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Effective Immediately:

Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the following programs and services will be temporarily postponed or suspended:

Community Tuesday, Building a Future classes, Client Advisory Committee, Friday lunches, Friday Haircuts, Volunteer Programs

New Building Hours -
Monday - Thursday, 9am-4:30pm
Friday - 9am-3pm

Testing Center - If you are in need of testing at this time, please call 317-632-0123 to consult with an HIV/STD counselor. You must call first. The Damien Center is not currently accepting walk-in clients. 

The food pantry will operate during the following schedule: Monday - 10am-2pm, Tuesday - 12pm-4pm, Wednesday - 12pm-4pm, Thursday - 10am-2pm, Friday 12pm-3pm 
If you are accessing the food pantry, please click here to read important information before you arrive.

Legal Services

Our Legal Services program is open to all HIV+ clients, who may need the following services:

  • Last Will and Testament
  • Living Will
  • Powers of Attorney (General and Limited)
  • Appointment of Healthcare Representative
  • Life-Prolong Procedures Declaration
  • Discrimination issues related to HIV+ status

In addition to drafting these legal documents, our lawyers represent a limited number of SSI (Supplemental Security Income) and SSDI (Social Security Disability Income) applicants. We can also provide informational materials to help clients understand what they can do to advocate for themselves, and our lawyers are happy to meet with clients to help them understand Social Security and the strategies for a successful benefits application.

We also provide representation for various other civil legal matters. These additional services are not covered by Ryan White, but are available on a sliding-fee scale. Ryan White and non-Ryan White clients must have pre-approval before services can be provided. Our Care Coordinators will help with this process.

Please contact your Care Coordinator to determine whether our lawyers can assist you. Don't have a Care Coordinator? Get linked to care through our Linkage to Care team.