HIV/AIDS Services Hillsborough County
A continuum of services designed to support and improve living situations of persons with HIV/AIDS are provided including:
- Permanent Housing: Assists individuals and families who are stable enough to live independently. Referrals are made to the housing program by case managers, social service agencies, and housing providers or by self-referral. Limited transportation is available. Tenants are required to pay rent based on their income.
- Transitional Housing: This service component offers a safe and supportive living environment with varying levels of support. Transitional Living Centers are available for single women and women with children at Mercy House, a supportive housing program with 24 hour staff availability. Residents are required to pay a portion of the living expenses based upon their income. In addition, Mercy House offers limited transportation, case management, and assistance in finding permanent housing and leisure time activities.
- Voucher Program: HOPWA funded vouchers are available to qualified individuals to pay a portion of the rent at a voucher program eligible rental property. In addition to rent subsidy the program provides a utility allowance.
HIV/AIDS Services Hernando County
Voucher Program: HOPWA funded vouchers are available to qualified individuals to pay a portion of the rent at a voucher program eligible rental property. In addition to rent subsidy the program provides a utility allowance. This program is administered through our Tampa office.
HIV/AIDS Eligibility requirement: An individual or at least one immediate family member must have a medical diagnosis of HIV/AIDS, and the individual or family must be homeless, living in a marginal housing situation, at risk of eviction or transitioning from a residential setting.
Contact Us: Elma Settle, Housing Specialist
Email: HIV/AIDS Ministry Email