Proudly Serving Our Community Since 1989
We provide compassion without judgement.
We provide compassion without judgement.
We provide compassion without judgement.
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Who We Are

BASIC NWFL is a volunteer-governed, community-based organization that is based in Panama City, Florida. Our mission is to provide comprehensive services to those affected by HIV and related health disparities, while preventing new infections in the six-county area (Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington) of Central Florida Panhandle.

Our Volunteers

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Our Services

Our Major Programs/Services

BASIC NWFL is dedicated to enhancing the quality, availability, and accessibility of HIV prevention, treatment, and other support services. As the lead agency for the local Ryan White Part B program since 1992, BASIC is a crucial role in providing and coordinating treatment, care, and other support for individuals living with HIV (PWH). Annually, BASIC offers medical and non-medical case management services to 250-300 PWH. Additionally, through the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program, BASIC extends housing assistance to low-income PWH, benefiting not them but also those who live with them. The following are our major program and services.

With a main goal to reduce the rate of HIV transmission and prevent the additional [...]

HIV and HCV testing at BASIC NWFL is FREE and confidential through three methods: OraSure [...]

BASIC NWFL also provides PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) screening and navigation to PrEP services for those [...]

Through the Ryan White Part B (RWPB) funding program, our Case Managers assist low-income HIV-infected [...]

This program bridges the service gap not addressed by the Ryan White Part B program, [...]

Through the HOPWA program, BASIC NWFL provides housing and utilities assistance, which encompasses rent or [...]

Upcoming Events

Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

August 20 is Southern HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, a day to raise awareness about HIV in Southern communities. When we work to overcome barriers to HIV prevention, care, and treatment, we […]

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Our Impact

In 2022, BASIC NWFL was able to reach and provide the following to our community in Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington counties:


Unduplicated Clients served


Unduplicated Clients received housing assistance


Unduplicated Clients linked to medical and supported services


Individuals reached for HIV and HCV Education/Testing


Your financial support could change someone’s life! As a nonprofit agency, BASIC NWFL relies on your generous donations and support. Your donation today helps BASIC serve those who need our services most.

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