Orange County Government, Florida

About

The Ryan White Program – Part A (Orlando EMA)

Ryan White is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), HIV/AIDS Bureau (HAB). The program provides HIV-related services for those who do not have sufficient health care coverage or financial resources for coping with HIV disease.

Orange County Government is the official Orlando EMA Part A Recipient for services provided by not-for-profit, private, public and government entities that provide medical and social support services to residents living with HIV/AIDS in Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Lake counties.

The goal is to create a collaborative system of HIV/AIDS care that provides swift and seamless linkage to continuous and comprehensive services for medical care, medical case management, drug assistance, dental care, nutritional / food assistance, health insurance, mental health, substance abuse, medical transportation, and psychosocial support (peer mentoring).

Orlando EMA HIV Services Planning Council

The Orlando EMA HIV Services Planning Council guides the use of Ryan White Part A funds. The Planning Council established by the Chief Elected Officer (CEO) Mayor Teresa Jacobs, is a legislative body operating under the authority of the Ryan White Treatment Extension Act of 2009 and has the legislative authority to carry out its assigned tasks and duties as specified by the Health Resource and Service Administration (HRSA). For more information on how to become a member, please call 407-254-9390.

Mission

The Planning Council's mission is to improve the quality of life of individuals with HIV/AIDS.

Vision

The Planning Council's vision is a community-supported quality system of care designed to overcome the challenges associated with HIV/AIDS.

Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Empowerment
  • Dedication
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Inclusiveness
  • Efficiency

Contact information

Ryan White Planning Council Support
PCinfo@ocfl.net
2012 E. Michigan Street
Orlando, FL 32806-4941
Phone: (407) 254-9390
Fax: (407) 836-1941

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