Become A Member

The Heart of Richmond AIDS Society is dedicated to empowering persons living with HIV/AIDS through mutual support and collective action. It exists to provide its members with access to the wide variety of servicesprograms and resources in order to support them in managing the challenges of living with HIV/AIDS, including:

  • Full voting rights and the opportunity to shape the future of the organization
  • GAP Food Program
  • Supplementary Health Fund
  • One on one support
  • Support Groups
  • HIV 101Workshops to Schools and Community Stakeholders
  • Income tax preparation assistance

Full Membership is free and open to all people living with HIV/AIDS in Richmond and surrounding areas. 

As a Full Member of The Heart of Richmond AIDS Society you have a unique opportunity to empower yourself fully and to make a difference in the HIV/AIDS-positive community, and gain access to the wide variety of services in order to manage the challenges of living with HIV/AIDS.

Associate Membership is available for anybody who does not meet the criteria for Full Membership.

Typically this includes a friend, family member or partner of somebody who is living with HIV/AIDS, that wishes to be involved in and support The Heart of Richmond’s work. Associate Membership in the Society is free but please note that Associate Members do not have the voting rights that Full Members do.

The Society also produces a monthly Events Calendar highlighting HORAS and other HIV/AIDS organization events. To receive the monthly calendar, click here.

To become a member or associate member, please complete our Membership Application.