HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis

Ryan White Part B

The Ryan White Part B Program provides help for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS in Maine. Services include the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP); limited help with dental care, housing, and food; and medical case management for people who are ineligible for other case management programs.

ADAP (AIDS Drug Assistance Program)

ADAP is for people with HIV/AIDS who live in Maine and make less than 500% of the federal poverty level

What kind of help is available?

ADAP helps people get the prescription drugs that treat HIV, HIV-related conditions, and prevent infections.

ADAP pays what’s left for your covered meds after your insurance pays. If you can’t get insurance, ADAP pays for any of your meds that are on the covered list.

ADAP helps pay for insurance. ADAP helps with some labs if your insurance doesn’t cover them.

How do I get ADAP?

Fill out the application and release below or have your case manager help you with it.

Send your complete application and attachments to:
ADAP
40 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04330-9758
Fax: (207) 287-3498

Dental Help

Dental help is for low-income people with HIV/AIDS who live in central or southern Maine* and have no other way to pay for dental care.

What kind of help is available?

The Ryan White Part B Program can help pay for dental insurance.

If you don’t have dental insurance, the Ryan White Part B Program can pay a dentist for some basic services (like cleanings, exams, X-rays, fillings, etc.)

* People with HIV who live in northern Maine should contact their case manager or call Erin Appleby at the Regional Medical Center at Lubec (207-733-1090 x 2226) for dental help.

Housing Help

Housing help is available for low-income people with HIV/AIDS who live in Maine and have no other way to pay for rent or utilities.

What kind of help is available?

The Ryan White Part B Program can help pay rent, heat, or electricity.

The Ryan White Part B Program can't help pay mortgages or security deposits.

Food Help

Food cards are available for low-income people with HIV/AIDS who live in Maine and have no other way to pay for food.

What kind of help is available?

Grocery store cards that can only be used for food (no alcohol or tobacco products) may be available up to once per month for people who are eligible.

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Case Management

Case managers help people living with HIV find a place to get what they need. Case managers can be there for as long as they are needed. Case management is free for clients. Income limits may apply.

Please contact the agency nearest you to learn about case management services and other services for people living with HIV/AIDS.

Southern Region

Name Address Phone #

Frannie Peabody Center

Website: https://www.peabodycenter.org/ External site disclaimer

30 Danforth St. Suite 311,
Portland, ME 04101

(207)774-6877

Central Region

Name Address Phone #

St. Mary's Regional Medical Center

Website: https://www.stmarysmaine.com/ External site disclaimer

Campus Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04243
(207)777-8507

The Horizon Program (MGHA)

Website: https://www.mainegeneral.org/Pages/Care-and-Services-A-Z/HIV-Services/Horizon-Program.aspx External site disclaimer
9 Green St.
Augusta, ME 04330
(207)621-3785

Northern Region

Name Address Phone #

Community Health and Counseling Services

Website: https://www.chcs-me.org/ External site disclaimer

413 West Main St., Fort Kent, ME 04743 (207) 834-4410 or (207)877-219-1936

Community Health and Counseling Services

Website: https://www.chcs-me.org/ External site disclaimer

2 Water St
Houlton ME 04730
(207) 532-5510 or
1- 800-580-5510

Community Health and Counseling Services

Website: https://www.chcs-me.org/ External site disclaimer

137 Bennett Drive
Caribou ME 04736
(207) 496-3166 or
1- 800-809-2737

Downeast AIDS Network/Health Equity Alliance

Website: https://www.mainehealthequity.org/ External site disclaimer

25 Pine St. Suite A
Ellsworth, ME 04605
(207) 667-3506

Downeast AIDS Network/ Health Equity Alliance

Website: https://www.mainehealthequity.org/ External site disclaimer

7 VIP Rd.
Machias, ME 04654
(207) 255-5849

Downeast AIDS Network/ Health Equity Alliance

Website: https://www.mainehealthequity.org/ External site disclaimer

106 Pine St.
Bangor, ME 04402
(207) 990-3626