Hayes E. Willis Health Center

Hayes E. Willis Health Center


4730 Southside Plaza, Unit 16
Richmond, Virginia 23224

Contact information

Phone: (804) 230-7788
Fax: (804) 230-2071

For appointments
Phone: (804) 230-2087

To speak with a nurse or social worker
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: (804) 230-7742 or 230-7788, respectively

After hours, weekends or holidays
Phone: (804) 828-9000; ask for ID fellow on call

Health care providers who would like to discuss an HIV-related case can call (804) 828-2210. Initial contact information will be obtained and you will be contacted by a consultant within 24 hours (Monday-Friday).

Clinic hours

Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Physicians and nurse practitioners are available by appointment only on Thursdays, but the nurse and social worker are available by appointment Monday through Friday.

About the program

The Arthur Ashe Program is a Ryan White Title II and III funded agency housed inside the Hayes E. Willis Health Center, a satellite clinic of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System’s Ambulatory Care Center. The mission of the program is to provide individuals who are HIV infected with access to primary care services. In addition to primary care services, the clinic provides medical case management and referral services to a variety of health care services including: HIV-Hepatitis B/C co-infection clinic, psychiatry, dental, nutrition, ophthalmology and women’s health services.

The Arthur Ashe Program is staffed with Infectious Diseases board-certified physicians, a Mastered-prepared social worker, an Advanced AIDS Certified nurse practitioner and registered nurse. Adjunct staff to the Arthur Ashe program include a research nurse with access to the latest investigational anti-HIV drugs and clinical trials and a peer coach who provides counseling on adherence and wellness strategies.

About the center

Hayes E. Willis Health Center houses a variety of other programs and services:

    • Financial screening for access to Virginia Coordinated Care - an indigent care program specifically for VCU Health System.
    • An on-site pharmacy. (Those individuals who qualify for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program can pick up their medications at this pharmacy.)
    • Family practice clinic.
    • Pediatric clinic.
    • Women’s health clinic.
    • Spanish-speaking providers and staff.

Hayes E. Willis Health Center is conveniently located on the Southside of Richmond at the intersection of Belt Boulevard and Hull Street in the Southside Plaza Shopping Center. The clinic is accessible by bus and is convenient for those who drive with plenty of space for free parking.