We provide compassion without judgement.


Who We Are

BASIC NWFL, Inc. is a volunteer governed, community based organization dedicated to aiding, assisting, and comforting those living with HIV/AIDS, their families and friends. At BASIC of Northwest Florida, we provide discrete and compassionate assistance without passing judgment.

BASIC also provides awareness, education, advocacy, linkage to care, prevention, testing and substance abuse/HIV education to the citizens of Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington counties.

Some Of Our Services

Case Management

Services provided by BASIC NWFL, Inc. are designed to link and refer HIV+ individuals to appropriate services in the community.

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BASIC NWFL, Inc. provides quick, free, confidential HIV and Hepatitis C testing. Walk-ins are welcome.

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Provides a variety of educational and preventative s to high risk individual in our area.

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Compassion Programs

Help provide access to medications through manufacturers and/or distributors that may be financially prohibitive. Our case managers assist individuals on a one-on-one basis in completing the eligibility process to help ensure medications are received at little or no cost.

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Support Groups

Positive support groups are intended to provide a supportive atmosphere for individuals to share experiences, life stories, ideas and thoughts. Support groups are offered for HIV+ individuals in Bay and Jackson Counties.

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Housing & Financial Assistance

The goal of the HOPWA program is to provide funds for the payment of rent or mortgage, and utilities for HIV positive individuals and their dependent family members.

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Central Panhandle AIDS Network

Join us and have your voice heard!

The Central Panhandle AIDS Network has quarterly Consortium meetings that address prevention and patient care issues within Area 2A, which includes Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson and Washington Counties. This organization is a partnership of local agencies, health care providers and concerned citizens that meets quarterly in Bay County. All interested people are invited to attend.

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Know My Status

Know My Status

Get a FREE 20 minute HIV and/or Hepatitis C test.

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Rent, utilities, meds, insurance, etc.

PrEP Pill

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