Project ONE is a case management program for HIV-positive individuals in Chester County who need assistance in obtaining medical care, counseling, mental health treatment, substance abuse treatment, food and housing.

We believe that all people living with HIV/AIDS have the right to accessible medical care and support services. If you are HIV-positive and live in Chester County, we want to empower you to achieve optimal health and personal independence.

Medical Case Management

When you join Project ONE, we will match you with one of our professional case managers who will visit you at home, contact you over the phone, or meet with you privately at one of our Family Service locations.

We will review your medical needs, discuss your personal history and current challenges, and help you to determine what resources and steps you need to take to reach a new, higher, and better level of health and wellbeing.

Our case managers will help you to schedule and attend medical appointments, and they will stay by your side to ensure that you are able to adhere to your medical treatment plans. In addition, our case managers will link you to:

  • counseling with licensed mental health professionals at Family Service who are experienced in counseling for issues related to HIV/AIDS (free to those with no insurance; also available to families of people living with HIV/AIDS)
  • support groups
  • emergency financial assistance
  • transportation to and from medical and related appointments
  • coordination of housing assistance through Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)
  • bilingual case management and counseling services

For more information about Medical Case Management, contact Project ONE on our confidential phone line: 610-466-0603

Prevention and Education

Project ONE also exists to reduce the transmission of HIV in Chester County. Our case managers and prevention education specialist Jill Johnson are available to present information about HIV to small and large groups of all ages in Chester County, from teens to seniors.

We use a special program called VOICES which focuses on condom use, condom negotiation, and safe sex education. The VOICES presentation features a short video, a message from our prevention education specialist, and then, opens the floor for discussion.

VOICES presentations have been made across Chester County at schools (high schools, middle schools, colleges and universities), juvenile detention centers, drug and alcohol treatment centers, crime victims centers, men’s shelters, faith-based summits, health fairs, and community centers.

If you are interested in scheduling a VOICES presentation for a small group or a HIV information session, please contact our case manager and prevention education specialist Jill Johnson at 610-466-0603 or jjohnson@familyservice.us