Medical Case Management
FCSDC provides Medical Case Management (MCM) for Delaware County residents who are living with HIV/AIDS. The goal of MCM is to empower persons living with HIV to maintain optimal physical and emotional health through ongoing assessment of needs, linkage to appropriate medical care and other resources, retention in medical care, treatment adherence, service planning and coordination, and advocacy.
FCSDC Medical Case Managers meet with their clients at least once a month to update goals and to monitor progress. Case managers meet with clients in our Springfield office, in their homes, or any community setting that is convenient.
We also have the following services available for our MCM consumers:
- 340B Pharmaceutical Program (no copayments on medications / synchronization of prescriptions / medication adherence / multiple delivery options)
- Transportation Assistance (e.g. SEPTA key cards and travel reimbursement for medical appointments)
- Food Vouchers
- Housing Assistance
To access Medical Case Management services, contact the AIDS Activities Coordinating Office’s Health Information Helpline at (215) 985-2437 and request referral to FCSDC.
The main objective of the HIV testing program is to contribute to the reduction of HIV incidence and prevalence rates by providing free of charge, voluntary, rapid results HIV testing in Delaware County. This service enables us to reach the most underserved population with ease by bringing testing to them in a non-judgmental, confidential and accessible setting.
Our target population is Delaware county residents, particularly individuals at highest risk of HIV infection such as sexually active men who have sex with men (MSM), LGBTQIA, PWID, Minority, Uninsured, Homeless and the adolescent.
Our program is equipped to travel to other agencies, who might benefit from hosting HIV testing services for various times, events, or occasions. We are also very flexible in our availability to provide this service. Pre-COVID walk-in testing was available (9:00am to 4:00pm M-F) at our administrative site in Media.
HIV Navigation Services (HNS)
HIV Navigation Services (HNS) is a time-limited intervention that assists individuals with access to services to reduce HIV risk and prevent HIV infection. These services include linkage to Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), medication adherence, and referral to HIV/STI/Hep C screenings, mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, and other medical services. FCSDC’s Health Navigator;
- assesses risks and barriers to engaging in prevention and care;
- collaborates with clients to develop an action plan to reduce risk and overcome barriers; and
- supports the client in implementing their action plan.