Mental Health Assistance
Short and long-term counseling for people with HIV/AIDS and their families, as well as children.
Health Insurance Help
CT Insurance Assistance Program for AIDS Patients. This insurance program pays the COBRA premium of extended employer health insurance to people who leave their jobs because of AIDS. Insurance can be extended for up to 18 months, with an additional 11 months available if you apply for Social Security disability benefits.
Assistance in finding and maintaining affordable housing and providing referrals and direct financial subsidies.
Financial aid is available for insurance premiums, medical, dental, pharmaceuticals, substance abuse treatment, rental and utility bill assistance and other direct needs.
Drug User Health
We can help addicts and alcoholics live healther lives and make safer choices. Whether through abstinence or through harm reduction
Computer buddies are available to provide assistance in accessing the internet, as well as other computer training. Books, videos, journals and magazines about HIV/AIDS are available through this program.
All clients enter MFAP through the case management model. Individuals meet with a case manager for a preliminary assessment. Afterwards, they work together to build a specialized care plan towards effectively utilizing each of our services.
AIDS Drug Assistance
The Connecticut AIDS Drug Assistance Program (CADAP) helps people get much needed medications if they do not have insurance. If they have insurance, CADAP will help pay their medication co-pays for drugs that are on the CADAP formulary.
An extensive network of local and statewide advocacy and support information is available for people living with HIV/AIDS.
HIV Social Group
Support Groups address the needs of those affected by HIV/AIDS, including friends and family. Many who are infected with HIV occasionally need a shoulder to lean on or a sympathetic ear. MFAP holds support groups in English and Spanish so that our clients have an opportunity to express their feelings. We invite all who are infected with HIV to take part in this healing process.
Sept. 27, @ 7pm
618 West Avenue Norwalk, CT 06850
Call for more information.
Clients have access to food through MFAP. Food supplies are donated by churches, supermarkets and monthly food drives.
Each week, clients meet with our registered dietitian and receive a bag of food.
This program connects clients with a Nutritional Counselor who will help evaluate health issues such as weight loss, medication side effects and other illnesses. The goal is to achieve an overall sense of health and well being. Clients are prescribed supplements and/or alternative treatments in conjunction with their regular medical care.