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.
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For more information about HIV and AIDS, click on the following links:

Indiana State Department of Health
The Indiana State Department of Health reports on all HIV and AIDS cases reported in the state since 1982 (AIDS) and 1985 (HIV). It also contains information all people currently living in the state with HIV disease. These reports are updated quarterly.

Fort Wayne - Allen County Health Department
The Fort Wayne Allen County Health Department HIV and STD prevention reports on HIV and STDs in Allen County. Yearly reports are also included on this website.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) The CDC National Prevention Information Network is a reference, referral and distribution service for information on HIV/AIDS, STDs and TB. This Web site is overseen by the CDC and replaced the CDC National AIDS Clearinghouse.

AIDS Education Global Information System (AEGIS)
The AEGIS Web site is managed by the Sisters of St. Elizabeth of Hungary in San Juan Capistrano, California. Its purpose is to encourage understanding and knowledge that will lead to better care, prevention, and a cure for HIV/AIDS. This, probably the largest HIV/AIDS Web site and is updated on a regular basis. A wide variety of information on HIV/AIDS is available.

The Body
The Body's mission is to use the Web to lower barriers between patients and clinicians, demystify HIV/AIDS and its treatment, improve patients' quality of life, and foster community through human connection. The Body is a service of Body Health Resources Corporation and is sponsored in part by several drug companies.

HIV and Hepatitis.com
HIV and Hepatitis.com is an online publication that provides accurate and reliable treatment information to people living with HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. The staff consists of individuals who have years of combined experience in publishing, community education and HIV treatment advocacy. The Medical Editor has a medical degree in Internal Medicine and is experienced in HIV/AIDS treatment, research, and education.

National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC)
NMAC, established in 1987, is dedicated to developing leadership within communities of color to address the challenge of HIV/AIDS. NMAC sponsors the U.S. Conference on AIDS each year.

New Mexico AIDS InfoNet
The New Mexico AIDS InfoNet is a project of the New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center in the Infectious Diseases Division of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. The InfoNet was originally designed to make information on HIV/AIDS services and treatments easily accessible in both English and Spanish for residents of New Mexico. Some InfoNet Fact Sheets have information that is specific to New Mexico; national references are provided when relevant.

Office of Minority Health Resource Center (OMH-RC)
OMH-RC is a free, nationwide resource and referral service of the Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Site includes a link to HIV/AIDS and Minorities: A Guide to Federal Programs, an online directory of agencies within DHHS that are involved in HIV/AIDS service provision and related activities. This publication highlights these agencies' minority-focused HIV/AIDS programs. (On the home page, use your browser's "Find" option to search for "HIV/AIDS").

 

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.

Disclaimer

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.