Resources

Please note that all links on the House of Mercy website are links to third party sites. The linked sites are not under the control of House of Mercy. House of Mercy is not responsible for the contents on any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. These links are provided as a convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the linked sites by House of Mercy.

Carolinas Care Partnership (formerly Regional HIV/AIDS Consortium) House of Mercy is a recipient of a Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS federal grant administered through Carolinas Care Partnership.
http://www.carolinascare.org

Regional AIDS Interfaith Network (RAIN) RAIN in Charlotte provides care teams, pastoral care and support, benefits advocacy, treatment education, counseling and referrals.
http://carolinarain.org

Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina

House of Mercy is is a partner agency of Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina (SHFBM). SHFBM partners and distributes food and essential grocery items to approximately 550 hunger feeding agencies in 19 counties in North and South Carolina. Agencies served include emergency pantries, soup kitchens, senior programs, shelters and low-income daycares.
http://tinyurl.com/qc3khap

 

 

Social Security Information:

Social Security for People Living with HIV/AIDS
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/10019.html

Understanding the Benefits
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/10024.html

Disability Benefits
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/10029.html

How Your Earn Credits
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/10072.html

The Appeals Process
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/10141.html

The Social Security and Disability Resource Center (SSDRC)
http://www.ssdrc.com/hiv.html

 

Additional HIV/AIDS Resources:

 

A Closer Walk - A film about AIDS in the world
http://www.aCloserWalk.org

 

AETC - AIDS Education and Training Centers National Resource Center
http://www.aidsetc.org

 

AIDS Answers.com - Contains lots of valuable information on HIV/AIDS
http://www.AIDS.Answers.com

 

AIDS Articles and Resources
http://www.warts.org/aids-resource.htm

 

AIDS Clinical Trials Information Service
http://www.actis.org

 

AIDS Community Residence Association -A nonprofit organization in Durham, NC that serves individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS by providing diverse, supportive housing options and compassionate care.
http://acradurham.org

 

AIDS InfoNet - Information on HIV/AIDS services and treatments accessible in English and Spanish.
http://www.AIDSInfoNet.org

 

AIDSmap - Information on HIV and AIDS treatment and care.
http://www.aidsmap.com

 

AIDS Meds - Founded and operated by people with HIV.
http://www.AIDSmeds.com

 

AIDS.org - Non-profit educational site for HIV education and information
http://www.AIDS.org


AIDS Quilt - Official internet site of the AIDS Memorial Quilt
http://www.aidsquilt.org

 

AIDS United - Internet Resource for Policy and Advocacy
http://www.aidsunited.org

 

Alliance of AIDS Services - Carolina AASC in Raleigh provides care teams, pastoral care and support, food, emergency financial assistance, benefits advocacy, treatment education, counseling, and referrals.
http://www.aas-c.org

 

American Academy of HIV Medicine
http://aahivm.org

 

AMFAR - The American Foundation for AIDS Research
http://www.amfar.org

 

BlackAIDS.org - News, perspectives, and resources for African American patients
http://www.BlackAIDS.org

 

Careers to Combat HIV & AIDS - Prevention, treatment and careers where you can help
http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/make-a-difference-careers/hiv

 

Careers in Disease Prevention- Prevention, treatment and careers where you can help
http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/make-a-difference-careers/vaccinations

 

Catholic Health Association - A resource to inform about benefits of the Affordable Care Act.
http://www.chausa.org/healthreform

 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention - Fact sheets, extensive information on HIV/AIDS, research, funding, policies, statistics, conferences, resource library (also info in Spanish)

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/default.html

 

ClinicalTrials.gov - A registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world. 
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov


Elton John AIDS Foundation
http://www.ejaf.org

 

Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC)
http://www.gmhc.org

 

Healingwell.com - Community, information, resources on diseases, disorders and chronic illness.
http://www.healingwell.com

 

Healthy Living Benefits: 5 Common Preventable Diseases
http://www.icanbenefit.com/Healthly-Living-Benefits-5-Common-Preventable-Diseases

 

HEART International.net - Informative site with links to information and treatments for Hepatitis & AIDS.
http://www.heart-intl.net/HEART/Home

 

Hepatitis C Information Central - The latest research and treatment news about Hepatitis C infection, diagnosis, symptoms and treatments
http://www.Hepatitis-Central.com

 

HIV/AIDS News - Trusted information and reporting on national health issues from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

http://kff.org/hivaids/

 

HIV Drug Interactions
http://www.HIV-druginteractions.org

 

HIV drug resistance mutations
http://hivdb.stanford.edu/pages/download/resistanceMutations_handout.pdf

 

HIV and Hepatitis An online publication whose mission is to provide accurate, timely and cutting edge information about treatment for HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis
http://www.HIVandHepatitis.com

 

HIV InSite - Comprehensive up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California.
http://HIVInsite.ucsf.edu

 

HIV Medicine Association - An organization of medical professionals who practice HIV medicine.
http://www.HIVMA.org

 

HIV Progress - HIV+ blog, support & resources

http://www.hivprogress.com

 

International Antiviral Society - USA 
http://www.iasusa.org

 

International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care
http://www.iapac.org

 

John Hopkins HIV Guide
http://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/index/Johns_Hopkins_HIV_Guide/All_Topics/A

 

Medline Plus - A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

 

National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project (NATAP)
http://www.Natap.org

 

National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD)
http://www.Nastad.org

 

National HIV and STD Testing - A service of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
https://gettested.cdc.gov

 

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
http://www3.niaid.nih.gov

 

National Minority AIDS Council 
http://www.NMAC.org

 

NIH Office of AIDS Research - National Institutes of Health
http://www.oar.nih.gov

 

NPIN (National Prevention Information Network) - Website designed to share HIV/AIDS, STD, TB resources and information
http://www.CDCnpin.org

 

Physicians' Research Network
http://www.prn.org

 

Positive Words of Encouragment - Encouragement from newly diagnosed women with HIV/AIDS
http://www.thebody.com/content/70295/newly-diagnosed-words-of-encouragement-from-hiv-po.html?getPage=2


POZ "Health, Life and HIV" Magazine
http://www.poz.com

 

Project Inform - Information, inspiration and advocacy for people living with HIV/AIDS.
http://www.projectinform.org

 

Stanford University HIV Drug Resistance database 
http://HIVdb.stanford.edu

 

The Body - The complete HIV/AIDS resource with more than 550 topic areas.
http://www.thebody.com

 

The Well Project - Information and support for HIV positive women
http://www.thewellproject.org

 

UNAIDS - The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS
http://www.unaids.org

 

U. S. Department of Health and Human Services: AIDS Information - Offering information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention and research.
http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov

World AIDS Day Organization -
Remember World AIDS Day each year on Dec. 1
http://www.worldaidsday.org

 

 

 


Hope, a yellow Lab, was House of Mercy's second family dog