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CARE Council Committees

The Palm Beach County HIV CARE Council has eight standing committees.  Each committee establishes a meeting schedule ranging from 6-12 meetings a year.  Committee membership is not limited to CARE Council members.  If you are interested in one of the committees, please see a Council member or Staff for more information.

 

Community Awareness

  • Conducts outreach to HIV/AIDS service consumers
  • Informal liaison to bring consumer issues to CARE Council
  • Identifies ways to reach people living with HIV/AIDS and communities served
  • Shares ideas for engaging people living with HIV/AIDS in CARE Council work

 

Executive

  • Limited to CARE Council Executive members: Includes the Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, and Chair of each standing committee
  • Oversees the grant application process and implementation of policy or actions established by the CARE Council

 

Local Pharmaceutical Assistance Program

  • Works to ensure people living with HIV/AIDS receive necessary medication
  • Compiles a list of covered medications (formulary)

Ensures the system of care meets local and federal standards

 

Membership

  • Limited to CARE Council members
  • Identifies and recruits members for the CARE Council and committees
  • Trains new and existing members
  • Ensures CARE Council members reflect the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Palm Beach County

Quality Management & Evaluation Committee

  • Ensures HIV funded agencies comply with standards of care established by the CARE Council
  • Establishes Standards of Care for RW Part A service categories
  • Assists with other QM functions as needed

 

Planning

  • Develops major planning activities of the CARE Council
  • Works with other planning/funding entities in PBC to ensure inclusion of all needed and available resources
  • Develops  a county-wide Needs Assessment
  • Contributes to the Integrated Planning process for PBC
  • Develops and implements evaluation tools and programs

     

Priorities and Allocation

  • Uses data to establish a list of services to enhance the medical condition and improve quality of life for people living with HIV/AIDS
  • Prioritizes services and appropriately allocates funding

 

LGBTQ Health Equity Committee

  • Creating a platform where individuals are able to lend a significant voice to the issues, barriers and gaps in prevention, medical care and treatment, and biomedical intervention.
  • Conducting community outreach and improved engagement in the LGBTQ community.
  • Identifying barriers to linkages to care, treatment, and other social services to LGBTQ individuals infected/affected by HIV/AIDS.
  • Working with the Planning Committee on development of the CARE Council's Integrated Plan
CARE Council Retreat 2019.pdf

Contact Us

810 Datura Street
West Palm Beach
Florida 33401

Neeta Mahani
Ryan White CARE Council Coordinator
Phone: 561-355-4820

Shirley White
Ryan White CARE Council Secretary
Phone: 561-355-4713

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