Compassion. Care. Prevention

Client Services

For over 35 years, ARS has provided direct support and case management to people living with HIV, linking them to supports they need to maintain good health.

Case Management assists in the coordination of needed social and medical services, provide linkage to other area human service agencies, and help in the organization of a care plan. Emphasis is placed on improving individual quality of life and supporting client-centered decision making.

Services are always no cost to clients and are available to anyone living with HIV in NH with an income at or below 500% of the federal poverty level.

Click here to contact a case manager. Or call 603-433-5377 ext, 2

Case Management services include:

  • Education and information about HIV and transmission
  • Assistance with enrollment into NH CARE (HDAP) program.
  • Assistance with applying for Social Security, disability, Medicaid and food stamps; housing, rental and fuel assistance.
  • Referrals for medical and dental/oral care and treatment.
  • Referrals for legal assistance for advanced directives and wills
  • Support & assistance with adherence in taking medications

Support Services include access to:

  • Food pantry & personal care items
  • Referrals for mental health counseling.
  • Educational workshops & in service program
  • Budgeting assistance and referral
  • Emergency housing and utility financial assistance for eligible persons.
  • Transportation
  • HIV educational materials

Case management services are partially supported by Ryan White CARE Act Program funding.

ARS is grateful for additional support from the City of Portsmouth and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program

Services are provided to eligible clients, contact case management for eligibility requirements.