$250,000 Available to assist People Living with AIDS or who are HIV-symptomatic to pay their rents

For Immediate Release October 21, 2011 Media Contact: Heriberto Sanchez Soto 212-563-4500 Ext 306 New York, NY, October 21, 2011 – The Hispanic AIDS Forum (HAF) announces the availability of $250,000 to assist people living with HIV/AIDS to pay their rents. In order to qualify candidates must also meet the following requirements:

  • DOES NOT qualify for similar assistance provided by HASA (HIV/AIDS Services Administration).
  • Must produce a medical certificate documenting an HIV/AIDS diagnosis (M11Q).
  • Must reside in one of NYC’s boroughs – Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens or Staten Island.
  • Must qualify as low income.
  • Must agree to enroll in a Case Management Program in New York City.
  • If you qualify, the program may be able to pay up to 75% of your monthly rent. The funds available are limited; applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis until funds are exhausted. For a copy of the application and other information, please call 212-563-4500.

ABOUT THE HISPANIC AIDS FORUM

HAF was established in 1985 as the first Latino organization in New York fully dedicated to addressing the needs of Latinos affected by HIV. Since then we have worked tirelessly to fight for our rights and to build a self-supporting community of gay and bisexual Latino men. We offer a variety of services and activities designed to nurture our social, physical and emotional well being, to support personal growth, and to build a stronger community. We have offices in the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens. For information about our services please visit www.hafnyc.org or call 212-563-4500 # #

Media Contact:
Heriberto Sanchez Soto
212-563-4500 Ext 306

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How to Apply?

If you are interested in being considered for a particular position, please send a resume and cover letter, position desired and salary requirements to:

Personnel Department
Hispanic AIDS Forum
1767 Park Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10035
Fax: 212-868-6237

HAF is an equal opportunity employer!

Locations

Manhattan

HAF- Manhattan
1767 Park Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10035
(212) 563-4500

12 Noon to 7:30PM Monday to Thursdays; Fridays 9:30AM- 4:00PM except major holidays when the office is closed.

De medio día a 7:30PM de martes a jueves; viernes de 9:30AM a 4PM excepto días feriados cuando HAF cierra.

Testing available by appointment only.  No walk ins will be accepted.

Queens

HAF-Queens Pride House
76-11 37th Avenue, Suite 206
Jackson Heights, New York 10372
Tel: 718-409-5309

Bronx

HAF- Bronx
975 Kelly Street, 4th Floor (corner of Westchester Ave)
Bronx, NY 11459
(718)-328-4188

2 & 5 Train and 4 & 17 Bus to Intervale Avenue

Monday through Thursday: 12PM - 7PM and Friday: 10AM-4PM except major holidays when the office is closed.

Lunes a jueves: 12PM - 7PM y viernes: 10AM-4PM excepto días feriados cuando HAF cierra.

St. Ann’s Corner Harm Reduction
310 Walton Avenue, Suite 201 (between 138th & 140th Street)
Bronx, NY 10451
(718) 585-5544

4 & 5 train to 138th Street & Grand Concourse Station

Every 2nd Tuesday of the month: 11AM – 2PM

Cada 2do y 4to martes de cada mes: 11AM - 2PM

* We offer HIV antibody testing at other locations but the schedule is not fixed. Please feel free to call 212-868-6230 for more details or if you prefer to make an appointment. 

* Ofrecemos la prueba del VIH en muchas otras localidades, pero el itinerario no es fijo. Para más detalles llama o si prefiere hacer una cita, por favor llame al 212-868-6230.

Fax for all Locations
(212) 868-6237