Siskiyou County HIV/AIDS Foundation
419 Chestnut Street, #4,
Mt. Shasta, CA 96067
Toll Free: 1-800-600-7345
The purpose of the Siskiyou County HIV/AIDS Foundation (SCHAF) is to educate our community regarding HIV/AIDS, promote understanding and sensitivity to people affected by HIV disease, and, support compassionate care and support services to persons with HIV/AIDS and their loved ones.
The focus of the Siskiyou County HIV/AIDS Foundation is to provide Education and Prevention Services, including presentations, brochures/pamphlets, condoms (external and internal), lubricant, dental dams and high risk counseling and testing. We can also provide Resource & Referral Services to agencies or individuals for: Care & Treatment, Case Management, Support Services, Low Risk Counseling & Testing and Partner Services.
Case management services are provided by Stan Drucker, LCSW, under contract with the Mountain Counties HIV/AIDS Care & Treatment Program, administered by the Plumas County Public Health Agency. Stan provides access to health care and support services for individuals who are HIV positive. The main purpose is to keep each HIV positive individual medically, physically and emotionally healthy. For many clients, case management services are provided within a multidisciplinary team consisting of a social worker, a registered nurse, the client’s medical doctor and an infectious disease specialist.
Services that are provided or services that the case manager helps the client to access are:
- Medical care, Laboratory and Diagnostic services
- Bimonthly HIV clinics with an infectious disease specialist
- Help with accessing medications
- Dental and Vision care
- Mental Health and Substance Abuse counseling or referral
- Case Management
- Benefits Planning
- Health Education and Risk Reduction Information
- Legal Services Referrals
- Nutrition Assessments and Supplements
- Emergency Assistance including: Food, Transportation, Housing and Utilities