New Opportunities, Torrington

(860) 482-9749 in Torrington

or email

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


–   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: (

Search by program name: CADAP – Ryan White Part B Connecticut AIDS Drug Assistance Program