Programs and Services

Notice: This site contains HIV prevention messages that may not be appropriate for all ages.

Mobile Testing Unit (MTU): Regular human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing of persons at risk is critical to HIV prevention. The Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) travels to the 10 northern counties in Idaho to  provide free HIV and HEP-C screening, counseling, education and linkages to primary care services. The MTU can serve Health District 1: Benewah, Bonner, Boundary, Kootenai, Shoshone; and Health District 2:  Clearwater, Latah, Idaho, Lewis, and Nez Perce.

Services include:

  • Health education materials (i.e. HIV, STI, and pre-exposure prophylaxis – PrEP);
  • Free and confidential HIV/HEP-C screening,  risk reduction counseling, and education;
  • Condom distribution;
  • Linkage to care: case management care, supportive services, and treatment

Mobile HIV testing is an innovative and important step towards delivering HIV/HEP-C services to rural areas.

Services are targeted towards everyone to include:

  • Men who have sex with men (MSM);
  • People who inject drugs (PWID);
  • Sex workers (SW) and clients;
  • Heterosexuals;
  • Transgenders;
  • Those who have anonymous sex or who may have muliple sex partners;
  • Those living in remote rural areas who exprience health service gaps or transpertation issues;
  • Non-Insured;
  • Under-Insured.

If you would like to partner with NIAC and the MTU, please call Theresa Davis, Executive Director at (208) 665-1448 or send email to theresa@northidahoaidscoalition.org

We provide services in settings such as:

  • Pride events and festivals;
  • Health fairs;
  • Colleges and universities;
  • Health care facilities;
  •  Substance abuse facilities;
  • Other.

Other services provided by NIAC: 

HIV 101 Education (free)

Provides comprehensive HIV 101 prevention presentations to educate, raise awareness and remove stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS status. The goal of the presentation is to educate individuals about prevention of transmission of HIV. Please call to schedule a free HIV 101 education presentation to learn more about ways to prevent HIV infection.

HIV Prevention (free)

HIV prevention program includes HIV testing, counseling and referrals to health care providers, condom distribution. In 20 minutes know your status with Rapid HIV test.

Hepatitis C testing (free)

HCV testing is provided to high-risk individuals, counseling, and referrals to healthcare providers. In 20 minutes know your results with Rapid HCV test.

Medical Case Management

Provides case management services to clients that evaluate, assess and implement case management care plans based on client needs. Our medical case managers collaborate with healthcare providers to meet client needs, as well as continual monitoring of the client’s wellness through a continuum of care model that is client-centered.

Ryan White Part B – Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, funding provided by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Provides low-income and uninsured individuals living with HIV/AIDS linkage to HIV-specific medical care services, primary medical care services, monitoring labs, transportation to medical appointments, social support services, community resources, housing, intake services for other programs, Medicare Part D prescription drug plan wrap-around services, and Idaho ADAP.

AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP)

Provides low-income and uninsured individuals living with HIV/AIDS access to antiretroviral (ARVs) at no cost. Medicare part D provides Medicare Part D prescription drug plan wrap-around services including payment for drug plan copays and coverage gap costs.

Idaho AIDS Drug Assistance Program (IDGAP)

Provides Medicare Part D prescription drug plan wrap-around services including payment for drug plan copays and coverage gap costs.

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS/HIV (HOPWA) – Idaho Housing and Finance Association, Managed by U.S. Housing and Urban Development

Provides funding to help low-income persons with AIDS/HIV gain access to housing and services, with the primary goal of meeting basic needs. Rental assistance, supportive services (case management, psychiatric services, medical expenses, housing counseling), and short-term assistance (rental assistance and utility assistance).

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