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Ryan White Planning Council

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The Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon HIV Health Services Planning Council is a body of 20-45 non-paid representatives who have expertise in the field of HIV/AIDS care and treatment. The membership of the Council includes representatives from community-based AIDS service organizations, local public health agencies, affected communities, including people living with HIV/AIDS, and the state department of health. About one third of the membership of the Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon TGA HIV Health Services Planning Council are people living with HIV or AIDS.

The goals of the Planning Council are:

  • To identify HIV needs, prioritize service interventions, and recommend allocations to meet the priority service needs in the TGA.
  • To develop a Comprehensive HIV Care Plan describing the continuum of care to meet HIV needs in the TGA.
  • To develop collaborative partnerships to facilitate the implementation of the comprehensive HIV care plan.
  • To evaluate effectiveness of HIV services in the TGA.
  • To assure the rapid disbursement of Part A funds to meet HIV needs.
  • To manage the operations of the HIV Health Services Planning Council.

The Planning Council has six standing committees that support and undertake its work:

  • Priorities/Comprehensive Care Plan/Standards of Care
  • Membership and By-Laws
  • Administrative Assessment and Quality Review
  • Our Voices Client 
  • Early Identification of Individuals with HIV/AIDS
  • Executive

Planning Council Organization Chart 

Planning Council Committees Info Sheet

To apply for membership, applicants need to fill out and submit the HIV Health Services Planning Council Application which will be reviewed by the Membership Committee.

For a complete listing of HIV Testing Sites in Middlesex, Somerset and Hunterdon Counties, please click the following link:
HIV Testing Sites

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