Mission: Providing care, prevention, and advocacy for people infected and affected by HIV in North Idaho.


NIAC is a non-profit, 501-C3, Idaho corporation and community based organization that began in 1989 as a support group for people with HIV, their families, friends and loved ones. NIAC grew from a single part-time staff position to multi-staff/multi volunteer positions.

NIAC is a non-profit community based organization that is funded by individual and group donations, community fund raisers, as well as funds from regional and national resources, such as the Idaho Family Planning, STD and HIV Programs, Idaho Housing and Finance and the Ryan White Care Act.

NIAC Staff:

Care Case Manager:  Julie Ferguson

  • Bachelor of Social Work and is a licensed social worker in the state of Idaho.
  • Ryan White Care Case Manager, HIV Testing, Community Support Referrals and Financial Assistance Referrals.

Social Services Assistant:  Ryan Marczak

  • Assisting the Executive Director and Staff, Administrative and Secretarial duties, Event Coordination, Marketing, and Website maintenance.

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