A combined total of nearly one million dollars is being awarded by the state to seven nonprofit organizations that support homeless or formerly homeless New Yorkers living with HIV AIDS thanks to the Operational and Support for AIDS Housing Program.

In Saratoga County alone, Support Ministries Inc. is being awarded two hundred nintey four thousand dollars for seventeen permanent supportive housing units for single adults offering case management and personal care, among other things.

Support Ministries Inc. Executive Director Jacqualine Lombardo explains.