HIV/AIDS Planning Council

​Welcome to the Hudson County HIV/AIDS Planning Council's website. We hope that you will utilize this website to seek out information and resources available to those living with HIV and AIDS. If you don’t find what you are looking for, please contact us directly via email at​ or call us at 201-324-6222 ext. 3212.

Within this website you will find information about medical treatment, medication assistance, testing, housing, outreach services and so much more for people in Hudson County that are infected or directly affected by the HIV/AIDS virus. Please visit our Resources page to find more information about services that might be available to you in the Hudson County, New Jersey area.

In addition to information about the many resources available, you can also find out more about the Planning Council itself and how you, as a consumer and advocate, can make your voice heard. If interested in becoming a member of the planning council, visit our Get Involved page.

The HCV Program is a federally funded program that provides housing subsidies on behalf of low-income persons for decent, safe and sanitary housing. Persons applying must meet all of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) income and eligibility requirements. All Pre-applications submitted on-line for housing assistance will be accepted through a lottery process. 15,000 pre-applications that are selected through the lottery will be placed on the waiting list. You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to apply, or an emancipated minor. Only one (1) pre-application per household per county will be accepted.

When: Pre-applications for the lottery will be accepted ONLINE only. The open enrollment period for the lottery is Monday, February 4, 2019 9:00 a.m. to Friday, February 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Because pre-applications will be selected through a lottery process, it does not matter when you submit your pre-application as long as you do it during the open enrollment period. Every application submitted during the open enrollment period has a chance of being selected during the lottery.

How: Use this link, to apply on-line. Pre-applications can only be made on-line. Submission of a pre-application does not guarantee placement on the waiting list. Only one pre-application per household per county will be accepted. Duplicate pre-applications will be rejected. Paper pre-applications will not be distributed or accepted.

Where: Pre-applications can be submitted ONLINE with the use of a personal computer, laptop, smart phone, or tablet. NO pre-applications will be accepted in person.

Information Required: Names, social security numbers, birthdates and income information for all individuals living in the household. An email address is required. If you do not have one, the application process will allow you to create one. If you need assistance in another language the pre-application is available in 90 languages; Which can be found, at the top right of the pre-application.

Reasonable Accommodation: The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) will extend reasonable accommodations to disabled individuals on a case-by-case basis and will take into consideration the disability and the need(s) of the individual(s). An individual can call DCA Applicant Service Unit at 609-292-4080, Option 1 or 8, for a reasonable accommodation or dial 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898-211 for further assistance.

Lottery Process: The waiting list placement will be based on a computerized selection (lottery) process. Once the waiting list open enrollment period ends, pre-applications will be selected to be placed on the waiting list after sorting preferences. Submission of a pre-application does not guarantee placement on the waiting list, eligibility, or an offer of a Housing Choice Voucher.

Pre-application Screening:

A screening of tenant’s background history including criminal background checks will be conducted during the eligibility interview process for all adults household members requesting housing assistance when funding becomes available.

Additional Information:

Status information will be posted at: on or after February 22, 2019. At this site, you can verify if you were selected for the waiting list. If you were selected to the waiting list your status will be Active.

If you have any questions please click on this link: Frequently Asked Questions

Please continue to check DCA’s website to see when new waiting lists will be opened in the future.

CDC’s National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) and Emory University have integrated data to provide a comprehensive, national directory of health service providers in the U.S. that offer pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection. The integrated database includes more than 1,800 public and private PrEP providers from all 50 states, as well as U.S. territories. It provides information about each health service provider, including key services and if a provider offers PrEP access assistance and/or PrEP to uninsured patients at a low cost. Users can enter a zip code and get a list of nearby PrEP providers.

The HIV Testing Sites & Care Services Locator is a first-of-its-kind, location-based search tool that allows you to search for testing services, housing providers, health centers and other service providers near your current location.

UrgentCareLocations from Solv is the largest directory of urgent care centers in the United States providing patients the ability to find local urgent care, view patient ratings and instantly schedule a visit.


-Comprehensive resources directory 2017 update in progress.

(Download Version 3.5 Here)

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Program: Part A, Part B

Universal: Part A & B

Fiscal: Part A, Part B


​Become a member of the Planning Council

-Check out our Get Involved page for more info


-Click here to download the Hudson County Supplemental Plan.

-You can find the State Plan here

Hudson County, New Jersey (NJ) includes the following cities, towns, boroughs and townships in Northern New Jersey (NNJ) :

Bayonne (city)

East Newark (borough)

Guttenberg (town)

Harrison (town)

Hoboken (city)

Jersey City (city)

Kearny (town)

North Bergen (township)

Secaucus (town)

Union City (city)

Weehawken (township)

West New York (town)

Hudson County HIV/AIDS Services Planning Council

Chad Balodis

Support Staff Manager ​

830 Bergen Avenue, 9th floor

Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

201-324-6222 Ext: 3212

​fax: 201-324-6208