Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2019

HIV/STD Program

Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
1100 W 49th ST
PO Box 149347 MC 1873
Austin, TX 78751

TEL: 800-255-1090

Alternate Phone: 512-533-3000
FAX: 512-533-3178
Program Website

Benefits Summary

Assists HIV positive individuals with the cost of specific health care needs including prescription drugs, health insurance continuation, some outpatient medical services, case management etc. The federal Ryan White Care Act-Part B provides funds for this program.


Financial assistance for: specific HIV/AIDS related FDA approved prescription drugs; specific outpatient medical and support services; case management; insurance premiums/deductibles/co-payments; mental health services; substance abuse, etc.

Eligibility Guidelines

Texas resident who must: be diagnosed as HIV-positive; meet income guidelines (200% of Federal Poverty Level); and is uninsured or underinsured.

How to apply

Download an application from the program's web site or call the toll-free number listed above for more information.