Financial Assistance

Ryan White Emergency Financial & Housing Assistance Program
Health Resources and Services Administration
Cardea Services:510-835-3700
Cardea Services FAX:510-210-1304
Emergency assistance with expenses related to housing, utilities and food for residents living with HIV/AIDS.
Short Term Rental, Mortgage, and Utility (STRMU) Assistance Program
HUD Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA)
Provides up to 21 weeks of short-term rental, mortgage, and utility assistance to low income HIV+ persons to remain housed.
Project Independence
HUD Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA)
Project Independence Hub Agency: Tri-City Health Center:510-456-3523
Provides a rental subsidy along with support for very low-income people who are living with HIV/AIDS.
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund
Season of Sharing
Automated pre-screening line:510-272-3700
One-time crisis-based assistance for housing and critical family needs.
Housing & Financial Services
Catholic Charities of the East Bay
Phone:510-768-3100
One-time help with a housing crisis.
EveryOne Home Fund
Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (BHCS)
Phone:510-891-8930
Provides one-time or short-term financial assistance for housing costs to applicants who are receiving specialty mental health services.
ECHO Housing Rental Assistance Program (RAP)
ECHO Housing
Phone:510-581-9380
Assists residents living with move-in costs or delinquent rent.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)
Spectrum Community Services, Inc.
Contact HEAP for payment assistance:510-881-0300
AHIP assistance with application process:510-537-2600
Federally-funded program to help low-income households pay their energy bills.
Customer Assistance Program (CAP)
East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD)
Phone:1-866-403-2683
Help with paying water bills for low-income residential customers.

Contact AHIP For Help

Please contact us if you would like assistance with locating housing. We are committed to keeping you informed about new affordable housing buildings and wait lists that are currently open. We are happy to provide you with copies of rental applications and will assist you in filling them out if needed. We will also help you with filing applications on-line.

Free And Confidential Services

AHIP services are free, confidential, and offered with respect and compassion. For more information, please contact us at one of the following numbers:

Local: 510-537-2600

Toll Free: 877-424-3746

You may also reach us through your medical case manager.