PATF will be closing at 5 pm on Wednesday, April 26th for our Annual Benefit.

Ryan White Funded Services

Many of PATF’s Client Services are funded through the Ryan White CARE Act. HIV-positive individuals wishing to receive these services must complete a certification process.

NEED TO BE PROVIDED ONLY ONCE:

HIV+ Diagnosis – Provide ONE:

  • A lab test obtained directly from a test site or documentation from your healthcare provider 

Verification of Identity – Provide TWO:

  • Driver’s License, Photo ID card, Photo Welfare Card, Military ID, Bank ID, School ID, Passport, Social Security Card, Citizenship or Naturalization, Birth Certificate, Voter’s Registration, Medicare/Medicaid/Insurance Card, Pennsylvania Learner’s Permit or Temporary Driver’s License, Vehicle Registration, any other official document that has personal information relating to the individual

NEED TO BE PROVIDED EVERY 12 MONTHS:

Verification of medical care – Provide ONE:

  • Viral Load Test
  • CD4 Test
  • Proof of antiretroviral therapy. Prescription, medicine bottle, etc. with your name on it.

NEED TO BE PROVIDED EVERY SIX MONTHS:

Verification of insurance and/or any other available third party resource – Provide ALL that apply:

  • Medicare/Medicaid/insurance card
  • Other third party resources or insurance
  • SPBP Re-certification Card (member identification card)

Verification of residency – Provide ONE:

  • Current lease listing you as occupant
  • Current property tax documents
  • Current utility/phone/other bills in your name
  • Current pay stub
  • Any business correspondence with your name and address, i.e. current bank statement, food stamp letter, Medicare/Medicaid/insurance letter
  • A letter from a family member of friend certifying that you are being provided a room and other assistance if applicable. The name, address, relationship to you, and phone number shall be provided in this letter.
  • If you are homeless, provide a letter with contact information from a case manager, social worker, counselor

Verification of household income. Provide ALL which are needed to show your gross income:

Items with an asterik can be up to 1 year old. Other documents should be within 6 months.

  • Signed Most Current of Electronically submitted *Federal 1040 Tax Return – First page only, or may use *PA40 Tax Return, *PA-1000, *Local Tax Return
  • *Most Current W-2
  • Pay Stub for 30 days/one month income (most current)
  • *SSI/SSA Award Letter
  • Bank Statement with Direct Deposit of Pension, Social Security, Child Support and Alimony
  • Child Support. Can use Bank Statement, Court Order, Internet Verification of Deposit
  • Alimony. Can use Bank Statement, Court Order, Internet Verification of Deposit
  • Zero Income – Letter of Support Explanation written by Client, Case Manager or Person Supporting

Must be signed and dated by you.

  • *Most Current 1099s
  • Letter from Funds Administrator if someone manages your funds
  • Business Ledger – must be 3 months from Third Party. Include *Federal 1040 Tax Return with business Schedule C and *PA40 Tax Return with business schedule
  • Gross Rental Income. Provide Canceled checks, Rent receipts, or *Can use Schedule E from Federal Tax Return
  • Written letter from Employer on Company Letterhead
  • If you report ZERO income, please submit a detailed letter stating why your income is ZERO

Income limits to be eligible to receive services provided with RW funding:

  • Single household $54,450 for new certifications. Add $19,100 for each additional household member.
  • Single household $36,699 when re-certifying if your certification expires. Be sure to keep it current.

If you are you a client who is unsure of your certification status or has questions about this process, please email us or call 412-345-0580.

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Hours:

Testing Hours:
Sun: Noon – 3:30 p.m.
Mon-Tue, Thu - Fri: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wed: 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

 

Food Pantry Hours*:
Sun: Noon-4:00 p.m.
Mon, Tues, Thu: Noon-4:00 p.m.
Wed: 3:00-7:00 p.m.

 

The food pantry is closed on Friday and Saturdays.

 

*Clients may use the food pantry once per month; Clients who are overdue for their 90-day updates will not be able to use the Food Pantry on Wednesday after 4 p.m., or on Sundays

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