See what your dollars can do:

$3.00 provides an all day bus pass for someone living with HIV.

$4.75 provides 25 pounds of food for an individual living with HIV through our agency services.

$9.50 provides 50 pounds of food for a household of 2 or more through our agency services (at least one person in household is HIV positive).

$150 provides eye glasses for someone living with HIV that does not have optical insurance coverage.

$250 provides a medical appointment for a medical provider to treat someone newly diagnosed.

$262 provides preliminary costs of CD4 and viral load lab draw for a client without insurance.

$1000 provides emergency housing for two months for someone living with HIV.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Northeast Indiana Positive Resource Connection is to prevent new cases of HIV, AIDS, Hepatitis and STDs and advance a compassionate and stigma-free community response.

The Positive Resource Connection proudly serves the following counties in Northeast Indiana: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, and Whitley.
Meet the Staff | Print |


Jeffrey Markley - Executive Director

Reggie Troutt- Front Desk Assistant

Care Coordination

Sara Siefert - Director of Client Services

Vanessa Hicks - Substance Abuse Case Manager

Rachel Newton-Case Manager

- Case Manager

Terry Taylor - Case Manager

Kathleen Menefee - Case Manager

Arien Dillon - Housing Case Manager

Kellen Lewis - Case Manager

Megan Perry - Case Manager

Meg Olivo-Case Manager

Education / Outreach

Kandace Kelly - Director of Outreach Services

Patricia Veazy - Prevention Outreach Coordinator

Rose Ellison - Education / Youth Outreach Coordinator

Timothy Price - Community Outreach Coordinator

Ken Redmon-Counseling Testing Referral Outreach Coordinator


Food Pantry

We are always in need of non-perishable goods for our food pantry: soup, canned fruits & vegetables, pasta, sauce, peanut butter, canned meats, rice, hot cereal, and toiletries.

Please drop off groceries at the office any weekday between 8:30AM and 5PM. Thank you!

Getting Here

The Positive Resource Connection is located at 525 Oxford Street, Fort Wayne, IN. Please click here for driving directions or for the Citilink bus schedule.


Since HIV is spread primarily through sexual practices or sharing needles, prevention messages on this site may address those topics. HIV prevention materials funded by CDC must be approved by local program review panels, however the materials may be considered graphic by some viewers.