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Social Work Services

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The social work office is a great place to start if you need any kind of help! You can contact us by phone, during walk-in hours, or ask to speak with a social worker during your medical appointment.

The IDC has a team of social workers that assist IDC patients with a range of psycho-social needs. These services include:

  • SPBP enrollment for medication and/or labs coverage
  • Insurance navigation
  • Supportive counseling
  • Education about HIV and AIDS
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Liaising with medical providers and case managers
  • Assistance accessing medications
  • Appointment outreach
  • Linkage to mental health services
  • Condom distribution

Please note: the IDC requires a minimum of 3 days to complete forms or paperwork.


Walk-in hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.


Phone: 215-456-3465
Fax: 215-456-5765
Text: 215-208-0137


IDC Social Work Staff
(l to r:) Alicia Dlugos MSW, LSW, Mental Health Counselor, Kimberly Huggins MSW, MPH, MEd, Insurance Counselor, Aviva Joffe MSW, LSW, Program Director, Ciera King MSW, MBE, Linkage and Retention Coordinator
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Meet the Doctor: Hussein Safa, MD: Dr. Safa is a physician in the Immunodeficiency Center and medical director of the Pride Program.
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