Ryan White Project

Providing a coordinated response to the HIV epidemic in the Metropolitan Atlanta Area.

Who We Are


No resident of the Atlanta Eligible Metropolitan Area (EMA) acquires HIV.

Persons in the Atlanta EMA who are living with HIV will receive high-quality, culturally appropriate medical and support services through a system that respects and values individuals as they access care, remain in care, and reach viral suppression.


Our mission is to provide a coordinated response to the HIV epidemic in the Metropolitan Atlanta Area.

Our Core Values Are:

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Ryan White Program

The Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act of 1990 was established to help cities, states, and local organizations to provide services to persons living with HIV. The legislation was reauthorized in 1996, 2000, 2006, and 2009 and is now known as the Ryan White Treatment Extension Act of 2009. The Ryan White Program is the federal government’s most comprehensive effort to improve the quality and availability of care for medically underserved individuals and families affected by HIV. The majority of funds are used to address core medical services and essential supportive services. There are a variety of Parts to the legislation, Part A, which Fulton County receives, targets funds to the locales that have been most severely affected by the HIV epidemic.

Additional Information can be found at the HRSA Ryan White website.


Ending the HIV Epidemic Program

The Ending the HIV Epidemic (EHE): A Plan for America- Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Parts A and B is authorized under Section 311(c) of the Public Health Service Act, (42 U.S.C. § 243(c)) and title XXVI, (42 U.S.C. § 300ff-11 et seq.), with the funding to be used in conjunction with RWHAP. The 10-year initiative beginning in fiscal year 2020, seeks to reduce new HIV infections in the United States by 90% by 2030. The initiative focuses on 57 priority jurisdictions where more than 50 percent of new HIV diagnoses occurred in 2016 and 2017.

Additional Information can be found at the HRSA EHE website.

Ending the HIV Epidemic