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Ryan White Program
Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the Ryan White Part A program?
A. Ryan White Part A is a program funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA-HIV/AIDS Bureau) that provides grants to local governments in communities where people are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS. HRSA awarded Metropolitan Government of Nashville the Part A grant and it is administered by Metro Public Health Department. The program funds a variety of medical and support services in Davidson and twelve other surrounding counties.

Q. How can I receive services from the Ryan White Part A program?
A. Call (615) 340-5671 and we will explain how a person can access services from the program.

Q. How can I be a provider of Ryan White services?
A. Call (615) 40-5671 and we will explain how an organization can apply to be a provider.

Q. What is the Nashville Transition Grant Area (NTGA) Ryan White Planning Council?
A. The Planning Council serves as the local community planning body that assesses local need and determines what services are to be funded.

Q. When and where does the Planning Council meet?
A. The full Council meets on the third Tuesday of every month at the Lentz Public Health Center, 2500 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville 37209; from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Committees usually meet once a month. Meeting dates and times are subject to change.

Q. Who can I contact to get more information about the Ryan White program?

A. For general information about the program call (615) 340-5671. For information about the Planning Council call (615) 340-5623 or Email us.