HIV/AIDS Rights and Health

Most Frequently Viewed Resources

Read about where to file your lawsuit or case. Information on jurisdiction and venue.

If you cannot afford the filing fee or other court costs, you may qualify to have these fees and costs waived by the court.

The Constitution; Executive and Administrative Laws; County, Appellate, Supreme Court, and Federal Districts; State Legislation; and Legal Guides.

Whatever the reason, you have the right to represent yourself, to be your own lawyer in all cases in California.

The purpose of this Email Hotline is for WomensLaw to provide basic legal information, referrals, and emotional support.

When your confidential information or records were exposed.

This section will give you general guidelines for how to best prepare yourself for court.

Alphabetical Listing of Resources

The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) helps ensure that people living with HIV and AIDS who are uninsured and under-insured have access to medication on the ADAP Formulary.

Chapters on: Employment Discrimination; Public Accommodations, Insurance and Employee Benefits, Public Benefits, Creditors and Bankruptcy, Family Law, Immigration; Fair Housing, Consumer Rights, Criminal Issues, Prisoner"s Rights, Transgender Law, and Confidentiality.

Local agencies, under contract with the Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS, HIV Care Branch, provide home- and community-based services as an alternative to nursing facility care or hospitalization.

Find out how you can file a healthcare complaint with HHS online and offline in English, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, and Polish.

OA-HIPP is a program that pays monthly health, dental and vision insurance premiums for eligible clients and their family members.

You can request a free interpreter to be with you in court.

A court interpreter verbally translates (called “interpreting”) everything the judge and others say from spoken English into your primary language, and everything you say back into spoken English.

This resource has the answers to commonly asked questions about court interpreters, including how to ask for one.

This handout is a step-by-step guide to the internal and external appeals processes for health insurance for individuals with cancer whose insurance companies have denied a particular treatment based on medical necessity or experimental treatment.

The Office of AIDS has lead responsibility for coordinating state programs, services, and activities relating to HIV/AIDS.

If you have HIV/AIDS and cannot work, you may qualify for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration.

As a person with a disability, you need to know your rights and your employer"s obligations in hiring and promotion, and in accommodating your condition in the workplace. For people with HIV, these issues create a "cycle" of work.