In order to receive services at the Living Bridge Center new patients must go through an eligibility determination. Once completed, this process only needs to be completed every six months.
Once eligible, you are able to access all the services and medical care designed to help you reach the best level of healthy living.
In order to be eligible for services with The Living Bridge Center, you must be HIV+ (unless you are wanting PrEP or STD services).
If you have proof of your status with you, bring it to your eligibility appointment. If you do not have proof, we can provide you a confirmatory test free of charge.
The Living Bridge Center serves individuals living with HIV in the six-county region of Northern Georgia. These counties are: Whitfield, Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Pickens, Murray.
We can see patients who meet all of the eligibility requirements and who live outside of these six counties. Please consult with your Nurse Case Manager for details regarding receiving services while living outside of our six-county region.
Most eligible patients received services free of charge at The Living Bridge Center. In order to be financially eligible, you cannot make more than 400% of the Federal Poverty Level. This will be explained to you during your eligibility appointment. Bring your proof of income to your first appointment.
Patients of The Living Bridge Center do not have to have insurance coverage. Our Benefits Coordinator will work with you to determine if you have insurance, are eligible for insurance or will receive services cost free using Federal funds.