Ryan White Program
What is the Ryan White Program?
Generations Family Health Center, Inc. is proud to provide services which are funded by the Ryan White Grant through the Bureau of Primary Care. This funding is used to:
- Provide specialty care to individuals who are HIV positive or have AIDS
- Provide counseling to the community at large
- Provide FREE testing without an appointment to anyone in the community regardless of established care
- Provide health education on ways to prevent HIV and AIDS from spreading
How Can Generations Ryan White Program Help You?
Patients can choose to be seen by our Physicians and Nurse Practitioners and/or our Infectious Disease Specialist to receive support services for HIV and AIDS. Anyone is eligible for the Ryan White Program with a positive HIV test.
What Resources Are Available?
There is funding and programs to assist patients with HIV/AIDS. This funding can help with:
- Diagnostic Testing
- Specialty Care
- Nutrition Supplements
- Accessing Dental Care
- Behavioral Health Management
Medicaid and most private insurances accepted. Not insured? You may qualify for a discounted rate, please ask about our Sliding Fee Scale program. Patients may qualify for assistance with the cost of medications at a lower cost. If not insured, you may qualify for a discounted rate through our Sliding Fee Scale Program.
To Make An Appointment:
Contact our Ryan White Program at (860) 450-7471 Evelyn Caballero (ext.6137)
After Hours Access:
If it is after hours and you have an emergent question (for Behavioral, Medical or Dental) we have a Clinician on Call. Simply call (860) 450-7471 and the answering service will page the On Call Clinician (from one of our five sites) who will call you back.
Ryan White Consumer Advisory Committee:
Generations hosts a Ryan White Consumer Advisory Committee. This committee consists of volunteer patients and staff.
Purpose of the Committee:
- Improve patient outcomes
- Discuss barriers to care
- Help decide how HIV funding is spent
- Collaborate with other volunteers and HIV service providers to come up with solutions to meet the demands of the community
Dates/Times of Meetings:
- Bimonthly, for 1.5 hours
- First meeting: February 3, 2024
- 3 pm – 4:30 pm
- Generations Family Health Center, 40 Mansfield Avenue, Willimantic, Conference Room 204
- Refreshments will be served
To Learn More or Sign-up:
Meg Thornton, MPH
HIV/Infectious Disease Program Manager
(860) 450- 7471 ext. 6320
Lead Care Facilitator
(860) 450-7471 ext. 6137