HIV / Aids support

If you are living with HIV or a carer, the council's community specialist team provides help and access to

  • information
  • practical help
  • support
  • advice

We accept referrals from yourself, carers, partners or people involved with your care (with your consent). We  can be contacted 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Our contact details are:

The Old Market
Upper Market Street
Hove BN3 1AS
Street map: The Old Market
Telephone 01273 267575
Fax 01273 267568

If you want to access social care support please contact Access Point on 01273 295555

For information regarding the eligibility criteria for receiving social care services, see the leaflet Are you entitled to help from Adult Social Care Services? 2010 [pdf 780kb].

If you are looking for a Personal Assistant (PA), the Support with Confidence scheme or the PA Noticeboard may be able to help you.

Outside office hours in an emergency the out of hours Duty Team are available on 01273 295555.

More information

Based in the Royal Sussex County Hospital, the NHS Sexual Health and HIV Department offer a full range of services. They are a department of the main hospital, but you do not need to be referred by someone else.

You can contact them by telephone on 01273 664721 or you can write to them:

The Claude Nicol Clinic
Royal Sussex County Hospital
Eastern Road
Brighton
BN2 5BE

Please visit our links page for a list of useful contacts offering prevention, support, advice and other services relevant to Aids / HIV