Susan Buckley, RN, Director, Public Health
Ira Singh, MPH, Deputy Director
Donald I. Baird, MD, Health Officer

North Coast AIDS Project (NorCAP)

North Coast AIDS Project Logo   Health Education Division
908 7th Street
Eureka, CA 95501

Tel: (707) 441-5074  ∑  FAX: (707) 268-0415
E-Mail: mweiss@co.humboldt.ca.us

Please call us if you or someone you know could use NorCAP services.

What is NorCAP?

The North Coast AIDS Project (NorCAP) is a division of the Humboldt County Health and Human Services Public Health Branch - Health Education Division. NorCAP provides HIV education and prevention and client (case management) services.


Education and Prevention

NorCAPís education and prevention program informs and supports people in preventing HIV and hepatitis C transmission. Specific high risk populations are targeted for intensive education in group, individual and street outreach settings.

The Education and Prevention program provides the following:
  • Information and support for people at risk of contracting HIV and hepatitis C
  • HIV/AIDS information resource for the North Coast community.
  • HIV/hepatitis C counseling and testing services during street outreach activities


Client Services

NorCAP provides case management, counseling, resource referral, and advocacy services for people living with HIV and their families.

Client services also include:
  • Educational workshops:
    NorCAP facilitates educational workshops open to the community
    • Topics include:
      • HIV/AIDS
      • Hepititus C,
      • Overdose Prevention
      • Harm Reduction Skills
  • Professional volunteer program:
    Professional volunteers donate their services to low income persons with HIV/AIDS who would otherwise be unable to access them. Professional volunteer services offered include legal, counseling, and massage.


Other Public Health Branch HIV/AIDS Services

  • HIV Testing:
    HIV testing is part of a comprehensive sexually-transmitted disease (STD)  screening available at the Public Health Clinic from a Nurse Practitioner.  For  information call (707) 268-2108.
    HIV testing can also be accessed in our Garberville Public Health Clinic at 727 Cedar Street every Monday Morning 9:00 to 11:00  For information call (707) 923-2779.
  529 I Street, Eureka
Nurse Practitioner
M - F 1:00 - 4:30

Please call (707) 268-2108
to confirm clinic availability.
  • AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP):
    The Public Health Branch administers ADAP. ADAP provides most medications used in the treatment of HIV disease. These medications can be provided at no cost or on a co-payment basis. Medi-Cal and the County Medical Services Program are accepted. For more information about ADAP, call (707) 268-2119.


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