New Opportunities, Torrington
(860) 482-9749 in Torrington www.newoppinc.org
or email Info@NewOpportunitiesInc.org
AIDS Project Greater Danbury (203) 778-2437, (203) 797-1483
APEX Community Care (formerly CT AIDS DRUG ASSISTANCE PROGRAM) helps by providing mental health, behavioral health and drug and addiction counseling, and community medical care, including AIDS/HIV/STD prevention and testing. APEX helps eligible people living with AIDS/HIV, including immigrants without green cards, pay for federally approved HIV antiretroviral drugs and drugs which prevent opportunistic infections associated with AIDS/HIV. APEX will now pay health insurance premiums for anyone who is already covered by a health plan and is eligible for the program.
COST: No fee
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
– People with AIDS or HIV who have a net countable income at or below 400% of the Federal Poverty Level.
– People who have been diagnosed by a licensed physician as having AIDS, HIV+ symptomatic, and/or an HIV infection.
– Individuals applying for the program need not be a Medicaid recipient, but must apply for Medicaid within two weeks of approval for the program. There is no asset restriction for APEX.
NOTE: A person receiving prescription drug assistance from APEX does NOT need to be covered by a health plan.
HOW TO APPLY: Request application from APEX office at Connecticut State Department of Social Services or download from DSS website: (www.ct.gov/dss/lib/dss/PDFs/CADAPapp03.pdf)
TO FIND PROVIDERS IN CONNECTICUT’S COMMUNITY RESOURCES DATABASE:
Search by program name: CADAP – Ryan White Part B Connecticut AIDS Drug Assistance Program