HIV-related legal services are essential to protect and promote the rights of people living with HIV, and are essential to ensure good public health outcomes. HIV-related legal services help build and sustain an environment for effective HIV testing, treatment, and prevention. With legal assistance, people with HIV can secure and protect their legal rights. Legal services can help provide concrete solutions to HIV-related legal and social problems. CHLP is dedicated to strengthening HIV-related legal services.
This HIV Policy Resource Bank category includes compilations of resources and information about organizations and agencies that provide legal advice and representation for people with HIV, in most cases free of charge to those who meet financial eligibility requirements. It also includes materials that address the importance of legal services and their relevance to health outcomes for people in need.