125 BROAD STREET, 18TH FLOOR, NEW YORK NY 10004
Provides educational materials and legal information about AIDS in prison. Offers class action and litigation for prisoners.
Safer drug use guide for prisoners: info on vein care, where to shoot, germs and other complications.
P.O. BOX 6003 ROCKVILLE, MD 20849
Provides information and technical assistance on HIV/AIDS, STDs and TB. Spanish speaking services available.
8235 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 214, West Hollywood, CA 90046
Center for Health Justice offers programs and services to both men and women in correctional facilities with a focus on prisoners who are HIV+ or atgreatest risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV and other sexually
transmitted diseases. Center for Health Justice operates a free national prisoner HIV prevention & treatment hotline that accepts collect calls from inmates during regular business hours. The hotline provides
general HIV treatment and prevention information, support for callers who are ill or newly diagnosed with HIV, and advocacy support regarding medical care, medications or other health issues inside the jails and prisons across the country.
Monthly newsletter on hepatitis C events, clinical research, and education (materials also available in Spanish). *sample issue free to people in prison; $10 for a year’s subscription.
2940 16TH STREET #307 SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103
An activist and advocacy committee for prisoners with HIV/Hepatitis C and other serious illness. We also advocate on behalf of LGBT prisoners. We provide educational resources about HIV and HCV upon request.
3325 WILSHIRE BOULEVARD, SUITE 340, LOS ANGELES, CA 90010
A national organization dedicated to combating the rape of prisoners, also provides limited assistance to survivors of jailhouse rape.
3803 N. FAIRFAX DR. #100, ARLINGTON, VA 22203
Seeks equitable services for people with severe mental illnesses.
Information & newsletters on HIV, (materials also available in Spanish); responses to treatment questions from people in prison *free to people in prison.
P.O. BOX 9999, VAN NUYS, CA 91409
Quarterly recovery-oriented newsletter, free to incarcerated addicts.
George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street NW Washington, DC 20052
Law students interview and evaluate older and geriatric inmates in obtaining parole or other forms of release from incarceration. Operates in five states LA, MD, MI, NC, VA and DC. Blog: http://jonathanturley.org/The Project for Older Prisoners (POPS) encompasses a number of prison projects in which students are involved as volunteers or work for academic credit. Some students assist individual low-risk prisoners over the age of 55 to help them obtain paroles, pardons, or alternative forms of incarceration. In a typical case, a student will prepare an extensive background report on a prisoner to determine the likelihood of recidivism. If the risk is low, the student will then locate housing and support for the prisoner and help prepare the case for a parole hearing. Other students are involved in a Prison Environmentalism project that is working to introduce recycling and environmental industries in prisons. POPS also runs a “Books for Crooks” program to help build prison libraries, while another project involves students in a study of the federal prison system and the sentencing guidelines for the U.S. Sentencing Commission.
This organization provides legal and other types of referrals to prisoners with disability issues. They do not provide individual representation.
POSITIVELY AWARE, NATIONAL MAGAZINE ON HIV/AIDS
5537 N. BROADWAY, CHICAGO, IL 60640
Covers treatment, medical, and social issues. Free subscription for prisoners. Annual Drug Guide available in Spanish, but not the magazine.
1233 LOCUST ST 5TH FLOOR, PHILADELPHIA PA 19107
Free monthly newsletter about prisoners’ and ex-prisoners’ health; published by ex-cons.
PROTECTING YOUR HEALTH & SAFETY: PRISONERS’ RIGHTS
publication of the Southern Poverty Law Center, distributed by
Prison Legal News
P.O. Box 2420
West Brattleboro,VT 05303
*$16 for people in prison
500 FIFTH AVE., STE. 320, NEW YORK, NY 10461
Magazine about living with HIV. Free subscriptions to prisoners.
LITTLE WEST 12TH STREET, 6TH FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10014
Spanish version of POZ magazine.