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ARcare HIV Special Services Program

Our mission is to provide the highest quality comprehensive medical care and support services to those infected or affected by HIV and to provide education, counseling, and HIV testing to those at risk in the community.

ARcare HIV Medical Program Services

The HIV Special Services Medical Program provides comprehensive medical services on-site at our ARcare medical facilities including:

  • HIV specialty care
  • Primary medical care
  • Laboratory services
  • Oral health screening
  • Immunizations
  • Dietitian counseling
  • Pharmacy counseling
  • Adherence education
  • HIV/risk education
  • Pharmacy assistance program
  • Medical case management services. 

Co-pay assistance for medical services is available for clients seen by other HIV medical providers. Mental health and substance abuse counseling is provided by partner agencies. Referrals are made for clinical trials.

Service Access Centers: Social and Medical Support Services

The HIV Special Services Program also provides social and medical support through case management services at our ARcare Service Access Centers located in all parts of the state. Services include:

  • Program intake (Part B, C, and D)
  • Application for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)
  • Needs assessment and care plan development and monitoring
  • Dietitian counseling
  • Medical case management, including medication adherence education and pharmacy assistance program
  • Health insurance premium and co-pay assistance
  • Referral to housing opportunities for people living with AIDS/HIV (HOPWA)
  • Food voucher assistance
  • Medical transportation voucher assistance

Other medical services are provided by referral for HIV medical care, oral health care, laboratory services, and mental health/substance abuse counseling as provided by ADH's Part B Program.

Outreach, Prevention, and Education

The HIV Special Services Program provides statewide HIV outreach to assist clients lost to care to bring them back in to services. Through outreach, the program strives to develop or foster relations in the HIV community to assist with support group activities and peer-to-peer counseling.

Prevention services include HIV counseling and testing at designated sites, with emphasis on minority populations. Education to at-risk groups is provided, along with HIV lectures geared to colleges, nursing programs, churches, and other groups.

HIV/AIDS Provider Education Program

The HIV Special Services Program provides education services to providers in the state of Arkansas through our affiliation with the South Central AIDS Education Training Center. Education includes lectures, special programs, HIV updates, HIV provider peer consultation, and preceptorships.

Our Health Care Home offers affordable comprehensive services to people with HIV or AIDS and to those who are at risk. These services are provided through family-centered, community-based medical care and support programs. Our compassionate, professionally trained staff is here to provide you with information, support, and affordable health care.

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HIV Medical Services

These services are provided at our ARcare medical clinics:

  • Primary, family-based medical care
  • HIV specialty medical care
  • Laboratory and radiology services
  • Immunizations
  • HIV counseling and testing
  • Registered dietitian services
  • HIV clinical trials access
  • Referral to mental health and substance abuse services
  • Referral to oral health services

ARcare HIV Medical Clinics

HIV Social Services

These services are provided at our Service Access Centers throughout Arkansas:

  • Medical and non-medical case management
  • AIDS drug assistance program (ADAP medication)
  • Medication assistance program
  • Registered dietitian services
  • Referral to and payment assistance for mental health and substance abuse services
  • Referral to housing opportunities for people with AIDS/HIV
  • HIV education
  • Gas vouchers for HIV-related visits
  • Food vouchers
  • HIV outreach programs

ARcare HIV Service Access Centers

Ryan White HIV Program

The HIV Care Program is funded through the Ryan White Care Acts Part B, Part C, and Part D Grants. Learn more below.

About the Ryan White HIV Program


Do you know your HIV status? To receive confidential HIV testing, call the office nearest you. We not only provide HIV treatment, education, and support, but also financial assistance and guidance.