The Actors Fund HIV/AIDS Initiative works with men and women in the entertainment industry to create confidential, holistic plans and support systems that will meet each person’s emotional, medical and financial needs over the long term.
Our experienced Social Workers provide case management, advocacy, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, financial assistance, financial management skills development, and referrals to community resources.
We are proud that our HIV/AIDS Initiative is the largest recipient of funds from Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. HIV/AIDS Initiative clients also have access to The Fund’s affordable housing developments, The Dorothy Ross Friedman Residence (formerly The Aurora) in New York and The Palm View in Los Angeles.
Eligibility for The Fund's financial assistance program requires an application, documentation of your professional earnings and an interview. In general, eligibility for financial assistance is based on:
For additional information and an application please contact:
Kent Curtis, LCSW Supervisor of the HIV/AIDS Initiative
212.221.7300 ext. 142
Steven Haught, L.C.P.C, Director of Social Services - Central Region
Jan Kees Van Der Gaag, LCSW Supervisor
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