Food & Transportation

Health. Equity. Hope.

Food & Transportation Support
Through Ryan White Part B

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is a federally funded program within the
Health Resources and Services Administration named after Ryan White, who was diagnosed with AIDS in 1984 at the age of 13. He was initially forbidden from returning to school following his diagnosis, but he – along with his mother Jeanne White-Ginder – chose to fight AIDS-related discrimination and lobby for his right to attend school. Together they gained national attention and Ryan became the face of AIDS education across the United States. Surprising his doctors, Ryan White lived five years longer than predicted, passing away in April 1990, one month before his high school graduation and only months before Congress passed the legislation bearing his name – the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act.

Ryan White Part B was created to improve the quality, availability, and organization of
HIV health care and support services. Choice Health Network’s Ryan White Part B program provides services to individuals and families in East and Southeast Tennessee.
In order to qualify for Ryan White Part B services, you must:

  • Be a Tennessee resident living with HIV.
  • Have an annual income that is less than 400% of the federal poverty line.


Food and Transportation Services Provided

  • Case Management
  • Insurance Navigation
  • Insurance Copay/Premium Assistance
  • Food Assistance
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Emergency Housing Services
  • Uninsured Dental Assistance
  • Uninsured Vision Assistance

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The State of Tennessee’s decision to not accept federal funding for HIV prevention services came as a surprise to us and similar organizations. While we remain hopeful for a resolution, as things stand now, our contract to provide these services will end May 31, 2023. Our team is exploring ways to ensure that these important services will remain available in our community and will keep you apprised of those efforts.

Ryan White and HOPWA services, along with our medical clinic, are not affected by this decision.

In late 2022, Positively Living/Choice Health Network was named an HIV/AIDS Center of Excellence – validating the quality of care we provide the community. All of our services continue uninterrupted, and our locations across the state are open.

Thank you for trusting us with your care. Together, we will keep working toward a future of health, equity and hope.