM, Walk-Ins.


Safespace at the South Jersey AIDS Alliance
19 Gordons Alley, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Contact: Kevin Carson
Phone: 609-347-1085
Website: http://www.southjerseyaidsalliance.org/

A caring, compassionate Organization dedicated to the fight against HIV/AIDS.


The African American Office of Gay Concerns
877 Broad Street Suite 211, Newark, NJ 07102

Phone: 973-639-0700
Email: outreach@aaogc.org
Website: http://www.aaogc.org

Brings awareness and prevention of HIV/AIDS to the gay community in the Newark Area and also other surrounding areas. Provides an array of services focusing on changing the individuals behavior.




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