ADAP Directory

Directory of AIDS Drug Assistance Programs

Washington, DC

The AIDS Drug Assistance Program ( ADAP ) helps ensure that people living with HIV and AIDS who are uninsured and under-insured have access to medication.

Eligibility Criteria: 


  • Proof of District of Columbia residency is required. Residency can be documented with a copy of ONE of the following (showing your name and address):
    • Current lease or mortgage statement, or deed settlement agreement
    • Current driver’s license
    • Current voter registration card
    • Current Notice of Decision from Medicaid
    • Fuel/utility bill (past 90 days)
    • Property tax bill or statement (past 60 days)
    • Rent receipt (past 90 days)
    • Pay stubs or bank statement with your name and address (past 30 days)
    • Letter from another government agency addressed to applicant
    • Active (unexpired) homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy
    • DC Healthcare Alliance Proof of DC Residency form
    • If homeless, please provide statement from case manager on facility letterhead
    • If you have a PO Box where you receive your mail you must include information documenting your physical address to document District of Columbia residency.
    • If you live with someone and have none of the items below in your name, we will need proof of their residency and a letter stating that you live with them.
  • Medical Verification: Your physician is required to complete and sign DC ADAPs medical eligibility form verifying your HIV/AIDS status. ALL INFORMATION IS CONFIDENTIAL.
  • Proof of Income: Proof of income is required. Financial eligibility is based on 500% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL): FPL varies based on household size and is updated annually. Financial eligibility is calculated on the gross income available to the household. 
Application Instructions: 

You can now Enroll in ADAP online.

For those who wish to apply on paper: Along with a complete application, documentation of residency, income and HIV status is required. The last page of the application must be submitted by a doctor.

If you have questions please call 202-671-4815.

Hepatitis C (HCV) Drug Therapy:

State covers some form of HCV drug therapies as part of their approved drug formularies: Yes

To learn more about what HCV drug therapies are on the drug formulary, please visit (go to page #7).


District of Columbia Department of Health, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Administration, Aids Drugs Assistance Program
899 North Capitol Street N.E. 4th floor
Washington, DC 20002

Contact Information

Phone Number: 
202-671-4900 or 202-671-4815 (DC ADAP Hotline)
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