There are 3 major medical centers and many smaller clinics where one can receive HIV care in Greater Cleveland. Positive Peers was created by The MetroHealth System, where nearly 1,800 people living with HIV receive their care. MetroHealth offers support groups and additional services through Compass Services, a program generously supported by the DBJ Foundation and Ryan White Part A. Call (216) 778-8305 to schedule a new patient appointment. 

HIV/AIDS Hotlines

Additional Help: Aid, Assistances, and Charities

Cleveland HIV Clinics

Addiction

Case Management Providers

PrEP Clinics

Reputable HIV Websites

Community Planning / Advocacy

Cleveland Support Groups

  • Cafe con Leche

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    Marielee Santiago

    R-175: 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109

    phone: (216) 778-5755

    last Thursday of every month (último jueves de cada mes) 12-1:30 pm

    (grupo de apoyo de habla espanola) (lunch provided)

  • T4C (Thinking for Change)

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    Scott Sabiers

    R-176: 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109

    phone: (216) 778-3112

    every Tuesday 2-3:30 pm

    (for anyone living with HIV/AIDS who thinks they might have a problem with drugs and/or alcohol)

  • 18-30 Group

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    Jen McMillen Smith

    R-176: 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109

    phone: (216) 778-4051

    2nd Tuesday of every month, 12-1:30 pm

    18-30 Group (for anyone between 18-30 years old living with HIV/AIDS) (lunch provided)

  • Open Support Group

    MetroHealth Medical Center

    Jen McMillen Smith

    MetroHealth Medical Center – Room R172 g/h: 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109

    phone: (216) 778-4051

    1st and 3rd Mondays of every month 1-2:30 pm

    (for anyone living with HIV/AIDS) (lunch provided)

  • Women Only Wednesdays

    MetroHealth Medical Center

    MetroHealth Medical Center – Room R176 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland, OH 44109

    phone: (216) 778-4051

    2nd Wednesday of every month 12-1:30 pm

    For women living with HIV/AIDS (lunch provided)

  • Women's Support Group

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    Naimah O'Neal

    2829 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

    phone: (216) 621-0766 x2901

    Every Tuesday 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m

    for women living with HIV/AIDS only

  • The Spill

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    Michele Princeton-White

    2829 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

    phone: (216) 621-0766

    Every Monday, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    for men and women living with HIV/AIDS

  • Men's Support Group

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    Brian Scott

    2829 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

    phone: (216) 621-0766 x2934

    Every Wednesday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    for men living with HIV/AIDS only

  • HIV Support Group

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    Alissa Wible

    2390 E. 79 St, Cleveland, OH 44104

    phone: (216) 444-2765

    Every 3rd Thursday (dinner provided) 5:00 to 6:30 pm

    for people living with HIV/AIDS

  • Open support group for all HIV+ veterans

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    Suzanne Smith

    10701 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106

    phone: (216) 791-3800 x3452

    Every Wednesday (bagged lunch provided) 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Serenity Circle

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    Andrew Rosenlund

    4269 Pearl Rd, Cleveland, OH 44109

    phone: (216) 431-4131 x2520

    1 PM every Wednesday.

    For people living with HIV/AIDS who are trying to stay sober.

  • Sisters in Unity

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    Isabel Hilliard

    2061 Cornell Rd., Foley #111, Room 306, Cleveland, OH 44106

    phone: (216) 844-7892

    2:00 to 4:00 p.m. 4th Tuesday of every month.

    For females 25 and older living with HIV/AIDS.

  • Men's Group

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    Michael Morgan

    2061 Cornell Rd., Foley #111, Room 306, Cleveland, OH 44106

    phone: (216) 844-2653

    3:30 to 5:00 p.m.  4th Monday of every month.

    For men living with HIV/AIDS.

  • The Free Zone

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    Bob Bucklew

    2061 Cornell Rd., Foley #111, Room 306, Cleveland, OH 44106

    phone: (216) 844-2247

    6:00 to 7:30 p.m. 3rd Tuesday of every month.

    Dinner / Socialization for all patients living with HIV/AIDS.

  • Youth Group

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    Renessa Banks

    2061 Cornell Rd., Foley #111, Room 306, Cleveland, OH 44106

    phone: (216) 844-7895

    1-3 pm, 2nd Tuesday of every month.

    For positive youth 18-24 years old living with HIV/AIDS.

  • Club 95

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    Sister Susan Zion

    St. Augustine Manor, 7801 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102

    phone: (216) 634-7436

    website: http://www.ursulinepiazza.org

    12-1:30 pm, last Thursday of every month.

    Open to anyone living with HIV/AIDS (lunch provided).

Clothing

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    Provides free clothing; no appointment necessary, no income or residency requirements.

    7710 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102

    website: http://needscleveland.org/

    Open to the public Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:30-2:30

Free HIV Testing

Food Pantries

Housing

Furniture

LGBT-Affirming Clinics

MetroHealth HIV Doctors

  • Dr. Ann Avery

    Infectious Disease Specialist/ HIV Physician

    Subokone prescriber

  • Dr. Corrilyn Hileman

    Infectious Disease Specialist/ HIV Physician

  • Dr. Robert Kalayjian

    Infectious Disease Specialist/ HIV Physician

    Division Chief

  • Dr. Natalie Hinchcliffe

    Family Practice/ HIV Physician

  • Dr. Melissa Osborn

    Infectious Disease Specialist/ HIV Physician

    Suboxone prescriber

    Also specializes in Hepatitis-C treatment

  • Dr. Rumilia Tolentino

    Family Practice/ HIV Physician

  • Dr. Douglas Van Auken

    Family Practice/ HIV Physician

  • Dr. Peter Wiest

    Infectious Disease Specialist/ HIV Physican

Mental Health

  • Mental Health Resource

    MetroHealth Divison of Psychiatry

    2500 MetroHealth Dr., Cleveland, OH 44109

    phone: (216) 778-4428

  • Mental Health Resource

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    4115 Bridge Ave, Cleveland, OH 44113

    phone: (216) 631-5800

  • Mental Health Resource

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    3950 Chester Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114

    phone: (216) 431-4313

  • Mental Health Resource

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    11100 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106

    phone: (216) 844-7890

Registered Nurses

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    RN

  • null John Ebner

    RN

  • null Margaret Oblak

    RN

  • null Valerie Tomlinson

    RN

Social Work

  • null Monica Lee

    Mental Health Care Coordinator

  • Jennifer McMillen Smith, LISW-S

    Social Worker/Compass Services

  • Tracey Brichacek, LSW

    Social Worker/ Mental Health Specialist

  • Michelle Cook, LISW-S

    Social Worker/ Case Manager

  • Rachel Calhoun, LISW-S

    Social Worker/ Case Manager

  • Kristi Langshaw, LISW-S

    Social Worker/ Case Manager

  • Dan Pacetti, MSW, LSW

    Social Worker/ Case Manager

  • Jason McMinn, LISW-S

    Social Worker/ Case Management Supervisor

  • Scott Sabiers, LICDC, LISW-S

    Social Worker/ Case Manager

  • Marielee Santiago, LSW

    Social Worker/ Case Manager

    Habla español

  • Karla Meza

    Social Worker Assistant/ OHDAP Specialist

Utility Assistance