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Organizations and Resources
AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth, and Families
A national, non-profit organization founded to help respond to the unique concerns of children, youth, women, and families who are living with, at risk for, or affected by HIV/AIDS. They conduct policy research, education, and advocacy on a broad range of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and research issues.
Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative
Their programs provide comprehensive medical and social services to HIV-infected and exposed infants and children in Houston, Romania, Mexico, Panama, and southern Africa.
Camp Heartland
Camp for kids affected with HIV/AIDS. Located in Willow River, Minnesota, the camp provides the opportunity to experience the pure joy of being a kid while instilling a sense of liberation, support, strength, hope, and confidence.
Camp Kindle
Mission is to enhance the mental, physical and spiritual well being of young people infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS, in the belief that self-esteem is the foundation for building this trinity of wellness.
Camp Laurel
Provides free camping and mentoring programs for hundreds of children living with HIV and AIDS. Located in Southern California, the camp provides an opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while forming support groups with peers.
Children Affected by AIDS Foundation
Grantmaking organization that funds projects designed to make a difference in the lives of children infected with or affected by HIV/AIDS, primarily in the United States. Includes orphan initiatives.
Children with AIDS Project of America
An advocacy group started by parents who adopted an HIV-positive baby. Includes adoption and HIV/AIDS resources.
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Their goals are to prevent transmission of HIV from mother to child, to improve the lives of children with HIV/AIDS and other serious and life-threatening diseases, and to ensure that children are at the forefront of every scientific breakthrough. The Foundation is involved in many international initiatives.
Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center (FXBC) of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
The mission of FXBC is to expand health and supportive services that improve the quality of life for children and families with chronic illness including HIV infection in the United States and globally.
National Pediatric AIDS Network Information regarding HIV/AIDS in pediatric and youth communities, including medical information, clinical trials, international issues, complementary therapy, and more.
Journal published by the The American Academy of Pediatrics; includes significant HIV-related content.
International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Group
(IMPAACT) (formerly the Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group)
Pediatric HIV Treatment Issues
Index of articles and web resources from The Body.
Positive Life The purpose of the Positive Life web site is to serve as a resource to improve the quality of life for youth with HIV/AIDS and to provide information on AIDS research and clinical trials. The site also includes a bulletin board and an "Ask the Expert" section.
Talking with Kids About HIV/AIDS
Guidance for parents on discussing HIV/AIDS with their children. Also in Spanish.
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
UNICEF is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.