Support we provide for people living with HIV includes:
- Information if you’re newly diagnosed with HIV.
- Grants to help with short-term financial need from our Hardship Fund.
- Advice on personal debt and budgeting.
- Support with work and skills.
- Information on immigration.
- Advice on benefits.
- Helping you deal with and report hate crime.
- Disclosing HIV status to an employer.
- Support for former Macfarlane Trust beneficiaries.
The exact type of support we offer differs from one centre to another.
Where relevant our services meet the following quality standards:
- Community Legal Service Quality Mark
- General Social Care Council Code of Practice
- Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) Quality Framework
- British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) - Ethical Principles
- CORE (Clinical Outcomes for Routine Evaluation): clinical improvement for 65% of clients
You can get peer support and share your experiences with other people living with HIV by joining My Community Forum.
We also run a range of online events and workshops for people living with HIV.