Whatever your gender,sexuality, or cultural background, being diagnosed with HIV and or Hepatitis is a big deal. You may experience a range of emotions over the days and weeks ahead. While being diagnosed with HIV or Heaptitis is a challenge, it is not insurmountable. People from all walks of life are living with HIV and other blood borne viruses and enjoying full and actives lives.
If you are positive and living in the NT, we can assist you with legal support, emergency relief funds, information around treatment options for HIV and hepatitis, health and wellbeing, referrals to doctors and clinicians, housing issues, drug use, testing, access to dietician and more.
All discussions are totally private and confidential. Your names are coded information so no one can identify you regarding documentation. We can come to you if you don’t want to visit the Council. Our support groups are fun, engaging, interesting and empowering. It’s great to meet others in similar situations and share advice and support.
If you don’t understand your medical documents we can help you! Sometimes they are complicated and written in medical jargon and we understand that that can be hard to decipher. We have experience in working with people from different and varying backgrounds, so if you are a new migrant, are from the LGBTQI communities, Injecting Drug user, Sex worker, have recently come out of jail we don’t judge you. In fact, we are here for you.